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Ahh, the sound of frolicking students, the sight of crying mothers and the smell of burgers on the grill for the afternoon bar-b-que in the quad…screech…then we come back to our reality.  The sound of panicked students who thought they did their FAFSA, the sight...

The best leadership book I have read is “Leadership Land Mines; 8 management catastrophes and how to avoid them” by Marty Clarke.  In my opinion, anyone interested in leadership should read this book.  It’s not about leadership theories; it’s practical applications with real stories as...

There are so many exciting things happening in the world of CAFAA and RMASFAA right now – and trust me, I should know! As the Vice President of CAFAA and the conference co-chair for this year’s combined state and regional conference, I’m becoming a master...

In the 1970s, Colorado served as a national model for social mobility among racial and ethnic groups. We once had a distribution of income that was far more equal than that of the nation. Fast-forward over 40 years and one would think that we have...

Hi CAFAA, Well, this is my first blog after my first 4 months as the President of CAFAA.  As I thought about what I should write, I kept thinking about the family we have in financial aid and the many people that helped me along the...

Video gaming has become the highest grossing sector of the entertainment industry in the United States. According to an article published by Forbes, Grand Theft Auto V took in over $1B in the first 24 hours after launch. This secured the game’s position as the...