Worcester Telegram and Gazette - Pell Funding Key in Education

An opinion piece written by Assumption College President Francesco Cesareo recently appeared in the April 20 issue of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Titled "Pell funding key in education", the article explores the role of Pell Grants in insuring students’ educational futures.

“Danielle grew up in Worcester and dreamed of attending college. She was thrilled when she was accepted to Assumption College and received financial aid. She carefully budgets to afford her education, and she has a work-study job that helps with expenses. She also works during the summer and winter break to pay her tuition. The Pell Grant and the Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) are important pieces of her financial package and her future. “

Read the rest of the article at: http://www.telegram.com/article/20110420/NEWS/104209947.

Kimberly Dunbar, Director of Public Affairs, Assumption College
ke.dunbar@assumption.edu @AssumptionNews