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Day At A Glance - Tuesday, October 11, 2016



Sunday, October 9th

Monday, October 10th Tuesday, October 11th Wednesday, October 12th

7:00 am - 6:30 pm Conference Registration Open
8:00 am - 6:30 pm Exhibits Open
8:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast and Annual Meeting (Sponsored by: Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation)
8:30 am - 9:30 am

General Session
Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream

Sara Goldrick-Rab, Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University, and Founder at the Wisconsin HOPE Lab

9:45 am - 11:00 am

Breakout Sessions

5.1 - Financial Aid 101 - The Pulse of the Aid Cycle (Sponsored by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation)

5.2 - More than Just the Money: How Coaching Can Increase Graduation Rates for Low-Income Students (Sponsored by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation)

5.4 - Two Providers Efforts to Stop Scholarship Award Displacement

5.5 - Trends and the Changing Landscape in Higher Education

5.6 - Combining Scholarships and Service Programs for Student Recruitment and Retention

5.7 - Advanced Microsoft Outlook Functionality with Email and Calendar

5.8 - Community Foundations: Donor Advised Funds 101 (Sponsored by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation)

11:10 am - 11:30 am

Exhibitor Demos

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Networking Lunch and Focus Groups
 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm General Session
Show Me Democracy: Students, Scholarships, and the Power of Change

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout Session and Workshops

6.1 - Implementing Early FAFSA and Looking Towards Further Simplification (Sponsored by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation)

6.2 - #InequityPutsUsInJeopardy (Sponsored by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation)

6.3 - Opportunities for Change for Community Foundations

6.4 - The Heart of It: Allowing Donor Participation in the Scholarship Process

6.5 - Connecting Students to Financial Resources through Scholarship Central

6.6 - Four Year College Completion: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

6.7 - Key Non-discrimination Principles and Actionable Strategies for Institutions of Higher Education and Private Scholarship Providers (This workshop goes until 5:15 pm with a 30 minutes break given) (Sponsored by Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation)

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break - Sponsored by: TD

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


7.1 - Becoming an Effective Meeting Facilitator

7.2 - Add On With Add-Ins: Data Management and Analysis for Scholarship Providers

7.3 - Achieving Impact Beyond the Scholarship

7.4 - Maximizing Postsecondary Success Through Strategic Partnerships

7.5 - How to Develop and Implement Effective Communications Plans for Any Scholarship Program

7.6 - Research Before Classes: A Different Type of Scholarship

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Gallery of Good Practices

Thank you to the following organizations for their generous support!

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