FORMER BLUEFIELD COLLEGE STUDENTS (RIGHT) OFFER CAREER ADVICE TO CURRENT BC STUDENTS (LEFT) DURING A FALL 2015 RAM-2-RAM ALUMNI CAREER SEMINAR. ALUMNI WILL HOST ANOTHER RAM-2-RAM SEMINAR, MARCH 18, 2016.
The Ram-2-Ram Career Seminar will feature three BC alumni from various specialized fields returning to campus to share their professional experiences and wisdom with BC students.
In addition to advice about careers, the former students will talk about internships, Christianity in the work place, fulfilling a calling, and other key topics for employment and career success. Sponsored by the BC Office of Alumni Relations and the Office of Student Development, the Ram-2-Ram Alumni Career Seminar will also give students the opportunity to listen, ask questions, network, and make connections with BC grads that will benefit them as they approach graduation.
“We’re confident that both our current students and alumni will find this event valuable and beneficial,” said Kelly Bittler, BC’s director of counseling and student activities. “It should be a great opportunity for our students to form relationships and network among our excellent alumni base.”
Among the Bluefield College alumni scheduled to participate in the Ram-2-Ram Career Seminar: Caleb Bittler (’13), Casey Palmer Taylor (’12), and Katie Warren Waugh (’11). A BC Christian studies graduate who is pursuing a master of divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Bittler is an associate pastor at First Baptist Church in Princeton, West Virginia. Taylor, who studied communications at BC, is a program development director and event coordinator for the Virginia State Police’s Youth of Virginia Speak Out (YOVASO). A BC psychology major who earned a master’s degree from Gardner-Webb University, Waugh is a counselor for Forsyth Technical Community College.
The college hosted its first Ram-2-Ram Career Seminar in the fall of 2015 and plans to host similar events in the spring and fall of every year. Alumni interested in participating in this spring’s or future seminars should contact Bittler by email at [email protected] or by phone at 276-326-4256.