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SSU hosting BEEP seminar this week

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Savannah State University will be hosting their National Urban League Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP) from Wednesday, Feb. 23 until Friday, Feb 25. The program is a career-awareness and planning seminar and brings African-American executives to participating colleges as visiting professors.

About 120 high school students are also expected to attend the program.

"The executives' main objective is to hire Savannah State students," said Keenya Mosley, Ph.D., director of the College of Business Administration (COBA) Placement Center. "Students should come with resumes in hand, prepared to network with corporate executives who may be prepared to offer internships or permanent employment opportunities."

The program features panel discussions, workshops and classroom visits which will be led by executives and entrepreneurs who are coming from as far Luanda, Angola. Topics will include global careers, technology and the future and how to cope with uncertainty.

Students from all areas of academic discplines are welcome to attend. Most of the sessions will take place in the Howard Jordon Building.

BEEP is presented in part by the CIGNA Foundation. Other sponsors include Boston Scientific, Chili's restaurant, Ruth's Chris Steak House, International Paper and SSU's Student Government Association.

For more information on the program, call 912.358.3400. For more information about Savannah State University and its degree programs, visit www.savannahstate.edu.

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