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LEEP Center Staff media mentions, awards, and recognitions

Michelle Bata - LEEP Center - Clark UniversityMichelle Bata

8/2/16 "We Are All Career Services" Blog post for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

5/24/16 "Changing the Culture of Advising on Campus: a Three-Pronged Approach" Co-authored article with Jennifer Plante published in NACADA’s e-publication, Academic Advising Today

9/24/15 "Central Massachusetts College Road Trip: Clark University" Interview with US News & World Report

4/16/15 "So what was 'Write to Change the World' like, Michelle?" Interview with the Byline Blog

4/15/15 "Tips for Employers Looking to Attract College Graduate Talent" Guest Post Author for CareerBright

2/15/15, "Employers seek grads with 'soft skills' more than specific majors" Interview in the Worcester Telegram

8/19/14, "Defining Undergraduate Research and Inquiry" CEL video

4/28/13, "Job market improves for recent college graduates" Interview in the Boston Globe

July/August 2014, "Off-to-college checkup" Healthy Living Made Simple article

Selected to participate in Elon University's Seminar for Engaged Scholarship on Mentoring Undergraduate Research, 2014–2016

Along with Jen Plante received the Excellence in Advising Award from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region 1, 2014

Awarded a Bringing Theory to Practice Grant (AAC&U sponsored funding) for "Improving retention by strengthening the personal and emotional well-being of Clark students through community-based learning and reflection" in 2014 with Denise Darrigrand.

Participated in the AAC&U's Liberal Education and America's Promise (LEAP) initiative Centennial Annual Meeting.


Jessica Bane Robert - LEEP Center - Clark UniversityJessica Bane Robert

12/27/16 "The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns" Interview with Forbes

 

 



Vickie Cox-Lanyon-LEEPCenter-Clark UniversityVickie Cox-Lanyon

Series with Monster.com:
      5/11/17, "New grads: Here's what to do after getting a job offer"

 

4/7/17,   "Networking Tips for Seniors"

3/27/17, "How college seniors can get their resumes to the top of the pack"

3/22/17, "How to use your internship to find your first real job"

1/5/17,  "Get a job by graduation with this plan"

6/16/16, "Toastmasters International Helps Students Build In-Demand Verbal Communication Skills" Interview with GoodCall

3/29/16, "Face value: They're all the rage on new templates but should your resume include a photo?" Interview with Chicago Tribune

5/18/14, "What's next for local college grads?" Interview in the Worcester Telegram

6/11/13, "Central Mass Colleges With the Highest Paying Majors" Interview with GoLocal Worcester


Micki Davis-LEEPCenter-Clark UniversityMicki Davis

Accepted to Leadership Worcester’s 2016-2017 class

1/20/15, "Colleges: Clark student-athletes pitch in on trip to Dominican Republic" Interview in the Worcester Telegram

Selected to participate in Elon University's Seminar for Engaged Scholarship on Global Learning, 2015–2017


Jen Plante-LEEPCenter-Clark UniversityJen Plante

5/24/16 "Changing the Culture of Advising on Campus: a Three-Pronged Approach" Co-authored article with Michelle Bata published in NACADA’s e-publication, Academic Advising Today

Was selected as one of the 10 Emerging Leaders for 2016-18 in the NACADA Emerging Leaders program

Along with Michelle Bata, received the Excellence in Advising Award from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region 1, 2014

 


Amy Whitney-LEEPCenter-Clark UniversityAmy Whitney

3/9/15, "Clark is helping students start companies" Interview in the Worcester Telegram

 

 


 

Honor Roll-LEEPCenter-Clark University

Clark University has been honored with being part of the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This Honor Roll recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus community partnerships. It is the highest federal recognition an institution of higher education can receive for its community service work.

 


 

Community-LEEPCenter-Clark University

Clark University has been recognized for it's commitment to community engagement by being named a Carnegie Community Engaged campus. Clark is one of 361 institutions that hold the Community Engagement classification.

 

 


 

Career Service-Clark University

Career Services and the LEEP initiative were recognized as one of the "20 Colleges with the Best Career Services," designated by Best Colleges Online. Among the 20 institutions on the list are Clemson, Wake Forest, Yale, Northeastern and Notre Dame.

 


 

Opendoors-LEEPCenter-Clark University

Clark University ranked 31 out of the country's top 40 doctorate granting universities in study abroad according to Open Doors 2014 Report on International Educational Exchange. This is a report issued each year by the Institute of International Education, Inc. and funded by the U.S. Department of State.