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Edmondson discusses leadership with SGA

October 15, 2015

The Student Government Association (SGA) heard a presentation on the topic of leadership from Michael Edmondson during their meeting on Oct. 8. Edmondson’s speech focused on different definitions of...

Junior Sarah Funke talks to a representative from Cigna Health Insurance, an insurance agency based in Cameron, Ill. at ProFair on Sept. 22 in the PepsiCo Recration Center. Over 87 professional organizations were represented, offering internships and employment opportunities. Follow-up interviews took place on Sept. 23 at St. Ambrose University.
Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Edmondson provides insight into employment

September 24, 2015

Michael Edmondson, Associate VP for Careers & Professional Development, said what the most profitable major is does not matter but instead how happy that major makes the student. “When you say what’s...

Majority of student body visits CORE

April 25, 2015

After almost a year since Augustana implemented a center devoted to career development, statistics show CORE is being utilized by the majority of the student body. “We have a 98 percent referral rate,”...

CORE provides internship tips

January 26, 2015

Every student, no matter their age or area of study can benefit from participating in an internship, said Michael Edmondson, Associative Vice President of Career Development. But students may not realize...

Director of advising resigns

November 20, 2014

Director of Advising Ned Laff has resigned after just over a trimester at Augustana due to familial reasons, according to Provost Pareena Lawrence. Laff, who worked in the CORE Office, oversaw faculty...

Faculty: Jobs rise, wages stall

October 18, 2014

The U.S. has shown a decrease in unemployment the past month, currently at 5.9 percent, a six-year low, but paychecks haven't been growing, according to the AP. Michael Edmondson, associate vice president...

Pro-Fair offers more opportunities to arts and humanities

September 19, 2014

More companies will be included at this year’s ProFair on Wednesday than in previous years. “There will be 76 different companies at ProFair this year, which is a few more than we typically have,”...

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