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Thursday, September 14, 2000

FUNday Business Related Events

SALISBURY, MD -- Have you ever wondered how to succeed in business without really trying? Well, that only happens in Broadway musicals. But the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and the Career Services Office at Salisbury State University want to give you some tips on how to become more business savvy in a dog-eat-dog world, absolutely free of charge! It’s all happening at FUNday, SSU’s 75th birthday party for the entire Eastern Shore, on Saturday, September 23.

The following is a list of different business-related events that day, including one for children!

RESUMANIA! 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Main Mall. Get advice from Career Services experts on how to perfect your resume or start one from scratch. For ages 16-66.

MAXIMIZE YOUR PROFITS noon-1 p.m. Holloway Hall 118. Who says business can’t be fun? Dr. Karen Papke-Shields uses Tinkertoys to demonstrate the principles of linear programming to maximize profits! (For adults)

JOB SEARCHES noon-1 p.m. Holloway Hall 116. Join management faculty member Denise Rotondo and increase your marketability. Update your resume, become adept at Internet job searches and learn electronic resume writing.

THE M&M FACTORY 1-2 p.m. Main Mall. Are you getting your fair share of green M&M’s? Karen Papke-Shields helps explain quality control using M&M candies! (For children and adults.)

INVESTING AND THE WEB 1-2 p.m. Holloway Hall 119. Come and learn how to invest wisely online with Economics and Finance chair, Dr. Herman Manakyan.

DEVELOP YOUR MANAGERIAL SKILLS 1-3 p.m. Fulton Hall 145. This interactive session with management expert Dr. Frank Shipper explores those skills highly effective managers use to succeed in the quick-changing economy.

YEAR END TAX PLANNING 2-2:30 p.m., 2:30-3 p.m. Holloway Hall 115. Why wait ‘til December to start on those taxes? They don’t have to cause migraines or bankruptcy. Find out from accounting faculty member Joe Quinn how to save time and money.

PASSIONS OF THE MIND MINI-LECTURE SERIES: Where Have All the Trees Gone? Links Between Economics and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Dr. Jill Caviglia-Harris. 1:30-2 p.m. Caruthers Hall 104. Recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to study the rain forest, the economics professor and author is just returned from her second trip to the Amazon where she studied connections between rain forest destruction and local markets, including the rise of a sustainable agriculture movement.

For more information on FUNday call 410-543-6030.




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