The Summer EDGE in Entrepreneurship and Innovation program will take place from May 9-August 6. This is an undergraduate certificate program offered in the College of Business Administration and targeted toward non-business students. Through this curriculum students will be exposed to the mechanics of opportunity creation. These skills include modules on business plan preparation and feasibility analysis, presentation skills, interactive marketing, customer relationship management, and competitive analysis, project management, and leadership. Upon completion of the certificate students will have increased their ability to compete for summer and permanent positions in a wide range of industries and functions. ALL non-business undergraduate students are welcome to enroll.
Events in UCIS
Tuesday, April 19
Integrative Community Therapy is a method of conducting large dialogic groups, facilitated by lay people or professionals, that provide social and emotional support in a unique way. The Brazilians call it “solidarity care”, noting that its the community that is the therapy. Visible Hands Collaborative is making the first effort to bring it to the US and the anglophone world. Dr. Barreto will describe ICT’s developments, outline how it is organized, the principles it is based on, and share information about its results. The challenges in front of any effort to translate it from its Brazilian culture form to an American one will be highlighted, as well as the ways that might facilitate this to happen. Reception to follow the lecture.
Join the Arabic Language & Culture Club for an hour of conversing in the colloquial Arabic language while speaking on various current events.