TG webinar offers key insights from credit expert John Ulzheimer

December 17, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

Earlier this year, in a session at the University of Colorado at Denver, TG sponsored a webinar with John Ulzheimer, a nationally recognized expert on credit reporting, credit scoring, and identity theft.

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TG Regional Trainings offer engaging sessions on industry topics

December 16, 2014 · TG Customer Training and Event Management · No Comments

As part of its continued effort to provide student services professionals with the latest and best information on a range of key industry topics including new program rules, needs analysis, consumer information disclosure requirements, and more, TG is offering several training opportunities early in 2015. These regional training sessions offer great opportunities for schools to learn more about key industry topics, as well as have any questions answered. Presenters will emphasize an interactive approach, inviting audience questions and participation.

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Personalized coaching, effective measurements are hallmarks of College Forward program

December 15, 2014 · TG Student and Institutional Success · No Comments

In an effort to highlight effective practices in research, strategy, and implementation of access and persistence programs in higher education, TG has produced a series of videos featuring recipients of TG Philanthropy funding.

This week we focus on College Forward of Austin, Texas.

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ED issues guidance for Pell Grant eligibility for students confined or incarcerated

December 12, 2014 · Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

On December 8, 2014, ED issued Dear Colleague Letter GEN-14-21 (DCL GEN-14-21) to clarify that students who are confined or incarcerated in locations that are not federal or state penal institutions, such as juvenile justice facilities, and who are otherwise Pell eligible are eligible for Pell Grants.

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ED publishes corrections to GE final rule

December 08, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In the Federal Register dated December 4, 2014, ED published corrections to the Program Integrity-Gainful Employment final rule that was issued on October 31, 2014.

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Integrating support throughout the educational pipeline: No Limits, No Excuses Amarillo

December 08, 2014 · TG Student and Institutional Success · No Comments

In an effort to highlight effective practices in research, strategy, and implementation of access and persistence programs in higher education, TG has produced a series of videos featuring recipients of TG Philanthropy funding.

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ED publishes proposed rules for Teacher Preparation Issues and TEACH Grant

December 05, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In the Federal Register dated December 3, 2014, ED published the Notice of Proposed rules (NPRM) relating to the teacher preparation program accountability system under Title II of the HEA and the TEACH Grant program under Title IV of the HEA.

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TG releases NSLDS submittal schedule for 2015

December 01, 2014 · TG Customer Support and Reporting · No Comments

TG's data reporting team has released the TG National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) reporting schedule for 2015.

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ED provides 2015-2016 verification-suggested text and availability of 2014 IRS tax information

December 01, 2014 · TG Policy and Regulatory Affairs · No Comments

In an electronic announcement (E-ANN) dated November 24, 2014, ED published suggested text for each of the 2015-2016 verification items that were previously announced in the June 25, 2014 Federal Register Notice. ED reminds schools that they may develop their own text, forms, documents, statements, and certifications with one exception — the Statement of Educational Purpose. The E-ANN also provides information about the availability of 2014 IRS tax information.

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TG's Thanksgiving 2014 hours

November 24, 2014 · TG Marketing Communications · No Comments

TG offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed for the remainder of the week. The next digest will be sent on Tuesday, December 9.

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