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Kids2College program teaches students to plan for their future

...students from 17 communities will take steps toward exploring their college and career interests. The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education and UA College Savings Plan have again partnered to take Kids2College across Alaska ? offering students...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-06/kids2college-program-teaches-studen
Neighbors
Report provides update on scholarship program

...fall 2012 to fall 2013, said Brian Rae, assistant director of research and analysis with the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.To date, the program has awarded a total of $16.7 million to about 3,000 students.The program...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-02/report-provides-update-scholarship-prog
State
Senate committee moves amendment for student loans

...education loans by leveraging Alaska's AAA credit rating.Diane Barrans, executive director of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, said if the amendment is approved it will mean a sizable reduction in rates. The current interest rate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-07/senate-committee-moves-amendment-studen
State | AK legislature
More than 2,000 students using merit scholarships

...Performance scholarships, about 830 are using them this fall, according to preliminary data from the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education.The commission expects additional students will receive scholarships later in the fall term, boosting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-29/more-2000-students-using-merit-scholars
State
State awards nearly $8.7 million in scholarships

...system.A new report written by Brian Rae, an assistant director of research and analysis with the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, shows about 1,900 students have received Alaska Performance scholarships over the past two years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-29/state-awards-nearly-87-million-scholars
State
Student loan rates at all-time low

...they have ever been thanks to a new state program, said Diane Barrans, executive director of the state Commission on Postsecondary Education. "I do believe at this time the federal loans that we are offering are the lowest in the country...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101702/sta_studentloans.shtml
News
Deadline looms for federal financial aid

...an early start at securing aid. Representatives from the University of Alaska Southeast, the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, and the Northwest Education Loan Association will be on hand to help students and parents fill out the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021206/sta_20060212022.shtml
News
Wrangell: Two former residents launch business

...writers, Hagan has been taking courses in grant writing for the past year. After 17 years with the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, Angerman left her position as liaison, program and marketing coordinator in Anchorage to relocate back...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031702/sta_wrangbiz.shtml
News
Report criticizes amount of state aid for college

...full-time at Alaska's colleges and universities are not finishing a degree within six years. The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education made $500,000 available for need-based grants to help low-income students pay for college. Other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090806/sta_20060908032.shtml
News
Student loans must be paid back

...people who borrowed money in the late '70s,'' said Diane Barrans, executive director of the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, which runs the program. ``There's a few of them.'' Barrans said that while the state intends...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080700/Ope_editorial.html
Opinion

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