Student Connections

Issue 66, July 7, 2014

Updates from the Financial Aid office

Kristina Delbridge, director of financial aid, Financial Aid Office

If you will be attending for the 2014 Fall 1 term or beyond and plan to use financial aid, we encourage you to complete the 2014-2015 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) if you haven’t already. This can be found online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. ... MORE

Grad Student Ellice Switzer Co-authors Article for Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

By Cammie Baker-Clancy, director of graduate outreach and admissions, School for Graduate Studies

Ellice Switzer, a student in the M.A. in social and public policy and a recent graduate of the Advanced Certificate in Nonprofit Management, has co-authored an article for the peer-reviewed Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation*. ... MORE

How to Make Assignments Manageable: Break Them Down

By the DAS Team, directors of academic support, Empire State College

You know that feeling. It’s the pit in your stomach when you read the phrase “fifteen page research paper.” Or when your professor assigns a 400-page textbook. It’s when the mere sight of your to-do list is enough to make you cry. ... MORE

Other News

Print by Student Jose Colon Selected for 2014 Best of SUNY Art Exhibition; Now in Show at New York State Museum, By David Henahan, director of communications, Office of Communications and Government Relations

Mentor David Starr-Glass, International Programs, Wins UMUC Provost’s Award, By David Starr-Glass, mentor, Prague Program, Center for International Programs

Applications Sought for ACT Scholarship; Due July 17, By Danielle Boardman, senior staff assistant for student services and academic support, Academic Affairs

Did You Know

Effective with the Fall 1 term, military undergraduates will receive a per credit grant for study. 

Article Contributors

Cammie Baker-Clancy

Danielle Boardman

Kristina Delbridge

Directors of Academic Support

David Henahan

David Starr-Glass