On Oct. 6, recent Hood alumni provided students and guests with valuable advice on internships, their job experiences and shared the importance of their Hood education. Panelists included Graduate School alumni Kris Miner ’11, MBA ’13, business banking associate relationship manager, M&T Bank (third from left in photo) and Erin Doolittle ’03, M.S. ’11, Frederick County Public Schools Teacher of the Year 2014 (second from right). Read more.
All students who are new to the Hood Graduate School for the Fall 2014 semester are invited to an orientation on Wednesday, August 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The informal welcome reception, to be held at Whitaker Campus Center, will provide an opportunity to meet faculty, staff and fellow students.
The agenda includes a campus tour, introduction to the bookstore and Apple computer lab, a welcome from Graduate School Dean Dr. Maria Green Cowles, and dinner with the program directors. Get the complete agenda and then RSVP here .
The March speaker in the Hood College Management Lecture Series offered tips for “Leading with Integrity and Authenticity.” Stephanie Hill, a noted speaker on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) issues, emphasized the importance of being true to yourself by developing your own value systems and management style — and then adhering to them. She also underscored that no one, no matter how strong, can do it all alone; a good leader develops a team and trust its members.
Hill is vice president and general manager of with Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions Civil Organization.
The lecture series on Sustainable Leadership is sponsored by Bruce La Fleur, Hood MBA alum and co-founder and executive vice-president of TLF Publications, Inc. The series brings notable leaders to campus to share their secrets of success with the campus community and friends of Hood College.