At York College, we prepare students as professionals in whatever career they pursue. Under the direction of the Center for Professional Excellence (CPE), we offer valuable resources, tips, experience and research that will help students develop a concrete plan to attain academic growth and career success.
Reducing presentation anxieties
The following tips will help you cope with the nervousness you may feel when speaking in public.
Former NBA Basketball Player, Founder of The Herren Project and Author
March 15, 7:00pm
Rebound: The Chris Herren Project
Chris Herren realized his lifelong dream of playing in the NBA only to lose it all to the nightmare of drug addiction—first alcohol, then cocaine and oxycontin, finally heroin.
Alcohol and drug-free since August 1, 2008, he has refocused his life to put his sobriety and family above all else.
Please join us for an inspiring presentation featuring former NBA professional basketball player, Chris Herren. It’s tale of a harrowing decent into addiction, a miraculous recovery and his new life mission: to share his story with audiences in the hopes of reaching just one person and making a difference in their life.
This special event is part of the Vizzi Family Lectureship in Professional Excellence Series.
"Professionalism means holding yourself to a higher standard while at the same time helping others around you to do the same."
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Checking your cell phone during an interview is another burgeoning, and job killing, interview no-no. "Nothing says 'I would rather be somewhere else' more than casually glancing at your cell phone in the middle of a conversation with someone," says Matthew Randall, executive director of the Center for Professional Excellence at York College of Pennsylvania.