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It was another successful conference thanks to Erica Norris and her planning committee! The Hotel Talisa in Vail was a spectacular location and the conference was filled will lots of opportunity to learn, network, and be inspired. Passing the Gavel The conference kicked off with the epic...

It’s hard to believe that March is almost over and the conference is just around the corner. The Annual Conference Committee has been hard at work to make sure we listen to survey feedback and plan a great conference for you at Hotel Talisa in...

I have heard it many times at conferences and training events when the wonderful people that make up the financial aid profession all gather, that no one knowingly sets out to become a financial aid professional. But once the profession takes you in, it is...

When I stumbled into the world of financial aid, there was so much to learn. Eleven years later, there’s still so much more to learn. The biggest challenge to overcome was the language barrier. Language barrier? Oh yes - financial aid has abbreviations, acronyms, and...

Wow, is it really over already? I can’t believe how fast this year went by and I can’t believe another CAFAA conference has come and gone. To everyone who attended – I sure hope you learned a lot and made new CAFAA friends. To everyone...

David Lucci and I had the honor of representing CAFAA at the NASFAA Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. We were joined by our esteemed Colorado colleagues, Barbara Marshall (CU Boulder) and Theresa Lavin (CCD). During this conference we were able to meet with the Legislative...

Did you take a personal finance course in college? Does your college or university currently offer financial literacy and wellness courses or workshops? Well, my college did and I am better for having taking the course. Perhaps that is where some of my passion to...

Hello CAFAA! Our 51st annual conference is taking place May 2 – 4, 2018 in beautiful Black Hawk, Colorado at the Ameristar Resort, & Spa. The Annual Conference Planning Committee has been doing some fantastic work creating an informative, productive, fun program. The sessions are...