Midwest ACE Webinars

Midwest ACE places education and knowledge at the forefront of member benefits. Not only do our members receive opportunities to boost their skill sets and those of their team during the Regional ACE webinars, they can show off their knowledge of the industry during one of Midwest ACE's webinars.

The Midwest ACE Professional Development Committee is devoted to providing members with information that impacts their industry. In order to share the value of Midwest ACE with industry leaders and prospective members, webinars will be available to both members and non-members. Members can register to attend for free and non-members will be charged a $30 fee.

Upcoming Webinars

Midwest ACE Webinar: Two Approaches to First Destination Survey Data Visualization: Purdue University and University of Iowa

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Central / 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern

Purdue University and University of Iowa have both created external/public facing dashboards pertaining to the first destination survey data. Stephen Roach (Purdue) and Jamie Cavey Lang (Iowa) will discuss the process – from start to finish – on implementing these data visualization tools.

  • The before
    • Rationale for moving to visualization
    • Considerations/resources/options for tools
    • Partners/stakeholders
  • Implementation/process
    • Gathering of info
    • What information is important – what story are we trying to tell
    • Process
  •  Learnings/take-aways/adjustments:
    • Roadblocks/hurdles
    • Benefits
  • Q and A


Jamie Cavey Lang
University of Iowa

Jamie Cavey Lang is in her fifth year of working with first destination survey and assessments at the Pomerantz Career Center at The University of Iowa. Her educational background is in Mathematics (BA) and Higher Education & Student Affairs (MA). When she isn’t wading through piles of data or advising students about careers, she is acting as a color analyst for the Iowa Women’s Basketball Team or attempting to raise two sweet, tiny humans.


Stephen Roach
Purdue University

Stephen Roach is a Career Services Consultant and Employer Coordinator at the Purdue University Center for Career Opportunities (CCO). The CCO is charged with collecting First Destination Survey data from recent Purdue University alumni. Through this charge, Stephen has been able to work as a member of the CCO Data Team which focuses on the collection and use of Purdue’s FDS data. Stephen has also expanded his work into other data driven topics including Net Promoter Score tracking, and research on student facing communications strategies. Stephen’s education includes degrees in History (BA) and College Student Affairs (MS).

Midwest ACE webinars are complimentary to all active members. Non-members can attend for $30.00.

Past Webinars

Midwest ACE Leadership Insights Webinar  

Are you ready to share your skills and passion for the industry through a role in Midwest ACE leadership?  If you have insights and ideas on how to improve the association and further its members goals, then you'll want to listen to this webinar recording.

Midwest ACE's future success depends upon those who guide the association and make critical decisions on behalf of its members. On Wednesday, June 12, 2019, Midwest ACE Board and Committee Leaders came together for this webinar to give all Midwest ACE members personal insight on what exactly it means to be a chair or hold a position on the board.

Eilis Wasserman, Julie Bartimus, Drew Butts, and Tim Scully discussed the value of leadership in Midwest ACE based on their own personal perspective, as well as their experience on becoming a board leader and holding a position in office or on a committee. To learn more about Midwest ACE committees, click here!

The following topics were discussed during the webinar:
  • Value of Leadership in MWACE - Benefits, Advice, and What it Means for Me 
  • Being a Leader - Responsibilities, Roles, and Time Management
  • Becoming a MWACE Leader - How to do it and Expectations
  • Q & A from the audience

To view this webinar, click here and sign in to be directed to a recorded version.

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