Awards, Presentations & Memberships

2020-2021

AWARDS

  • This past year, the Center won the Annual Excellence in Career Center Innovation Award from The Career Collective, a national consortium of career centers.
  • For six of the past seven years, the Career Center has been recognized as a finalist for a national award presented by the National Association of Colleges and Employers… This year the Career Center was recognized as one of two finalists for the NACE Members Choice Award for innovation, and received Honorable Mention for excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programming.
  • Within the UConn community, members of the Career Center’s team have been recognized as finalists at the annual UConn Spirit Awards every year since the program began, most recently in 2020 for our team’s innovation in diversity and inclusion programming and again in 2021 receiving two of the five Spirit Awards; one for University Citizen and the other for Inclusive Excellence.
  • In partnership with the Stamford Campus Director’s Office, developed the Summer Virtual MicroInternship Program for Stamford students impacted by COVID-19 internship cancelations with 10 students participating in the program. The program was recognized as one of two finalists for the NACE 2021 Member’s Choice Award.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Career Leadership Collective Annual Conference: Scaling Engagement with Liberal Arts and Sciences Using a Peer Career Ambassador Program
  • Career Leadership Collective Annual Conference: Supporting the Career Everywhere Initiative with Alumni Career Data
  • Career Leadership Collective Annual Conference: Extending Beyond a Committee: Promoting DE&I as an Entire Career Center Team
  • NACE Webinar Series: Beyond a Committee: Promoting DEI as an Entire Career Center Team
  • NACE Webinar Series: Revamping the Career Center’s DE&I Efforts
  • Firsthand International Panel: Launching a Successful Virtual Career Fair
  • UConnect National Panel: Advocating for Career Services
  • NEOA Conference: Don’t Go It Alone! Re-envisioning Your Relationship with Your Career Center (Co-presented with SSS)
  • SSS Regional Conference: Re-Envisioning Your Relationship with your Career Center
  • ECSU Leadership Development Cohort: Personal Branding & Virtual Engagement
  • Northeast Modern Language Association Panel: Career Diversity
  • Regional Graduate Career Consortium Conference: Graduate Student Program Development at UConn
  • Collaborated with UConn Foundation/Alumni Relations to present to over 100 alumni on Résumés During a Pandemic

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Counseling Association
  • Big East Career Consortium
  • Connecticut Career Consortium
  • Connecticut’s Military and Veterans Support Coalition
  • Cooperative Education & Internship Association
  • Downtown Stamford Special Services to Promote Commerce
  • Eastern Association of Colleges and Employer
  • Fairfield County Business Council
  • Graduate Career Consortium
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals
  • Metro NY College Career Planning Officers Association
  • Middlesex Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Board of Certified Counselors
  • National Career Development Association
  • New England Association for Cooperative Education and Field Experience
  • North-East Career Center Directors
  • Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Staffing Management Association of New England
  • The Career Leadership Collective

Resources

2020-2021 Career Center Awards, Presentations & Memberships

Awards

The Center won the Annual Excellence in Career Center Innovation Award from The Career Collective, a national consortium of …
2019-2020 Career Center Awards, Presentations & Memberships

Awards

NACE – Technology – Honorable Mention EACE – D & I – Winner Collective – Innovation – Winner UConn Spirit Award Finalist

Memberships

2018-2019 Career Center Awards, Presentations & Memberships

Awards

Award Recipient – Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers, Annual Innovation in Diversity & Inclusion Nominee – UConn Stamford …
2017-2018 Career Center Awards, Presentations & Memberships

Awards

Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers – Annual Innovation in Assessment Award; “Huskies Moving On” program National Association of Colleges …
2016-2017 Career Center Awards, Presentations & Memberships

Awards

National Association of Colleges and Employers – Career Services Excellence Award, Finalist Clemson University – Citation at full day …
2015-2016 Career Center Awards, Presentations & Memberships

Awards

National Association of Colleges and Employers – Annual Member’s Choice Award Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers – Annual …