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The Brief: Spring into Action at Chambers College

The Brief: Spring into Action at Chambers College

the brief

MARCH 4, 2021

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Spring is right around the corner - and so are midterms! 
Don't let the beautiful weather distract you from excelling in your courses. Before we know it, the days will become longer and Morgantown will begin to warm up once again. 

With the second half of the semester ahead of us, plan out how you will be successful and stick to it! Take advantage of the opportunities around you to help you stay engaged through the end of the semester.

Want to get involved in activities outside of class? Our Chambers College calendar is packed with virtual events, academic support, student organization meetings, and more. See if anything piques your interest, and spring into action. 

Chambers College Calendar 


STAY IN THE LOOP

March 4
Neidermeyer Scholar Info Session

March 4
View of Vantage Ventures

March 6

Chambers College Open House 

March 9

Career Pathway Panel: Public, Corporate, and Governmental Accounting

March 9

Virtual Academic Advising Q&A: Summer/Fall 2021

March 10

Virtual Academic Advising Q&A: Summer/Fall 2021

March 11

Career Pathways: Corporate Finance, Banking, and FinTech

March 12

See an event you’re interested in? Save it to your calendar! 
  1. Simply visit the full Chambers College calendar
  2. Find your event and click on the bottom link titled, “Share This Event” 
  3. Add it to your calendar to be reminded when it’s getting close
KEEP IN MIND

STEM Scholarship for Women 

March is Women’s History Month! 

If you’re a woman majoring in, or planning to study, fields related to oil and gas (engineering, geology, petroleum technology, business and related fields) then you are eligible to apply to the Mary Anne Ketelsen STEM Scholarship.

The deadline for the Mary Anne Ketelsen STEM Scholarship has been extended until midnight on March 19, 2021.

Learn More and Apply 

New Student Opportunities 

Coming soon, our College will host a student focus group to discuss the many workshops and events that the Chambers college holds virtually and how we communicate them to you. How do you prefer to receive news about our college – through email, social media, or our website?

We are also giving you an opportunity to sharpen your writing skills in a future edition of the brief! You can help us write the next email to your peers. It’s a great way to enhance your writing skills and build your resume!

Interested in either of these opportunities? Sign up through the form below.

Student Focus Group

Student Writing 

Feedback from the Fair

Did you attend the virtual Career and Internship Fair last week on Feb. 25? We want to hear from you!

How many employers did you speak with? What did you learn? What are your next steps? 

We value what you have to say and want to hear your story. Fill out the form below to share your experience with us!

Student Submission Form 

Neidermeyer Scholars 

Interested in working with students who may need some extra help? Become a Neidermeyer Scholar today! 

The Academic engagement Success Center (AeSC) is holding an information session on March 4 for students that are interested in becoming a tutor. 

Neidermeyer Scholars help students through classes they may be feeling overwhelmed with, or just to review what they have learned in class so far. Requirements to join the program are having an “A” in selected courses, a 3.0 overall GPA and good communication skills.

Email Tynetta Johnson at trjohnson1@mail.wvu.edu to receive your link to the info session.

Ready to Apply? Applications are now open!
Neidermeyer Scholars

Student Organizations 

Have you joined a new student organization yet? If not, take a look at the 30+ student organizations that are specific to Chambers College. 

If you’re the leader of a Chambers College student org, please share a 60-second, vertical video with us so that we may feature you in our upcoming Chambers College Instagram Story highlight – on @wvuchambers – to showcase your group and to get others excited to join. 

Email your videos to becommunications@mail.wvu.edu as soon as you can!

Learn More

THE LATEST

Collegiate Business Plan Competition Finalists 

Six state colleges and universities will be represented in the 2020-2021 West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition finals, making it the most diverse group of finalist teams in the competition’s 15-year history.

Colleges and universities that are moving into the finals include: Concord University, Marshall University, Shepherd University, University of Charleston, West Virginia State University and West Virginia University.

Finals will be held on Friday, April 16 via Zoom.

Learn More


Focus Forward 

The future of technology is big data analytics. What does that mean for West Virginia?

On March 17, virtually join tech experts, cloud providers and thought leaders as we explore what’s beyond the cloud. The panel will also cover how the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Big Data Project offers promise and potential in West Virginia for decades to come. 

Learn more and register for the virtual Focus Forward: Beyond the Cloud event on March 17, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Focus Forward: Beyond the Cloud 

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