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Workshops and Forums For Students

Dissuading Prejudice at K-State
Dr. Orlando Taylor discusses the benefits of and need for diversity.

Etiquette Training
Keira Mann, K-State alumni and National Etiquette Certified Professional, presents an interactive session about fine dining etiquette, networking at conferences, conducting business at meetings and handling meals on a job interview.

Financial Management for Students
This workshop provides students with information, tips, and resources concerning financial management topics such as budgeting, saving, setting financial goals, credit, and employee benefits.

Finding a Post-Doc
Panelists share their experiences finding postdoc positions, securing funding, negotiating and other helpful tips.

Grant Writing 101:  Funding Your Research
Learn the differences between writing for a small or large grant proposal, how to search for grant opportunities and what to expect from the peer re-view process.

Leveraging Your Value
Anthony Fletcher presents workshop on negotiating your first salary.

Marriage & Money:  How do we Combine our Finances?
This workshop provides students with information on what to think about and how to go through the process of merging finances.

Maximizing Your Benefits From $ALT
This workshop provides students with an in-depth tutorial on how to utilize $ALT, the free online resource for K-State students that can help with projecting future student loan monthly payments, learn about topics such as identity theft, search for scholarships, and more. This workshop goes through specifics about what students can do with their account and where to locate the benefits.

Maximizing Your Graduate School Experience
Internationally recognized author and speaker, Donald Asher provides graduate students advice and insight into making the most of their time at K-State.

Professional Communications Using Job Search as a Model
Internationally recognized author and speaker, Donald Asher discusses how to maximize your networking experiences at conferences, receptions, social gatherings, etc. Start building your career NOW-- learn great tips and tricks for effective networking.

Student Loan Repayment
This workshop provides students with information about how to look up student loan information, different repayment plan options, consolidation, and loan forgiveness programs.

Transitioning to Career: Employer Benefits
A seminar for graduate students on the financial transition from college to work and understanding employer benefits.

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Young Adults
Are you confused about all of this talk about health care reform? Roberta Riportella, Kansas Health Foundation professor of community health, discusses the Affordable Care Act.