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The Wealth & Wellness Summit is a FREE program for all DC area college students - undergraduates and graduates. Registration is required.
DATE: Thursday, September 27, 2012
LOCATION: Howard University, Armour J. Blackburn Center, 2397 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059
PROGRAM SCHEDULE (subject to change)
Dance Flash Mob sponsored by Dance Trance DC - get moving!
Free parking shuttle departs (shuttle schedule is on the website)
Student check-in and continental breakfast
Exhibitors' Pavilion opens
HIV testing begins
Sponsors and Speakers check-in
10:30 a.m. SUMMIT BEGINS
Opening Plenary Session: Who cares about college students' wealth & wellness?
Focus on Wealth panelists: United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Small Business Administration, Prince George's Community College Center for Minority Business Development, and more.
Focus on Wellness panelists: American Heart Association, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Howard University Student Health Center, and more.
11:30 a.m. Break sponsored by 5 Hour Energy and Honest Tea
11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions I & II
Track 1: Money Matters (debt management, financial planning, credit card and student loan debt, and planning for retirement
Track 2: Career Preparation (job search strategy, resumes, interviews, using social media for job opportunities, professional attire, and questions every employee should ask before taking the job)
Track 3: Exploring Entrepreneurship (starting your business, strategic and business plans, human resources, marketing, and ensuring your business' survival)
Track 4: Physical Health and Safety (exercise, heart health, healthy eating habits, vehicle safety, and personal safety on campus)
Track 5: Emotional Health and Spirituality (getting control of your emotions, confronting depression, and stress reduction)
Track 6: Relationships, Sexual Health, and Gender Roles (dating, maintaining healthy relationships with others, sexual health issues, exploring gender roles and how they impact students, local resources for participants)
Break out panelists include the American Heart Association, AAA, Dress for Success-Washington, DC, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Optimal Living Magazine, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Howard University, Regret Free Life, The Training Source, Empowering Relationships, LLC, CommonHealth ACTION, Horizons, LLC, and more.
Networking Luncheon with Sponsors and Speakers
Closing Plenary Session: Establish and Implement Your Own Wealth & Wellness Action Plan
Panelists include CommonHealth ACTION, Regret Free Life, KSG Strategic Consulting, Empowering Relationships, LLC, American Heart Association
Click on the logo to enter the DORM BY DESIGNTM contest! NOTE: College students attending the summit are eligible to purchase tickets for and win the dorm makeover.
The winner will be announced during the summit closing plenary session.
Registrants must show a current college photo identification to gain access into the Wealth & Wellness Summit.
For a list of speakers, steering committee, or for updates, visit http://www.ksgsc.com/careerconect.html. Limited sponsorship opportunities available. Contact Kesi Stribling to become a sponsor at (202) 904-1380, or email her.
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When & Where
IMPORTANT PARKING INFORMATION: We have arranged for free summit parking for students, speakers, and sponsors at the Shrine of the National Basilica, 400 Michigan Avenue, NE (make a left at Harewood Road, NE). Parking opens at 9:00 a.m., and the lot closes at 4:30 p.m. promptly for summit participants. Shuttles will transport you from the parking lot to the main Howard University Campus.
To view details, directions, and download the parking permit, which must be prominently displayed in your car window, may be found on the following link: http://www.ksgsc.com/summitfaqs.html.
NOTE: The summit is a part of Career Exploration Week, as the Howard University CEDAR Center is our presenting sponsor.
Thank you for registering! We look forward to seeing you tomorrow. If you need to reach the summit organizer tomorrow, call (202) 560-6393.
Wealth & Wellness Summit news...We are pleased to announce the Walgreens Wellness Center at the summit. Get flu shots, blood pressure screenings, information on health and nutrition, and more! Thanks to Walgreens for being a summit sponsor. For the latest updates, visit http://www.ksgsc.com/careerconnect.html.
Kesi Stribling, Summit Founder, and the Wealth & Wellness Summit Steering Committee