Students Attend Hearing to Support Grant Funding
Posted October 10, 2013
Two Western New England University seniors, Emily Fitzgerald of Pittsfield and Michelle Delgado of Springfield, testified before the Massachusetts Subcommittee on Student Loans and Debt of the Joint Committee on Higher Education. The hearing was held at Holyoke Community College on September 30. Both students testified in support of more state funding for student grants. Massachusetts currently ranks 49 out of 50 in terms of student grants for higher education.
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