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The Collegiate Fashion Week™experience will ENLIGHTEN your mind, ENHANCE your style, and ENGAGE your network with key industry experts, community leaders, and alumni. Please register on site to get your career in gear!


Mon Feb 10

Collegiate Fashion Week™ Opening Reception

5:30pm, Burney Center, Ballrooms B & C

Campus & Community Event

Join us as we kick off Collegiate Fashion Week™ at The University of North Carolina Wilmington with students, faculty, staff, alumni, corporate sponsors and community supporters. Preview the week’s events and meet UNCW student winners of the Extreme Career Makeover™ contest.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Tues Feb 11

“It’s Fashionable To…Have a Well-Dressed Résumé™”

2pm, Fisher Student Union, Azalea Coast Room A

Student Session

Bo-Burch

Bo Burch
CEO
Human Capital Solutions, Inc.
Board of Visitor, UNCW

Inge Stepp

Inge Stepp
Sr. Specialist
Employee Relations
GE Aviation

Michele Brookshire

Michele Brookshire
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Verizon

Lea Cosentino

Lea Cosentino, UNCW ’00
Senior Recruiter
PPD

Christopher George

Christopher S. George
Regional Manager- SVP
PNC Bank

In today’s competitive job market a résumé is more than your work history printed on a page. The modern résumé paints a 360° picture of who you are and includes your online profiles as well as traditional credentials. This important session provides recruiter and employer insights you need to know because not knowing may keep you from the career of your dreams. Learn how to make your mark with modern résumé strategies that help you stand out among the competition.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Tues Feb 11

“It’s Fashionable To…Have a Tailor-Made Network™”

5:30pm, Burney Center, Ballroom C

Student & Alumni Speed Networking Event

Who you know is as important as what you know! Expand your professional network by participating in this unique speed-networking event. Learn how to become more comfortable in networking environments, how to follow up appropriately and how to work your network to advance your professional and personal goals.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Wed Feb 12

“It’s Fashionable To…Have Custom-Fitted Career Goals™”

2pm, Warwick Center, Ballroom 1

Student Session

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DeAlva W. Glenn
Founder / CEO
D. Wilson Agency

Achieving success begins with establishing clear goals and defining a plan. Learn how to align your personal strengths and passions with actionable career goals. Whether you desire to join a company or have entrepreneurial aspirations, our expert presenters show you how to plan your work and work your plan towards achieving your “custom-fitted” goals.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Wed Feb 12

“Pumps, Pearls & Politics: A Woman’s Guide to Winning”

6pm, Warwick Center, Ballroom 1

Student Session

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Hilda Pinnix-Ragland
VP, Corporate Public Affairs
Duke Energy

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Johna Alexandria Edmonds
Miss North Carolina 2013

Anneliese

Anneliese Dauerer, UNCW ’12
Manager, Finance & HR
Filmwerks International

Join us for up close and candid discussions regarding gender specific challenges and opportunities in the workforce. This fireside chat offers students an opportunity to hear from the personal experiences of others and get unfiltered insights on what every young woman should know as she prepares to enter the real world of work.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Wed Feb 12

“Tuxedos, Ties & Timepieces: How Gentlemen Navigate the Corporate World”

6pm, Warwick Center, Ballroom 4

Student Session

Zach Steffey

Zach Steffey, UNCW ’14 (Host)
President
Student Body

Bill Saffo

Bill Saffo, UNCW ’83
Mayor
City of Wilmington

PatrickBoykin

Patrick Boykin, UNCW ’94, ’12
VP, Commercial Rel Mgr
PNC Bank

MatthewBeatty

Matthew T Beatty, UNCW ’10
Financial Associate
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans®

Join us for up close and candid discussions regarding gender specific challenges and opportunities in the workforce. This fireside chat offers students an opportunity to hear from the personal experiences of others and get unfiltered insights on what every young man should know as he prepares to enter the real world of work.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Thur Feb 13

“It’s Fashionable To…Have a Well-Designed Personal Brand Image™”

10am, Fisher Student Union, Wrightsville Beach Room

Student Session

Sarah

Sarah Milholland
Store Manager
LOFT

Kennitha

Kennitha Wyatt
Artistic Director
Style Leitmotif

Jason

Jason Hayes
Men’s Wardrobe Consultant
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers

Meghan

Meghan Harman
Merchandise Presentation Mgr
Banana Republic

Sarah

Jenn Isenhart
Sales Director
Mary Kay

People, not only products and services, are brands. Establishing a winning personal brand image does not happen by chance. It requires thoughtful, consistent behavior. Beyond how you dress, your personal brand image includes where you volunteer your time, your extracurricular activities and your online persona to name a few. Career coach and brand experts share the fundamentals of building a personal brand to make sure you’re suited for success!

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.

Thur Feb 13

“SUITED FOR SUCCESS” Image Fair

1pm – 4pm, Warwick Center, Ballroom 4

Campus & Community Event

Registration is not required for this event.

Thur Feb 13

Collegiate Fashion Week™ Grand Finale & Fashion Show

8pm, Warwick Center, Ballroom 1

Campus & Community Evening Event
Hosted By:

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Michelle R. Horton
Founder / CEO
YOUniversity Drive

Brett Pinnix

Brett D. Pinnix, UNCW ’16
Vice President
Student Body

Fun and fashion collide at this finale event featuring UNCW students and the community. This signature event is a high-energy nod to the career-minded and the fashion-forward. See fellow UNCW students demonstrate why success never goes out of style. Witness the unveiling of our Spring 2014 “Campus & Career Collection”™ and meet the winners of our Extreme Career Makeover™ contest for UNCW students.

Please REGISTER On-Site at Event Location.