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51 Up to $16,000 available for students
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.2
8/28/2009 Federal grants are available to undergraduate and graduate students who plan to teach in a high-need field of study at a low-income school. $4,000 is available per year.
52 Up to $16,000 available for students who will teach a high-need field in a low-income school
Public Relations News Release 2009:15, p.1
8/25/2009 Created by Congress through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, the federal TEACH Grant provides grants to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
53 UNI summer orientation staff welcomes new students and parents
Public Relations News Release 2008:562, p.1
6/4/2009 Sixteen students are spending a portion of their summer welcoming entering freshmen, transfer students, and their parents to the Summer Orientation session that begin June 5 for transfer students, and June 8 for incoming freshmen. Students listed.
54 Foundation update
Northern Iowa Today 93:1, p.14
6/1/2009 Vice President Calhoun talks about the effects of national economic difficulties on scholarship; explains that the university will attempt to maintain scholarship funding for the upcoming year.
55 From the Office of Student Financial Aid
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.4
4/14/2009 Students must accept their loans on their award notification prior to processing. Nominees for student employee and student employer of the year named.
56 UNI, ILCCD offer free orientation course for elementary education degree program
Public Relations News Release 2008:375, p.1
3/4/2009 UNI is offering a free one-credit hour course for students in the northwest Iowa and lakes area interested in earning a UNI B. A. degree in elementary education; optional early childhood education endorsement or a double major in middle-level education.
57 UNI, Cedar Valley offer free orientation course for elementary education degree program
Public Relations News Release 2008:370, p.1
3/3/2009 The degree in elementary education has options of an early childhood education endorsement or a double major in middle-level education. The program is especially designed for those who have family and work responsibilities and are unable to relocate.
58 New legislation would increase funds available to college students
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.1
2/6/2009 Pell Grants, Stafford loans, and work study funding would increase if the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is made law; photo.
59 Morrow to head UNI financial Aid office
Public Relations News Release 2008:319, p.1
1/27/2009 Joyce Morrow has been named director of financial aid at the College. She will replace Roland Carrillo, who has announced his retirement, effective Feb. 27.
60 FAFSA tips for 2009-2010
Mulder--Renae S. (Financial Aid staff--Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.10
1/16/2009 The Free Application for Federal Student Aid for 2009-2010 is available as of January 1, 2009. Filling out the application online is recommended. Filings can be made prior to the filing of 2008 income tax by using an estimate of 2008 earnings; photo.
61 College Bound: More than one letter of acceptance means it's decision time
Public Relations News Release 2008:284, p.1
1/5/2009 Assistant Director of Admissions/Communications, Thomas O'Shea, recommends four factors in considering: college major and academic resources; financial aid packages; campus life; and community life.
62 New grant for education students
Sloma--Joseph Noble (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:24, p.2
11/21/2008 Prospective teachers planning on working in high-need fields of education for low income schools may be eligible for a new grant. The grant provides $4000 per year for four years of undergrad work and two years of graduate school.
63 After the storms
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.14
11/1/2008 A look at the ways that UNI assisted those who were affected by the Parkersburg tornado and the Flood of 2008; business advice, scholarships, and recreationsl activities; photo.
64 College Bound: Learning the lingo
Public Relations News Release 2008:121, p.1
10/5/2008 Included is a list of higher-education terms that college-bound students and their parents may encounter while preparing for post-secondary education. Some terms: capstone course, credit hour, curriculum, EFC, FAFSA, financial aid, RAI, and work-study.
65 Aid provided to students affected by floods
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.1
9/5/2008 UNI Disaster Scholarship Fund created to aid students affected by the flooding. Requirements for the one time $5000 scholarship provided; photo.
66 Financial aid's "K" conspiracy
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.12
9/5/2008 Thirty-one per cent of the students working in the financial aid office have names beginning with the letter K; photo.
67 UNI welcomes entering freshmen
Public Relations News Release 2007:768, p.1
7/15/2008 More than 400 people took the next step in becoming a Panther by attending the two-day sessions where students familiarized themselves with the campus, registered for fall classes and participated in informal activities.
68 UNI welcomes entering freshmen
Public Relations News Release 2007:762, p.1
7/11/2008 Nearly 400 people took the next step in becoming Panther's by attending the First-Year Orientation & Registration two day sessions. The schedule included academic planning, on-campus meals, student-organization and student-service fairs, etc.
69 UNI offices begin returning to Gilchrist Hall in July
Public Relations News Release 2007:752, p.1
7/9/2008 Offices and departments displaced by the October 2005 fire in Gilchrist Hall began moving into the newly renovated building July 7. List of offices.
70 Tornado assistance from many sources
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.7
6/20/2008 Those who were affected by recent tornado find assistance.
71 Congratulations to the UNI Student Employee of the Year Finalists
Northern Iowan 104:49, p.2
4/15/2008 Finalists named; Steve Carignan named Employer of the Year.
