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Career conference for women sponsored by Coastal Carolina University

September 13, 2002

"Up, Up and Online," a career skills development conference for women, will be held beginning Sept. 26 in University Hall on the Coastal Carolina University campus. The cost is $15.

This interactive pilot program is designed to prepare under-employed or unemployed women to evaluate new career options and facilitate career advancement through the use of technology. The program offers instruction in basic computer skills for online and distance learning. Participants will also take the Meyer-Briggs Type Indicator evaluation to assess career interests and learning styles.

The schedule for the program is as follows:

Thursday, Sept. 25 - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. or Saturday, Sept. 28 - 9 to 10 a.m. - Meet on campus

Thursday, Oct. 10 - 8 to 9 p.m. - Audio-conference

Thursday, Oct. 17 - 8 to 9 p.m. - Online chat

Thursday, Oct. 31 - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Exit reception (optional)

"Up, Up and Online" is sponsored by Coastal's School of Continuing Studies and Office of Career Services through a grant from Verizon.

For more information or to register, contact Coastal's School of Continuing Studies at 349-2665 or visit the Web site at