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MAC Orientation

We look forward to seeing you at orientation August 20-21st!

Orientation programming is an opportunity to welcome and integrate you into the Jenkins MAC community. Orientation is also designed to prepare and equip you with the necessary tools to be successful in the Jenkins MAC program.

Orientation is mandatory for all incoming MAC students, so please plan to take care of any personal business prior to the start of Orientation. You are required to attend both days of orientation. The Graduate School will hold their New Graduate Student Orientation on Monday, August 20th. This orientation is not required.

Orientation Attire

  • Monday – Business casual. Please note that we will be having a scavenger hunt after the visit with SAS. Please bring appropriate shoes to change into to participate. You can also bring a change of clothes if you wish. There will be an opportunity to change at Witherspoon Student Center.
  • Tuesday – Business casual.

Orientation Dates & Agenda

Monday, August 20th – McKimmon Center (free parking)

  • 8:00 a.m. – Check-in and continental breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – Welcome by Kathy Krawczyk, Department Head and Scott Showalter, MAC Director
  • 9:00- 10:00 – Merikay Hunt, “Taking charge of your life”
  • 10:00 – 10:15 – Break
  • 10:15 – 11:00 – “Time, Talent, Treasure – Giving Back”  – MAC Alumni Panel
  • 11:00-12:00 – Alumni Panel “Transition to Graduate School”  
  • 12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch
  • 1:15  – Depart for SAS (transportation provided)
  • 2:00 – 4:00 – Accounting in the Real World – the SAS perspective  
  • 4:30 -5:30 – Campus Scavenger Hunt – Witherspoon
  • 5:30 – 6:00 – Pizza & ice cream – Witherspoon

Tuesday, August 21st – Park Alumni Center (free parking)

  • 8:00 a.m. – Arrival,  continental breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. – Welcome
  • 9:00 -11:00 – “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Becoming a Team Player” – Paul Marks, speaker
  • 11:00 – 12:00 – How to Guarantee Success in the Program – faculty panel
  • 12:00 – 12:45  – Lunch
  • 1:00 – 2:45  – Innovation and Disruption Activity with EY
  • 2:45 – 3:00 – Break
  • 3:00 – 4:30 – Strengths Finder with Leigh Shamblin
  • 5:00 – 6:30 – Networking Social w/ Alumni (refreshments served)
                           Lonnie Poole Clubhouse
    , Centennial Campus