Monthly Archives: February 2016

College Plans to Revitalize Teaching with Mellon Grant

Feb 28, 2016 | | Say something
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College Plans to Revitalize Teaching with Mellon Grant The college received a $ 1.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation this past December to make teaching more inclusive and effective for students starting in the fall of 2016. The mission of the Mellon Foundation is to promote the humanities, arts and … Read more on […more]

New Paper Proposes Starting All Over on Federal Student Aid

Feb 21, 2016 | | Say something
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New Paper Proposes Starting All Over on Federal Student Aid Nearly everyone agrees that the federal student-aid system is broken, perhaps irreparably so. The Pell Grant hasn’t kept pace with rising tuition, students are saddled with too much debt, and many states have shifted the burden for financing colleges … Read more on Chronicle of […more]

With Student Loan Debt Reaching Crisis Level, the NFCC Aims to Help

Feb 8, 2016 | | Say something
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With Student Loan Debt Reaching Crisis Level, the NFCC Aims to Help The training includes the full suite of student loan programs associated with repayment, including forbearance and other loan modification options. “We’ve created a set of comprehensive standards for certification and training,” says Bruce McClary … Read more on GoodCall News (blog) John Singleton’s […more]

Latest College Loan Options News

Feb 1, 2016 | | Say something
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Explore options before buying books for classes The University Bookstore and Village Commons Bookstore are the best and easiest places to purchase books, Chegg.com has low rental prices and the NIU library’s I-Share and Interlibrary Loan services are the best for borrowing books. Buying college … Read more on Northern Star Online Editorial: Emotional (and real) […more]