Education Affordability Summit

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A discussion on financial literacy and college affordability for Massachusetts students.

At Sheehan Multipurpose Room—Worcester State University. Light Refreshments will be served. These discussions will be applicable for both college and high school students and their families.

Superintendent Maureen Binienda will speak of the need to support first generation college students and their families.

Deborah ‘Deb’ Goldberg, MA State Treasurer, will be discussing two initiatives, the SEEDMA program, as well as college-aged financial literacy.

Jose Medina, Presidential Student Ambassador, Senior Criminal Justice Student, and $eedMA Fellow

Dr. Patricia Marshall, Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs & Student Success from the Department of Higher Education, will be speaking to the Commonwealth Commitment and initiatives aimed at affordability in higher education.

Jayne McGinn, Director Financial Aid Office at WSU, will speak to how student loan debt affects the college experience.

Angel Burgado, Community Partnership Manager Santander Bank, will discuss the importance of Financial Literacy, Budgeting and Credit.

This event is sponsored by the MA Department of Higher Education, the Binienda Center for Civic Engagement, the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development, the President’s Office, and the Office of MA State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg.

Event Date(s): 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm