Ancell School of Business

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Jan. 2, 2019 Edition

Attention Faculty and Staff: If you have news of note, events to announce, or other information to share, please contact The Loop editor, Gerri Kennedy, with your news.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT: 

The Ancell Commons is HIRING! We need peer educators to tutor students this Spring 2019 semester! 

Benefits: Work around your schedule, earn good money, learn leadership skills** and help others!

Visit our online application page @ wcsu.edu/asb/learning-commons/ancell-commons-peer-ed-app

**Dillon, a former Ancell peer educator and Finance graduate (Spr19) said,  “Being a peer educator taught me excellent leadership skills which not only helped me get my internship with RSM, but was a key factor in RSM’s decision to hire me full-time.”

ALL FACULTY are asked to spread the word with students!

Faculty News/Information:
Faculty Member, Dr. Casey Jordan, quoted in article.

See this interesting article on the case of the Dannemora Prison Break in which JLA faculty member, Dr. Casey Jordan, is quoted weighing in on the mental state of Joyce Mitchell, the accomplice that helped engineer the prison break. https://www.oxygen.com/dannemora-prison-break/crime-time/did-dannemora-prison-employee-joyce-mitchell-have-hybristophilia#/.XBpvCqJ7kPo.email

Oracle Academy – Information on how to access this great resource! 

WCSU is an institutional member and here is the link for the instruction page for faculty to register:

https://academy.oracle.com/pages/Academy_AddingFacultyAccount.pdf

Be sure to follow page 1’s instructions to determine which registration process is the most appropriate.

Here’s the link to description of NetSuite for the classroom:

https://academy.oracle.com/en/solutions-cloud-netsuite.html#designlearning

WCSU Community Emergency Response Checklist

The WCSU Police Department has an emergency checklist delineating critical information in the time of an emergency on campus.

Please print, share and post!

Student News and Events:   (Faculty, Please share with Your Students!)
ATTENTION STUDENTS! Have some free time over the break? Want to up your skills in Excel to prep for your first job or your upcoming FIN, ACC and MIS classes? Try these FREE training resources and add to your skills!

The Learning Express has basic computer training available, offered by the Young Library. See the links below!

Microsoft offers free training in the Office products. For Excel training click here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/excel-for-windows-training-9bc05390-e94c-46af-a5b3-d7c22f6990bb

LinkedIn offers FREE training upon signing up for a free trial. Click here FMI: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/excel-2016-essential-training

New Student Resources Available! The Young Library has purchased PrepStep by EBSCO Learning Express, a learning resource platform for students who are preparing for exams like the LSAT and GMAT exams, basic computer skills including Excel or other Office programs, math support, and career information including homeland security or law enforcement. Many resources are available. Please share with your students!

 

UPDATED! The Career Success Center has several excellent internships listed on WestConnWorksInternships for Ancell students include:

Accounting Interns (2)- Howard Curtis CPA, and Nanavanty, Nanavanty and Davenport LLC; , Management Operations Intern – Scalzo Property Management; Tax Prep Intern – AARP Foundation; Marketing/Social Media Interns – Danbury Westerners, Good Steward, Ridgefield Playhouse and many more! Come log in and see what’s available. Remember, internships are the proven way to get that critical first job after graduation, and is the way most employers hire!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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