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College of Management Prioritizes Student Success by Appointing New Director of Career Services

02/14/2024| Stephanie Burns

The College of Management is proud to announce a significant investment in the future of its students by appointing a dedicated Director of Career Services. This strategic move underscores the institution's unwavering commitment to empowering students with the tools and resources necessary to excel in their professional endeavors.

Patrick Nelson
Patrick Nelson, the new Director of Career Services for the College of Management

"We are thrilled to welcome Patrick Nelson as the newest addition to our team," said Venky Venkatachalam, dean of the College of Management. "With extensive experience in career development and a passion for student success, Patrick is ready to lead our efforts in providing comprehensive career services that empower our students to achieve their goals."

In this role, Nelson will spearhead initiatives aimed at enhancing career readiness, fostering industry connections, and facilitating meaningful internship and job placement opportunities for both our domestic and international student base. By leveraging innovative strategies and partnerships, he will work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and employers to ensure that students are prepared to thrive in today's dynamic job market.

"I am excited to join the College of Management and to have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our students," Nelson said. "I look forward to working closely with our talented faculty and dedicated staff to provide comprehensive career services that empower students to achieve their full potential."

The College of Management remains committed to providing students with the support and resources needed to succeed both academically and professionally. By investing in a dedicated Director of Career Services, the institution reaffirms its mission to prepare students for lifelong success in their careers and beyond.


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