March 24, 2015 • The Relevant University : Detroit
Landing a job directly out of college can be a daunting task. New graduates are faced with competition across the country from experienced professionals and classmates as they go for open positions. Preparation throughout their undergraduate career has become a key to landing that pivotal first job. Internships, co-ops and portfolio building are all ways students can get ahead of their competitors and network their way to a full-time position. On tonight’s show, host, Lawrence Burns, Vice President for External Affairs, will speak with four guests who are familiar with the importance of internships and experience building before graduation. Mary-Bec Gwyn, Associate Vice President for Branding and Creative Services at the University of Toledo will join Mr. Burns as cohost.
March 23, 2015 • The Relevant University : Toledo
On this episode of “The Relevant University” host Larry Burns, vice president for external affairs at The University of Toledo, kick-off the season by introduces co-host, Mary-Bec Gwyn, associate vice-president for branding and creative services. Guests talk about new developments at The University of Toledo, education technology, and the areas streams, rivers, and lakes.
February 24, 2015 • The Relevant University : Detroit
Tonight, we will speak to four guests about current happenings within Division I college football and the impact it is having at universities and around the country. It is my privilege to have Mr. Michael O’Brien, Vice President and Director of Athletics at the University of Toledo, as my cohost.
January 27, 2015 • The Relevant University : Detroit
In order to keep up with trends in the business world, colleges of business are constantly changing and adapting. They house the next great leaders in the field of sales, management and accounting and are preparing students for careers throughout the world. The support from alumni and community has become an important resource for both colleges of business and graduates. On the January edition of “The Relevant University,” Lawrence J. Burns, vice president for external affairs at The University of Toledo, interviews guests who will discuss emerging trends within colleges of business, the process behind hiring graduates and exciting programs allowing students to work with corporate partners and gain valuable research experience while in the classroom.
The Relevant University : WTAM 1100 Cleveland spot
Employers now prefer students with relevant internship experience. Larry Burns, vice president for external affairs at UT, and Billy Pierce, UT’s director of undergraduate admission, talk about the importance of experiential learning on this segment.