Issue 52, Aug. 26, 2013
Andres Fortino, student, Center for Distance Learning
While watching the program “Morning Joe,” I had an epiphany on the genius of the American Mind.
Joe Scarborough was interviewing the mayor of Newark, Cory Booker. Booker, an alumnus of Stanford University, was lamenting the fact that brilliant foreign students who had traveled to study at Stanford had to return to their country of origin after graduation. ... MORE
By Kristina Delbridge, director, Financial Aid
Students who have received a federal student loan that disbursed on or after July 1, 2013 or are planning to receive loans for the upcoming fall and spring terms, will be happy to hear that their interest rate will be reduced. Subsidized and unsubsidized direct loans for that timeframe were initially charged at a 6.8 percent interest rate. ... MORE
By Katherine Scacchetti, area of study support and textbook liaison, Center for Distance Learning
The Center for Distance Learning, in conjunction with the Office of Affirmative Action, the Collegewide Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Office of Collegewide Student Services will host "Honoring and Discovering Our Cultures: Hispanic Heritage Month." ... MORE