OKACE Spring 2019 Conference

May 23, 2019




Why attend?

OkACE connects college career services offices with employers by providing opportunities to build relationships with peers, acquire professional development* and teaching innovative ideas/practices for your office.


Help OkACE Grow

OkACE is looking to connect with untapped resources. By sharing this opportunity with your colleagues, you will help our conference grow and become even more beneficial to professionals in our field.



8:45am- Breakfast and Registration 

9:20am- Welcome from the President

9:30am- Keynote: Mike Neal, President & CEO of the Tulsa Chamber and Maggie Hoey,  Executive Director of Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPROS)

10:20am- Breakout Session #1

  • Engaging Employers with Students Online and On Campus - Kay Barber, Southeastern Oklahoma State University

  • From Backpack Kid to Career Connoisseur: Supporting the Occupational Needs of Generation Z - Lawrence Richardson, Oklahoma State University

11:10am- Break

11:20am- Breakout Session #2

  • Working with International Students: Building a Bridge between Students/Alumni and Employers -Debbie Boles, University of Oklahoma 

  • Building a Virtual Career Center - Elizabeth Enck and Crystal Davis Cook, University of Central Oklahoma 

  • Developing Career Fair Success: How Employer Relations and Logistics Work Together - Justin Siler and Alicia Low, Oklahoma State University

12:10am- Lunch

12:45pm- Business Meeting

1:30pm- Break

1:45pm- Networking Roundtables

2:45pm- Election Results/Closing Remarks

3:00pm- Optional Tour of TU Career Services


*This program is pending SHRM and HRCI recertification credits