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Students Talk Back: The Cost of Higher Education: What's the Best Way To Make College More Affordable?

Students Talk Back: The Cost of Higher Education: What's the Best Way To Make College More Affordable?

  • Date:
    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
  • Time:
    11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC)
  • Room:
    RTCC 450 (The Forum)
  • Phone:
    213-740-8964
  • Email:

Summary:

Join a discussion about the cost of higher education and how best to make college more affordable.

Description:

Free Food at 11:30AM

Discussion begins at noon. 

Food and space are limited. First come, first served.

Featuring:

Michele Siqueiros, Executive Director, The Campaign for College Opportunity, 
Los Angeles
Lisa Chavez, Chief Financial Officer, California State University, Los Angeles
Megan Baaske, M.P.P. Student, USC Price School of Public Policy 
Taylor Wolfson, Student, USC Price School of Public Policy 

Co-moderated by:

Bonnie Reiss, Global Director, USC Schwarzenegger Institute
Daniel Rothberg, Special Projects Editor, USC Daily Trojan  

The rising cost of higher education in the United States has impacted levels of student enrollment, widened the achievement gap and dramatically increased student loan debt. In an attempt to mitigate these challenges, both President Obama and congressional Republicans have made proposals to lower the price tag of a college degree. Join us for a discussion with student leaders and professionals to discuss the benefits and downsides of both alternatives.