Student Summit

NC State University

November 7th, 2019

Jordan Hall

 

FEATURED 

SPEAKERS

Katie Walker

Joel Bateman

Art Director at Studio UnZoom 

Founder of DigiArt  

Keith Jenkins

Head of Product Design at TFS  

Lindsay Small

Indie Illustrator  

Keith Jenkins

Head of Product Design at TFS  

Keith Jenkins

Head of Product Design at TFS  

 

Katie Walker

Lindsay Small

Recreation Coordinator - Town of Huntersville

Recreation Program Analyst - City of Raleigh

Joel Bateman

Forest Ridge Park Manager - City of Raleigh

Keith Jenkins

Sports Venue Coordinator - Town of Cary

Chris Allen

Leah Friend

Head of Product Design at TFS  

Head of Product Design at TFS  

Kent Hunt

Indie Illustrator  

Daniel Spivey

Indie Illustrator  

Gary Mills

Head of Product Design at TFS  

Megan Young

Recreation Superintendent - Town of Garner

Diquan Edmonds

Program Coordinator - NCRPA

 

AND MORE!

 

FEATURED 

SPEAKERS

Katie Walker

Recreation Program Analyst - City of Raleigh

Chris Allen

Recreation Services Supervisor - City of Rocky Mount

Lindsay Small

Recreation Coordinator - Town of Huntersville

Keith Jenkins

Sports Venue Coordinator - Town of Cary

Joel Bateman

Forest Ridge Park Manager - City of Raleigh

Leah Friend

Assistant Recreation Director - City of Winston-Salem

Kent Hunt

Teen Program Director - City of Raleigh

Megan Young

Recreation Superintendent - Town of Garner

Daniel Spivey

Administrative Support Specialist - Siler City

Diquan Edmonds

Program Coordinator - NCRPA

Gary Mills

Parks and Recreation Director - City of Kannapolis

Caleb Mangum

Carolina Recreation & Design

KP Kilpatrick

Athletics Specialist - Town of Wake Forest

Megan Jones

Assistant Director at Lake Lynn Community Center - City of Raleigh

 

AND MORE!

Panels &

Drop-In Sessions

Panels

Athletics, Aquatics, Senior Games Panel

Interested in becoming an Athletics, Aquatics, or Senior Games professional? Attend this panel session to learn from professionals in the field! Panelists include KP Kilpatrick, Laury Holley, & JP Lefever.

Outreach, Marketing, and Events Panel

Outreach, marketing, and events exciting ways to get involved in parks and recreation. Learn from panelists Daniel Spivey, and Megan Young about their experiences. 

Programming and Special Population Panel

Programming for special populations helps to ensure that there are opportunities for all members of our communities. Learn from panelists Adam Bell, Sarah Shaw, and Ken Hunt to hear more about what they do.

Health, Wellness, and Cultural Outreach Panel

Park and recreation departments play a huge role in promoting health and wellness and cultural resources. Listen to panelists Chris Allen and Joel Bateman share about their roles.

Drop - In Sessions

Resumes, Interviews, Networking, & Professional Development

Learn best practices to help snag a job after graduation! Lindsey Small, Leah Friend, and Megan Jones host seperate drop-in session tables.

Other Opportunities in Parks and Recreation

Local municpal park and recreation agencies aren't the only careers available in the field! Caleb Mangum, Diquan Edmonds, and Chris Overman share their experiences.

Account Executive - Smith Turf & Irrigation

Chris Overman

 

AGENDA

4:00 - 4:15

Welcome and Introduction

4:15 - 5:00

Panels 1 and 2

Athletics, Aquatics, Senior Games

Outreach, Marketing, and Events

5:00 - 5:45

Panels 3 and 4

Programing and Special Populations​

Health, Wellness, & Cultural Outreach

4:15 - 5:45

Drop-In Sessions

Resumes

Interviews

Networking & Professional Development

Other Opportunites in Parks & Recreation

5:45 - 6:15

Speed Networking

6:30

Social/Networking at Sammys

 

PARTNERS
& SPONSORS

 

Come Join Us

November 7th, 2019

Jordan Hall - North Carolina State University