DATE:  October 5, 2005
CONTACT: Dr. Janet Tillinger, College of Business, (361) 825-2385; or Melissa Goonan, Public Affairs Office, (361) 825-2337

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WHO: Dr. Moustafa Abdelsamad, dean, College of Business; IAMC Panelists; Charles P. McSwain, IAMC chair; Rick Little, director of Real Estate for Weyerhaeuser Company; David D. Miracle, director of the Cedar Hill Economic Development Corp.; Roland C. Mower, president of the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corp.; Robert F. Duncan Jr., IAMC director; and Ron Starner, IAMC executive director
WHAT: “Site Selection and the Corporate Bottom Line – Where Will the Jobs Be?” Student Learning Session
WHEN: Wednesday, October 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Performing Arts Center
VISUALS: Beginning at 1:30 p.m. A&M-Corpus Christi students will participate in a question and answer segment with members of the panel.

Where Will the Jobs Be When I Graduate? Just One of the Questions A&M-Corpus Christi Students to Ask Panelists

The College of Business and the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) will co-host a student engagement and interactive learning session titled, “Site Selection and the Corporate Bottom Line – Where Will the Jobs Be?” on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

Members of the panel will share how they make decisions that affect careers and communities. Topics of discussion will include: how are corporate site selections decisions made; which communities will grow; and where will the jobs be when you graduate.

The session is free and open to the public but only University students will be allowed to ask questions of the panel.