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What We Did This Past Year

The highlights of the 2012-2013 academic year are listed below. The number of students we serve, services we offer and partnerships we forge continue to increase every year. The overall numbers tell some of the story:

  • Conducted 120 classroom presentations
  • Held 2,012 individual student appointments
  • Reviewed via email over 500 resumes uploaded in Career Connections (NEW service). Critiqued an additional 1000 resumes in face-to-face meetings with students.
  • Hosted 5 Job Fairs, partnering with UMES
  • Communicate 1,000 job and internship opportunities via email to students.
  •  Texting weekly to students (1508) who requested this service.
  • 36 employers conducted 394 on-campus interviews, 30 employers held Information Sessions or hosted information tables on-campus.
  • Conducted the First Destination Survey: Every year as students pick up their caps and gowns we set up several computers in the Bookstore for them to complete an online survey that lets us know where they are going after graduation…their “first destination”. Highlights of the data are summarized.
  • 29 Workshops, reaching over 600 students

From First Destination Survey - (Early May)

In response to: What best describes your post-graduation status as of right now?

  • 834 graduating seniors and graduate school graduates completed the survey. Most Likely Principal Activity of SU Students (employment, graduate school, military, volunteer, etc.) after Graduation -May 2013
  • 65.7% Working Full-Time/6.4% Working Part-Time/19.3% Graduate or Professional School Full-Time/2.1% Graduate or Professional School Part-Time
  • Fulton -$35,125 - Reported Jobs in MD- 63.0%
    Henson -$46,381 - Reported Jobs in MD- 86.2%
    Perdue -$42,236 - Reported Jobs in MD-84.4%
    Seidel -$36,933 - Reported Jobs in MD- 82.8% 


In the most recent MHEC (Maryland High Education Commission)


SU student performed in this manner:

  • 90% of SU graduates are employed one-year after graduation.
  • 95% of SU graduates reported satisfaction with their level of preparation for employment.
  • Almost 100% of recent SU graduates reported satisfied with their level of preparation for graduate or professional school.

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