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Dec 11, 2013, 07:00 ET CFNC.org adds free online video library to help North Carolinians plan, apply and pay for college

 A new online video storytelling platform for college and career advising, "Let Me Tell You," is now available at the College Foundation of...


Oct 03, 2013, 16:12 ET Two community-college students win financial literacy scholarships on CFNC.org

Two North Carolina community-college students have each won a $500 college scholarship by satisfactorily completing Advanced Money Management, a...


Sep 16, 2013, 09:42 ET CFNC 'College works' campaign reinforces benefits of attending a two- or four-year college

Campaign inspires high school college access efforts As College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) gears up its statewide "College works"...


Feb 04, 2013, 10:20 ET EDGEucation Loans, a New Division of College Foundation, Inc., to Begin Servicing Federal Direct Loans in February

 Since being approved by the U.S. Department of Education as an eligible not-for-profit servicer of federal assets, College Foundation, Inc....


Jan 23, 2013, 10:06 ET Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application available on CFNC.org/FELS: Qualified N.C. nursing, teaching, health students can apply

 The Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application for the 2013-14 academic year is now available at CFNC.org/FELS. ...


Jan 18, 2013, 11:49 ET College Financial Aid Help Available at More Than 300 Locations Across North Carolina on Saturday, February 23rd

FAFSA Phone-In also offered every Tuesday in February  College financial aid officers and specialists will be available across North...


Jan 02, 2013, 14:49 ET Governor Perdue Appoints Tate C. Johnson to College Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees

 College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Tate C. Johnson to its board of trustees by appointment of Governor Beverly...


Dec 06, 2012, 10:19 ET College Foundation, Inc. announces 2012 winners of Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship

-- Bell Scholarship will give N.C. 7th graders up to $20,000 for college --  College Foundation, Inc. (CFI) has announced 10 winners of...


Dec 03, 2012, 11:31 ET Governor Perdue Appoints Hal S. Johnson to College Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees

 College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Hal S. Johnson to its board of trustees.  He was appointed by Governor...


Oct 08, 2012, 10:39 ET Low Borrower Default Rates Reported for N.C. Student Loan Providers

 The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2010 2-year national cohort default rate for student...


Sep 07, 2012, 09:46 ET NC 529 assets grow to record $1 billion

 Total assets held by participants in the North Carolina 529 college savings plan exceeded one billion dollars today.    North...


Jul 02, 2012, 10:15 ET Wendy McAlister is new president of College Foundation, Inc.

Wendy H. McAlister has been named president and CEO of College Foundation, Inc. (CFI).  McAlister succeeds James I. Avett, III, who retired on...


May 29, 2012, 11:38 ET 5/29 is a great day to start or add to your NC 529 college savings plan

 Whether you have one of the more than 100,000 accounts already in North Carolina's 529 Plan or want to open one, the date of May 29 (5/29) is...


Feb 22, 2012, 17:12 ET Nearly 4,700 N.C. Students Helped on FAFSA Day 2012

 About 4,700 North Carolina high school seniors and parents received free assistance in completing their Free Application for Federal...


Feb 06, 2012, 11:15 ET More North Carolinians are Saving for College

- Number of accounts in NC 529 Plan hits 100,000 - At the end of January, 2012 the number of active accounts in the North Carolina...


Jan 19, 2012, 12:47 ET College Financial Aid Help Available at More Than 300 Locations Across North Carolina on Saturday, February 18th

College financial aid officers and specialists will be available across North Carolina on Saturday, February 18th to help high school seniors and...


Nov 10, 2011, 16:44 ET College Foundation, Inc. Announces 2011 Winners of Victor E. Bell, Jr. Scholarship

-- Bell Scholarship will give N.C. 7th graders up to $20,000 for college --  College Foundation, Inc. (CFI) has announced 11 winners...


Oct 12, 2011, 09:53 ET Changes to NC 529 Plan Reduce Fees and Enhance Savings

Last October Money magazine recognized the NC 529 Plan as one of the three top picks for ultralow fees and age-based portfolio options.   By...


Aug 11, 2011, 09:52 ET Two Win Decision Partners Financial Literacy Scholarships on CFNC.org

Savannah Johnson, an entering student at Western Carolina University, and Jeremy Robbs, who will attend Gaston College, are winners of this year's...


Apr 14, 2011, 12:44 ET Associate and Graduate Nursing Scholarship Applications Due May 3

Students interested in nursing careers can apply for a scholarship/loan through the N.C. Nurse Scholars Program (NSP) for the 2011-12 academic year...


Apr 14, 2011, 12:41 ET Nurse Educator of Tomorrow Scholarship Applications Are Due May 3

Master's and doctoral degree students planning to become nursing instructors at North Carolina public and private colleges and universities may...


Jan 18, 2011, 12:25 ET College Financial Aid Help Available at More Than 100 Locations Across North Carolina on Saturday, February 19th

FAFSA Phone-In also offered every Tuesday in February College financial aid officers and specialists will be available at more than 100 locations...


Jan 10, 2011, 13:25 ET NC 529 Assets Grew 34 Percent in 2010

Total assets in the North Carolina 529 College Savings Plan grew 34 percent during 2010 to $716,783,593.  Just one year ago, the plan was at...


Jan 05, 2011, 11:11 ET Golden LEAF Scholarship Applications Due March 1

Golden LEAF Scholarship information and applications for 2011-12 are now available at CFNC.org/goldenleaf.  A total of 215 awards will be...


Dec 23, 2010, 10:19 ET Governor Perdue Appoints Hilda Pinnix-Ragland to College Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees

College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Hilda Pinnix-Ragland to its board of trustees.  She was appointed by Governor...