Tartan Talks Webinar Series

This series of continuing education webinars is designed for alumni, parents and friends of the Alma College seeking personal enrichment or professional development on a range of topics.

Webinars are recorded live to encourage discussion and questions, and then posted here for those unable to attend to enjoy later. Current and upcoming topics include fitness monitors, understanding circadian rhythms, the basics of early-career investing and saving, managing personal debt and navigating mid-career changes, and more.

Tick Tock: The Human Biological Clock and How to Set it
Presenter: Dr. Brianna Harfmann ’11
Dr. Harfmann provides a brief introduction to circadian rhythms: what they are, which functions they regulate, and how they are set and re-set.
Recorded September 13, 2018


Fitness Trackers: How and how well
do they work?

Presenter: Dr. Alex Montoye ’10
Dr. Montoye shares information on the accuracy and reliability of various physical activity monitors and perspectives on how to use these as tools to help individuals become more physically active
Recorded July 17, 2018


The New Tax Law: Your Roadmap to Financial Success in 2018
Presenter: Doug Gross ’77
Doug Gross ’77, owner of a Raymond James Financial Services office for more than 20 years, explains what the new tax laws mean for you and your family.
Recorded May 14, 2018