Life After Mac featuring Ken Jeong: January 8 - 11

December 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm

President’s New Year’s Levée - Tuesday, January 8 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

All graduating students are invited to join Patrick Deane, McMaster University President and Vice-Chancellor, for a traditional New Year’s Levee inside Convocation Hall. Students can celebrate their time at McMaster alongside classmates with food, desert and champagne or sparkling cider for the toast. Invites for this event will be sent out via McMaster email.

Networking For Success - Tuesday, January 8 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM 

How you network, stand out in your market, make an impression, and brand YOU is the most important business skill you can polish and improve. This powerful workshop will help students strengthen their presence, human relations, understanding body language, and leave a strong impact on others. All are welcome, no registration is required. 

The Game of Life: IRL - Wednesday, January 9 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM

Students are invited to play The Game of Life: In Real Life, hosted by the Student Success Centre in CIBC Hall with great prizes to be won at the end of each game. This interactive game will immerse students in a world influenced by chance and luck, while assisting students in creating an action plan, building a budget, and planning for their life after McMaster. To reserve a spot in the game, register on

Alumni Launch - Thursday, January 10 from 1:30PM to 6:30PM

At this event in CIBC Hall, students will learn what is involved in a successful transition out of university. There are numerous speakers throughout the event and various drop-in sessions, including money management, résumé review & LinkedIn photo taking, networking lessons, and an alumni panel.

Ken Jeong with opener Salma Hindy - Friday, January 11: doors open at 5:30PM and show starts at 7:00PM

Salma Hindy, a graduate from McMaster University's Electrical & Biomedical Engineering program, will take the stage before Ken Jeong’s performance. She experienced a fast rise to popularity as a comedian after beginning stand up comedy during the pursuit of her Masters in Engineering. She has opened for Maz Jobrani, performed at Women in Comedy Festival in Boston, and has been featured on a variety of news channels, magazines, and podcasts.

Actor, producer, and writer Ken Jeong is known for his scene stealing abilities in movies such as Step Brothers and the Hangover trilogy. Although he has established himself as one of today’s top comedic stars, Jeong’s career path started off on an unlikely course. He earned his undergraduate degree at Duke University and went on to get his medical degree at the University of North Carolina, going onto complete his Internal Medicine residency in New Orleans while developing his comedy. Later, Jeong headed to Los Angeles and began regularly performing comedy and improv, eventually landing roles in television and film.

This event is open to McMaster University students only. All attendees must present their ticket and a current McMaster student ID card in order to enter the event.

McMaster University alumni are welcome to attend and encouraged to visit the Alumni Association website for alumni specific tickets and information.

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