Donation From Alumnus, Wife, to Create Career Counseling Position
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The Frencers & New Friends
Richard Frencer (with hat) and his wife, Janis, (in red), pose with Interim Dean Lisa Kessler, students from the Huntley College of Agriculture, and staff from the Division of University Advancement, at AGRIscapes. The Frencers have donated money to help create a career counseling position in the Huntley College. Richard Frencer ('67) is a longtime agricultural consultant and independent food production professional who was named the college's 2017 Alumnus of the Year.
Published Date: Dec 7, 2017 5:00:00 PM
A generous donation from an alumnus and his wife will help provide the Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture students explore careers and find jobs.
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The agricultural industry also will benefit from this position by finding diverse, well-trained candidates with
- advising and services to enhance their career and job search skills, including counseling students individually or in group settings on how to research the job market, develop networking opportunities, create effective resumes, and improve interviewing skills;
- increasing internship and employment opportunities by developing and expanding the number of employers with internship and full-time employment for students and alumni;
- employment resources, creating a database of internship opportunities and employment openings for students, alumni, and faculty to utilize;
- enroll agriculture students in the Career Center’s university-wide job preparation software program called Handshake.
The Huntley College will begin recruitment to fill this position in early January 2018.