Baker College of Auburn Hills—in partnership with Oakland Community College, the American Association of University Women and Michigan Works! Association—will host the ninth annual Women in Transition conference on Friday, Nov. 9. The event, titled “Everything you ever wanted to know about getting ahead,” is designed to assist and support women.
Attendees will learn about recognizing skills and interests, choosing and preparing for a career, getting into college or entering a trade, and obtaining financial and study skills assistance.
Barbara Felder, judicial secretary to Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Phyllis C. McMillen, will be the guest speaker. She has been employed with the court for more than 12 years.
The Women in Transition conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College of Auburn Hills, 1500 University Drive. The $15 enrollment fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, all sessions and handouts, and door prizes. Scholarships are available for those unable to pay the enrollment fee. For information and to register, please call Baker College at 248.340.0600 or 888.429.0410. The deadline to register is Nov. 7.
The largest private college in Michigan, Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It is a nonprofit higher education institution, serving more than 40,000 students on 12 campuses and in three satellite locations. Baker grants certificates and associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business, health sciences, education and human services, and various technical fields, as well as a doctorate of business administration. As a career college, the Baker College system is pleased to report that 97 percent of its available graduates are employed. For more information about Baker College, visit their website at www.baker.edu.