Thursday, September 26th, 2013

“Wine, Dine, & Act Fine” Senior Etiquette Dinner – RSVP by 10/1

Have you ever dined at a formal affair, looked down at the table and wondered, Why are there so many forks?!  Or, have you had trouble getting a conversation started at a professional networking event? Crystal L. Bailey, Director of the Etiquette Institute of Washington, will answer these questions and more at the ninth annual “Wine, Dine, & Act Fine” senior etiquette dinner on Wednesday, October 9, 2013.  All guests in attendance, including senior students, Bucknell staff and faculty, alumni, and community members, will learn the basics of proper dining etiquette as well as how to place an order, share […]

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Monday, September 24th, 2012

Senior Etiquette Dinner – RSVP 9/26

Come to our annual Wine, Dine and Act Fine – Senior Etiquette Dinner! The Senior Etiquette Dinner teaches students about dining etiquette critical for both entering the professional world as well as for presenting themselves properly in a social setting. The meal is served in various courses and covers different parts of the dining experience including how to eat soup, how to butter you bread, which silverware to use, and even how to pass salt and pepper. Kate Stilin, Bucknell’s Director of Catering, runs the event and is always fun and engaging. Students will have the opportunity to interact with […]

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Thursday, March 15th, 2012

On March 28th Take A Trip Around The World With Us!

CNN Travel recently posted International business etiquette 101; the article opened with three examples: In Spain, a business dinner will last well into the early morning hours — many restaurants don’t even open until 9 p.m. and don’t get busy until 10 or 11 p.m. Australians aren’t impressed by a title or status — they expect your work to speak for itself. The Japanese aren’t afraid to ask how much money you earn or how large your home is. And these are only three out of thousands of different customs, business protocols and social mores throughout the world! It is […]

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Friday, September 9th, 2011

Senior Etiquette Dinner – RSVP 9/20

Seniors –  Are you interviewing this fall? Do you have a wedding to attend? Be prepared for fancy dinners and formal occasions by coming to the “Wine, Dine and Act Fine Senior Etiquette Dinner”! This  is a great opportunity to network with alumni, staff and prominent members of the local community while learning and practicing proper etiquette with your peers. 5:30-6:30 Wine and Cheese Reception 6:30-8:30 Etiquette Dinner and Dessert RSVP required by September 20, 2011. Please return RSVP card or email katie.damon@bucknell.edu. Cost is $16.50 dining dollars or check, dress is Business Attire.

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Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

You Came, You Saw, You Conquered; Now Say Thank You

Congratulations to those of you who attended the Employer Expo! Our office received loads of positive feedback from employers on the poised, prepared, and knowledgeable nature of Bucknellians. Give yourselves a pat on the back for making a great impression on employers, and then, get back to work! 🙂 It’s important to follow-up with employers after a career fair, and it’s a step in the job search process that students are often unaware they should take. Putting forth a little effort to go the extra mile will make you stand out from the competition. Here’s some advice from Peter Vogt, […]

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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Crackberry…errr…Blackberry Etiquette

This is a great article about Blackberry Etiquette that we wanted to share. Now I know it is written in a “business” point of view but these tips can be applied to internships, externships, summer jobs, the classroom various meetings you find yourself in as a student, and just when being a friend. So, how is your BlackBerry etiquette? Trump tells how, during one Monday morning meeting, she put a shoebox marked “CrackBerries” on a side table in the conference room and collected everyone’s BlackBerries. “Our agenda was a full half hour ahead of schedule. People were more focused,” she […]

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Thursday, September 17th, 2009

You Came, You Saw, You Conquered; Now Say Thank You

Congratulations to those of you who attended the Employer Expo! Our office received loads of positive feedback from employers on the poised, prepared, and knowledgeable nature of Bucknellians. Give yourselves a pat on the back for making a great impression on employers, and then, get back to work! 🙂 It’s important to follow-up with employers after a career fair, and it’s a step in the job search process that students are often unaware they should take. Putting forth a little effort to go the extra mile will make you stand out from the competition. Here’s some advice from Peter Vogt, […]

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