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- Principia College ACI Scholarship Recipient Wins NCAA Track Title
- April 18 Webinar: Supporting ACI Students With Micro-Internships
- New ACI Brochure, Plus Talent and Career Development Information Available
Principia College ACI Scholarship Recipient Wins NCAA Track Title
April 3, 2019
Principia College Sophomore Corey Carter won the NCAA Division III national championship in the men’s 200 meter dash, March 9, in Boston. Carter ran the sprint in 21.52, a school record, and the second school record he set in two days.
A sophomore from Cincinnati, Carter is an ACI General Scholarship recipient, majoring in art. He explained that he pays for college tuition himself, and without his ACI scholarship, he probably would not be in school this year. “I was faced with not having enough money to return to school,” he said. “The
ACI scholarship helped me out. I am super grateful for ACI’s help.”
Carter has been running sprints since high school and plans to continue training after college. His dream is to run in the Olympic Games. With his art major, Carter says he’d like to design athletic gear.
Carter was a first-time competitor in the national indoor finals and earned All-America honors with his win. He is now competing in the outdoor track and field season with Principia College team.
(Photos courtesy of Principia College.)
April 18 Webinar: Supporting ACI Students With Micro-Internships
April 3, 2018
ACI and its micro-internships partner, Parker Dewey, will host a webinar April 18 to discuss micro-internships, plus their benefits to companies and students. Human resources and talent development personnel in business and industry should plan to join the webinar.
The webinar is set for 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time, April 18. Visit the webinar information webpage to register.
Micro-internships are short-term, professional assignments which companies offer to college students. For the companies, these opportunities enhance their campus recruiting, diversity and inclusion, and retention efforts.
The webinar will include discussion of how to start a micro-internship program, costs and benefits for companies, and the elements of a good micro-internship. Micro-Internships are facilitated via the Parker Dewey platform, making it easy for companies, schools and students to benefit from the program.
New ACI Brochure, Plus Talent and Career Development Information Available
April 3, 2019
Have you seen ACI’s new brochure? Released in March, the brochure, left, contains information about the organization and its members, and ACI programs and initiatives, such as scholarships, emergency financial aid, peer mentoring and talent and career development. The four-page brochure is available online as a PDF. Printed copies are available at the ACI office in Chicago.
In addition, information about ACI’s Talent and Career Development Initiative is contained in a companion piece, right. The piece contains specific information about career development activities in 2019, including the ACI Career Development Conference and Employer Expo, Oct. 4, at North Central College, jobs and internships postings, micro-internships, Work and Life Skills Boot Camps, career mentoring and ACI’s statewide career professionals network. Also available online as a PDF, printed copies are available at the ACI office.
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