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Career Director Receives Award

APRIL 7, 2008--The director of career services at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has received this year's lifetime achievement award from the Minnesota Career Development Association at the Minnesota Careers Conference held April 4 at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center in St. Paul.

Carmen Croonquist, of Hudson, received the Jules Kerlan Outstanding Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual's achievement of 15 years or more in the field of career development.

The award's criteria include a commitment to human and career development, demonstrated influence on the field of career development, and dedication in creating working relationships between different professional organizations as well as among colleagues.

Croonquist received a B.S. from Moorhead State University, and an M.S.E from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. In addition to working at UWRF, she is a certified career/life management coach and president of Career Currency Coaching and Consulting Services. She gives presentations on campus and elsewhere on career-related topics and has advocated the use of career portfolios in career planning, job interviewing and performance evaluations. Croonquist has recently presented sessions on career portfolios at conferences in several Scandinavian countries.


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