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Stress Management

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Finding Your Balance: Decreasing Stress in the Workplace

Workshop Description: With so much change around us, this workshop comes at the optimal time to rediscover how to manage stress in the workplace. During the workshop, participants will have an opportunity to examine, identify, articulate, and assess individual stressors in their workplace.  Participants will learn methods to incorporate in an effort to reduce and/or manage stress, and develop useful strategies toward creating a more harmonious work environment. Additionally, this workshop will address perceptions and ways to develop and maintain healthy boundaries.

Note: The presentation for this workshop is 1-hour followed by a 30 minute questions & answers period.

*This workshop is available or online via Zoom (registration required to receive Zoom link).

Facilitated by:
Albert Angelo, Student Health Center

retirement planning series

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Retirement Planning Series

Workshop Description:

Back by popular demand, Dr. Estes presents a five (5) course webinar series on retirement planning! Learn how to calculate how much you will have, how much you will need, and how to re-balance your portfolio in your 401(k), 457 or 403(b) to safely grow and keep it into retirement. This series takes a very broad topic and reviews it one session at a time so you'll need to attend all five sessions. Class materials include tables, templates, and access to financial software. Homework will be assigned. Please bring a notepad, calculator, friend/spouse/partner/colleague and something to write with. All employees (faculty, staff, administrators) and student assistants are welcome to attend!

Facilitated by:
Dr. Jim Estes, PhD, MBA, CFP, ChFC, CPCU, CLU
Professor of Finance

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Understanding Your CSU Fee Waiver Benefit

Date(s), Time(s), and Location(s):

Workshop Description:
This session will review the CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program, including understanding your collective bargaining agreement for this highly sought after benefit. We will discuss who is eligible for the benefit, how to transfer the benefit to an eligible dependent, timing, submission deadlines, attending another CSU  campus, normal academic standards and tax implications. We invite all employees interested in utilizing the benefit to attend!

Facilitated by:
Lurdes Valdez, Benefits

NOTE: The CSU Fee Waiver and Reduction Program is not available to Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) employees, auxiliary and non-state paid positions. For questions regarding Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) and University Enterprises Corporation (UEC) tuition assistance, contact:
(SMSU) Maria Najera-Neri at or (909) 537-3956 
(UEC) Ingrid Valdez at or (909) 537-3069

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