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Job fair brings more than 70 employers to campus

Event kicks off busy weekend of activities that includes 8,500 women here for Catholic Women's Event

03/09/03

Representatives from more than 70 businesses around the region are coming to campus on Friday, March 14, looking for new employees. Full time jobs, part-time jobs, internships, co-ops and summer employment positions are available for students, alumni and community members during the Diversity Across Careers employment fair. The event runs from 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Cintas Center banquet rooms and is just one of many events taking place this weekend on campus. For more information about the job fair, contact the center for career and leadership development at 513 745-3141. Also on campus this weekend, members from inside and outside of the University community are learning how to nurture themselves during a lunchtime "gateways" program sponsored by the Ignatian programs on Friday. Sandra Keiser, a licensed social worker, certified family life educator, community education specialist and consultant for the Catholic Social Services of Southwest Ohio, is speaking on "Gateways to Nurture." The program teaches about how caring for oneself is the foundation for caring for others. For more information, contact the Ignatian programs at 513 745-3777. The University is also celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit early with a party on Friday in Ryan’s Pub in the Gallagher Student Center at 6:00 p.m. And, the department of art is opening a new exhibit of student work at the University art gallery in Cohen Center beginning on Friday, with an artists' reception from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Work from all studio disciplines is being exhibited—ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphic design, painting, printmaking and sculpture. The event runs through April 4. The gallery's hours are 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. weekdays. On Saturday, March 15, more than 8,500 women from across the Midwest are gathering on campus for the eighth annual Catholic Women’s Event. The event includes talks from motivational speaker Matthew Kelly and former Miss Ohio Carolyn Kollegger, music from pop star Tatiana, and teachings on a deeper understanding of the dignity of women from retreat director Katrina Zeno. It runs from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Cintas Center arena. Tickets are $35 each and are available by calling 513 553-2275 or going to the Embrace the Children web site. Also on Saturday, Michele Valerie Ronnick is delving into "The Origins of African-American Scholarship in the Classics" as part of the Robert J. Murray lecture series. Ronnick is associate professor in the department of classics, Greek and Latin at Wayne State University. She has also published widely in journals nationally and abroad and has won a number of professional awards for excellence in scholarship, teaching and service. Ronnick's research in the classical tradition led her to develop the new subfield, Classica Africana, which studies the influence of classics upon people of African descent. Her talk is at 4:00 p.m. in the Long Recital Hall in Edgecliff Hall. A reception follows the lecture.