Tag Archives: Higher Education

April is Financial Literacy Month With Michael Benjamin

Financial Literacy With Michael Benjamin

April is Financial Literacy Month. Financial literacy is the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make effective decisions and be informed with all of their financial resources. Especially right now that the world is dealing with Coronavirus which had a major impact on our financial goals and financial circumstances. So, as […]

“February 27 is National TRiO Day” Learning about TRiO Programs With Victor Diaz Galindo

Victor Diaz Galindo

Victor Diaz Galindo is from Sioux City, Iowa. He’s a TRiO alum from the talent search program. He studied linguistics. Now, Victor works at Western Iowa Tech Community College, with TRiO high school students for the Upper Bound program. He helps prepare students from northwest Iowa (rural area) for college thru the financial aid process […]

February is Financial Aid Awareness Month “Financial Aid Chat with Deenene Merchant”

Deneene Merchant

Deneene Merchant has been in Higher Education for 30 years now with 15 of those years, specifically related to Financial Aid. She spent a lot of time working in pre-college and collegiate programs, just helping students be able to gain access to college and then helping them to find a way to pay.In this episode of […]

“The Real Deal A Family’s Guide to College”- With Lisa Lyons”

Lisa Lyons

Lisa Lyons is a Chicago Native who has over 15 years of professional experience in higher education. Lisa received her Bachelors and Masters from Western Illinois University and completed specialized training in Appreciative Advising. In this episode of Higher Education Advocates Podcast:04:12 –  What inspired you to write this book?07:32 – How did Lisa come up […]