SunTrust Partners with USC Upstate to Offer Financial Literacy Series

June 9, 2015 at 9:18 am
From left, Kim Jolley, first vice president and city president/commercial lending at SunTrust, presents a check to Dr. Frank Rudisill, dean of the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, and Bea Walters Smith, director of USC Upstate Development and Foundation Scholarships.

From left, Kim Jolley, first vice president and city president/commercial lending at SunTrust, presents a check to Dr. Frank Rudisill, dean of the George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business and Economics, and Bea Walters Smith, director of USC Upstate Development and Foundation Scholarships.

The George Dean Johnson, Jr. College of Business at the University of South Carolina Upstate in partnership with SunTrust Banks, Inc. will offer a five-week financial literacy class beginning in January 2016.

The “Lunch and Learn” series to be offered to USC Upstate students, faculty, staff and the community and will feature a “New Year’s Resolution” theme.

Class topics will include Managing Your Liquidity, Personal Financing, Insurance Protection, Personal Investing, Retirement and Estate Planning. Classes will be taught by retired USC Upstate business professor John Cronin.

The fee for the series is $50 for the community, $25 for USC Upstate faculty, staff and retirees, and FREE to USC Upstate students. Class dates will be announced in the fall.

For more information, please contact Bea Walters Smith, director of USC Upstate Development and Foundation Scholarships, at bwsmith@uscupstate.edu or (864) 503-5235.