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Student Loans - How Not to Move Back Into Your Parents House/Register
Dave Peterson, IPFW Financial Aid Director
September 3, 2015-12p-1p

Working toward your college degree can be some of the most exciting years of your life. Friends, experiences, and fun! But making irresponsible decisions regarding finances can put a shadow over the entire college experience that can last what feels like a lifetime. Watch this webinar with Dave Peterson, Director of IPFW Financial Aid Office to learn tips and techniques to make the most of your college years without racking up the most debt in student loans! Topics to be covered include:          

       Types of Student Loans        
       Terms and Conditions of Loans
       Establishing an in-school budget
       Needs vs Wants (borrowing only what you need)

How to navigate the Grad School Search including finding GA/TA positions/Register 
Carol Sternberger, Director, IPFW Graduate Studies
September 28, 2015-12p-1p

Considering pursuing your education past a Bachelor’s Degree? Applying to graduate school can be a very intimidating process. Which programs are worth your time and interest? What is an acceptable timeline for the application process? How to write the daunting “Statement of Purpose”? What exams do you need to take for entrance into graduate school? What’s the cost of attending? Interested in finding Teaching or Graduate Assistantships? This webinar will briefly cover all you need to know about finding, applying, and attending the perfect graduate program!

Sink or Swim Entrepreneurship Panel
October 19,2015-12p-1p – Neff 101

Join us on Monday, October 19, 2015 from 12p-1p in Neff Hall 101 to hear local entrepreneurs share their insights on how to start a successful company.  Learn about the passions that drove them to succeed and some of the surprises they encountered along the way. If you’ve thought about starting your own business, this is an excellent opportunity to learn more!

Panelists:
Chuck Surack, Sweetwater
Tom Kelley, Kelley Automotive Group
Leon Habegger,  L H Industries
Eric Doden, CEO Greater Fort Wayne Inc.                   

Moderator: Mike Ekinberry, Dean, IPFW Dormer School of Business
Passport Points Offered / Free Lunch for IPFW Students

Eating Healthy on the Run/Register
Judy Tillapaugh, Director of IPFW Wellness & Fitness and the Peer Health Educators
November 2, 2015-12p-1p

Using your knowledge of other languages and your experience with other cultures (study abroad, etc.) in your career search. How to capitalize on your study abroad experience in your career. /Register
Meg Underwood, Assistant Director IPFW Office of International Education
November 12, 2015-12p-1p

Andrea Ogubi
Career Events Coordinator E: Andrea.Ogubi@ipfw.edu