Leadership on Campus Panel Program at NASPA Region I

SJG’s Valerie Szymkowicz will be speaking at the NASPA Region I Annual Conference as part of a panel program with Scott James and others, entitled “How to be young, experienced and in a leadership role on campus.” The panel presentation will feature individuals who have advanced quickly in their career and will address the challenges and
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SJG’s Ellen Heffernan Receives NASPA 2015 Pillars of Profession Award

On October 3, 2014, the NASPA Foundation and its Board of Directors selected Ellen Heffernan as its new member of the Class of 2015 Pillars of the Profession! The Pillars award is designed to honor members of the profession who: Are individuals of sustained professional distinction in the higher education field, as defined by donors
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SJG will Offer Five Scholarships for the 2014 Women’s Leadership Institute

SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group is delighted to be offering five scholarships to cover registration fees for the 2014 Women’s Leadership Institute, to be held in Laguna Niguel, California from December 2-5, 2014. Scholarships are open to all those that wish to apply, however, there will be a preference given to women professionals
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A Discussion of the Challenges Campus Activities Offices Face Today

As a new academic year begins, our friends in the fields of campus/student activities are facing several challenges. Some are fairly new challenges, while others seem to always be around. How many offices have recently changed their name or are considering a name change? Many campus activities offices are moving toward names like the ‘Office
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Article Spotlight: “What to Ask at Career Services”

We wanted to share a great article from the July 2014 issue of Money Magazine by Kim Clark, entitled “What to Ask at Career Services: A college’s placement office is now one of the most important stops on the tour.”  The article covers important topics that students should discuss at their career services office, including staff, types
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SJG’s 2014 Summer Reading List

Greetings from SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group! With the long days of summer ahead, it is time to consider grabbing a favorite cool beverage and a good book to nurture body and soul. In the spirit of the season, we thought we would share a few publications on our favorite topic of higher
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Congratulations to the NAER 2014 Hall of Fame Award Honoree

Jeannette Cabrera Palacios was given the NAER 2014 Hall of Fame Award.  NAER sponsors the Recruiter’s Hall of Fame–an award that honors professionals in the executive search industry. Induction into the NAER Executive Recruiter’s Hall of Fame is restricted to those individuals that have demonstrated leadership in the profession of executive search and that possess a
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Thank You to the Speakers of the 2014 NAER Annual Conference!

SJG – The Spelman and Johnson Group would like to thank all of the speakers who contributed to this year’s Annual 2014 NAER (National Association of Executive Recruiters) Conference.  Shout outs go to David Campbell, President and Chief Operating Officer at Chernoff Newman, Peggy Binette, Assistant Director of News & International Communications at the University
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Welcome to SJG’s New Website!

SJG – The Spelman & Johnson Group is proud to present our brand new website! The beautiful, original new artwork you see is by Sarah Knotz, a graphic artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Sarah earned a 2006 BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design before pursuing her 2010 MFA in Illustration as
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Congratulations to the 2014 NASPA Outstanding New Professionals

We would like to extend a big congratulations to the 2014 NASPA Outstanding New Professional Award Winners: Richard Zereik, Associate Director of Services for Students at McGill University Laura Smith, Internship Coordinator/Career Advisor at Towson University Cord McLean, Program Advisor for Multicultural Services at Texas A&M University Wilson Okello, First Year Advisor at Miami University
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