Tag Archives: financial aid

Move in delayed by financial aid issues


Jackson LaMar — News Reporter For most students, financial aid is the determining factor in whether or not they can attend college. However, for students such as art education major, Ewa Urbanowicz, a freshman, the university’s financial aid struggles over the summer prevented her from living on campus. “I got the email saying that I was ineligible to move in

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Scholarships available every month


Alex Pamieri – News Editor For the 2017-18 school year, the cost of attendance at Southern is $25,840. Because of this, Lew DeLuca, coordinator of Student Financial Literacy and Advising, said he wants students to know there are scholarships every month that students can apply for. “It’s kind of a win-win for the student and the company,” said DeLuca. There are

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New scholarship program eases application process


Alex Palmieri – News Writer The scholarship foundation program can help students get money that are in need, Heather Rowe said. “The foundation has over 350 scholarships,” said Rowe, business manager at SCSU. “January 5, we launched a new online software that takes all the scholarships together.” A student can go into the portal and apply to an online application.

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Board of Regents visits Southern


Alex Palmieri – News Writer     The Board of Regents made an appearance at Southern Connecticut University on Friday, Sept. 16, for a meeting in the Adanti Student Center Ballroom.     The Board of Regents sets a statewide tuition, student fee policies, and establishes financial aid policies. They also hold broad responsibilities for development and coordination of statewide higher education policy. Connecticut

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CSU campuses experience hiring freeze


Alex Palmieri – General Assignment Reporter Yet another halt for Connecticut State Schools and Universities as a hiring freeze has come into effect for 17 campuses across the state. This is due to the budget falling short and other financial issues that are happening within the state. The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, that has four CSUs, 12 community colleges, along

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