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Employer Partners Day

Thursday, August 5

Employer Partners Day

2020 Employer Partners Day

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Business Career Center hosts the annual Employer Partners Day as an opportunity to share updates from the College of Business, create connections with College of Business faculty and staff, and learn best practices to enhance your presence on campus.


Thursday, August 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hosted in-person or virtual via Zoom

Time Topic Zoom Link
8:30-9:30 a.m. Welcome and College Updates
Dr. Kathy Farrell, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean, College of Business
Dr. Rachel Larson, Assistant Dean of Academic and Career Development
Dr. Laurie A. Miller, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Curriculum and Programs and Associate Professor of Practice in Economics
View Zoom Recording
9:40-10:20 a.m. Accounting Program Discussion
Dr. Tammy Beck, Interim Director, School of Accountancy and Associate Professor of Management
Actuarial Science Program Discussion
Dr. Sue Vagts, Director and Associate Professor of Practice in Actuarial Science
Economics Program Discussion
Dr. Chris Mann, Assistant Professor of Practice in Economics
Management Program Discussion
Dr. Elina Ibrayeva, Associate Professor of Practice in Management
Marketing Program Discussion
Chad Mardesen, Assistant Professor of Practice in Marketing
MBA/Graduate Programs Discussion
Dr. Aaron Crabtree, Associate Dean of Master's Programs and Executive Development and Associate Professor of Accountancy
International Business Program Discussion
Dr. Kalu Osiri, Director, International Business Program and Associate Professor of Practice in Management
Supply Chain and Business Analytics Program Discussion
Dr. Jennifer Ryan, Department Chair and Professor of Supply Chain Management and Analytics
Business Administration Program Discussion
Dr. Marijane England, Associate Professor of Practice in Management
10:30-11:10 a.m. Student Panel
Watch Zoom Recording
11:20 a.m.-12 p.m. Business Career Center Highlights, Employer Best Practices, Recruiting in Fall 2021 Preview, Awards
View Award Winners
Watch Zoom Recording
12-1 p.m. Lunch Option 1 (included in paid registration): Box Lunch in Atrium with Networking with Business Career Center Staff and College of Business Faculty Staff
Lunch Option 2 (included in free registration): Lunch on Your Own or Bring Your Own Lunch

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a cost?

If you choose to have a box lunch in the Atrium with networking with BCC staff and CoB faculty and staff, there is a $15 registration fee. If you choose to have lunch on your own or if you are attending the event virtually there is no registration cost.

Where Should I Park?

With construction on campus, we recommend parking in the Stadium Garage at 625 Stadium Drive. This garage offers hourly parking for $1.25 each hour and $7 daily maximum. From the Stadium Garage, you'll walk east past the stadium to Hawks Hall. View campus maps (Stadium Garage is #17 and Hawks Hall is #41 on the map).

How should I prepare for Employer Partners Day held via Zoom?

Set yourself up for success on Zoom by testing your software and equipment. On the day of, change your name in the Zoom meeting that's displayed to other participants to include your organization. You can do this by hovering over your name, click Rename, then change your name. You can also personalize your appearance by setting a virtual Zoom background from your organization.

What is the facial covering policy?

Per the CDC's recommendations, face coverings are not required for fully-vaccinated individuals (ages 12 and up) while indoors or outdoors. Individuals who are not fully-vaccinated are expected to wear a facial covering and practice social distancing while indoors. Learn more about the university's COVID-19 policies and see any real-time updates by visiting