Upcoming Events

The Odyssey Peer Mentoring Program sponsors events for your social, professional, and academic development.

  • KSU Money Wise Series:The Boss’ Jokes are ALWAYS Funny

    Financial planning Associates from Henssler Financial will cover every day, practical financial skills including using interest rates and credit, cash flow, basic budgeting and tools students can use to manage their finances as students advance into their career. This month, we will be discussing the importance of evaluating a job offer, managing your paycheck, and student loan repayment.

    Wednesday, January 17 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    Bagwell Education Building Room 131

  • How to Win a Scholarship Workshop

    Scholarships are not something you do fast or at the last minute.  Start working on future financial assistance now! Find out in this workshop how to apply for a KSU scholarship and create a winning essay.

    Tuesday, January 23 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
    Bagwell Education Building Room 222

  • KSU Money Wise Series:The Boss’ Jokes are ALWAYS Funny

    Financial planning Associates from Henssler Financial will cover every day, practical financial skills including using interest rates and credit, cash flow, basic budgeting and tools students can use to manage their finances as students advance into their career. This month, we will be discussing the importance of evaluating a job offer, managing your paycheck, and student loan repayment.

    Wednesday, January 24 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
    J Building Room 158

  • Odyssey National Mentoring Month Breakfast and Welcome Reception

    The Odyssey Peer Mentoring Program is hosting a breakfast and welcome reception open to the campus community for students to connect with each other and learn about how to become involved in a vibrant network of mentors and mentees.

    Tuesday, January 30 from 10 am to 11:30 am
    Student Center Leadership Room

  • #LevelUpSeries: How to Get into Grad School

    The Odyssey Peer Mentoring Program, in collaboration with the Transfer Advocate Gateway Program, will host a Graduate School Workshop for students interested in pursuing graduate education. Navigating the graduate school process can feel like a daunting task.  Students pursuing graduate degrees can learn tips and strategies to make their application more competitive and pursue the career of their dreams. Students will learn about the application process, testing information, and other tips and tricks to help them navigate the graduate school process. Information will also be provided by former students and graduate recruiters who can provide better insight into the process.

    Topics:

    During the Workshop, Attendees will become familiar with:

    • Tips for researching graduate programs
    • Application Processes
    • Graduate Exams (GRE/GMAT/LSAT/MCAT)
    • Financial Resources
    • Financial Outcomes
    • Mindset of a Graduate Student

    Learning Outcomes:

    At the conclusion of the workshop, attendees will have a better understanding of the following:

    • Become more aware of graduate school application processes
    • Learn tips and tricks about testing services
    • Learn tips and tricks about payment for testing
    • Understand the difference between undergraduate and graduate education
    • Understand the financial importance of earning a graduate degree

    Thursday, February 1st from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Student Center 216, Marietta Campus

    or 

    Monday, February 12th from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Student Center University Room A Kennesaw Campus

  • Spending is Quick; Earning is Slow – Managing Your Paycheck

    Financial planning Associates from Henssler Financial will cover every day, practical financial skills including using interest rates and credit, cash flow, basic budgeting and tools students can use to manage their finances as students advance into their career. This month, we will be discussing managing your cash flow, leasing vs. buying, and debt reduction strategies.

    Wednesday, February 7 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in Bagwell Education Building Room 131

  • Developing #Killer Interviewing Skills

    This workshop will provide an overview of how students should prepare for a job interview, what they should do and not do during an interview, and how they should follow up after a job interview. The workshop will include information on how to dress for an interview, appropriate body language, and the types of questions to expect in a job interview.

     

    Learning Outcomes: After attending this workshop, students will...

    • Know how to properly prepare for a job interview, including how to dress, how to research the company/position, and how to develop appropriate questions to ask the interviewer.
    • Understand appropriate body language for an interview and learn how to monitor their own body language.
    • Employ the STAR technique when answering behavioral interview questions and know how to identify behavioral interview questions.

    Thursday February 15 from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Bagwell Education Building Room 222

  • Spending is Quick; Earning is Slow – Managing Your Paycheck

    Financial planning Associates from Henssler Financial will cover every day, practical financial skills including using interest rates and credit, cash flow, basic budgeting and tools students can use to manage their finances as students advance into their career. This month, we will be discussing managing your cash flow, leasing vs. buying, and debt reduction strategies.

    Wed, February 21 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in J Building Room 158


 

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