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College to host free success, finance workshops

The Foundation Scholars Program is sponsoring an array of free workshops and seminars throughout the Fall Term to inform students, faculty and staff about topics such as time management, effective learning habits, budgeting and financial advice.

All interested students, faculty and staff are invited to attend any of the following presentations.  Prior registration is not required for any of the events, and anyone who attends may enter a raffle to win gift cards from various retailers. All events take place in room J-100 on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus.

  • Successful Student (Sept. 4, 11 a.m. – noon): This student success workshop will identify obstacles to success and help you overcome those obstacles.
  • Stop Procrastination! (Sept. 12, 3 – 4:30 p.m.): This workshop will offer strategies to help you accomplish more in less time.
  • Budgeting 101 (Sept. 17, 10 a.m. – noon): This financial literacy workshop will help you to set up and track a spending plan and find ways to save money.
  • Maximize Your Learning (Oct. 4, 2:30 – 4 p.m.): This workshop will explain how to create an environment that can help you become a better, more effective learner.
  • Digging Out of Debt (Oct. 16, 2 – 4 p.m.): This financial literacy workshop presented by Insight Credit Union will help you to identify debt warning signs, determine a payoff plan and learn methods to rebuild your credit.
  • Ordinary to Extraordinary (Oct. 17, 10 – 11:30 a.m.): This workshop will provide strategies on performing everyday tasks more effectively.
  • Your Style & Image: Creating a Professional Presence (Oct. 17, 3 – 6 p.m.): In this seminar, presented by professional image consultant and coach Lisa Maile, you will learn how to dress for success for job interviews and professional settings. You also will find out what your image says about you.
  • Show Me the Money! (Oct. 25, 11 a.m. – noon): This workshop will help you to search for and identify scholarships.
  • Financial ABCs (Nov. 13, 1 – 3 p.m.): This financial literacy workshop presented by Insight Credit Union will deliver tips on wise debit card usage and the differences between debit and credit.

The Foundation Scholars Program provides scholarships, mentoring and other assistance to first-generation students to help them achieve their goals. If you have questions about any of these events, please call 407.708.2897.

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