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ETF Webinar Schedule: January 2024

Posted 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023

ETF Webinar Jan 2024

Read on for information related to the Webinars being offered by ETF in January.

Beneficiary Designations - What Happens to My Account When I Die?

Death is never easy to talk about, but it’s important to know where your money is going. Learn what happens to your WRS account when you pass away, why it's important to designate a beneficiary and the importance of keeping your account up to date.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Define beneficiary and standard sequence.
  • Explain the importance of a beneficiary form.
  • Identify who or what could be a beneficiary.
  • Select the appropriate beneficiary form.
  • Update your beneficiary.

Wed, Jan 3, 2024 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thu, Jan 18, 2024 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Tue, Jan 30, 2024 11:00 am - 11:30 am

To register, go to:

How to Use ETF’s Online Retirement Calculator

Curious about how much money you’ll get during retirement? Our most used online tool, the retirement calculator, lets you see how much money you may get in the future.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Find information on your Statement of Benefits used for calculations.
  • Enter information into the WRS Retirement Benefits Calculator.
  • See an unofficial estimate of your WRS Retirement Benefits online.

Thu, Jan 11, 2024 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Tue, Jan 23, 2024 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wed, Jan 31, 2024 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

To register, go to:

Preparing for Your Retirement

Planning to retire in the next 5 years? Then this webinar is for you. Learn about your WRS benefits and the retirement process.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Explain how the WRS retirement benefit works.
  • Recognize eligibility and prepare to apply for benefits.
  • Identify the different types of annuity options.
  • Prepare for health and life insurance changes in retirement.
  • Find additional resources.

Mon, Jan 8, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Jan 24, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 7, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thu, Feb 22, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thu, Mar 14, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

To register, go to:


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Canine Companions Facility Dog Rossi and Tara Delong

Canine Companions Facility Dog Rossi, UWL Health Science Interprofessional Research Center and Tara Delong, Recreation Management & Recreational Therapy, presented "Meet Dr. Wags" at What's New Wednesdays on Feb. 28 online. Motivation and support come in many forms, including a cold nose and a warm heart. Online attendees to this session met Tara DeLong and Facility Dog Rossi a.k.a. Dr. Wags, a four-legged friend who now joins college student clinical courses as part of preparing them to work with clients who have service animals.

Submitted on: Mar. 1

Mary Trotter

Mary Trotter, Theatre & Dance, served as a selector and respondent for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions and the Musical Theatre Intensive at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival-Region 7 Festival in Spokane, Washington, Feb.18-23.

Submitted on: Feb. 27