Category Archives: Financial Aid

Higher Education Commissioner, Dr. Raymund Paredes, Keynoted Chamber Leadership Meeting for Central Texas High School Principals

At an October 17th luncheon, Texas Higher Education Commissioner, Dr. Raymund Paredes addressed high school principals from nearly 40 Central Texas campuses and cited data indicating “over 80% of students who require remediation (in college) had a B average, or … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Financial Aid Saturdays Program

The Austin Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to assist with Financial Aid Saturday Program (FAS) events across 15 Central Texas school districts. These events run from February through March 2012, and provide assistance to high school seniors/parents needing help … Continue reading

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15% increase in financial aid submissions, more Austin-area students to enroll in college

More Austin-area students will head to college with financial aid in-hand thanks in part to a regional, Austin Chamber of Commerce-led effort to help more families complete federal and state financial aid forms. According to new U.S. Department of Education … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Richardson, Garza, Van Overschelde and Killian

Congratulations to Betty Richardson on her upcoming  retirement from Bastrop ISD as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction after 28 years with Bastrop ISD and 33 years in education. Ms. Richardson, right, has worked with the Chamber for several … Continue reading

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Univision Marketing Exec to Head Financial Aid Marketing Committee

The 2010-11 Austin Chamber of Commerce Financial Aid Marketing Committee will be chaired by Todd Hogan, right, Regional Market Development Specialist for Univision Radio. The committee oversees a multiplatform, integrated marketing campaign to promote completion of the Free Application for … Continue reading

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