72 College Bound: Show me the money and tell me what it means; comparing financial aid
Public Relations News Release 2007:476, p.1
3/3/2008 Tim Bakula gives advice on financial aid.
73 FAFSA just the start for many students
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.3
2/15/2008 One third of students filling out application for Federal Financial Aid will also go through a verification process; photo.
74 Proposed budget may slash college funding
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.1
2/15/2008 Federal budget proposal will increase Pell grant maxima, but cut certain student aid programs. Nearly one third of the cuts directly relate to higher education funding.; photo.
75 FAFSA Questions Answered
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.8
2/8/2008 Information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid program.
76 The planning season
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:30, p.5
1/29/2008 Winter allows time to planning for the upcoming school year, filling out applications, tax forms, and weddings.
77 A nontraditional road to success
Miller--Zanetta Liza (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.8
1/25/2008 Help is available for traditional and nontraditional students during their adjustment to college life; photo.
78 College Bound: Now is the time to complete your financial aid forms
Public Relations News Release 2007:355, p.1
1/7/2008 Students should complete the FAFSA as soon as possible.
79 UNI graduates first statewide teaching class of 2+2 students
Public Relations News Release 2007:345, p.1
12/13/2007 The 2+2 program allows students from across Iowa to graduate with a four-year degree after two years in the UNI program.
80 Marijuana use riskier than students may realize
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.2
11/30/2007 Consequences of marijuana include the loss of access to financial aid for college students; photo.
81 Money management tips offered to students through UNI residence, financial aid departments
Public Relations News Release 2007:282, p.1
11/9/2007 "Keep an Eye on Your Money" is a program being offered to students.
82 Anger over the UNI Ed. Department
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:15, p.9
10/16/2007 Complains about length of education major, educational media course, high tuition and fees, health center service, and computer installation advice.
83 It's about time, Congress
Baxter--Brittney (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:11, p.7
10/2/2007 Applauds recent passage of law that would help reduce college costs.
84 Make your money count
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.4
9/18/2007 Financial Aid Office announces a new scholarship to assist students with financial need.
85 Costs of rising tuition may soon be curbed if new bill becomes law
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.2
9/14/2007 College Cost Reduction Act will boost financial aid by $20 billion over the next five years, if passed by Congress.
86 Financial aid options expand as tuition rises
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:5, p.2
9/11/2007 Students urged to examine all options for paying college costs, including loans, scholarships, and internships.
87 UNI responds to national financial-aid scandal
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/25/2007 UNI wants to reassure students and parents that UNI does not receive fees for loans made to UNI students and does not provide "preferred lender" lists to students.
88 FAFSA: an often untapped source of money for students
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.1
2/27/2007 Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) forms need to be completed each year. UNI students are missing out on potential financial help. Process explained; photo.
89 Student debt stories
Adkins--Sarah A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:38, p.8
2/16/2007 Rising student debt addressed by Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
90 Money for the taking
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.7
2/6/2007 Scholarships, grants, and loans are available for college students, but they need to make the effort to apply.
91 "Only a Dream" campaign spreads word about financial aid availability
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/29/2007 Federal Student Aid launched a public service campaign called "Only a Dream" to make more students aware that financial aid is available.
92 UNI expands Tuition Opportunity Program for Iowans
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/15/2006 Eligibility for the Tuition Opportunity Program for Iowans has expanded to help more students pay for college.
93 Government working to support financial aid
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:27, p.6
12/5/2006 Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2006 increased the funding for higher education by $790 million. UNI Financial Aid Office is keeping up with helpful programs for students.
94 UNI Enrollment Services staff to help local students with scholarship, finacial aid process
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/12/2006 Incoming University of Northern Iowa freshmen who are applying for scholarships can get help by attending a UNI Scholarship Application Night.
95 Students lose federal aid for drug offences
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:10, p.7
9/29/2006 Higher Education Act of 1998 has been scaled back to deny financial aid to students convicted of drug use while in college; photo.
96 UNI student recognized for success at college under trying circumstances Federal student aid programs open educational opportunities for many
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
8/17/2006 UNI junior, Jennifer Krieger, was able to go to college with the help of federal student aid. Krieger told about her path to college during the Student Aid Alliance breakfast in Washington, D.C., on July 19.
97 Congratulations
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.15
4/18/2006 Financial Aid/ Student Employment Office congratulates students and supervisors who were nominated for the Student Employee and Student Employer of the Year.
98 Skeletons in closet haunt college-bound students forever drug convictions strip students of federal financial aid; Students for Sensible Drug Policy r
Meeker--Georgia Kaye (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.1
4/18/2006 Lawsuit challenges a law that makes students with a drug conviction ineligible for federal financial aid; photo.
99 UNI offers debt workshops
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:50, p.1
4/11/2006 Financial Aid Office is sponsoring debt consolidation meetings for students.
100 Fridays with Koob
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:45, p.4
3/24/2006 President Koob offers his views on the recent establishment of the Robert D. Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement.


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