With many employers using social media and conducting Google searches as part of their employee screening process, creating a positive and professional online presence can go a long way in helping students land a job out of school.
However, simply building a professional online appearance is not the only thing students should worry about. Minimizing a negative online presence can be just as important.
Even though the Buffs fell short of advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on March 17 by losing to the Baylor Bears, as CU-Boulder student Rose Heaphy shows us, the Buffs were never short of fan support, even if that meant getting up in the wee hours of the morning and driving to Albuquerque, N.M.
With visions of ski resorts and warm beaches on the minds of many students, CU-Boulder is urging students to exercise caution whether they remain in Colorado, travel elsewhere in the country or go abroad for spring break.
To say University of Colorado Boulder freshman Cooper MacNeil lives life in the fast lane would be an understatement.
Not only does he live the hectic life of a college freshman, but also that of a professional sports car driver.
He currently races for WeatherTech, an automotive accessories company, and with the Alex Job Racing team, one of the most successful teams in sports car racing with 39 wins. Still a teenager, and with only two years of professional racing under his belt, MacNeil is making a name for himself in the motor racing world.
A small smile appeared on the young girl’s face as she listened to the high-pitched sound coming from the whiffle ball. The sound helped the elementary student locate the ball after her classmate hit it from a specially designed baseball tee.
Both of the students are blind. On a recent afternoon, they were in a classroom at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Integrated Teaching and Learning Program and Laboratory testing toys designed by first-year engineering students. The students are enrolled in CU engineering instructor Seth Murray’s freshman projects class.