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Institutional Financial Aid
The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) is pleased to continue its California Student Aid Workshop webinar program with Institutional Financial Aid from Noon - 1 pm PT on Monday, November 25th. Please join us and two of our federal partners to walk through need-based institutional aid available to college students, with a focus on basic needs insecurity and emergency financial aid.

Nov 25, 2019 12:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Amy Geist
Director of Strategic Initiatives @NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Amy Geist serves as director of strategic initiatives at NASPA. Amy’s main focus is on the curation of tools and news about emergency aid for www.StudentARC.org, an online resource for institutions to use in establishing, enhancing, or expanding their emergency aid efforts. Amy is also responsible for NASPA’s Student Financial Wellness Conference, part of the Conferences on Student Success in Higher Education.
Jeff Webster
Director of Research @Trellis Company
Jeff Webster, Director of Research, has worked for Trellis since 1986. Jeff has overseen numerous studies on student loan default, debt burden, student retention, and the demand for financial aid. His area administered the most comprehensive analysis of the efficacy of federal student loan counseling and currently conducts an annual survey on student financial wellness. Jeff has presented to many groups including the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, the federal Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, and various Texas legislative committees. His latest research focuses on low food security among college students and parent educational borrowing.
Laura Szabo-Kubitz
Associate California Program Director @The Institute for College Access & Success
Laura Szabo-Kubitz works on TICAS' Keeping California's Promise program on issues involving foster youth, community colleges, and student engagement and activism. In the past, Laura has worked as an educator and in the non-profit sector, most recently as the recruiting coordinator for American Student Assistance (ASA), a student loan guarantor with a mission to make student loans more manageable and affordable.