BHSU Enactus students to host free workshop Get Connected: Facebook for Retirees

Author: BHSU Communications/Thursday, October 8, 2015/Categories: 2015

The Black Hills State University Enactus students, in partnership with the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) Women&rsquos Business Center at BHSU, will host Get Connected: Facebook for Retirees Thursday Oct. 29, 4-6 p.m. in Jonas Hall, Room 205 on the BHSU campus.  

Get Connected: Facebook for Retirees is a workshop to help retirees become more comfortable with the basics of Facebook. This workshop is free however, seating is limited so registration is required.

To optimize their learning experience, participants should bring any log-in information for both current Facebook accounts AND email accounts.  

This is the fourth year Enactus students have staged the workshop with the SD CEO.  According to Enactus President Trait Thorne, BHSU Enactus students benefit from this workshop as much as workshop participants. "This workshop gives students valuable experience teaching and working with a different generation, and we can take that experience with us into our professional lives."  Enactus Project Manager Cheyenne Quinn agrees, "Get Connected: Facebook for Retirees is a great way for our organization to give back to retirees in the community by sharing with them basic Facebook skills.  It is a rewarding and empowering program for everyone involved."

Enactus is an international organization that mobilizes university students around the world to make a difference in their communities while developing skills to become socially responsible business leaders.

The SD CEO is a part of a network of more than 110 centers nationwide established through the Small Business Association.

For more information go online to or call 605-642-6435.  

The SD CEO is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the components or participants&rsquo opinions, products or services. SD CEO operates under Cooperative Agreement SBAHQ-14-W-0018. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. All SBA programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Accommodation will be provided to clients with Limited English Proficiency when requested in advance.

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