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UCI Division of Continuing Education Sponsors Event with Seth Godin, Marketing Guru

IRVINE, Calif. – January 29, 2010 – University of California, Irvine Extension, the continuing education arm of UC Irvine, announces its sponsorship of “One Night to Discover: How to Be Indispensable,” a presentation from marketing and new media guru Seth Godin. Hosted by Bryan Elliott, founder of two of Orange County’s top networking organizations, LinkedOC and the SoCal Action Sports Network, the event will take place on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the St. Regis Hotel & Spa located at 1 Monarch Resort in Dana Point, Calif.

Seth Godin is a bestselling author, entrepreneur and author of ten books that have been bestsellers around the world. His books have impacted the way people think about marketing, change and work. In addition, Godin served as founder and CEO of Yoyodyne, the industry‘s leading interactive direct marketing company, which Yahoo! acquired in late 1998 and was called "the Ultimate Entrepreneur for the Information Age" by Business Week.

“UC Irvine Extension is very excited to help bring such a big name speaker to the OC,” shared Janice Hopkins, director of marketing and communications for UC Irvine Extension. “In our current economy, Seth’s insights and commentary about business communication and personal marketing should be extremely beneficial for displaced professionals.”

“One Night to Discover: How to Be Indispensable” will discuss new ways for professionals to think about communicating ideas. In addition, Godin will share with participants his insights into working creatively.

To learn more about the event or to reserve a spot visit http://www.LinkedOC.com

About UCI Division of Continuing Education

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) provides lifelong learning opportunities to thousands of students worldwide each year – fulfilling the school’s 60-year curriculum platform to connect degree programs to the world of work and achievement after graduation. The Division offers a broad range of certificate programs, specialized studies, and sequential courses to local, regional and global markets through online, on-campus and on-site delivery. A leader in the open education movement, the Division offers free Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and content through the UCI Open initiative. For more information about UCI Division of Continuing Education, visit ce.uci.edu.

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 222 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit uci.edu.