Tag: student debt

Sen. Baldwin hosts student debt roundtable on campus

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin met with about a dozen students and alumni on campus Wednesday (May 29), hosting a roundtable discussion on student debt in the Vista Conference room of MAC Hall. Baldwin spoke about the growing challenge of student loan debt in the U.S., and listened to the personal stories of those present. Our […]

Sen. Baldwin talks debt with students, alumni during campus visit

About a dozen UW-Green Bay students and alumni met Wednesday (May 28) with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, participating in a roundtable discussion on the issue of student debt. Flanked by Chancellor Tom Harden and students with experiences to share, Baldwin spoke about the causes of the rising student debt burden in the United States, as […]

In the news: Financial Aid’s Steeno talks college costs with Channel 2

Assistant Financial Aid Director Sue Steeno was featured Monday (April 28) as part of a WBAY, Channel 2 series looking at the costs of college. Steeno was one of a couple area Financial Aid officials interviewed for Monday’s story, and she spoke about planning ahead for a student’s college education. “I think that discussion has […]

‘Higher Ed, Lower Debt’ bill gets hearing in Madison

Remember the bill introduced by state Sen. Dave Hansen in a news conference last fall at the Cofrin Library? That proposal, called the “Higher Ed, Lower Debt” bill, would create a new state authority that would offer up to 763,000 Wisconsin residents a chance to refinance their college loans, and allow borrowers to deduct up […]

More on student debt: Editorial, review of yesterday’s coverage

We told you here yesterday about a student debt relief bill that was touted by state Sen. Dave Hansen and others during a Wednesday (Oct. 30) press conference held in the Cofrin Library, in front of the Division of Outreach and Adult Access. In addition to the news coverage we mentioned, the Green Bay Press-Gazette […]