Internships: Building Bridges for Future Leaders 2018 African American Business Leadership Forum

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 from 1:00pm to 1:45pm (ET)
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Lincoln University is partnering with the UPS Chesapeake District African-American Business Resource Group (BRG) to host the 2018 African-American Business Leadership Forum: Building Bridges for Future Leaders.

The goal is to offer to emerging scholars expert insights from UPS executives and fellow professionals, on leadership, personal branding, networking, professional development, and more.  

Students who attend any session or the all day session will receive a formal excuse from class with permission from the Dean of Students, Dr. Frederick Faison.  Students will be able to earn Community Service hours based on their attendance and participation, and completion of reflection/impact questions on this platform.

Please be sure to register for this session at the top right hand corner.  You are also able to register for other events via this platform.

Guest Speakers and Panelists included: 

  • Host, Helen Darling-Tot (former WNBA player and current Children's Literacy advocate),
  • Art Lee and Valencia Pamphile (entrepreneurs and personal branding experts),
  • Trayce Parker (President, UPS Chesapeake District),
  • Charlene Thomas (President, UPS Mid-South District),
  • Freddie Andre Mack (Deputy Director for the Office of External Affairs – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Rural Development and Lieutenant Colonel – Retired),
  • Laura James (Community Relations Managers, UPS East Region) and
  • Bill Washington (Vice President, UPS Business Development).   

The event will be held in the ICC Auditorium and provide Lincoln students the opportunity to gather in small group sessions to exchange ideas, build relationships with peers and professionals.  

he conference will conclude with professionals sharing networking exercises and voice their opinions on topics such as using social media for personal branding and interviewing techniques. Students will also be provided with information on how to obtain a spot in UPS' competitive internship program, and introduced to the full-time corporate opportunities offered by the company.

Do not miss this opportunity to learn, liberate and lead during the 2018 African-American Business Leadership Forum: Building Bridges for Future Leaders.

Age Limit
18 and up