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Career exploration program set for female high schoolersPosted Mar. 29, 2010
Dr. Randi S. Schneider, Associate Director of Student Success Programs at Kent State University, will be the keynote speaker for "The Road Not Taken", aHigh Math/High Tech/High Wage conference for young women to be held at Kent State University at Trumbull on Friday, April 16, 2010.
Approximately 170 sophomore girls from Trumbull County high schools will be participating. The conference is designed to encourage young women to explore nontraditional careers in math, science and technology. Local professional women will conduct presentations and hands-on activities on their various career topics.
The conference is being sponsored by the Kent College Tech Prep Consortium, the Career Development Program at the Trumbull Career & Technical Center and the Kent State University at Trumbull Diversity Council.
Students choose four career topics from a list of one dozen that they would like to explore during the conference, which will begin with the keynote address at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 2:00 p.m. with a lunch break from 12:05 to 12:45.
This year's event marks the 12th year the conference has been held in Trumbull County.
Questions and further information may be directed to Donna Kidd (330-675-7603), Chris Cooney (330-675-8819) or Cindy Harris (330-847-0503, x-1019) at Kent State Trumbull.