The Daily Eastern News

Financial aid office hosting food drive

Jalynn Collay, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2018

Eastern’s financial aid office is hosting its annual food drive in order to help those in need. The office will be accepting donations of non-perishable items from now on until Dec. 19, or when students leave for the break on Dec. 14. There is a designated area to drop off donations in the finan...

Students reveal how they deal with tuition

Veronica Martin, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2017

Using a variety of methods, students are navigating the sometimes-challenging task of how to pay their college tuition. Nicole Brown-Glenn, a junior family and consumer sciences major, said she has a hard time paying for her tuition.Brown-Glenn does not receive the Monetary Award Program grant, which is available to...

Office of Financial Aid breaks down FAFSA process

Veronica Martin, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2017

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid and loans are starting to be processed by Eastern’s financial aid coordinators. Amanda Starwalt, financial aid director, is responsible for how much money students receive in grants and loans. She also decides how much money is distributed to each student. “I...

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