HR Events

  • Jan 11

    Be Well: Smoking Cessation

    Behavior change can be frustrating. If you are trying to quit smoking or change any other behaviors, this session is for you. Participants will complete a self-analysis to assess willingness to change and personal preparation for the behavior change. Smokers can and do quit smoking—you can also get closer to your goals.

  • Jan 17

    Be Well: Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

    Student loan forgiveness seems too good to be true. Yet, it’s estimated that over 50% of student loan borrowers qualify for some type of student loan forgiveness. Come learn about the different types of student loan forgiveness programs, what the qualifications are and whether any are right for you. Presented by Fidelity Investments.

  • Jan 24

    Be Well: First Time Homebuyer's Learning Session

    For first-time homebuyers, the more you understand about the entire process—from the financial steps prior to purchase to shopping for and securing a mortgage—the more positive the experience is likely to be. Learn all you need to know to make your first home-buying experience a pleasant one. Presented by Georgia United Credit Union.

  • Jan 30

    Be Well: Life, Estate, and Inheritance Planning

    Estate planning is not just for the rich. Learn how to properly plan for you and your loved ones with an Estate Plan. This workshop will encompass Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Wills, and Beneficiary Designations. Presented by LegalEase.

  • Feb 7

    Be Well: Caring for Aging Parents

    As more Americans live longer, millions of middle-aged adults find themselves caring for their aging parents. It's not an easy task, especially for those with children who are still living at home. Discover tips on how to provide care most effectively and learn about Employee Assistance Program (EAP) resources that can help. Presented by EAP Consultants, LLC.

  • Feb 15

    Be Well: Summer Camp Expo

    From lacrosse to Lego® bricks and music to mathematics, there's a summer camp for every kid. With so many choices, the Georgia Tech Summer Camp Expo is here to help! Showcasing camps from Georgia Tech and metro Atlanta, camp representatives will be on-hand to answer questions regarding enrollment, application submission, and camp activities.

  • Feb 27

    Be Well: Financial Planning for the LGBTQIA Community

    Delve into the financial and legal challenges facing members of the LGBTQIA community—even with the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling – and potential solutions to address them. Presented by Wells Fargo.

  • Mar 6

    Be Well: Understanding Mental Health and Important Triggers

    Get an overview of the most common issues and symptoms that show up around mental health in the workplace and learn how to "map" the conversation around them. Listen to real-time scenarios and get more info on the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and how to access it. Presented by Espyr. 

  • Mar 13

    Be Well: Work-Life Balance: Is It Possible?

    Juggling the demands between work and your personal life can be a challenge. Today, the boundary between the two is blurry and stress levels have risen as a result of the increased demands. Can you "have it all"? Come learn strategies and tips on how to manage your work and personal lives and create harmony between the two while discovering Georgia Tech resources that can help! Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Work-Life Specialist Candice Bovian.

  • Mar 28

    Be Well: Education Assistance Programs Info Session

    Georgia Tech offers education assistance programs for faculty and staff, including the USG’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and Tech’s own Staff Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program (STRAP). While these programs are designed to help you excel in your educational pursuits, policies and guidelines for using these benefits can seem confusing. This workshop aims to clarify the TAP/STRAP programs and break down policies with step-by-step guidelines. All interested employees are encouraged to attend. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Work-Life Specialist Candice Bovian.

  • Apr 25

    Be Well: Bank at Work Day

    Representatives from Georgia Tech’s banking partners will be on-site to promote their current offerings and explain the benefits you may be eligible for, just for being a Tech employee. Explore new benefits, access worry-free banking, and sign up for information sessions: Presented by Georgia United Credit Union, Bank of America and Wells Fargo.

  • May 9

    Be Well: Smoking Cessation

    Behavior change can be frustrating. If you are trying to quit smoking or change any other behaviors, this session is for you. Smokers can and do quit smoking—you can also get closer to your goals.

  • May 23

    Be Well: Deskercise - Exercises You Can Do at Work

    Are you chained to your desk with no time to exercise? Did you know that prolonged sitting everyday can sabotage your health? Learn how to incorporate exercise into your workday while at your desk. Presented by the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center.

  • Jun 6

    Be Well: Education Assistance Programs Info Session

    Georgia Tech offers education assistance programs for faculty and staff, including the USG’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and Tech’s own Staff Tuition Reimbursement Assistance Program (STRAP). While these programs are designed to help you excel in your educational pursuits, policies and guidelines for using these benefits can seem confusing. This workshop aims to clarify the TAP/STRAP programs and break down policies with step-by-step guidelines. All interested employees are encouraged to attend. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Work-Life Specialist Candice Bovian.

  • Jun 12

    Be Well: Healthy Cooking Demo

    Come learn how to create a quick and healthy dish from Georgia Tech’s own award winning chefs. This workshop is an active demonstration, not hands-on. Tasting samples will be provided. Presented by Sodexo.

  • Jun 19

    Be Well: Leaves of Absence (non-maternity)

    Important facts and must-do's for Family Medical Leave (FMLA), Disability, Sick, or Military Leave. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Leave Specialist Athena Jones.