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Trustees approve updated bylaws, hear financial aid report

Trustees approve updated bylaws, hear financial aid report

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

The Board of Trustees heard the annual financial aid report from Director of Student Financial Assistance Mary Harper at its Nov. 2 meeting. Vice President of Enrollment Andrew Wright thanked the financial aid team for their continued hard-work on the gathering of a collective number of statistics and fi...

What’s the cost?

What’s the cost?

Megan Thorne, Opinion Editor

October 12, 2016

When people think of attending college often they think of student loans, debt and financial need.

Financial aid office partners with advisers

Gabi Wy, News Editor

February 4, 2016

Alyssa Smith Junior nutrition major Kristin Pender depends completely on financial aid to pay for college. Student Financial Assistance  is planning to partner with academic advisers to help students like Pender make appropriate course selections. The partnership involves notifying students when t...

Students struggle financially after studying abroad

Students struggle financially after studying abroad

Paola Marizan

October 14, 2014

Junior Spanish and advertising double-major Leigh Larkin got to study abroad in Spain for two and a half months last summer. In return, she lost all of her financial aid. “The university doesn’t receive your transcripts until 90 days after you come back home,” Larkin said. “You can lose...

Glitch in system gives refund check recipients high hopes

Paola Marizan

September 11, 2014

Brittany Bailey, a junior social work major and 21st Century scholar, almost lost that scholarship because of a glitch in the system that a number of students noticed this week. “(21st Century and I) saw that I was supposedly getting a refund of $3,000 and they almost took my scholarship away," Bail...

Campus Store textbooks cost arm and leg

Brenna Wu

September 3, 2014

Last Monday and Tuesday, the Campus Store was packed from front to back with eager students waiting to get their textbooks and the last minute school supplies they needed. While waiting in line, most students realized just how much of their money was being spent on their textbooks. One of the...

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