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The annual appropriations cycle hit a significant snag last week that could prompt a government shutdown at the end of the month, as congressional leaders continue to grapple with how to craft a short-term spending deal that can clear both chambers within the next week.
A school faculty member wants to add a two week trip to one of the courses and wanted to determine if this would extend the course. This trip is not to study abroad. The course would have a normal 16-week lecture series and the trip would take place for two weeks after the end of the lecture series. The normal semester ends at the end of the 16 weeks. Can the course be considered as ending on the normal last day of the term? Think you know the answer? Read on to see if you got it right!
NASFAA's award-winning Diversity Leadership Program (DLP) aims to advance the careers of individuals from marginalized and underrepresented groups in the association and create a strong and diverse pipeline for association leadership. Now in its sixth year, the DLP is seeking six new participants to receive a robust portfolio of benefits, mentorship, and guidance to aid in their development as financial aid association leaders at the state, regional, and national level. Please refer to the DLP webpage for more information about program benefits, the applicant selection process, and eligibility criteria. Applications are due October 16, 2023.
Blue Icon Advisors' next Let's Talk session — focusing on tips and tools that support your development and management of P&Ps — is coming up on Thursday, October 19. The maximum capacity for each event is limited, so be sure to reserve your seat today. Let's Talk meets every month and gives practicing financial aid professionals the opportunity to engage with peers, learn from presenters and each other, share information, and discuss best practices. Check the schedule to see more upcoming Let's Talk topics.