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"Life After College: Money Matters” course for Juniors & Seniors – January 23 – March 6
CBU will once again be offering a "Life After College" course this spring, with a few exciting, new changes.
- The class has been condensed to seven weeks to give you more bang for your buck.
- Speaking of bucks, this year’s course series will focus on what you need to know about money management. Hence, the new title (and logo) “Life After College: Money Matters”
- The 75-minute, non-credit class will be offered on Thursday afternoons from 12:40 – 1:55 p.m., and will be taught by CBU alumni.
If you are interested in participating in this class, please consider this time when arranging your spring class schedule. Below are the topics covered in the course. Each will give you the critical information you will need to become financially savvy and independent upon graduation:
- Affording and Surviving Grad School/Gap Year: Alumni Panel TBD
- Budgeting and creating a savings plan: Josh Shipley, ‘01 (Vice President, Commercial Lending; Independent Bank)
- How to tackle student loan debt: Michael Covington, ‘11 (Technical Counselor Financial Aid, Christian Brother University)
- Credit scores, credit cards, and credit reports: Anne Hotze, ‘01 (Senior Executive Assistant; First Horizon National Corporation)
- What you need to know about buying and renting a home: Brandon Kamm, ‘01 (Owner; Revid Realty)
- Remaining Lasallian after CBU: Maria Lensing, ’01 & ‘07 (Vice President, Signature Client Group; AT&T)
If you are interested in learning about and preparing for your career after college, then register for Amy Ware’s Career Planning Class. CBU 200 - Career Planning is a 1-credit class that is held on Tuesdays in the Spring from 1:00 to 1:50p.m. This course is designed to prepare students for successful career planning. Topics will focus on self-assessment, career exploration and decision making, job and graduate school preparation, and professionalism. Career development theories will be discussed as a comprehensive approach to career development will be implemented through interactive lecture and experiential learning. One semester; one credit.
Are you a Business Owner?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to have your business added to the Buc Business Directory, a compilation of all alumni-owned businesses. In your note, be sure to include the following:
- Company name
- Company logo
- Your name/position
- Company Website
- 3-4 sentences about your company
Interested in mentoring a current student?
Having the guidance of a seasoned professional in a given field can be invaluable to college students and their success in the workplace. To that end, the CBU Career Center and the Alumni Office work closely together to provide a mentoring program for our students. All majors and class levels are invited to participate in the program. Students are able to work closely with CBU graduates who have been successful in their chosen career fields. Mentors work with students in a variety of ways, including shadow opportunities, offering career advice, and detailing job search strategies specific to that career field.
Upcoming Networking Opportunities