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Nicole Cruz
Office of Communications and Community Relations

Student Success Speaker Series

KENTFIELD, CA—August 22, 2014—This fall the College of Marin is pleased to present the first Student Success Speaker Series with seminars beginning in September. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to learn about a variety of services, resources, and educational opportunities available to help individuals develop the life skills that are essential in taking the next step in their academic, professional, and personal lives. These free presentations are open to the public and take place at noon in the Student Services Building, Deedy Staff Lounge, Kentfield Campus. Associated Students College of Marin (ASCOM) will provide refreshments. Contact Single Stop Coordinator Tara Arenas at (415) 457-8811 ext. 7761 for more information.

Upcoming Sessions

All sessions take place at noon in the Student Services Building, Deedy Staff Lounge

September 17
Employment Transitions…From where you are to where you want to be!
Presented by Jake Costa, Veterans Employment Representative, EDD Workforce Services

September 24
Applying to jobs but not hearing back? Gain the skills you need to get that position!
Presented by Sheila Reilly, College of Marin ESL Instructor

October 1
Entrepreneurs! Legal Tips for Starting Your Own Business
Presented by Miya Chen, Staff Attorney, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area

October 8
No Money for Groceries? Learn how to get it!

Presented by Alexandra Danino, CalFresh Coordinator, SF-Marin Food Bank

October 15
Get Creative: Cooking and Buying Food on a Budget
Presented by Oscar Guardado, Community Bilingual Health Educator, Marin County Health and Human Services
and Katherine Kielich, Senior Nutritionist, Marin County Health and Human Services

October 22
Living paycheck to paycheck? Learn how to take control of your finances.

Presented by Single Stops's Financial Educator

October 29
Boost your Study Skills though Technology on Campus
Presented by Matthew Dimopoulos, COM Assistive Tech Specialist, Student Accessibility Services

November 5
Need Health Insurance? Check out Covered California 101!
Presented by Thomas Li, Covered California

November 12
Renter's Rights: Uncover your Rights as a Tenant
Presented by Araceli Ontiveros-Venegas, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Marin

November 19
Celebrating Diversity on Campus: Find your Niche at COM
Presented by Joey Ceruello, ASCOM Vice President

December 3
Stressed Out? Learn to Reduce Stress and Relax
Presented by Kathy Page, Mental Health Coordinator, Canal Alliance

Students seeking special assistance to accomodate a disability may call the Student Affairs Office at 415.485.9376.

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