Inside This Issue
Mountain Association of Colleges & Employers
By James Tarbox, Ph.D.
Greetings from San Diego State where our campus is getting ready for graduation. It’s an exciting time of year filled with many ceremonies and a real sense of accomplishment. Our MPACE Board is about to experience its own form of graduation as we transition into a new Board year in July. Read more
3i could mean $5K to your school….Innovation is the name of the game!
MPACE originally launched 3i in the Fall as a contest to gather and reward Innovative Ideas for Career Centers going forward. Read more
MPACE Regional Report: College Hiring 2010-2011
Dr. Phil Gardner of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute (CERI) is pleased to announce the release of the MPACE Regional Report: College Hiring 2010-2011 - available here FREE for the first time due to generous corporate support.. Read more
Job Offers to College Class of 2011 Rise
This year’s graduating seniors are more likely to have a job offer in hand than were their 2010 counterparts at this time last year, according to results from a new survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Read more
Carl Martellino Accepts Position as Associate Dean at USC
Carl Martellino, a Past President of our heritage association, WACE, has accepted a position as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Executive Director of the Career Planning and Placement Center (CPPC) at the University of Southern California. After 12 years as the Director of the Career Development Office at Pomona College, Carl will start his new position at USC on June 1. Read more
Effective Facilitation: A Six-Pack of Favorite Resources
by Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architect
Whether you are doing the work of a meeting, process, or workshop facilitator or just looking to incorporate more of a facilitative approach in your work as a manager or leader, these are five resources I find invaluable. Read more
A Graduation Gift for College Seniors: Jobs
By Oliver Staley, Douglas MacMillan and Cecile Vannucci
This year's crop of tech grads could see the best hiring market in years. Hamza Afzal had such a hard time finding an electrical engineering internship during the recession that he delayed his graduation, took pre-med classes, and applied to law school. Read more
MPACE Member Meet Up at NACE
Are you attending the NACE Annual Conference & Expo later this month? Meet up with other fellow MPACE members on the NACE trail. Come by to quench your thirst, relax and enjoy great conversation. No need to RSVP, just drop the watering hole.
Date: Tuesday, May 31st
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2011 Annual Conference
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July 10-15, 2011 - San Antonio, TX
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To provide leadership in identifying and responding to issues, changes, and trends affecting career services and college relations.
To serve as a resource for professional training and development of members and facilitate the exchange of ideas and information.
To develop, promote, and advocate professional and ethical standards and procedures in career services and college relations.