Be Well: Benefits Education Workshop Series

Benefits and Wellness Education Series

From managing common conditions like asthma and diabetes to handling the day-to-day pressures of the workplace, healthy living can be a challenge. Be Well, Tech’s benefits education and wellness series, will equip employees with the tools they need to make smart wellness choices for themselves and their families.

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Past Presentations

Missed a Be Well presentation? Presentations from 2019 will be available for download and 2018 presentations are still available. 

July

7/10: Preventing Identity Theft 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 320
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Did you know that in 2017 there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud? This is the equivalent of 1 in 15 people! This record high number was an increase from the previous year. Don't let it happen to you! Come out and learn valuable tips on protecting yourself against identity theft such as how to shop online safely and what to do if you're a victim of fraud. Presented by Georgia United Credit Union.
7/31: Using Your Leave to Welcome a Child 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Scheller College of Business, Rm 221
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Learn important facts and must-do's for coordinating your employer-paid time off and Family Medical Leave (FMLA) when welcoming a child (childbirth, adoption, or foster placement). Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources Leave Specialist Athena Jones.

August

8/13: Perks & Programs 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Scheller College of Business, Room 223
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Did you know that there are a myriad of savings opportunities for you as a Georgia Tech employee? You can receive discounts or rewards on everything from cell phones to cars! You will be amazed at the many ways to save. Some discount examples include the Microsoft Office Suite for $15 and free tuition at any USG Institution. Come out and be prepared to ring in the new year with a new financial goal to save on purchases! Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources.
8/27: Federal Student Loan Forgiveness 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 321
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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 VALIC.

September

9/10: Planning Your Georgia Tech Retirement 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 320
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What should you be thinking about when it comes to your retirement? When should you start planning for retirement? Who is eligible for retirement? Come get these and other questions answered as well as steps on the retirement process at Georgia Tech. Presented by Georgia Tech Human Resources – Retirement Specialists
9/25: Wills, Estates, and Inheritance Planning 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 320
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This seminar provides an overview of documents everyone should have in place to protect and assist their family in solving a variety of estate planning issues. Estate Planning will allow you to consider alternatives for, to think through, and to set up legally effective arrangements that would meet your specific wishes if something happens to you or those you care about. Presented by LegalEase.

October

10/1: Other Leaves of Absence 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 321
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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.
10/16: Education Assistance 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center Theater
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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.

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