THURS & FRI: Braley Travels to Eastern Iowa Colleges to Host Campus Forums Print
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Written by Jeff Giertz   
Monday, 23 January 2012 16:23

Braley to discuss higher education cost, career-readiness, and more with students, faculty, & administrators

 

Washington, DC – On Thursday January 26th, Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) will embark on a two-day tour of eastern Iowa colleges and universities to host a series of open forums on the state of higher education.

Braley will moderate an open discussion including students, faculty, and administrators from local campuses with a focus on college affordability, student financial aid, career-readiness, and other significant challenges facing higher education today.

“From questions about affordability to mountains of student loan debt, there are unprecedented challenges facing students who want to pursue a college education,” Braley said.  “I’m traveling across eastern Iowa to listen to students and educators about these challenges and to hear their suggestions for how to address them.”

The events are free and open to local students and the public.

Thursday January 26th, 2012

10:00am  -  Quad Cities Campus Forum

St. Ambrose University

Rogalski Center

518 West Locust St.

Davenport, Iowa

 

1:00pm   -  Cedar Rapids Campus Forum

Coe College

Clark Alumni House

200 College Dr. NE

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

 

Friday January 27th, 2012

 

1:00pm  -  Cedar Valley Campus Forum

University of Northern Iowa

Maucker Union, Room 109

Cedar Falls, Iowa

 

4:15pm   -  Grinnell Campus Forum

Grinnell College

Rosenfeld Center, Room 101

1127 Park St.

Grinnell, Iowa

 

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