Career Conference – 10/29

The More Light! Career Conference is an opportunity for Lawrence students and alumni to gain expert insight into the job market from a variety of perspectives. Whether you’re looking to land a job, exploring the possibilities of what to do after leaving Lawrence, or just catching up on the careers of alumni representing their career fields, there’s something for everyone at the 2011 More Light! Career Conference.  Students, register online today at LU Works!

9 a.m.
Leadership in Life After Lawrence

Music-Drama Center, Stansbury Theater
To kick off a daylong career conference, a panel of distinguished alumni, including Division President at Kimberly-Clark Corporation Joanne Bauer ’77; former CEO of Baxter International, Author and Professor Harry Jansen Kraemer ’77; Former U.S. Ambassador to India David Mulford ’59; and Emmy Award–Winning Filmmaker Catherine Tatge ’72 will share career experiences and insights on leadership from the fields of business, government, and the arts. Terry Moran ’82 of ABC’s Nightline will facilitate the conversation.

10:30–11:45
Secrets to Success

Lawrence Scholars in Business
Steitz Hall, Room 102

  • Joanne Bauer ’77, President, Kimberly-Clark Corporation Health Care
  • Harry Jansen Kraemer ’77, Author, Professor and Executive Partner,
    Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
  • Randy G. Mangelsen ’00, Director of Fixed Income Risk
    Management, Wells Capital Management
  • Robert F. Perille ’80, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC

Lawrence Scholars in International Careers
Steitz Hall, Room 202

Noon – Lunch

Warch Campus Center, Andrew Commons

Enjoy a fall-themed lunch with students and participate in roundtable career discussions. Selected tables will be marked with a variety of career fields for those who are interested in talking with students.

1–2:15 p.m.
Secrets to Success

Lawrence Scholars in Law
Steitz Hall, Room 102

Lawrence Scholars in Athletics
Steitz Hall, Room 202

  • Erin Buenzli, Director of Wellness and Recreation, Lawrence University
  • John Davis ’76, Owner, Body By Davis, LLC
  • Joel DePagter ’98, Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Director of Athletics, Lawrence University
  • Michael Spofford ’94, Staff Writer, Packers.com
  • Justin Staker ’00, Sports Physical Therapist, Advanced Physical Therapy

Lawrence Scholars in Arts & Entertainment
Steitz Hall, Room 102

Lawrence Scholars in Medicine
Steitz Hall, Room 202

  • Kora Adam ’05, Physician Assistant Degree Candidate, UW–Madison
  • Maurine Dennis ’86, Senior Director of Economics and Health, American College of Radiology
  • Michael S. Schwartz, M.D. ’78, Plastic Surgeon, Private Practice
  • Justin Staker ’00, Sports Physical Therapist, Advanced Physical Therapy