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September 2015

MBA Focus + CSO Research = GradLeaders!

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Here at CSO Research and MBA Focus we’re excited about last week’s announcement of our new company name, GradLeaders. As we move forward together, the GradLeaders team will continue to provide excellent software and service, while offering new products designed to efficiently connect your students and employers. We’ll be reaching out soon with information about our new undergraduate recruitment product, Global Focus® Undergrad.

While this will be our final CSO eNews, the GradLeaders team is currently in the process of developing our new company communications. Stay tuned!

Thanks for a Great Year of Roundtables!

Over 200 client schools have participated in our 2015 Roundtable series!  Tremendous thanks to our generous host schools across the nation: Bryant University, Duke University, Emerson College, Florida Atlantic University, Georgia Gwinnett College, Marquette University, Missouri State University, New York Institute of Technology, Pepperdine University GSEP, Portland State University, Texas State University, Tulane University, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Minnesota, University of St. Thomas – Houston, University of Texas at Dallas, and Wright State University.

We have thoroughly enjoyed the 2015 Roundtables and appreciate our clients who have joined us to gain new system knowledge and network with colleagues!

Still one more to go – if you’re in the area, we’d love to see you in Portland on October 6!

Click below to view the school attendee lists for each.

New York - hosted by the New York Institute of Technology

  • Adelphi University
  • Bloomfield College
  • Clark University, Graduate School of Management
  • Columbia University – Teacher’s College
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Columbia University in the City of New York – School of International and Public Affairs
  • Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Metropolitan College of New York
  • Molloy College
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Pennsylvania State University – School of Hospitality Management
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Rider University
  • Stony Brook University, State University of New York
  • The College at Old Westbury, State University of New York
  • The Cooper Union
  • Wesleyan University
  • Widener University
  • Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Wisconsin - hosted by Marquette University

  • Bradley University
  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Carroll University
  • Concordia University – Wisconsin
  • Edgewood College
  • Eureka College
  • Lakeland College
  • Marian University – Fond du Lac
  • Marquette University
  • St. Norbert College
  • University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
  • University of Wisconsin – Parkside
  • University of Wisconsin – Platteville
  • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
  • Viterbo University
  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College

Minnesota - hosted by the University of Minnesota

  • Bemidji State University
  • Minneapolis College of Art & Design
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead
  • St. Catherine University
  • St. Cloud State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Carlson School of Management
  • University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • University of Wisconsin – River Falls
  • University of Wisconsin – Stout
  • Winona State University

California - hosted by Pepperdine University

  • California State University – Dominguez Hills
  • California State University – Los Angeles
  • California State University, Bakersfield
  • California State University, East Bay
  • California State University, San Marcos
  • Emerson College – Los Angeles
  • La Sierra University
  • Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP)

Louisiana - hosted by Tulane University

  • Dillard University
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Tulane University
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of West Florida

Dallas, Texas - hosted by the University of Texas at Dallas

  • Southern Methodist University
  • Texas A&M University – Commerce
  • Texas Tech University
  • Texas Tech University – Engineering
  • Texas Woman’s University
  • The University of Texas at Arlington – Career Services
  • The University of Texas at Arlington – Human Resources
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas at El Paso
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of North Texas

Florida - hosted by Florida Atlantic University

  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Flagler College
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Seminole State College of Florida

Massachusetts - hosted by Emerson University

  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Emerson College
  • Endicott College
  • Gordon College
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design
  • Keene State College
  • Lee College
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Quinsigamond Community College
  • Saint Anselm College
  • Salem State College
  • Salem State University
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Simmons College
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Suffolk University
  • The University of Texas at Austin – Social Work (Field Education)
  • Tufts University
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Westfield State University

Rhode Island - hosted by Bryant University

  • Becker College
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Bristol Community College
  • Community College of Rhode Island
  • Fisher College
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Providence College
  • Rhode Island College
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Roger Williams University
  • Salve Regina University
  • Stonehill College
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • Western New England University

Colorado - hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder

  • Brigham Young University – Provo
  • Colorado College
  • Community College of Denver
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • MSU Denver
  • Southern Utah University
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Colorado at Boulder – Leeds Business
  • University of Colorado at Denver
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • University of Wyoming Career Services

Georgia - hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College

  • Belmont University
  • Berea College
  • Georgia College & State University
  • Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Georgia State University
  • Georgia State University – Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
  • Northwestern University
  • Samford University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • University of Mississippi

Ohio - hosted by Wright State University

  • Ashland University
  • Baldwin Wallace University
  • Capital University
  • Clark State Community College
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Indiana State University
  • John Carroll University
  • Kent State University – Career Services Office, College of Business Administration
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio State University – Alumni
  • Ohio State University – Fisher College of Business
  • The University of Findlay
  • The University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Toledo – College of Business
  • Urbana University
  • Wright State University

North Carolina - hosted by Duke University

  • Averett University
  • Duke University
  • Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment
  • East Carolina University
  • Elon University
  • Meredith College
  • Pitt Community College
  • Radford University
  • The Citadel
  • The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Washington and Lee University

Missouri - hosted by Missouri State University

  • Emporia State University
  • Missouri Southern State University
  • Missouri State University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • State Technical College of Missouri (formerly Linn State Technical College)
  • Westminster College

Houston, Texas - hosted by the University of St. Thomas

  • Baylor University
  • East Central University
  • Houston Baptist University
  • Lamar University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • San Jacinto College District
  • Texas A&M University – Student Financial Aid
  • University of St. Thomas – Houston

San Marcos, Texas - hosted by Texas State University

  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Schreiner University
  • St. Mary’s University of San Antonio
  • Texas A&M University – San Antonio
  • Texas State Technical College
  • Texas State University
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of the Incarnate Word

Where Are They Now?

Explore new data from new graduates across the country!

The following infographics provide an overview of recent graduates’ post-graduation activities, as collected using The Outcomes Survey®.  Visit The Outcomes Survey website to view additional data, reports and infographics!

Upcoming CSO System Training Webinars

Training Webinars Fall 2015 Schedule

Whether it’s your first time exploring a topic or you’re just looking for a refresher, we encourage you to attend our live webinar training sessions! Based on your feedback we’ve made the registration process easier than ever. Click on a webinar topic below to register!

Career Fair Management and Common Reports
Wednesday, October 21 @ 2pm CT

Interview Schedule Management and Common Reports
Friday, October 30 @ 10am CT

End of Semester Reporting (basic reporting knowledge required)
Wednesday, November 18 @ 2pm CT
Friday, November 20 @ 10am CT

DIY Site Maintenance
Wednesday, December 16 @ 2pm CT
Friday, December 18 @ 10am CT

Please Note: For a comprehensive list of upcoming webinars with registration links: log in to your CSO System as an Administrator > click “Help” in the top menu bar to access Client Services > click the CSO University option in the left navigation bar > select Training Webinars.

Meet the Team!

Freddy Retana
Freddy Retana
 Customer Support Manager
 El Paso, TX
 University of Texas at Austin - English
Freddy is dedicated to helping others and giving back to the community. His work at CSO is informed by the valuable leadership and mentoring experience he gained while studying at the University of Texas. Clients love Freddy’s personable style and his ability to provide assistance and resolve issues in a helpful, structured manner. When not at work, Freddy enjoys staying active, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends - especially when gathering for sporting events!