Universities like Yale are going after students who default on their loans. Not only are the millions of dollars lost a hardship for the school but the nonpayment means less financial resources for low income students.
By Janet Lorin
February 4, 2013
Needy U.S. borrowers are defaulting on almost $1 billion in federal student loans earmarked for the poor, leaving schools such as Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania with little choice except to sue their graduates. Read More...
The Botetourt Technical Education Center knows their students and they know their community. This knowledge is helping merge education and need – resulting in students finding good jobs and the region locating needed skilled workers.
By Aaron Martin, Reporter
WSLS10 – Roanoke’s NBC Affiliate
SkillsUSA’s National Leadership and Skills Conference will be returning to its usual schedule in 2013. The conference dates were skewed by a couple days this past June in connection with Kansas City hosting the Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.
The NLSC 2013 schedule will be as follows: 49th NLSC – Kansas City, Mo – June 24-28, 2013.
So, the 2013 NLSC schedule will be from Monday to Friday. This means the Opening Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, June 26, the SkillsUSA Championships will be held Wednesday and -Thursday, June 26-27, and the Awards Ceremony will be held Friday, June 28.
For the complete NLSC 2013 condensed agenda, go to: www.skillsusa.org/events/nlscagenda.shtml.