Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Chicago Tribune, Associated Press Pick Up Story On Ferris Helping Students Financially

Ferris State University's efforts make up for the money lost with the decision not to renew the Michigan Promise Grant has been noticed by the Associated Press and picked up by the Chicago Tribune.

Here is an excerpt of the Associated Press story picked up by the Chicago Tribune:
BIG RAPIDS, Mich. - Ferris State University says it will make up $1.15 million its students lost this fall with the state's failure to renew the Michigan Promise Grant. University President David Eisler said Monday the aid goes to 1,312 Ferris students who'd expected to get the Michigan Promise Grant. That's 10.4 percent of Ferris undergraduates. The Big Rapids school says it will cover the cost for the fall semester.

To check out the full AP story, as published by the Chicago Tribune, visit:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-mi-ferris-aidgap,0,7741424.story

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