Periodic Ponderings Events


 

Introduction to Pre-Health at UTC: What You Need to Know Starting Out in Pre-Health

Co Hosted by: Donna Cooper, Associate Director for Career Development Center for Career and Leadership Development

August 20th

Location Zoom, 2p-4p

Join us as we explore the variety of services and resources UTC offers for students considering a career in healthcare. Attend this event to learn all about how UTC can support you on your healthcare path

 

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Program Showcase

August 25th

Location Zoom, 3pm-5pm

Join us as we explore the different PT and OT Programs in the region and their requirements

Guest Speaker: Rebecca Littleton, MPA

Program Coordinator, UTC PT and OT Programs

 

Medical School Showcase

September 1st

Location: Zoom, 3pm-5pm

Join us as we explore the different Medical schools and their requirements in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia

 

Undergraduate Research 101: What it takes to be an Undergraduate Researcher

Co Hosted by: Dr. Gretchen Potts, UC Foundation Professor of Chemistry, Director, Integrated Studies and Co-Director, School of Professional Studies
September 2nd
Location, Zoom, 3pm-4pm

Learn what qualities faculty members look for in a undergraduate research assistant 

  

Virtual Interview 101: How to Conduct a Virtual Interview Professionally

September 10th

Location Zoom, 2p-4p

Co Hosted by: Donna Cooper, Associate Director for Career Development Center for Career and Leadership Development

With the ever changing world, virtual interview skills are becoming a norm for healthcare professional programs. Learn about how to conduct a professional virtual interview for your admissions interviews

 

Preparing to Apply to a Professional Program Information Session

Co Hosted by: Donna Cooper, Associate Director for Career Development Center for Career and Leadership Development

September 23rd

Location Zoom, 2p-4p

We will review all the components of a strong application to: medical school, dental school, PA/ PT/OT Programs and more. Attend this co-sponsored event with Career and Leadership Development to learn how to craft a competitive application.

 

 Virtual Interviews 201: Mock Virtual Interviews 

September 29th

Location Zoom, 2pm-4pm

Co Hosted by: The Center for Career and Leadership Development

Practice the skills you have learned on how to interview virtually in a real world scenario. Participants will be paired with faculty and staff familiar with virtual interviews to provide feedback to students preparing for virtual admissions interviews

 

Pharmacy School Showcase

October 1st

Location Zoom, 3pm-5pm

Join us as we explore the different Pharmacy schools and their requirements in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia

 

Physician Assistant Program Showcase

October 6th

Location Zoom, 2pm-4pm

Join us as we explore the different Physician Assistant Programs and their requirements in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia

Guest Speaker: William Watson

Program Coordinator

Center for Professional Education

 

Biomechatronics: Interdisciplinary Education for Engineering and Medicine

October 8th

Location Zoom, 2pm-4pm

Join us as we explore the different Physician Assistant Programs and their requirements in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia

Guest Speaker Dr. Erkan Kaplanoglu

Associate Professor – Mechatronics

UTC Engineering Management & Technology

 

 Dental School Showcase

October 15th

Location Zoom, 3pm-5pm

Join us as we explore the different Dental schools and their requirements in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia

 

 

Undergraduate Research 102: What do Researchers Look for in a Research Assistant?
October 19th
Location, Zoom, 3:30pm- 5pm
Join a panel discussion of faculty members across the disciplines, to learn about research opportunities at UTC

 

 

 Crafting the Perfect Resume for Healthcare Program Admission

Co Hosted by: Donna Cooper, Associate Director for Career Development Center for Career and Leadership Development

October 22nd

Location Zoom, 2p-4p

It’s sometimes a challenge to know what format to use for a healthcare program or school resume, it can be even harder to determine what to include on it. Join Pre-Health Professions Advising and The Center for Career and Leadership Development for a resume workshop. Attendees will receive aid on crafting competitive resumes

 

 Oddities in Medical History

Co Hosted by: the UTC Department of History

October 29th

Location Zoom, 3p-5p

Join us for a macabre walk through medical history as we explore some of the interesting and odd events in the history of medicine

Guest Speaker: Dr. Kira Robinson, PhD

Assistant Professor, UTC History Department