STC.UNM, a nonprofit corporation formed and owned by the UNM Board of Regents, presents its Spring Seminar Series, a series of events that aim to get students connected with opportunities in business and technology.

All events are free to attend with food provided, but advanced registration is required.

On Wednesday, March 9, Joshua Baca, business opportunity specialist for the Small Business Administration (SBA) New Mexico District Office will lead a seminar titled “U.S. Small Business Administration Programs and Assistance” from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Baca will teach participants how the U.S. SBA can help start businesses through business counseling, financing, and contracting programs. The event will take place on UNM South campus in the STC-sponsored auditorium, Building 800.

On Thursday, March 24, Chuck Valauskas, JD, LLM, from Valauskas Corder LLC (Chicago) will present “Wearable Technology: What is so new about something so old?” from 12 to 1 p.m. During this seminar, Valauskas will discuss how wearable technology is different from handheld technology, who is developing and commercializing the technology, the possible future of technology, and some cost-effective ways of protecting the technology. The seminar takes place on UNM South campus in the STC-sponsored auditorium, Building 800.

On Tuesday, March 29, STC.UNM will host an Internship Fair, where students will be connected with several companies that are looking to bring on interns in their early stages of development. The event will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. at STC.UNM, 801 University Blvd., Suite 102.

On Monday, April 25, STC.UNM will present the “Innovate New Mexico Student Pitch Competition,” from 5:50 to 7:30 p.m. This event allows students from UNM, NMSU, and NMT can pitch their technology or business ideas. Each student will give a 90-second pitch and participants will vote for the best pitch. The event will take place at Bow & Arrow Brewing Co.

For more information about the upcoming events and to register, go to the STC.UNM events page.