Farewell T-bird Financial Aid Advisors. Hello ASU.

by Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief We have valued the contribution of our Financial Aid office staff for decades. Sometimes we took it for granted and sometimes we expressed our gratitude; all in all, there are many generations of T-birds who relied on their help, support, and expertise to make it through Thunderbird… financially speaking. Thunderbird is […]

Know your Thunderstaff – Catherine King-Todd “Helping Dreams Come True”

By Alina Buzgar  Catherine King-Todd has been helping students realize their dreams for over three decades.  Since 1989, she has played the role of Director of Financial Aid.   Trying to summarize her 33 years’ experience at Thunderbird in a short article was a daunting task. Fortunately, her soft speaking and inviting personality immediately calmed […]

Update 04/18

Hello T-bird family! Another week has flown by! And the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Regional night this Saturday night at 6:30pm is the best possible way to end your week.  This is a great opportunity for you to celebrate with your classmates and to spend a special evening with our Spring graduates. This will […]

Update 10/25

Hello Thunderbirds! We are at the close of an exciting, productive and successful Professional Development Week! Special thanks and major kudos to the CMC for their excellent work – trust me when I tell you that this week’s activities were the result of hundreds of hours of planning, coordination, and hard work.  I’m thrilled to […]

IDentify yourself at the Pub

Starting last Thursday (October 3, 2013), on Thursday Nights and Campus Event Nights, such as Regional Nights and other large Campus gatherings, there has been and will be a doorman at the Pub checking everyone’s IDs, issuing wristbands and recording occupancy of the Pub. Anyone entering the Pub will have to show legal ID for entry into […]

Financial Aid Exit Interview

By Brenda Wright & Dario Ford Graduation is getting closer and even though you are busy with this last trimester it is essential that you remind yourself of your rights and responsibilities regarding your Federal Loans you have borrowed. Federal Regulations require all students who received Federal Loans to complete an Exit Interview.  We require […]

Financial Aid Exit Counseling Sessions

By: Brenda Wright, Financial Aid If you have received federal student loans (Subsidized Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, Perkins, Grad PLUS) while attending Thunderbird, you must complete the on line exit counseling.   In accordance with federal regulations, all colleges and universities participating in federally sponsored loan programs must present exit information for students who have borrowed through federal programs. […]

Fin Aid celebrated National MadHatters day

On October 6th, Financial Aid celebrated National Mad Hatters day by dressing up in very innovative and fun hats that were either bought or handmade by themselves. The Mad Hatter is a famous character in Lewis Caroll’s book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. In 1986, a group of computer technicians in Boulder, Colorado celebrated the first Mad Hatter […]