CHI St Elizabeth’s Job Fair

On Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., CHI Health St. Elizabeth will be hosting a job fair to showcase the many different healthcare career opportunities we offer.

We would love for any and all of your students to attend! There will be door prizes, refreshments, as well as the opportunity to schedule a job interview. Attached you will find two flyers that we encourage you to post/send where students might see them.

Please feel free to contact Evan Sheaff ( , or Jami Blair (, with any comments or questions that you might have.


UNL’s College of Business Administration: DREAM BIG Academy

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) College of Business Administration is accepting applications for the Annual DREAM BIG Academy to be held July 10 – July 15, 2016.

Applications can be submitted from the student themselves, or a nomination for a student can be submitted by an educator.

The Academy is also accepting applications from UNL students to serve as mentors to the high school students during the Academy. Mentors would be a paid with a stipend and students do not have to be Business majors, only currently attending UNL.

What is the DREAM BIG Academy?


The Academy is a five-day symposium at UNL where students will live the college experience and learn about the world of Business. Students will:

  • Participate in a college experience firsthand – academically and socially
  • Network with peers, business leaders as well as UNL faculty and staff
  • Tour local businesses
  • UNL Professors will conduct mock classes and lectures to give the students an idea of what to expect with college courses
  • Align skills with their career goals
  • Present their ideas in a professional context
  • Learn about opportunities at UNL
  • Free room and board in a UNL Residence Hall

The Academy will be conducted in English, but bilingual Mentors may be available to help students if needed.


What are the eligibility requirements?

Those who apply, or are nominated, should be:

  • Current high school juniors expecting to graduate high school in 2017
  • First-generation, and/or free and reduced lunch recipients, and/or have knowledge and experience in diverse communities
  • Students who have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Have an interest in Business

Students who live in Lincoln are responsible for travel to UNL, students who live outside of Lincoln may have transportation provided by UNL if needed.

A central pick-up location may be determined after the applications have been sent in. Last year, there were pick-up locations in Omaha and Grand Island.

Applications are now being accepted, the deadline is March 4, 2016. 


Educator nominations for students can be found here, also due by March 4, 2016:


Applications for Mentors are also being accepted, the deadline is April 15, 2016:


For more information, or questions, please contact DREAM BIG Coordinators: Wendy Hunt at or 402-472-2310;

Opportunity Knocks: I’m First Program

Opportunity Knocks features programs and opportunities for first-generation college students on our College Partner campuses. This edition focuses on :

Advising, Support, & Mentoring Programs

Visit to join our community and discover your college opportunity!

Center for Academic and Student Achievement The Center for Academic and Student Achievement (CASA) is your home for compassionate academic and personal support that promotes holistic student development. At CASA, you can find your University Adviser, get guidance on completing forms, and get connected to resources.
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University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

University Minority Mentoring Program (UMMP) UMMP supports first-year students in their transition to the University of Florida campus community by pairing them with a faculty/staff mentor. In addition to having a mentor, mentees are invited to participate in several activities that will expose them to various aspects of campus life. Learn More>>

Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) CSP is a comprehensive program of academic support for students with outstanding potential for success at the University of Michigan. CSP is a Michigan Learning Community that is an academic unit within the College of Literature, Science and the Arts and offers a variety of academic support services, advising, tutoring, and freshmen interest groups.
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Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center Professional academic advisers in the Explore Center can help you with major exploration, degree planning, and academic course work selection processes. By working closely with all of the UNL colleges, Explore Center advisers can help you design a general academic plan for one or more semesters that will allow you to progress toward a UNL degree, while also exploring the variety of majors UNL has to offer. Learn More>>

ASPIRE ASPIRE provides Keene State students with academic support services that have been designed to improve their performance and enhance their success. Students gain the skills they need to thrive in their academic environment. Through Aspire, students access peer tutoring and workshops on a variety of relevant topics including study skills, time management, and organizational support. Learn More>>

Student Support Services Program (SSSP) Brandeis’ team of professional staff and student leaders offer many services to enhance the academic experience of all students actively involved in the program. Professional advisors work with students to create a customized academic plan tailored to their goals. Peer-tutors and graduate assistants also provide one-on-one tutoring and workshops sessions in a variety of academic disciplines to promote academic achievement.
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GenerationOne is an affinity and support group that brings first-generation faculty, staff and students together at Framingham State University. Special programming and social gatherings are among the activities first-generation students are invited to attend. The trademark, however, is a G1 logo that can be found all around campus, allowing for easy identification of other first-generation faculty, staff and students. When students see the sticker, they know they have an ally who may understand or relate to their experience as a first-generation student.   Learn More>>

Advising and Career Services Advising and Career Services at Marymount California University develops men and women with maturity, intellectual curiosity, and the skills to succeed. We strive to help students learn to take a proactive role in the academic and career advising process, thereby empowering themselves to become capable of making informed decisions regarding their future. Advising and Career Services also works with students to place them in internships and study abroad experiences. Learn More>>

Center for Academic Success The Center for Academic Success develops and presents student-centered programs and initiatives that promote academic and personal success. Understanding that each student is an individual, the CAS assists students in identifying ways to improve and enhance their abilities so that they can become more successful, connected and independent learners. The Center provides support through tutoring, coaching and workshops that are designed to meet the students’ needs.
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Legacy Mentoring/ Retention Program The Legacy Mentoring Program provides a sense of belonging, retention and academic success for the black and Latino/a community. This active program includes events such as Black and Latino New Student Orientation, a study abroad forum, financial aid and professional development workshops, community service projects and many social outings.
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Student Support Services The program provides opportunities for academic development, assists students with college requirements, and serves to retain and motivate students toward successful completion of their post-secondary education at USD. Some services provided include: academic & career counseling/ advising, tutoring, personal counseling, faculty/student mentoring, grant aid, Summer Bridge Program, graduate school application assistance, and more. Learn More>>

Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

Mentors Abound
Wellesley offers a variety of learning support services. Every student discusses her goals with an academic advisor and the class dean. Cultural advisors also work closely with both students and faculty. Individualized peer tutoring is also available to all students. In addition, Wellesley’s Mentoring in the Sciences Program works to increase the participation and retention of students from underrepresented groups in the sciences.         Learn More>>