Penguin Random House Academic Resources is pleased to announce the author line-up for the 2017 First-Year Experience® Conference (February 11-14, Atlanta, GA). Featuring books on social justice, identity, fiction, economic inequality, and more, we have a book and an author that are perfect for your school. Click here to RSVP to our events. Our author lineup is as follows (in chronological order): Continue reading
When members of the class of of 2020 arrive at Northern Arizona University in August, they will engage in thoughtful discussion on The Underground Girls of Kabul — Jenny Nordberg’s powerful and moving account of young girls who dress as boys in deeply segregated Afghanistan where girls have almost no rights and little freedom.
NAU has created materials to augment discussions: a chapter map to parse out topics and connect them to the text; a flier complete with author Jenny Nordberg’s campus visit information to promote the book and support discussion leaders; and a bookmark with title information.
Click here to read more about The Underground Girls of Kabul.
Click here for more information on the author’s speaking arrangements.
The career marketplace has never been more competitive, chaotic and difficult to maneuver. Recent grads from small liberal arts colleges to large public universities continue to grapple with a harsh, ever-changing job market. Executive search firm partner and The Career Playbook author James M. Citrin recently lead a webinar to arm teachers, professors and parents with the tools to help young people launch their careers.
In the webinar, Citrin explained what employers look for in talent acquisition, outlined essential steps for building a successful career, and spoke to the importance of career services professionals. Please click here to watch a video recording of the webinar, and here to view the PowerPoint presentation. Additionally, click here to watch James M. Citrin’s recent interview on The Today Show.
A free guide is also available, featuring advice for parents, educators, and career services professionals and can be downloaded and shared here.
Are your students about to graduate and begin their job search? Help grads stand out in today’s job market to land, launch, and navigate their best possible careers.
In this webinar lead by James Citrin, author of The Career Playbook, you will learn vital information to help advise your students, including: Continue reading