NewsEducationLimerick students learn to finance their futureBy Liam Togher – April 30, 2014 889 Changes to the Student Support Scheme for people living in Direct Provision Advertisement Print Twitter Previous articleLimerick’s latest prize bond millionaireNext articleLimerick people Keane to support guide dogs Liam Togherhttp://www.limerickpost.ieLiam joined the Limerick Post in December 2012, having previously worked in other local media organisations. He holds an MA in Journalism from the University of Limerick and is particularly interested in sports writing. Students in Limerick colleges to benefit from more than €1.5M funding to assist with online learning RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick schools urged to get involved in STEM challenge STUDENTS from Laurel Hill Secondary School took part in a financial literacy programme under tuition from volunteers from Dell.‘Finance Your Future’ is a six-week programme sponsored by the Citi Foundation, with transition year students around Ireland learning about the importance of financial management, the importance of education and its role in improving potential earning power and using credit and cash wisely.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The programme began in 2012 and has educated more than 3,000 students nationwide in financial literacy modules. Volunteers from a variety of support organisations, including Dell, have delivered the lessons to students in a classroom setting.More than 90 Laurel Hill students enjoyed the programme taught to them by Dell volunteers Siobhan O’Connor, Stephen Martin and Fearghal Carroll, and career guidance counsellor Eithne Lyons said that the students took enormous benefit from ‘Finance Your Future’.“It is an excellent programme. The students learned through group work, interaction and activities – a perfect recipe.“Siobhan, Fearghal and Stephen are great role models for the students, giving them a real taste of life in the workplace and also how good financial decisions impact on their lives now and in the long term. We are grateful to both Citi and Dell for giving our students this opportunity.” Linkedin Email Facebook TAGSCitiDELLeducationEithne LyonsFearghal CarrollfinanceFinance Your FutureLaurel Hill ColáisteSiobhan O’ConnorStephen Martin WhatsApp Education and Training Board serves up award winning standards Limerick social entrepreneurs honoured for their work in response to covid-19 Consultation process on a new action plan for apprenticeship launched
Google+ Twitter Pinterest Pinterest WhatsApp By Jon Zimney – March 23, 2021 0 159 Free FAFSA completion event set for Ivy Tech on March 29 Facebook WhatsApp Facebook IndianaLocalNews (Photo supplied/Ivy Tech Community College) The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County will host a free, in-person FAFSA completion event at Ivy Tech in South Bend.It’s set for 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, March 29.The goal is to grow the number of low-income students who can get good-paying jobs after college.As it stands, the number of Indiana high school seniors who have completed filing FAFSA this year is down ten percent compared to last year.The event will offer on-on-one, in-person help from InvestEd and Ivy Tech representatives.The deadline to file your FAFSA is April 15th.Anybody who wants to attend is encouraged to register by calling (574) 232-0041. Google+ Twitter Previous articleIndiana has deal with Pokagon Band not to add casinos in 16 northern countiesNext articleSenator Todd Young on the issues of the day Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney.