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03 Feb, 2015, 22:43 ET El Consulado General de México es la sede de Pasos a la Universidad (Steps to College) de 2015

 Pasos a la Universidad (Steps to College) de 2015 tiene lugar el sábado 7 de febrero de 2015, de 8:00 a.m. a 4:00 p.m., en el...


03 Feb, 2015, 15:51 ET Consulate General of Mexico Hosts Steps to College 2015

 Steps to College 2015 takes place on Saturday, February 7, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento,...


27 Jan, 2015, 13:40 ET California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Recognizes Appointee Ana A. Beltran

 On Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Ana A. Beltran of Los Angeles, joined by Governor Jerry Brown, the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, and...


24 Nov, 2014, 14:55 ET Hal Geiogue Elected Chairman Of The California Student Aid Commission

The California Student Aid Commission has announced that Hal Geiogue has been elected as its new Chair.  Commissioner Geiogue replaces John R....


17 Sep, 2014, 13:02 ET California's Middle Class Scholarship Brings Tuition Relief To Nearly 73,000 Students

The California Student Aid Commission has notified 72,965 California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) students of their...


10 Jan, 2014, 17:25 ET Consulate General of Mexico Hosts Steps to College 2014

2014 Pasos a la Universidad Invites 3,000 Latino High School Students to College Financial Aid & Admissions Feria The California Student...


31 Oct, 2013, 14:53 ET Rocsi Diaz Hosts Free L.A. Cash for College Event

"GET SCHOOLED" CELEBRITY AMBASSADOR RALLIES THOUSANDS OF LOS ANGELES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS On...


04 Jun, 2013, 19:23 ET ECMC Foundation Contributes $98 Million To The Cal Grant Program

The California Student Aid Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce the ECMC Foundation Board of Directors has authorized a contribution of...


27 Mar, 2013, 19:55 ET Nominations Open For The 2013 Arthur S. Marmaduke Award

 The California Student Aid Commission is seeking nominations for the 2013 Arthur S. Marmaduke Award. This $1,500 award goes to one outstanding...


25 Feb, 2013, 20:26 ET California Student Aid Commission Announces Unanimous Vote In Support Of Urging Congress And The President To Amend The Budget Control Act Of 2011

TO AVOID DEVASTATING CUTS TO EDUCATION The California Student Aid Commission has announced its unanimous support for urging Congress and the...


03 Dec, 2012, 11:58 ET John R. McDowell, Jr. Elected Chair Of The California Student Aid Commission

Also elected, Los Angeles Residents Ana Beltran as Vice-Chair and Chris Arzate as Secretary  The 15-member California Student Aid...


16 Oct, 2012, 12:31 ET Diana Fuentes-Michel Addresses Students At University Of California, Davis

California Student Aid Commission Partners with Travis Credit Union  Diana Fuentes-Michel, Executive Director of the California Student...


17 Sep, 2012, 15:16 ET California Student Aid Commission Announces Unanimous Vote In Support Of Proposition 30

"Proposition 30 is Essential to Student Aid Funds"  The California Student Aid Commission has announced  its unanimous support for...


15 Aug, 2012, 14:15 ET Student Access to Graduation Rate and Career Data Moves a Step Closer

CSAC Committee to Conduct Hearing on SB70 Regulations A committee of the California Student Aid Commission will hold a public hearing...


31 Jul, 2012, 20:52 ET 1st-in-Nation Graduation and Loan Default Rate Benchmarks Eliminate 154 Schools

The California Student Aid Commission Monday released the certified list of Institutions of Higher Learning that will be eligible to participate in...


29 Jun, 2012, 16:11 ET California Student Aid Commission Announces $85 Million Contribution from ECMC for Cal Grants

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) is pleased to announce that the ECMC Group Board of Directors has authorized a contribution in the...


18 May, 2012, 17:35 ET California Student Aid Commission Votes To Oppose Key Provisions Of Governors Higher Education Budget Proposal

 The California Student Aid Commission yesterday, 5/17/12, voted to oppose proposed Cal Grant cuts and the realignment of the Cal Grant...


15 May, 2012, 16:00 ET Student Aid Commission to Meet Thursday on Impact of Governor's Budget Proposal to Cut Cal Grants

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) urges policy makers looking for ways to patch the huge hole in the state budget to focus on the...


04 May, 2012, 17:00 ET CSAC Urges Continued Lid on Loan Interest to Help 706,000 California Students

 The California Student Aid Commission is urging Congress and the President to take action to stop the interest rate on federal Stafford loans...


25 Apr, 2012, 15:57 ET CSAC Hearing: Is Accreditation Enough to Ensure Online Education Quality?

 As college students increasingly embrace online courses, measuring the effectiveness of distance learning is becoming a critical...


18 Apr, 2012, 11:15 ET CSAC to Present Free Interactive California Dream Act Day Video Event, Friday, April 20

High School Counselors, High School Seniors, College Students, College Campuses, Community Members & Parents Invited to Participate...


14 Feb, 2012, 19:14 ET CSAC to Examine Impact of "Wild West" Online Degrees on Cal Grants

At a time of limited funds for college financial aid, should Cal Grants cover all online degree programs as an economical way to make state dollars...


02 Jun, 2011, 18:00 ET California Student Aid Commission Announces $62.25 Million from ECMC for Cal Grants

The California Student Aid Commission (Commission) is pleased to announce that the ECMC Board of Directors has committed to funding an additional...


22 Apr, 2011, 14:22 ET California Student Aid Commission Announces Election of EdFund Chair

The California Student Aid Commission announced today that Commissioner Enrique G. Murillo, Jr., Ph.D., has been elected Chair of the EdFund Board...


15 Apr, 2011, 18:10 ET Student Protests Trigger Call for Action from California Student Aid Commission

Commission Urges State Legislature to Place Budget Measure on Ballot In response to student outrage and protests over cuts to public higher...