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. 

Download the Q1 2019 Calendar.

Download the Q2 2019 Calendar.

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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. 

April

4/16: Leaves of Absence 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Center,
Rm. 320
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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.

4/23: Preparing for Home Ownership 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center,
Rm. 320
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According to Trulia, buying is cheaper than renting in all 100 of the largest metro areas. This class will provide you with an overview of the home buying process. Presented by representatives from FifthThird Bank.

May

5/8: Planning for Your GT Retirement 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center
Theater
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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
5/15: Deskercises, Exercises You Can Do at Work 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Student Center,
Peachtree Rm.
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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.

June

6/5: Preventing Identity Theft 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Flag Building, Rm. 117
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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.
6/20: 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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