Beacon Briefs: Upcoming happenings on campus

Apply for the Briefly Fellowship

The university is seeking candidates for the Bierly Fellowship, which facilitates experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate students who are looking forward to performing work in the field of study outside of campus and the community.

The application can be found online, and if you visit the Center for Career Development and Internship Office, reach out to Sharon Castano, director of internships, by Feb. 1. For any questions concerning the internship, contact Castano.

Get Off-Hours D2L/LIVE Support

Students will be able to contact D2L End-User Support Services (EUSS) through live chat, phone and email for assistance when the Help Desk is closed. They will no longer have to wait until the following week to get assistance when having trouble with D2L.

A link will be provided to access the off-hour services on D2L or LIVE on the homepage in the Help Resources section beginning on Jan. 27. It will also be available on the weekends.

Apply for a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Internship

A two-semester internship with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins is available for the 2020 and 2021 academic school year. There will be opportunities for those interested in sports management, marketing, hospitality, supply chain management or accounting.

Benefits of the internship include receiving an understanding of the different functional areas of a sports organization, explore career alternatives through several experiential learning opportunities, network with industry professionals and complete a major project which will add to a student’s portfolio. If interested, contact Sharon Castano in the Center for Career Development and Internship Office.

Adventures in Reading

Beginning Feb. 12, Adventures in Reading, an after-school reading program, for children in Pre-K through sixth grade. Teacher education candidates will present thematic learning opportunities across content areas with a focus on vocabulary and comprehension enrichment. It will be a series of eight free sessions that will be from 4 to 5 p.m. on the second floor of Breiseth Hall. Contact Professor, Diane Polachek, for more information and registration.