The College of Applied Science & Technology, along with Illinois State University is proud to host David Pogue on April 25, 2013.
Science and Technology Week celebrates advancements in the field of science and technology, as well as the hardworking, dedicated students and professionals who make those advancements possible. Past keynote speakers include: television host and Chief Creative Officer at Liz Claiborne Inc. Tim Gunn, chef Charlie Trotter, television personality Bill Nye, theoretical physicist Brian Greene and more.
Students attending this event will learn formal dining skills and conversational practices that will be of utmost importance in an interview or work setting
$20 per student.Registered Student Organizations can purchase a table by contacing Kara Pool Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.orgSign up by Tuesday, April 16 by emailing email@example.com.
Panels will cover various topics and give students the chance to ask questions and learn from individuals who have "been there, done that". This event is free and open to the Illinois State University Community.
Graduate Student Panel, 1pm
Carly Holcomb, Agriculture, Agriculture Graduate Research Assistant
Vance GodBold, Criminal Justice Sciences, Diversity Advocacy Graduate Assistant, Educational Programming
Lucas Cook, Kinesiology and Recreation, Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant, Student Programs
Moderator: Susan Woollen, Assistant to the Chair, Criminal Justice Sciences
Young Alumni Panel, 2pm
Andrew Geil, Criminal Justice Sciences and Information Technology, Current Graduate Student/Former Terrorism Research Specialist II
Julie McCoy, Family and Consumer Sciences, Director of Food & Nutrition Services, Bloomington Public Schools
Jonathon Siegel, Technology, Senior Associate Data Center Engineering, Fortune 500 Company—Financial Services
Moderator: Julie Schumacher, Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences
Out-of-the-Box Panel, 3pm
Kevin McCarthy, Kinesiology and Recreation, Owner and Founder, Path Performance, Inc./Councilman, Town of Normal
T.J. Zizzo, Technology, President and CEO, Zizzo Racing Inc./Manager, Zizzo Enterprises Inc.
Moderator: Amy Hurd, Professor and Graduate Program Director, Kinesiology and Recreation
All CAST Registered Student Organizations are invited to host a table at the RSO Fair. This will be a great time for student groups to show off accomplishments and recruit new members. This event is free and open to all Illinois State University students.
Registered Student Organizations must sign up for a table by emailing Kara Pool Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 309.438.3986
David Pogue writes the tech column for the New York Times every week, and in Scientific American every month. He's the host of "NOVA ScienceNow" and other science shows on PBS, and he's been a correspondent for "CBS Sunday Morning" since 2002.
With over 3 million books in print, David is one of the world's bestselling how-to authors. He wrote or co-wrote seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music); in 1999, he launched his own series of complete, funny computer books called the Missing Manual series, which now includes 120 titles.
David graduated summa cum laude from Yale in 1985, with distinction in Music, and he spent ten years conducting and arranging Broadway musicals in New York. He's won an Emmy, a Loeb award for journalism, and an honorary doctorate in music. He's been profiled on "48 Hours" and "60 Minutes." He lives in Connecticut with his three children. His web site is davidpogue.com.
Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology
Academy of Achievement Induction Ceremony-Old Main, Bone Student Center
8:30-9:30am—Coffee hour, open to the Illinois State University community9:30-10:30—Presentation of awards, open to the Illinois State University community