Upcoming events for alumni & friends

- Get In Their World: Differentiate Yourself During the Interview Process
Tuesday, February 10, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Mayo Auditorium, Mayo Memorial Building

Intimidated by job interviews? Looking for an edge in your next interview? Join us for an engaging presentation by leadership speaker and U of M alumnus, Jerry Holl, as he lays out practical tips to help candidates prepare for and perform during interviews. Learn how to leave a lasting and positive impression!

- University of Minnesota Alumni Association Webinar - The Job Search Inside Scoop: Tips From Recruiters
Thursday, February 12, 12 noon

Ever wonder how human resources and professional recruiters view the job search process? What are the best practices they have observed? What are the missteps they have seen candidates make? Join us for a panel presentation by recruiters from both corporate and nonprofit sectors and learn how to stand out in your job search!

- CFANS Speed Networking
Thursday, February 26, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Cargill Building
Refreshments from Qdoba included.

Students: this is a great opportunity to improve your networking skills with alumni and industry professionals.

Alumni/ professionals: help students get the hang of networking by sharing information about your career path, learning about their interests, and offering advice!

Big Ten Ag Alumni Reception
Tuesday, March 3, 6 - 8 p.m., National Press Club, Washington D.C.
$20 per person; includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages

Big Ten schools with agricultural programs are once again gathering alumni and friends in the Washington, D.C. area for a special event. Alumni & friends in the area are invited to come reconnect with college deans, administrators, faculty, and staff from their alma maters.

Save the date! Emerging Professionals Network: Surly Taproom
Tuesday, March 10, 5:30 p.m., Surly Brewing Beer Hall

Join fellow recent grads for the spring Emerging Professionals Network gathering at the brand new Surly Brewing Taproom. Spend time with grads from CFANS as well as other U of M colleges, and sample specially priced Surly brews!

Entry: $10 with UMAA membership, $12 without

- Classes Without Quizzes
Saturday, March 28, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Continuing Education and Conference Center

Attend our annual half-day learning event featuring the latest research from the experts at CFANS. Brian Horgan, a professor and extension specialist in the Department of Horticultural Sciences, will present the keynote, Science of (the) Green, a renovation, demonstration and research initiative addressing the golf industry’s need for long-term agronomic, economic and environmental sustainability. Also featuring 8 breakout sessions on a wide variety of fascinating subjects, plus a special Kids' Edition for youth K-6. See details and registration.