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The Influencer! Moving Social Media with Guest Speaker Colleen Padilla

Sponsored by: Student Development and Engagement, the Business Advisory Board of the Business and Accounting Department, the COM 406 Communications Seminar and Lamda Phi Eta, and funded in part by SAF.

Thursday April 7, 2016 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm in Loyola Hall Room 127

Come listen to Colleen Padilla, a social media influencer and dynamic speaker, and learn about the keys to moving social media! Join us in Loyola Hall Room 127 on April 7, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Regardless of your major or your career, think about what social media influence you might want to build and how you could be successful. There are many ways the media can be leveraged and even monetized, so why not learn how to create similar opportunities for yourself!

Padilla is founder and editor of and works as a social media consultant. She has been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, The New York Post, and local TV programs. During this event, she will share what she does, how she has obtained 98,000 followers on Twitter and 2,000 website hits a day, and why companies seek her out as an "Influencer."  Padilla will also discuss the importance of continuous innovation in social media. She will devote significant time to answering your questions, so come prepared!
Register online or call Jackie Palm at x3146 with any questions. 

Social Media Event Speaker


HumanKind Water Sales

Sponsored by: Enactus

HumanKind Water bottles will be available for sale at select home basketball games. Each bottle sold provides one person in need with one year's supply of clean drinking water.


Past Events:

Pressure or Piece of Cake + Pizza

Sponsored by: Enactus, Business Club

Tuesday, November 2 4:45-7:00pm

Great Hall

An evening of fun, food, team building, and an energetic approach to public speaking. Includes the "Marshmallow Challenge".

With Special Guest Professor Church.

Latino Luncheon

Sponsored by: Global Languages and CluturesBusiness and AccountingFashion Merchandising, and Family Consumer Sciences Departments.

Friday, October 3 12:00pm

Faculty Lounge

Opportunity to network with local TV stations, politicians, and representatives from large companies and nonprofit organizations. Please dress professional and bring a business card, if possible!

Guest Speaker - Misty Blessley, Supply Chain Management Specialist

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department

Misty is finishing her Ph.D. at Temple University, writing a dissertation titled "Supply Chain Management: Discoveries on how managers manage and the conditions to collaboration." Mistly formerly occupied the procurement and purchasing management roles at Communication Cable and Acrondyne Inc. She covered supply chain management and offered insights on inventory management as well.

Guest Speaker- Tim Eberle, Senior Vice President Operations at Pinova Holdings

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department

Tim revisited operations management in manufacturing operations with Q&A and vignettes. Global operations conversation.

Guest Speaker - Cindy Swank, Executive Vice President - Service Value Commitment at LPL Financial

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department

Cindy Swank is a CPA and an expert in "lean" for service business. She wrote the Harvard Business Review article "The Lean Service Machine." She discussed lean (a type of business process re-engineering), outsourcing to international partners, and operational effectiveness in service businesses.

Job and Internship Search Workshop

Sponsored by: Career Development

Attendees learned tips and strategies on how to find internships and jobs!

Money 101

Sponsored by: Career Development

Attendees learned to budget and more effectively manage their money while in college.

Enactus Fundraiser

Sponsored by: Enactus

Attendees supported the IU Enactus team by attending the PJ Welihan's Dine and Donate. 15% of all proceeds benefited the initatives and competition of the team.

Entrepreneurship Panel

Sponsored by: Business Club and Fashion Group

We heard from local entrepreneurs who have started their own businesses and made them into successes during the current economic state. The panel discussion focused on what it takes to become successful in the Business, Marketing, Fashion, Communications, and Public Relations fields. The event was free and open to the public.

Resume, Cover Letter, and E-Portfolio Creation: Tips and Techniques

Sponsored by: Career Development

This workshop introduced students to tips, techniques, and resources in the resume, cover letter, and ePortfolio creation process.

Getting LinkedIn and Your Online Professional Presence

Sponsored by: Career Development

Movie Night

Sponsored by: Business Club

The Business Club watched the movie Money Ball, a story about the "Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players"( Popcorn and snacks were provided.

Professionalism in the Workplace Workshop

Sponsored by: Career Development with support from Financial Aid.

Professional Business Etiquette speaker Mr. Robert Shutt presented a workshop relating to Professionalism in the Workplace & Life.  He addressed office communications, workplace etiquette, professional behavior, workplace courtesies, dealing with peers and superiors, telephone & cell phone use, e-mail communication, and much more.  He spoke briefly regarding how this information is transferable into the student’s academic & campus community life.  

Creating Business Cards - Express Yourself

Sponsored by Career Development

This workshop provided an opportunity to create and print business cards to use during networking.

ePortfolio Creation - Make your Resume Come Alive

Sponsored by Career Development

ePortfolios have become extremely popular over the past few years. This workshop introduced students to free ePortfolio tools and guided them through the creation process.

Enactus Team Winning Presentation

Sponsored by Enactus

Immaculata's Enactus Team won in their league in the Baltimore Regional Championship and went to the National Competition in Kansas City. All students, faculty and staff were invited to see their winning presentation.

Managing Yourself at Work

Sponsored by Career Development

Transitioning to life after graduation can be challenging. This workshop taught students how to professionally present themselves at their new place of employment without losing their sense of self.

Mock Interviewing - Perfecting the Interview

Sponsored by Career Development

Students practiced their interviewing skills online and received feedback from the Career Development Office.

Polishing Your Professional Presence Dinner

Sponsored by Career Development

This highly popular workshop was the final event in the series. Students were invited to listen and interact with a guest speaker who covered the importance of first impressions, how to portray a professional presence when in business meetings, business meals social occasions, interviewing, dining etiquette, nonverbal communication, and appropriate wardrobe.

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1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345 p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
Federal Compliance Links | Clery | Employment
Immaculata University | Copyright ©2015 All Rights Reserved