Area Businesspersons Participate in MCC Career Forum

(Venice, Fla., March 14, 2005) - A panel of nine area businesspersons met with more than 40 Manatee Community College (MCC) students in a career forum held Feb. 28 at MCC Venice. MCC's Career Resource Centers and business department coordinated it.

Panel members included Mark Hardin, with Modern Woodman of America; Dean McConvill, Ron Smith State Farm Insurance; Nancy Schlesinger, Home Depot; Edward Cole and Nakia Strong, Bank of America; Susan Hanks, Peacock and Company, P.A.; Susan Freeman and Jay Schrock, University of South Florida (USF); and Laurine Gauthier, Almar Century 21. 

Participants learned about USF transfer requirements, employment opportunities, career paths, available financial aid, salary ranges, the hiring process and how to set and achieve goals.


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