Events

Professional Development Events Furman University

Connect with richness and value in the Furman Community and your fellow alumni. Join us at one of our upcoming events in your area and online through our Furman Connect events. Advance your professional development goals by engaging with an incredible network of individuals.



August 17, 2017

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Young Professionals, Seasoned Professionals & Retired Professionals
12-1p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, August 7 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Meet with others who may be in a similar place professionally or select a group different from your own to connect with others who may serve as mentor and guide as you navigate next steps. Register online.

September 21, 2017

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and Small Business Owners
12-1p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, September 21 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Discuss your career path, finding advisors and investors, overcoming challenges, building a network, wearing many hats, or simply seek best practices from fellow Alumni.

October 19, 2017

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Strategic Management and Business Ethics Class, hosted by Dr. Virginia Gerde, by Invitation Only
12 - 1 p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, October 19 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Connect with current students who share your major. Help them to navigate next steps at Furman and professionally by sharing your knowledge from your undergrad experience and your professional experiences post grad.

November 16, 2017

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Military Science Networking Event, hosted by Dr. Virginia Gerde, by Invitation Only
12-1p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, November 16 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Connect with current students who share your major. Help them to navigate next steps at Furman and professionally by sharing your knowledge from your undergrad experience and your professional experiences post grad.

January 18, 2018

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Planning for College – Parents, Admission Professionals, Guidance Counselors
12p.m.

Connect with fellow parents, as well as Furman Alumni and Furman experts to help you navigate your college planning process. Join us Thursday, January 18 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Discuss paperwork, processes, developing a plan, asking powerful questions, or simply seek best practices from Furman Alumni and Furman experts.

February 15, 2018

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Non-Profit and Social Sector Professionals
12p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, February 15 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Discuss your career path, finding advisors and mentors, overcoming challenges, building a network, wearing many hats, or simply seek best practices from fellow Alumni.

February 15, 2018

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Real Estate Professionals (Mortgage, Residential, Commercial, and Property Management)
12p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, February 15 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Discuss your career path, finding advisors and mentors, overcoming challenges, building a network, wearing many hats, or simply seek best practices from fellow Alumni.

March 15, 2018

Furman Connect: Online Networking for the Legal Professionals
12p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, March 15 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Discuss your career path, finding mentors, overcoming challenges, building a network, or simply seek best practices from fellow Alumni.

March 15, 2018

Furman Connect: Online Networking for Education Professionals
12p.m.

Share professional experiences with fellow Alumni from the comfort of your computer. Join us Thursday, March 15 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Discuss your career path, finding advisors and mentors, overcoming challenges, building a network, wearing many hats, or simply seek best practices from fellow Alumni.

 
 

If you have ideas for future Furman Connect or other events, feel free to reach out to Sarrin Warfield, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement (career development and programming), at sarrin.warfield@furman.edu.

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