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Registration Now Open
MSFAA Winter Training
January 25th - 28th, 2015
The Henry Hotel - Dearborn, MI

2015 MSFAA Winter Training Highlights Include:

  • Megan McClean will join us from NASFAA with a Washington Update as well as discuss other NASFAA Initiatives.

  • The Hands-On Sessions will return - bringing us up to date information on COD, NSLDS, and the new State Technical System.

  • Whats new!!!!

    MSFAA Winter Training will also offer a one day track of sessions for Registrar and Bursar Personnel.

    • A series of sessions for Registrar and Bursar Personnel as it relates to their work and financial aid topics. Please encourage those individuals to consider attending.

    • Additionally, general sessions on communication, professional development, and leadership are offered throughout the day.

    • Various opportunities to interact with professionals from different collegiate offices.

    See more information and register here

    Stay tuned for more information on conference details as they become available

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...News Archives  


11/25/14 - How A Little Student Loan Deal Could Spell Big Trouble For Borrowers
"The Reuters headline is big and bold: 'Wells Fargo to sell $8.5 billion of federal student loans to Navient.' If you’re thinking, 'It’s hard to get all worked up over an $8 billion deal when there’s more than $1.2 trillion-worth of loans out there,' think again," Mitchell D. Weiss writes in a blog post for Credit.com.
11/25/14 - A Perspective On How Obama’s Immigration Order Will Impact MA Students
"On Thursday evening, President Barack Obama announced his plan for executive action on immigration. The order may grant temporary legal status for up to five million of the country’s 11.4 million undocumented people," WBUR reports.
11/25/14 - ED Invites Comments On Revised Draft Of 2015-16 FAFSA
The Department of Education (ED) last week announced that an updated draft of the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for comment. The 30-day comment period will end December 19, 2014, so comments should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov on or before that date.
11/25/14 - California Students Continue Tuition-Hike Protests
"The University of California campuses have had a tumultuous week and it shows no signs of letting up," Time reports.
11/25/14 - No Deal Yet For California Students In Sell-Off By Corinthian Colleges
"Corinthian Colleges, the for-profit college operator from Orange County, is collapsing under the weight of a crackdown by federal and state regulators, as well as private lawsuits," KQED reports.
11/25/14 - Solutions To State Higher Ed. Disinvestment Are Complicated But Possible
"It’s a story that has become far too familiar in higher education policy: The Great Recession led to a decrease in subsidies for higher education in most states," New America's Ed Central reports.
11/25/14 - Pay It Back: The Public And The Student Loan System
"Among the Americans struggling most in the current economy are recent college grads carrying significant educational debt," Kathleen Weldon, research coordinator for the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at UConn, writes in The Huffington Post's The Blog.
11/25/14 - NASFAA Takes Action to Protect Pell Funding
Responding to recent reports regarding a proposal before the Senate Labor HHS Appropriations Subcommittee to shift $2 billion out of the Pell Grant funding surplus and divert that money to other programs, NASFAA joined other members of the student aid advocacy community in expressing our opposition to this action.

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