Student Success Series offers speakers and workshops selected from today's pertinent topics for college students. MSU students participating in three of the five programs listed below will earn free Mustangs gear! 

Student Success Series Events - November 2018

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Let’s Talk Money! Personal Finance for College Students
Thursday, November 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM , CSC Cheyenne

Personal finance workshop for college students. Got a budget?  Wondering about credit? Savings? Overdrafts?  Got questions about money? This workshop is for you! Our facilitators will share the basics in personal finance, and tips for handling money that will lay the groundwork for your financial future. Presented by Wells Fargo.

 

Diversity & Social Justice Work Shop
Thursday, November 8 2018 at 6:00 PM , Bolin 100

Award-winning poet, speaker, actor, and author Carlos Andrés Gómez will guide students through an exploration of social identity through an intersectional lens, examining how race, gender, sexuality, class, and other identities frame and impact our lives. The workshop will be centered on courageous dialogue and personal narrative, structuring the session around interactive exchange and thoughtful discourse as a means of breaking down walls and building understanding across lines of difference!  Co-Sponsored by the MSU NAACP Chapter.

 

Poet - Carlos Gomez 
Thursday, November 8 2018 at 8:00 PM , Bolin 100

Carlos Andrés Gómez is an award-winning poet, speaker, actor, and author of the memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House. A star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, TV One’s Verses and Flow, and Spike Lee’s #1 movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, Carlos has lectured and performed at more than 500 colleges and universities in 45 U.S. states and headlined shows in 25 countries across five continents. Named 2016 Best Diversity Artist by Campus Activities Magazine and Artist of the Year at the 2009 Promoting Outstanding Writers Awards, you may know him from his viral poems, “Where are you really from?” and “What Latino Looks Like,” which have garnered millions of views online. Winner of the 2015 Lucille Clifton Poetry Prize, 2015 Makeda Bilqis Literary Award, and a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, Carlos is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. He is a proud Latino and father.

Study Abroad Panel Discussion: Go… Grow! The world awaits!!
Monday, November 12, 6pm

Hear about the study abroad experience from the student perspective

 

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*For workshops with multiple available sessions, check out the calendar on MustangsLink or CORQ for options. Filter for the Learning theme or search keyword Success! For more information, contact 940-397-4500.

To request disability accommodation, please contact Disability Support Services, 940-397-4140, disabilityservices@msutexas.edu once week prior to the event.