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‘Money Management’ is focus of Success Seminar

Personal financial literacy is more than just being able to balance a checkbook, compare prices, or get a job. It also includes skills like long-term vision and planning for the future, and the discipline to use those skills every day.

The Student Activities office at Galveston College will present “Money Management” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 4-5 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing-West.

Presenter is Elizabeth Brantley Spiller, a personal financial representative with the University Federal Credit Union.

For more information, contact Cynthia Parra at cparra@gc.edu.

Success Seminar: “College 101 Panel Discussion”

The Student Activities office at Galveston College will present a “College 101 Panel Discussion” Success Seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 12-1 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

Galveston College Student Government Association officers and faculty will answer students’ questions about the college. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Cynthia Parra at cparra@gc.edu.

‘Financial Aid 101’ Success Seminar set for April 18

The Student Activities office at Galveston College will present a “Financial Aid 101” Success Seminar on Thursday, April 18, from 4-5 p.m. in Room 251 of Regents Hall at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

 

Presenter will be Tyese Dunn, Galveston College financial aid coordinator.

 

“Participants of this workshop will learn the basics about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid awarding process and timeline, and the effect of scholarships and other outside assistance on financial aid funding,” said Cynthia Parra, coordinator of Student Activities at Galveston College. “

 

For more information, contact Parra at cparra@gc.edu.

Student Success Seminar: All About Credit

The Student Activities office at Galveston College will present “All About Credit” on Tuesday, April 2, from 4-5 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

Presenter is Geneva Collins Spiller, personal financial representative with the University Federal Credit Union.

This informative session will provide an in-depth discussion of how to obtain a credit report, an understanding how to read a credit report, and how a credit report will be viewed by lenders, credit card companies, employers, insurance providers, and housing rental agencies.  Learn how information is transmitted to the three credit bureaus, the importance of accurate information and what actions are necessary to dispute and correct inaccurate information.  Listen to valuable tips about precautions and preventative actions against identity theft and fraud.  Historical credit and information detailed on a credit report tells a story.

For more information, contact Parra at cparra@gc.edu.

“How to Get the Most Out of a Career Fair” Success Seminar

The Student Activities office at Galveston College will present “How to Get the Most Out of a Career Fair” on Tuesday, March 5, from 4-5 p.m. in the Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Wing at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

Presenter will be Dr. LaToya Mills, coordinator, Career Placement & Student Success Center at Galveston College.

The seminar will feature tips that will help students prepare to attend and maximize their opportunities at the Galveston College Career Fair and Transfer Day, as well as other employment events.

For more information, contact Parra at cparra@gc.edu.

Success Seminar – Privilege Walk

February 2018 Success Seminars

What is privilege? Privilege Walk

This exercise encourages participants to be critical of their personal privilege. The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate how identifiers such as race, gender, socioeconomic status, mental/physical, religion, ability, sexual orientation, and age affect an individuals personal privilege and the rights of members of their communities.

Success Seminar – Healthy Relationships

February 2018 Success Seminars

Healthy relationships are not based on power and control, but equality and respect. Come learn strategies for creating healthy relationships.

Success Seminar – Financial Literacy

February 2018 Success Seminars – Financial Literacy: Understanding your credit

What is financial literacy?

Personal financial literacy is more than just being able to balance a checkbook, compare prices, or get a job. It also includes skills like long-term vision and planning for the future, and the discipline to use those skills every day.