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Spring 2018 Marlin Prestige Tentative Schedule

Monday, April 23rd

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Kick Off Gala with Keynote Speaker (Greer Environmental Science Building)
Guest Speaker: Joe Ruddy (Chief Innovation Officer at Port of Virginia)
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Tuesday, April 24th

9:30-10:45 a.m.
Information Systems Competition Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Client: Eastern Shore Watermen’s Museum and Research Center
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Information Systems Competition Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Client: Eastern Shore Watermen’s Museum and Research Center
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Guest Speaker Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Speaker: Chris Stuart (VP of Top Guard Security)
5:00 p.m.
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Business Law Discussion (Pearce Hospitality Suite)


Wednesday, April 25th

9:00-10:00 a.m.
Importance of Internships (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Panel Discussions
Guests: Heidi Brinker '18 and  Sydney Covey '15
10:00-11:00 a.m.

Cross Cultural Understanding: What We Need to Know to Succeed in Our Commerce & Career (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Guest Speaker: Dr. Tony Astro (Navy Veteran & Owner of Mvoss Creation LLC)

11:00-1:00 p.m.

Job Fair
Including: Peace Corps, Navy, Marines, Army, Coast Guard, and NATO

Tours for Potential Students

1:00-2:30 p.m.
Locomotives and the Local Economy 
Guest Speaker: Pat Suttle
2:30-3:30 p.m.
MBE 101 Shark Tank Competition (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Makowski’s Class
3:30-4:30 p.m.
MBE 202 Podcasts Presentations (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Dr. Vachris
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Internship Gala (Pearce Hospitality Suite)

Thursday, April 26th

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

MBE 101 Shark Tank Presentations (Shafer Room)
Duffy’s Class

Information Systems Competition Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Client: Eastern Shore Watermen’s Museum and Research Center

11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Job Fair (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Including: YMCA and Northwestern Mutual

Tours for High Schoolers

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Information Systems Competition Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Client: Eastern Shore Watermen’s Museum and Research Center
2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
MBE 360 Operations Class Poster Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Maxine Williams (Busch LLC)

Friday, April 27th

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

MBE 101 Shark Tank Finals (Pearce Hospitality Suite)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Presentation
Guest Speaker: Prof. Douglas A. Jackson (Ass. Prof at ECSU)

11:00 - 12:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker Presentation (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Emily Nuss (Former Peace Corps Volunteer)

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Business Sustainability (Pearce Hospitality Suite)
Guest Speaker: Jennifer Jiggets (Former Peace Corps Volunteer)

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Closing Ceremony