The Coming Week in LSSA – February 3 – February 9

Check out what is happening this week in LSSA!

Executive Summary:

1)     Public Speaking Seminar- Campus Toastmasters (Wednesday)

2)     How to Navigate the State Hiring Process (Thursday)

3)     IRP Seminar with Lisa Alexander, UW-Madison Law School

4)     La Follette School Alumni Event (Thursday)


1. Public Speaking Seminar-Campus Toastmasters

Wednesday, February 5th, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Union South TITU

Attend to hear speaches, critiques, and participation exercises. This is a great free event for those who would like to improve their public speaking skills.


2. How to Navigate the State Hiring Process

Thursday, February 6th, 12:00pm, La Follette School Conference Room

Jennie Mauer, recruiter for the Office of State Employee Relations, discusses the do’s and don’ts of the state hiring process. This event will discuss the civil service exams and how to excel in the state hiring interviews. Free Pizza will be provided!


3. IRP Seminar with Lisa Alexander, UW-Madison Law School

Thursday, February 6th, 12:15pm-1:30pm, 8417 Social Sciences

Lisa Alexander, Associate Professor of Law, UW-Madison Law School will present her talk “Law, Culture, and Social Movements 2.0”


4. La Follette School Alumni Event

Thursday, February 6th, 4:30pm-7:00pm, Inn on the Park, 22 S Carroll St.

This will be a great event with many reasons to attend.

ATTENDEES TO NETWORK WITH – Alumni, friends of the school, students, and staff will attend the biggest networking opportunity of the year. Typically, many state agencies and area organizations are represented. In the past, state legislators and other prominent local officials have attended. It’s the perfect place to snag a job or internship opportunity.


SILENT AUCTION – The LSSA Board is organizing a silent auction to raise funds for this year’s graduation. We have already received a number of great items from area. Come see what great items we will be auctioning off.

These are just a few of the reasons to join us. To RSVP email Joe Dvorak You don’t have to RSVP to attend, but it’s appreciated. You don’t need to stay the entire time, so please join even if you have class during part of the event.

There will also be a special presentation for Dennis Dresang around 5:30pm.

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