Syracuse University

Financial Literacy Meet the Students

Meet the Student Educators

Tiffany Curtis, Graduate Assistant
Staten Island, NY
Major: Cultural Foundations of Education; C.A.S. Women's and Gender Studies

Career Aspirations: I would like to be in a role where I work directly in supporting and mentoring. I more readily associate that by working with youth, but find that to be valuable at varying levels. I aspire to be in a role that allows me to promote dialogue across differences, while helping to retain students, faculty, staff, or even employees of a company.

Money Matters:  "I hope that through my current Graduate Assistant role that I am able to support the vision of creating more financially literate individuals. I believe it is not enough to just have the desire to ‘make money’, but there should be a desire to save it and share it."

Kevin J. Bass, Senior
Atlanta, GA
Major: Psychology

Career Aspirations: Director of Human Capital and Own a non-profit for at risk youth “I want to be the pillar that gives a voice to those who otherwise would remain silent.”

Money Matters: “What you do with your money is more valuable than the currency associated with your money.”

Gabrielle Krawczuk, Freshman
Saratoga Springs, New York
Major: Civil Engineering

Career Aspirations: I aspire to one day develop our nation's infrastructure to be more cost effective, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally friendly. I am excited to work out in the field, particularly on construction sites, to create a better functioning society, with less pollution and waste.

Money Matters:  "Everyone wishes to prosper and be rich, and you may have a goal in mind on how to accomplish that, but it is okay to ask for help to achieve your goals. I hope that I will be successful in educating my peers with helpful financial advice. You can have a lot more fun in life if you consider a budget and stay out of debt."

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