Track Events 2017-2018

Approved TRACKS Events 2017-2018

Be sure to REGISTER at each event you attend and COMPLETE your Reflective Document to get credit towards completion of TRACKS. 

October KNOW Events

Name of Event

Date and Time



Laker Familia Lunch Discussions

Laker Familia Lunch Discussions are open discussion spaces for students to talk with each other about topics of their choosing.

The group will meet weekly and focus on topics impacting Latina/o, Hispanic and Chicana/o students related to personal, academic and professional matters. Students are welcome to drop in! 

Latrece McDaniel or Nicholas Debernardi 
University Counseling Center
(616) 331-3266 

10.10.17, 10.17.17, and 10.31.17

(every Tuesday starting 9.26 continues till 12.5.17)


Kirkhof Center rm 0073

TRACK: Global and Diverse Perspectives (T4)

Careers at Auto-Owners: IT & Actuarial Day

Auto-Owners is excited to invite you to our annual Information Technology & Actuarial Career Opportunity Day! IT/Actuarial Day shows students how their degree can be used in the insurance industry.

9:00 a.m. - Meet at the Career Center in Allendale if taking provided van
10:30 a.m. - Registration
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - IT & Actuarial Day Programming (lunch included)
5:30 p.m. - Arrive back to campus

Transportation will be provided for the first 20 registrants. We will contact you with additional information.

If you have any questions, please email Erin McLaughlin at or call 517-886-1855.



Auto-Owners, Lansing MI

TRACK: Strategic Career Development (T2)

ERP Program Speaker Series Featuring 3M

The Seidman ERP Speaker Series brings corporate executives and recent graduates to talk with business and non-business students about enterprise systems and business processes in the world after college. 

The series is held twice a semester and is hosted by The Seidman ERP Program, The Enterprise Systems Student Union (ESSU) and The Career Center. 

Refreshments are provided, and students are encouraged to stick around after the presentation to meet with speakers and work on building their professional network.

There will be a EXCLUSIVE event following the Speaker Series from 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM in The Forum.                                                                                                                                                                                        This is an exclusive event requested for ESSU members in GOOD STANDING. 

To be a member in good standing, you must have paid your $20.00 dues for the semester. 

We will be collecting dues before this event.

Dress is Business Professional
Resumes are STRONGLY recommended.



Forum L. William Seidman Center

TRACK: Strategic Career Development (T2)

October DO Activities

Name of Event

Date and Time



Domino's Annual College Recruiting Event

For students and faculty to come and learn more about Domino’s and our available career opportunities.  There will be chances for networking, lunch provided, giveaways, and more!

Contact: Career Services to get more information



Domino's World Headquarters, 30 Frank Lloyd  Wright Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48106

TRACK: Communication and Professional Skills (T1)

Become Professionally LinkedIn: Career Fair Prep Series

Now that you have collected a stack of business cards from the Career Fair, come to Become Professionally LinkedIn:Career Fair Prep Series, to learn how to create an eye catching LinkedIn page!

Welcoming back Meaghan Pear, BDO, as she helps us create a page that will show your future employers the best you! 

Click here to register today!!



rm 2027 Seidman College of Business

TRACK: Strategic Career Development (T2)

Fast-TRACK approved

Seidman Financial Literacy Series: New Job Offers

Have you received a job offer recently? Do you fully understand what is listed in the job offer? If not, we would love to see you at Seidman Financial Literacy Series featuring the topic New Job Offers on October 25, 2017.

During this series students will have the opportunity to walk through the offers process from a financial standpoint.

Additionally, they will look at various components of an offer and understand what it means.



Forum L. William Seidman Center

TRACK: Communication and Professional Skills (T1)

October BE Initiatives

Name of Event

Date and Time



Study Abroad First Step Meetings

Study Abroad First Step Meetings are weekly informational sessions that go over all the basics of study abroad including how to pick a program, funding, academics and more.

First Step Meetings are offered during the fall and winter semesters. 

For an updated schedule, view the Event Calendar 


To count Study Aboard as a BE Initiative, you must study abroad--NOT just attend this meeting

Every Wednesday:


Every Friday:


130 Lake Ontario Hall --Allendale

TRACK: Global and Diverse Perspectives (T4)

First Year Leadership Experience

The First Year Leadership Experience (FYLE) is designed to assist newer leaders in creating and enhancing their personal philosophy of leadership while developing basic leadership skills and learning about all of the leadership opportunities that the GVSU community has to offer. All first year and transfer students are encouraged to be a part of this program, especially those who are interested in future leadership roles. FYLE teaches leadership through interactive activities and discussion led by upperclassmen student leaders and staff from across campus. This is a great way to get acquainted with leadership in a college setting. The completion of the FYLE will make you a strong candidate for future leadership positions, as well as prepare you to take your next steps as an intermediate leader on campus. The First Year Leadership Experience (FYLE) program consists of six sessions from held once a week on Monday, from 6:30 - 8:30 PM on GVSU's Allendale campus (Kirkhof Center) during the fall & winter semester. Attendance at all sessions is required to be considered a FYLE graduate

Week 1: Exploring Leadership, Team Building, Meet Mentor Group
Week 2: Personality type( *True Colors- see below)
Week 3: Values Clarification, Ethical Leadership
Week 4: Diversity education & Inclusive leadership
Week 5: Commitment into action, group dynamics, & Goal Setting
Week 6: Networking, celebration and empowerment.

RSVP here! 


Contact the Office of Student Life (616-331-2345) or with any questions!

You must attend all 6  First Year Leadership Experience events to complete the program and TRACK 3.3 successfully.

This must be completed with Fall Career Fair and So You Think You Can Network to have a completed TRACK.

10/9/2017, 10/16/2017, 10/30/2017, 11/6/2017 and 11/13/2017


Kirkhof Center

TRACK: Leadership, Ethics and Integrity (T3)

TRACKS Reflective Forms:

KNOW Events

DO Activities

BE Initiatives 

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