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We talked about our observations regarding changes to the FAFSA and application process, the Annual Statewide Financial Aid Workshops (once known as the High School Counselor Workshops), NASFAA looking for authors for their revised book You're The Director, virtual Financial Aid Nights for high schools, and email etiquette (two books - SEND and Unsubscribe).

 

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Have feedback for Dennis and Dana?  Got a topic you want us to discuss?  Email us at wbcccsfaaa@gmail.com.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

Dana and Dennis were graced with the presence (while maintaining proper social distancing) of CCCSFAAA Past-Past President (and current VP of State Issues) Tammera Shinar from Butte College.  Our interview covered a lot of ground, including an "I Dare You To Listen To" selection from Tammera.  We hope to have her back on the show as 30 minutes was not enough time!

 

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Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

Dana and Dennis talked of many things, going over some news items:

  • WASFAA is offering scholarships for the Jerry R Sims Management and Leadership Institute
  • NASFAA Diversity Leadership Program (DLP) has openings for six new participants
  • University Business Magazine maintains a regularly-updated list of free resources for students, faculty, and staff - check it out
  • University Business Magazine had a great article about Cal Lutheran U and how they are offering some classes outdoors for the fall
  • CASFAA conference is coming - October 26-30
  • The state Chancellor's Office just announced New Financial Aid Directors training - November 16-18

Dennis's "I Dare You To Listen To..." selection was the new CD from Ghost of Paul Revere, Good At Losing Everything.

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

Dana and Dennis discussed the FAMMS (Financial Aid Multi-Media Showcase) launch, coming next week.  More info to be posted on the CCCSFAAA website.  We also talked about upcoming interviews over the next couple of weeks.  Our Second Cup segment focused on SAP (Satisfactory Academic Progress) and NASFAA's State Advocacy Toolkit.  Lastly, although Dana is holstering her "I Dare You To..." selection for next week, we somehow ended up talking about the new movie trailer for DUNE.

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

Dana and Dennis kept the conversation light today considering the need for recovery from a 3-day Labor Day weekend highlighted by 100+ degree temperatures across SoCal and much of the state.

We talked about a potential redesign of the show logo - expect to see it in service soon.

We also talked about the launch (finally!) of FAMMS - the Financial Aid Multi Media Showcase.  An "Intent to Create" form WILL BE available on the CCCSFAAA website by the end of the week (Dennis promised this!).

Lastly, we covered a little news from the feds (via the NASFAA website), NASFAA (regarding their Ask Regs section), and some free training opportunities (posted on the CASFAA website).

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

Today we had our first interview:  Anafe Robinson, Financial Aid Director at Pierce College and current president of CASFAA (California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators).  We talked about her path to FA Director and CASFAA president, the 2020 CASFAA conference, and other interests.  Anafe shared her "I Dare You To Read" selection of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown.  Dennis concurred with her choice, as the book can also be found on his bookshelves.

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

We talked about how the fall semester started this week in the LACCD and how most community colleges have started or are starting very soon.

We discussed two the many training opportunities for financial aid people, listed on the CASFAA website at www.casfaa.org/training, including:

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

We covered a lot of news today...

Dennis had Jeff Goldblum as his "I Dare You To Listen To" selection.  Mr. Goldblum's "The Capitol Studios Sessions" CD came out in late 2018, but it's a great collection of jazz songs, with some interesting guest singers.

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

We talked about a number of things today, including: the end of summer and start of fall semesters across the nation; year-round-Pell Grants; a free plug of the NASFAA "Off the Cuff" podcast; an article on Inside Higher Ed titled "A Tough Year at Community Colleges"; and a new brief from TICAS titled "What College Costs for Low-Income Californians, 2020".  At the end of the show, Dana and Dennis started the making of a dream team list of interviewees for future episodes.  Thundercat is always welcome to make a cameo on WBC!

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.  Find us also in Google Podcasts, the Apple Podcasts app, and on Spotify.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

Dana and Dennis talked about some financial aid resources and news, including:

  • "Today's News" from the Office of Communications at the state Chancellor's Office.  If you're not receiving this daily dose of news, contact them at communications@cccco.edu.
  • "Today's News" from NASFAA, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.  Find out more at nasfaa.org.
  • FINAID-L listserv - the granddaddy of financial aid info sources.  Find out more at their website on how to sign up.
  • Reminder: Submit GPA and enrollment info to CSAC.  More info in Operations Memo GOM 2020-21.
  • September 24th is the deadline to reconcile 2019-2020 Cal Grant and Middle Class Scholarship programs with CSAC.  More info in Special Alert GSA 2020-30.
  • Two financial aid job opportunities available at College of the Desert.  Find out more by using the Employment Opportunities link under QUICK LINKS on the CCCSFAAA homepage.

Dana's "I Double-Dare You To Watch" offering is NPR's Tiny Desk mini-concert series.  Check it out at NPR.

Dennis's "I Dare You To Watch" offering is Live From Daryl's House.  Check it out at the LFDH website

 

Find out more about CCCSFAAA at cccsfaaa.org.

Follow CCCSFAAA on Twitter at @CCCSFinaidAssoc.

Find this and future WBC podcast episodes at What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA (WBC) podcasts.

 

"What's Brewing, CCCSFAAA?" is a Studio 1051 production.  Studio 1051 is a creative collaboration of Dennis Schroeder and Dana Yarbrough.

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