Webinars and Programs
The Boston College Alumni Association is pleased to offer programs of interest for alumni and friends of the University. Join us on campus—or online—for programs, lectures, and workshops that will stimulate your senses and remind you how much you love learning new things. When possible, we will make videos and Powerpoint presentations from past programs available on our website. For questions, please e-mail email@example.com or call 617-552-4700.
The Taste of Health
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
Join us for this webinar to learn the principles of total wellness through the art and science of Ayurveda, an approach to living that helps people regain a balance between the body, mind, spirit, and the environment.
Laura Plumb '84, is the founder and director of VedaWise, offering clinical services in natural medicine for whole-person wellness and trainings in Ayurveda for everyday life. Laura is the faculty director of VedaWise Ayurvedic Integrated Nutrition, a 200-hour professional training program; the best-selling author of Ayurveda Cooking for Beginners; and the host and writer of the 53-part television show VedaCleanse as well as a 12-part series on Divine Yoga. As a graduate of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy and the American Institute of Vedic Studies, she is a leading educator on the power of the Vedic sciences to promote sacred sumptuous living and radiant health. Laura offers classes and consultations in Ayurveda, nutrition, and whole food cooking. She serves as a contributing Ayurvedic educator at the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine.
In this webinar, the presenter will:
- determine your mind-body type for optimal wellness
- recognize the six tastes for whole body wellness
- identify the foods that are best for your unique constitution
- adapt your meals throughout the seasons for maximum nutrition
How to Build Financial Security
Thursday, March 19, 2020
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
Making decisions around finances can seem overwhelming, but you can put all the pieces together when it comes to financial planning. Join us for this free webinar that will cover five key strategies to attain financial security: know where you stand, picture where you want to be, grow your savings, protect your assets, and make your money last.
Paul Schreier MBA’10, runs a national financial planning practice affiliated with Northwestern Mutual in Wellesley, MA. He and his wife Danielle have three children and live in Newton, MA. Paul has degrees from the University of Nebraska in Engineering and Finance as well as his MBA from Boston College.
Paul will be available to answer questions during the webinar. The Q&A section may extend to 1:15 p.m.
Participants in this webinar will learn:
- why it's important to build up savings for today and for your future
- how to spend wisely
- why it's important to have a budget
- how to make your money work for you, no matter how much you have
- how to grow the value of your money over time through investing