The Financial Literacy Browsing Fair will offer participants information about a variety of financial resources offered at UNI, as well as within the community. Informational booths will be available for the following areas: student loan information, budgeting for on or off campus housing, recognizing identity theft and how to avoid it, developing a spending plan, recognizing the affects of gambling, saving money through energy efficiency and what to consider before accepting your first job. Snacks and prizes will be available.
The first Panthers Achieving Financial Success Conference will kickoff National Financial Literacy Month. Two tracks of sessions will be offered. Staff from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be available to assist students in checking their loan balances, accessing credit reports, and more. Prizes will be provided throughout the day.
UNI graduate Adam Carroll will present "The Savvy Student." Open to all UNI students, faculty, staff and the public. The first 300 attendees will receive Carroll's first book, “Winning the Money Game.” The event is open to students, faculty, staff and the public. Learn more about Adam Carroll at http://www.adamspeaks.com/
PRSSA and the ELLC will host a hands-on PR crisis simulation. This Student 2 Student event will provide hands-on experience and demonstrate PR responsibilities. Information about PRSSA will be available, including membership information.
The Center for Multicultural Education is sponsoring a trip to the Social Justice Leadership Summit at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. The CME will pay for travel and lodging accommodations. The purpose of the Social Justice Leadership Summit is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to encourage and lead social change
For registration information, contact Jackelin Rangel.
The Center for Multicultural Education will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month.
First Fridays brings together the UNI community to celebrate art, food and culture in an inclusive environment. Local diversity is celebrated at First Fridays and promotes the culture, talent and work of our community. Attendees are welcome to come and go as they please to engage in this unique cultural experience, meet other community members, and support local artists and organizations.
The Student Veterans Association will host several speakers to promote awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Speakers will be David Towle, Counseling Center; Jennifer Shuster, Cedar Rapids Vet Center; and a representative from Retrieving Freedom, an organization that trains service dogs to help people with PTSD.
The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host March Against Microaggressions, an opportunity to bring awareness of microaggressions on campus. There will be a viewing of a video created by UNI students, a presentation about microaggressions and engaging participants in meaningful conversation.