FAFSA, Financial Aid & Funding Your Students’ College Education

Co-Sponsored by:
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Date: Monday, February 2, 2015
Keynote: Bob Giannino, CEO, UAspire Financial Aid Officer Panel:
  • Kim Nauer, Education Research Director, Center for New York City Affairs
  • Ajana Wilkinson, Assistant Director, Kingsborough Community College
  • Anne Pelak, Director of Financial Aid, the College of New Rochelle
  • Gene Rogers, Sr., Financial Aid Counselor, Molloy College
  • Julietta Schiffino, Associate Director of Financial Aid Services, State University of New York
Breakout facilitators:
  • Nicole Kirchner, John Bowne High School
  • Maritza Matias, John Bowne High School
  • Tina Zhao, John Bowne High School
  • Lorrie Director, Midwood High School
  • Allison Burke, UA School for Criminal Justice for Young Women
  • Kevin Brooks, UA School for Music and Art
  • Dorothy Martin, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Service, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
  • Dzelika Daniel, Associate Director, CUNY’s Office of Student Financial Assistance
  • James Rodriguez, Lehman High School
  • Lily Morgan Owen, Options Institute, Goddard Riverside Community Center
  • Jaqueline Perez, Associate Director of Financial Aid, Barnard College
  • Erin Dowding, Flushing International
  • Adeola Alexander, Kurt Hahn School
Youth Leadership for College Access and Financial Aid Panel:
  • Janice Bloom, Co-Director, College Access: Research & Action (CARA)
  • Alexus Bright – Former high school Youth Leader; current City College Student
  • Andres Ramirez – Former high school youth leader; current City College Student
  • Sonia Symanski, Director of College Counseling, YWLN/The CollegeBound Initiative/East Side Community High School
  • Lily Morgan Owen, Options Institute, Goddard Riverside Community Center
 Other Speakers:
  • Jennifer Stredler, Capital One Bank
  • Lisa Castillo Richmond, Graduate NYC!
  • Sugeni Perez-Sadler, NYC DOE Office of Postsecondary Readiness
  • Rachel Stephenson Director, CUNY Service Corps
Resources:  For a complete list of resources from the forum please access this Dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5myka5sk1tsuafw/AAC06E5V37FVvfIVwssfY-pMa?dl=0
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