College Hosts Financial Literacy Event with Guest Speaker Odell Bizzell

Odell Bizell on stage.

ICC’s Rural Outreach Education Department hosted a special event at Memorial Hall featuring guest speaker Odell Bizzell on February 28, 2024.  The event, titled "8 Things My Parents Didn't Tell Me About Money," focused on financial literacy and aimed to demystify the complexities of personal finance in a way that resonated with students.

With a dynamic presentation style, Odell Bizzell engaged the audience, which included area high school students and current ICC students, in an enlightening discussion about managing money effectively. His insights provided practical strategies that attendees could immediately apply to their own financial decisions, empowering them to take control of their financial futures.

Tamara Blaes, Rural Postsecondary & Economic Development Grant Director, expressed her enthusiasm about Odell Bizzell's visit, stating, "We were thrilled to welcome Odell to Memorial Hall this morning. His visit underscores our commitment to providing transformative educational experiences that empower students to reach their full potential."

The event was part of ICC's ongoing efforts to support f provide valuable resources to students as they navigate their academic and personal journeys.

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