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Evangel University invites local employers to participate in upcoming career fair

Published on Sep 19, 2023 by Erin Hedlun

EU Business students participate in last year’s career fair.

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – Evangel University invites local employers to participate in its annual career fair on Monday, October 2 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Mabee Fitness Center, located on the northwest side of campus. The fair offers current EU students the opportunity to meet local business representatives and learn more about the job positions open to recent college graduates in the area.

Interested businesses may sign up to participate through end of day on Monday, September 25 by emailing Business Department Administrative Assistant Briana Simmons at

Previous career fair events have featured over 40 employers, including local retail businesses, government organizations, financial and banking institutions, universities, accounting firms, nonprofits, and churches.

Door prizes will be offered to students, and all participating employers will receive a complimentary catered lunch from Evangel at the fair’s conclusion.

Dr. Jeremy Harris, Business Department chair

“This is a really great event for both local businesses and our students,” said Dr. Jeremy Harris, chair of EU’s Business Department. “Our students are engaged and appreciate the opportunity to learn more about local companies that are seeking to hire recent graduates.”

About the Business Department

Students in EU’s Business Department, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs, study Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Education, Business Management, Finance, Marketing, and Nonprofit Business & Social Enterprise from faculty with real-world experience as business leaders and entrepreneurs. Students have the opportunity to manage a more than $1 million portfolio through the Student Investment Club and to participate in organizations such as FBLA and Phi Beta Lambda.


About Evangel University

Evangel University, with its embedded Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), is a comprehensive Spirit-led Christian university located in Springfield, Missouri. It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Under the leadership of Dr. Mike Rakes, EU is committed to excellence in educating and equipping students to serve the Church and society globally and becoming compassionate innovators in their chosen vocations. EU offers more than 70 degree programs, including cutting-edge majors, pre-professional programs, and affordable and flexible online degree options.

EU is highly regarded and has been ranked:

  • #1 Best College in Springfield & #2 Best Christian College in Missouri by Niche
  • US News & World Report Best Colleges Top Performer in Social Mobility
  • Colleges of Distinction Best Christian University
  • Top 10 Best Universities by
  • Third Most Beautiful Campus in the Midwest by Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Top 10 Best Colleges in Missouri by

With additional accreditations in business, counseling, music, social work, and theology and certification as an Excellence in Giving university, EU is focused on providing students with hands-on experience and real-world training for today’s professional careers. Learn more about the university at