Students attending one of Massachusetts’ fifteen community colleges may now receive state grant funds they wouldn’t have been previously eligible for. This year, Governor Charlie Baker’s administration made an additional $7.5M available to expand MASSGrant and provide funds to some … Read more »
Community College Watch: Removing Barriers for Homeless Students
A new amendment to the Higher Education Authorization Act was introduced in September with bi-partisan support from multiple Senators to help combat homelessness for college students. The amendment would help provide housing options for students in between terms, and improve … Read more »
April Is Financial Literacy Month: Community College Watch
Resources for Financial Aid Offices
With recent reports highlighting the struggles community college students face to make ends meet, financial literacy is critical for our students, our schools and our communities. Here are some resources for students and examples of
Community College Watch – Latest News
In case you missed it, here are some recent community college related articles that we have been reading:
A list of the 2017 Awards of Excellence Finalists for community colleges
Community college revenues up as a whole in FY 2015… Read more »
Community College Watch – Autumn 2016 Edition
The recent announcement by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions to further review institutions with extremely low graduation rates puts many community colleges in the spotlight. According to Insider Higher Ed, “Tougher Scrutiny for Colleges with Low Graduation Rates,” 279 … Read more »
Community College Watch: It’s Graduation Time
Itâs that time of year again. Students across the country are getting ready to end one chapter of their educations and start another. High school students are preparing to graduate and community college students are moving on to the next … Read more »
Keeping Financial Aid Administrators In the Know
TRUE or FALSE. Your school offers programs that include self-paced or independent study courses that overlap terms.
TRUE or FALSE. Your school has programs that measure progress in clock hours.
TRUE or FALSE. Your school has programs that have… Read more »
Twitter Recap – April 11th – 15th, 2016
We share industry news and stories on Twitter throughout the week at @HEAG_INC. Here is a recap of last week’s tweets, focusing on topics of Title IV financial aid and higher education.
4/11/16 – Free
#communitycollege tuition survey … Read more »
Twitter Recap – March 28th – April 1st, 2016
We share industry news and stories on Twitter throughout the week at@HEAG_INC. Here is a recap of last week’s tweets, focusing on topics of Title IV financial aid and higher education.
3/28/16 – Financial aid fraud is a … Read more »
Community College Watch: Recent Financial Aid Related News Stories
If you have been shoveling out after the recent snow storms, you may have missed some of these news stories related to community colleges. Don’t worry! We are keeping an eye out for stories and developments impacting financial aid at … Read more »