072512_Schlesinger_Jill_hiWinona State University’s College of Business and the 2015-16 Lyceum Series will host “Taking Control of Your Financial Life” with Jill Schlesinger at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Stark 103 Auditorium.

Schlesinger is a CBS News Senior Business Analyst who regularly appears on CBS Evening News, CBS Morning News and CBS Sunday Morning. The Emmy-nominated correspondent hosts her own nationally syndicated radio show, “Jill on Money.”

Schlesinger began her career as a self-employed options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York. Prior to her current position with the media, she was the co-owner and Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm for 14 years.

Schlesinger entered the media world and became the Editor-at-Large for CBSMoneyWatch.com.

This event is also part of WSU’s 2015-16 University Theme, “Equity as a Human Right: Building Inclusive Community.”

For WSU and its communities, partnering around a university theme has proven to be an effective strategy for bringing faculty, staff, students and community members to the engagement table. The 2015-16 University Theme, Equity as a Human Right: Building Inclusive Community, is about upholding people’s rights, valuing diversity, challenging intolerance, and making institutional change around issues of social justice. The year-long focus will enable students, faculty, staff, and members of the wider Winona and Rochester communities to explore the intersections of identities, cultures, and abilities. 

Since 1989, the Lyceum Series has presented events and presentations for the Winona and Rochester communities that provide unique cultural enrichment and educational opportunities. The Lyceum Series aims to provide speakers in a variety topics, such as the sciences, the arts, politics, literature, popular culture, and more.

For more information on the 2015-16 Lyceum Series lineup visit the WSU website.

More information on the Lyceum Series can be found online or by contacting Kathleen Peterson at KPeterson@winona.edu.

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