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Starting an International Student Scholarship Fund

Jayne Bittner and Jayne Bittner

November 18, 2009

Selling cows for tuition isn't common in Santa Barbara, but for some international students it's the utter reality. The financial burden that international students from developing nations struggle with sparked the idea for...

Honor Society announces future fundraising efforts

Sofia Gjerstad and Sofia Gjerstad

October 20, 2009

This semester, the Society Sigma Chi Eta Honor Society will help the homeless young adults and foster children of Santa Barbara. The society's president, Elizabeth Legaspi, said it is working to raise money for Traditional Youth...

City College gets stimulus funds

Jon Marx and Jon Marx

October 20, 2009

City College has received federal stimulus money from President Obama's recovery package, although the amount is significantly less than originally anticipated. "[The recovery money] is only 25 percent of what we were originally...

Student jobs grow sparse, hard to find

Kyle Rokes, Kyle Rokes, and Kyle Rokes

October 7, 2009

Despite a 34 percent reduction in the number of on-campus jobs, an unused amount of Federal Work Study funds do still exist, according to a staffer in the college's Human Resources department. However, what each department ...

Financial aid demand at new high

Zac Estrada

February 18, 2009

Applications for federal financial aid are up 40 percent over last year in California and 20 percent at City College, but officials here say there's no reason to panic. "All financial aid programs are being funded through this...

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