Facing an uncertain funding landscape, Colorado State University President Tony Frank highlighted the opportunities and challenges facing the Fort Collins campus during his annual fall address.
Originally published on Sun September 8, 2013 1:54 pm
To earn money for her family, Alicia Leon Rios worked in the fields in Salinas, Calif. Meanwhile, she sent her toddler, Leticia, to Mexico to be raised by her grandparents.
Even now, Alicia Leon Rios chokes up thinking about that difficult decision more than two decades ago. But it was worth it, she in Spanish, because her daughter "was able to choose another path."
That path led to college.
Fast-Track To A Degree
Originally published on Sat August 24, 2013 9:39 am
President Obama toured Pennsylvania and New York by bus on Thursday and Friday to promote his college affordability plan.
He's proposing a affordability-rating system that would steer federal aid, but a budget battle with Congressional Republicans is looming.
'A Major Debate'
The tour had a back-to-school theme, but at his stop on Thursday, the fall semester hasn't even begun. Obama spoke to a packed high school gym in Syracuse.
Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 5:25 pm
Saying a college education is the "surest path to the middle class," President Obama announced a plan Thursday to allocate federal aid to colleges and universities based in part on their affordability.
It’s that time of year; students are coming back to Colorado State University in Fort Collins and the University of Colorado in Boulder. They'll find something new on both campuses.