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Jan 16, 2018, 11:43 AM
The New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day will be help Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.
Feb 15, 2017, 11:40 AM
More than 1,000 student advocates from over 50 colleges and universities gathered at the State Capitol on Tuesday, February 14, to urge state legislators to continue their commitment to New York...
Jan 3, 2017, 4:24 AM
REGISTER NOW! You can now register your student group to attend the February 14, 2017 NYSAA Advocacy Day at the Legislative Office Building "Well" in Albany. This is a great opportunity for students...
Jul 28, 2016, 8:22 AM
Students in the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) attending Paul Smith's College this fall were greeted on campus by Senator Betty Little (R-45th Senate District) this week. For more...
Mar 16, 2016, 7:35 AM
The State Assembly and Senate have released and passed their respective one-house budgets. Now the Governor and the Legislature will negotiate a final state budget. Although there are...
Apr 3, 2015, 7:41 AM
Earlier this week, New York State passed its State Budget and opportunity programs saw a significant increase in funding! Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), an additional $3....
Feb 10, 2015, 10:58 AM
For immediate release, February 10, 2015 Hundreds of College and High School Students, Faculty and Staff and State Student Aid Supporters Gather in Albany Today Albany, NY – More than 600 high school...
Feb 5, 2015, 5:54 AM
A reminder that next Tuesday is the NYSAA 2015 Advocacy Day in Albany! Almost 60 student groups from across the state will come to Albany to thank legislators for their support of student aid and...
Dec 5, 2014, 6:31 AM
You can now register your student group to attend the February 10, 2015 NYSAA Advocacy Day at the Legislative Office Building "Well" in Albany. As in years past, this is a great opportunity for...
Jun 2, 2014, 10:02 AM
The State Budget for FY 2014-15 includes a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program that will give a full-tuition scholarship for New York’s high school graduates...
Apr 1, 2014, 6:42 AM
In this year's New York State Budget, the Governor and state legislators supported TAP and Opportunity Program increases. Thank you for your efforts in standing up for student aid and sending...
Mar 16, 2014, 5:25 AM
Lawmakers in Albany want to boost funding for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). For 40 years, TAP has helped five million state residents pay for college, keeping talent here in the Empire State...
Mar 6, 2014, 10:15 AM
Former Deputy Speaker and member of the New York State Assembly, the honorable Arthur O. Eve from Buffalo was honored in Albany on Monday evening for his unwavering commitment to public service...
Feb 28, 2014, 4:43 AM
New York is about to invest $8 million in a new scholarship program to help retain talented new high school graduates in the state for their college and careers. The proposed Science Technology...
Feb 11, 2014, 2:11 AM
Albany, NY – Hundreds of high school and college students, faculty and staff representing more than 50 colleges and university groups and supporting organizations from across New York State are...