Opening Keynote for our 50th Anniversary Conference Announced!

The 2015 FloridaACE Annual Conference will be one to remember!  We are excited to share that we will have Dr. Farouk Dey as our opening keynote speaker for our conference.  It is thrilling to have Farouk, who is considered to one of the most visionary and forward-thinking leaders in career services and recruiting today, address our conference attendees.

Here is a little about Dr. Farouk Dey to get you excited.ace1

Dr. Farouk Dey is a higher education executive with over 15 years of experience in career education, professional development, and talent acquisition. He currently oversees career education at Stanford University, where he is developing and implementing Vision 2020, a reinvented model of career professional development for college students and alumni. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE). Throughout his career, he has served in leadership roles at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Florida, the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE), and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). He has a PhD in Higher Education Administration and a Specialist degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Florida, a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and an MBA from Washington State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests focus on trends in career education, experiential learning, identity formation, and leadership development in US and global higher education.

Here is a link to one of his recent articles on LinkedIn which discusses the “10 Future Trends in College Career Services” –

Stay tuned for an announcement about our closing speaker.