Taught by the same College of Business professors as ULM’s highly successful Business 1001 course (Dr. Arturo Rodriguez; Tom DiNardin), each 3-hour Saturday Academy will focus on a different career area in business as well as highlight the school to work pathway. Using engaging strategies and real-world examples provided by CenturyLinK employees, the program will introduce middle school students to four career tracks over the year (e.g., Accounting, Finance, Management, Technology) and highlight what it takes to get, and keep, the job.
The general public and private middle schools are able to participate, no restriction on region. School sites are encouraged to send teams of students; those students without teams will be partnered up when they arrive.
CenturyLink Saturday Academies take place on the ULM campus at the College of Business located at Hemphill Hall room 134 (campus map) from 9:00a.m. to noon on the following dates:
October 19, 2013
November 16, 2013
January 25, 2014
March 29, 2014
CenturyLink Saturday Academies are taught by successful ULM's College of Business professors and the President of Marketing at CenturyLink:
Dr. Arturo Rodriguez (bio)
Tom DeNardin (bio)
Shirish Lal, Senior Vice President of Marketing at CenturyLink.