Virtual Coffee Shop Webinars
Take a Virtual Coffee Break
We are offering an innovative way for you to keep up with important and timely topics in Extension educational program areas by presenting the “TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop” monthly public outreach educational webinars.
These webinars are offered the second Wednesday of every month and consist of three, 30-45 minute webinars covering the critical and useful topics in each of the TSU Extension educational program areas. Previous webinars are available in the Webinar Archives.
The first TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop webinar begins at 9:00 a.m. (CT) and ends at 9:45 a.m. and covers various topics in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The second webinar begins at 1:00 p.m. (CT) and concludes at 1:45 p.m. and covers important topics in the area of Family, Community and Nutrition Education. The third webinar will starts at 2:30 p.m. (CT) and ends at 3:15 p.m. It covers topics and issues dealing with 4-H and Youth Development.
Wednesday February 11
9:00 am CST
Selection and Planting of Woody Ornamentals in the Landscape
Successfully planting a tree involves more than just digging a hole and throwing in a plant. Beginning with the process of "choosing the right plan for the right place", homeowners can best achieve success by following several established guidelines discussed in this webinar.
Webinar Presenter — Karla Kean
Karla Kean is an Extension Agent in Montgomery County. With an Agriculture and Natural Resource appointment, she is used to getting dirt under her fingernails while working with the Master Gardener program and assisting local growers and producers. Karla regularly provides training and conducts workshops like last month's Middle TN Landscape Management Shortcourse held at the Williamson County Ag Expo Center.
1:00 pm CST
Healthy Eating = Healthy Heart
— Heart-healthy eating is an important way to lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the number one cause of death for American women. This webinar will provide insight on how to select a healthy diet that will provide the most benefit to your heart.
Webinar Presenter — Leslie Speller-Henderson, M.S.
proves statewide Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) leadership as interim FCS Program Leader for Tennessee county agents and state faculty through the Tennessee State University (TSU) Cooperative Extension Program. In addition, she facilitates nutrition and food safety education outreach to help individuals, families and communities identify and solve healthy lifestyle challenges. Leslie also coordinates two federally funded programs: the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed).
2:30 pm CST
Understanding Your 401k
— Few things are as important to your financial future as responsible retirement planning. But even fewer things are as intimidating. Small cap, mid cap, large cap: what do baseball hats have to do with retirement? How do I choose between International funds and Target Retirement funds? And what about this "free money" from my employer? All of these questions and more will be addressed in this webinar that looks at one of the most popular retirement planning tools.
Webinar Presenter — Gabriel Fancher, MBA, M.A.
Gabriel Fancher is a financial advisor with FirstBank in Rutherford County. As a former college professor who taught accounting, economics and finance, Gabriel takes a personalized approach in assisting clients with comprehensive financial planning.
Join the Webinar
If there is a topic you would like to see covered, please contact Stephen Shirley at 615-963-2598 or email@example.com with your requests. In the meantime, please take an opportunity to review our Archive Section where you can find previous webinars.