Join the Career Services, UW-Eau Claire Foundation, and Alumni Association for an evening of networking, dinner and conversation. Connect with alumni and get real "life after college" experiences and advice.
What can you expect?
At Experience U, you can expect to meet successful alumni who share your passion for UW-Eau Claire. As a student, you can ask all your questions and address concerns that you have about making the best of your time at UW-Eau Claire, preparing for the transition to life after college and starting your careers. This is also an opportunity for you to meet and network with other students and faculty.
There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required as limited space is available.
Why should you attend?
Experience U is an excellent opportunity to network with alumni who have been in your shoes as a Blugold and have stories for life after graduation. Hear stories and experiences that you can use to propel you into your field after UW-Eau Claire!
Schedule of Events
- Check-In: 4:30 p.m.
- Speed Networking: 5:00 p.m.
- Dinner and Keynote Presentation: 6:00 p.m.
About our Keynote Speaker
Kelli Quinn started working for Home Depot as a part-time cashier in 2002. Never anticipating it would turn into a professional career, she has since held roles of increasing responsibility such as manager and senior manager of staffing for the northern division, senior manager of learning execution for the northern division, senior manager learning strategy for store operations and supply chain, learning director for execution, solutions, and strategy. Kelli spent nearly two years as the director of learning delivery for Home Depot University, and is currently a director at The Home Depot in the Talent Acquisition department.
Kelli leads the design and implementation of highly effective, results-driven recruiting and hiring strategies to include a diverse, high-quality, world-class talent pipeline. She has a team of Senior Managers that lead all field Regional Recruiters and Senior Recruiters in the execution of the talent acquisition processes.
Having spent several years in the customer loyalty industry, Kelli’s presentation will cover best recruitment practices and activities, how to effectively build relationships, and how to empower a team to be customer-driven.
Kelli is a 1996 business management alum, and enjoys spending time with her family, staying active with recreation volleyball, softball, kickball, and tennis leagues. She continues to give back to her community with several charitable organizations.