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. 

January

1/23: Preventing Identity Theft 12 – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Crescent Room
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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.
1/30: Food Swap Your Way to Better Health 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Room 320
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You don't have to give up all your favorite foods in order to eat healthier. Come out and learn simple food swaps you can make for better health and long-term weight loss. Presented by Amber Johnson, Nutritionist.

February

2/6: Summer Camp Expo 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom
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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.
2/20: Student Loan Forgiveness 12 – 1 p.m.
TSRB, Room 132
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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 Fidelity Investments.

March

3/13: Education Assistance 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Charles A. Smithgall Student Services Bldg (Flag Bldg), Room 117
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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.
3/26: Using Your Leave to Welcome a Child
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center, Rm. 319
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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.

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