Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 28, 2013
As a part of their campus-wide financial literacy campaign, Wake Technical Community College is hosting Financial Empowerment Workshop for future students and their parents. These workshops focus on providing practical information that will help them in college and beyond.
A second Open House financial empowerment event is scheduled for April 13th between 10:00 and 12:30 at Wake Tech North Campus. Those interested in learning more about the college and their financial education programs are welcome to attend this complimentary event.
The campaign’s inaugural semester will deliver more than 15 events, provide access to an online learning center, and host campus-wide promotions to raise awareness about financial literacy and Center resources. The SunTrust Foundations Center for Financial Education at Wake Technical Community College offered various workshops for students, parents of students, staff members and those participating in specialized programs.
Wake Tech’s Center for Financial Education, in collaboration with the SunTrust Foundation and the National Financial Educators Council, is committed to helping students gain skills to manage their money properly.
Wake Tech is fully committed to designing a comprehensive financial education initiative for prospective students, current students, staff, and faculty. The planning, implementation and assessment of the financial literacy program is a collaborative effort between Wake Tech’s administration, Foundation Office, GED/ABE Programs, Student Activities Office, Financial Aid Office, Promotions & Marketing and Curriculum Education Services. The college is dedicated to providing this holistic financial education initiative in order to increase financial literacy and allow participants to achieve financial freedom and empowerment.
Established in 2008, the SunTrust Foundation’s mission is to provide monetary support to nonprofit organizations and institutions engaged in activities promoting education, health and human services, culture and art, and civic and community involvement that contribute to the social and economic development of the communities SunTrust serves.
The National Financial Educators Council revolutionizes the financial literacy industry by delivering comprehensive campaigns to the global community. The NFEC is widely recognized for creating high-profile financial literacy initiatives that span all areas of personal finance. These campaigns are designed to improve community outcomes and raise awareness for the financial literacy movement. The NFEC mission is to create a world where people are informed to make qualified financial decisions that improve their lives, the lives of their loved ones, and the lives of people they influence around the globe.