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Careers and Coffee
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

The Wave, UCC

Careers and Coffee

Current students are invited to stop by The Wave, grab a coffee and engage in some casual career conversation with guest alumni networkers. This is the perfect place to ask questions and start making some connections!

There is no cost to attend this complimentary event, and the coffee and treats are on us. Students are requested to register online.

Want to attend but unsure what to ask our guest networkers? Make the most of the event experience by reviewing this quick module prepared specifically for Career and Coffee event attendees. Once logged into OWL, click the "Join this worksite now" button.

Please register for the event using your @uwo.ca email address.

Careers and Coffee is presented in partnership between Western Alumni and The Student Success Centre

Guest alumni for March 8, 2017:

abecromby.jpgSusan Abercromby, BA’98, MEd’00, Susan Abercromby Counselling Services
Susan has been a practicing clinician for over 16 years. She has a Masters in Education (Counselling Psychology) from Western University. She is also a Certified Canadian Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She has recently been awarded Adjunct Faculty position at the Faculty of Education.


Jeff Grieve, BSc'85, BA'16, Executive Director, ITS  Western University.
Jeff's LinkedIn

As a seasoned IT leader, Jeff has over 30 years of experience in both private sector (Banking) and public sector (Higher Education) organizations.  He started out as a software developer and progressed into a variety of Project Management and Executive roles. Information Technology is an integral part of our personal and professional lives. It has been a very challenging and rewarding journey so far. He is also a strong proponent of lifelong learning and has just recently completed a degree in Physical Anthropology & Archaeology.


Jennifer Welburn, BESc’03, Project Manager, National Research Council of Canada (NRC)
Jennifer's LinkedIn

Jennifer Welburn is a Project Manager in the Automotive and Surface Transportation portfolio of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in London, ON.  Her recent work includes technology planning in the area of digital manufacturing.  Prior to joining NRC, Jennifer held a variety of positions during her career at General Dynamics Land Systems Canada including her most recent as Project Engineer for multi-site and multi-disciplinary development projects and programs. Her professional experiences have included design engineering, systems engineering, Design For Six Sigma, vehicle testing, failure analysis and project management. She is a certified Project Management Professional and a licenced Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario and graduated from Western University with a BESc in Mechanical Engineering Science.

Keith Gibbons BSc'75, Retired teacher and textbook author

Keith Gibbons retired in January 2014 after 35 years of teaching science for the London District Catholic School Board (15 years as Science Department Head). During his teaching career, he was a football and track and field coach at both Catholic Central and Regina Mundi Catholic College. Keith is a science textbook author and editor for McGraw Hill Ryerson, having authored or co-authored over 30 science textbooks and/or science curriculum materials. Keith is a former Science Curriculum Coordinator for the Science Teachers' Association of Ontario and Board Secretary for Dale Brain Injury Services and Board member for over 25 years.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.














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