Students and Money: Implementing An Innovative Student Money Management Center Model

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Location: online,

Event Date/Time: Jul 30, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 30, 2009
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Students and Money: Implementing An Innovative Student Money Management Center Model 30 July & 5 August, 2009 1-2:30pm EDT Online webinar NOTE:Payment is not required before event date. Students across the country are facing a rising dependence upon credit and escalating student loan debt to fund their educational goals without adequate knowledge, guidance, or education. Families, high schools, and degree programs do not address these issues and students often do not understand how to take control over their finances, and can fall victim to misinformation. This webinar explores a financial literacy program based in student affairs that is effectively advancing the money management knowledge and expertise of students, and is supporting the education and retention of students by establishing a culture of financial empowerment and sustained student success throughout our campuses. Program participants will: *Understand the long-term impact and challenges of financial illiteracy facing students *Identify strategies and a project timeline to establish a student money management center *Identify funding strategies and opportunities to finance a comprehensive student money management center *Learn how to integrate an assessment model into the development and continuous improvement of financial literacy programs and services *Learn how to create a culture of financial empowerment among the student body Who should attend? *Academic Affairs Administration *Academic Advising *Academic Support *Administrative Leadership *Admissions *Orientation and First year Programs *Career Development *Commuter Students and Adult Learners *Financial Aid & Scholarships *Graduate Students and New Professionals *Greek Life *Housing and Residence Life *International Education *SSAOs Who is the speaker? Danielle Champagne is the Assistant Director of the Student Money Management Center at the University of North Texas. She currently oversees the Financial Success Programs that provide individual student financial consultations and the assessment creation and planning for the Center. Her educational background includes finance, economics, and student affairs and college administration. She is currently working on an MBA in Strategic Management at UNT. Her current research interests include first- generation and minority college student recruitment and retention, assessment of student learning and outcomes, and the impact of debt on college students and recent graduates. Enquiries: pjrana67@msn.com

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