News & Events

Guest Speaker - Misty Blessley, Supply Chain Management Specialist

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department

Monday, February 24th, 2014, 4:30 p.m., Good Counsel 6

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 will cover supply chain management and offer insights on inventory management as well.

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

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department

Monday, March 24th, 2014, 4:30 p.m., location TBD

Tim will be revisiting operations management in manufacturing operations with Q&A and vignettes. Global operations conversation.

Past Events:

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

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department 

Monday, February 3rd, 2014, 4:30 p.m., Loyola 3

Tim Eberle is responsible for manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement. He is the former director of operations for specialty chemical group and earlier for the BioPolymer operations of FMC Corporation. Tim will discuss operational effectiveness in manufacturing operations and international operations leadership. He has experience in transorming manufacturing operations.

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

Sponsored by: Business & Accounting Department

Monday, January 27th, 2014, 4:30 p.m., Loyola 3

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 will discuss 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

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013           1:15pm                   Loyola 127

Come learn tips and strategies on how to find internships and jobs!

Money 101

Sponsored by: Career Development

Thursday, November 14, 2013            3:15pm-4:00pm      Loyola 127

Learn to Budget yourself and more effectively manage your money while in college.

Enactus Fundraiser

Sponsored by: Enactus

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013       4:00pm-12:00am      PJ Welihan's, Downingtown PA

Support the IU Enactus team by attending the PJ Welihan's Dine and Donate. 15% of all proceeds will benefit the initatives and competition of the team.

Entrepreneurship Panel

Sponsored by: Business Club and Fashion Group

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013         7:00pm-9:00pm      Great Hall

Join us as we hear from local entrepreneurs who have started their own business and made it into a success during the current economic state. The panel discussion focuses on what it takes to become successful in the Business, Marketing, Fashion, Communications, and Public Relations fields. The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome! Business casual attire is required.

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

Sponsored by: Career Development

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013    3:15pm-4:00pm        Loyola 127

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

Budgeting in College: Spend Wisely

Sponsored by: Career Development

Thursday, November 14th, 2013      3:15pm-4:15pm        Loyola 127

Getting LinkedIn and Your Online Professional Presence

Sponsored by: Career Development

Monday, November 18th, 2013        4:15pm-5:15pm      Gabriele Library Media Classroom

Movie Night

Sponsored by: Business Club

Tuesday, October 29th 2013        8pm-10pm      Green Room

The Business Club will be watching 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"( All are welcome! Popcorn and snacks will be provided.

Professionalism in the Workplace Workshop

Sponsored by: Career Development with support from Financial Aid.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013            1:30pm-3:00pm            Green Room

Professional Business Etiquette speaker, Mr. Robert Shutt, will be on campus to present a workshop relating to Professionalism in the Workplace & Life.  He will address office communications, workplace etiquette, professional behavior, workplace courtesies, dealing with peers and superiors, telephone & cell phone use, e-mail communication, and much more.  He will also speak briefly regarding how this information is transferable in to the student’s academic & campus community life. This session is open to ALL students. 

Accounting Job Fair

Sponsored by: SEPCHE

Friday, September 20, 2013

Gwynedd-Mercy College             10:00am-12:00pm

 Employers in the accounting fields are invited to the Career Fair along with students interested in gaining experience in the field of accounting.  Sign up today by contacting the Career Development office at ext. 3506 or e-mailing  For a list of registered employers, please visit

Welcome Back Social

Sponsored by Business and Accounting Department

Getting LinkedIn: Creating your Online Professional Presence & Photobooth

Sponsored by Career Development

This workshop introduced students to the social networking site LinkedIn. Networking is the number one way job hunters learn about job openings, so it's important that you learn to properly present yourself to potential employers. Additionally, throughout the workshop students had the opportunity to take a professional picture to add to their LinkedIn accounts. 

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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