The Student Financial Literacy and Advising position was created in June 2014 as a result of recommendations and outcomes from the Transfer and Student Success Task Forces. Annually there are nearly 100 presentations on and off campus including Paying for College, $mart Money Management, Financial Aid 101, and more attended by thousands.

News

  • Aug. 15, 2014              WTIC radio (1080 AM) interview with Ray Dunaway
  • Aug. 25,  2014             Channel 30 interview coverage with Lisa Carberg
  • Aug. 28, 2014              Fairfield County Business Journal story
  • Sept. 11, 2014             President's Blog announcement
  • Sept. 2014                   Southern Life article: Helping Students Acheive Financial Literacy
  • Sept. 2014                   Southern website article
  • Sept. 17, 2014             Southern News article
  • Oct. 2014                     Connecticut Post, Education Outlook article
  • Nov. 2014                    Southern Alumni Magazine, Fall 2014 issue Dollars and Sense article
  • April 2015                    Southern News article on "My Student Loan Mistakes"
  • April 2015                    You Tube video:  Commercial on Financial Literacy and Advising
  • Oct. 2015                     CT Reality Fair at Hamden High School article and telecast
  • Oct. 2015                     Connecticut Financial Literacy Summit conference presenter
  • Feb. 2016                    Southern News article on Financial Literacy workshops
  • Sept. 2016                   Southern News article on Student loans
  • Jan. 2017                     New Haven Register article
  • Jan. 2017                     Student interview on Student Loan Debt in America
  • Mar. 2017                    Southern ranked 29th Best Financial Literacy Program in the Nation, 2017
  • Sept. 2017                   College Affordability Round Table Discussion at Southern
  • Nov. 2017                    Southern Alumni Magazine note in Dollars and Sense
  • Jan. 2018                     Southern ranked 29th Best Financial Literacy Program in the Nation, 2018
  • Feb. 2018                    Southern webpage article about Financial Literacy
  • Mar. 2018                    Southern EM Newsletter Spotlight
  • Aug. 2018                    Channel 8 WTNH Interview
  • Oct. 2018                     Paying for College presentation at Trumbull High School

 

$mart Money Management

Financial Literacy

Paying For College