Creative Enterprise Symposium - Monday, April 11, 2016  11 am - 4pm
Inside the Creative Mind

The University of  Wisconsin-Whitewater College of Arts and Communication's  annual Creative Enterprise Symposium is tapping the expertise of our College Advisory Board to provide students with insights into the career paths of four individuals alongside other board members sharing their experience and wisdom in roundtable discussions. Students are encouraged to attend all or part of a session. We understand that class schedules may not permit full participation. Students are welcome to come and go as needed.

11:00 - 12:15 pm - "Inside the Creative Mind" Interviews - Heide Hall 100 

Join us for candid the morning interviews hosted by Mutope Johnson. The first interview will be with Amy Arntson, artist, emerita art professor, author and graphic artist who will share some highlights of her career and will also facilitate a discussion of resumes and portfolios at the brown bag roundtable discussions. The second interview is with Matthew Johnson, currently publisher of two magazines Girlfriends Health Guide for Everyday Women and FELLAS, Men's Guide to Healthy Living, prior to that he was Executive Director of Strive Media Institute, and Sales Executive for Phillip Morris USA. 

Bios: Amy Arntson

  Matthew Johnson

12:30 - 1:45 pm -  Brown Bag Lunch Roundtables - UC 69 

Bring your own lunch to UC room 69 and join our college advisory board members in discussions centered on these subjects:

"Oh, The Place You Will Go" -  a conversation about possible careers for graduates with Arts & Communication degrees.

Resumes & Portfolios - bring a resume or portfolio or your questions about them to get expert advice on how to make yours stand out.

Interview Advice and Networking - some practical advice about how to make a good impression and the value of networking.

2:00 - 3:15 pm - "Inside the Creative Mind" Interviews 2  - UC 68

Join us for the afternoon session of candid interviews hosted by Michael Cesario. The first interview will be Heidi Lofy, '85 a former alumna who began her career in the technology and banking field and is currently VP of Marketing & Sales at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Our second interview this session is Matthew Schliesman, '78 alumnus, a non-profit Arts Executive Director, writer, and producer.

Bios: Heidi Lofy

 Matthew Schliesman

3:15 - 4:00 pm Afternoon Roundtables 

"Oh, The Places You will Go"  - a conversation about possible careers for graduates with Arts & Communication degrees.

Resumes & Portfolios - bring a resume or portfolio or your questions about them to get expert advice on how to make yours stand out.

Interview Advice and Networking - some practical advice about how to make a good impression and the value of networking.

If you have questions regarding the workshop or the symposium contact Leslie at 262-472-1228 or email at lamurol@uww.edu.

Location

Center of the Arts
950 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

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