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2014 Spring Conference
It Starts With Us Making a Difference to Shape the Future: NCASFAA - Calming the Choppy Financial Aid Waters
Holiday Inn Resort
Wrightsville Beach, NC
April 12-16, 2014

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Hotel Booking Information
The Holiday Inn Resort at Wrightsville Beach is SOLD OUT and no longer taking reservations.

The Shell Island Resort is serving as an overflow hotel. A block of rooms have been set aside at Shell Island for our conference dates. The room rate at Shell Island is $169 per night. Shell Island Resort is an all-oceanfront, all-suites hotel. You can visit their website at The contact number for reservations is 910-256-8696 and the group code is NCASF. Shell Island Resort is approximately one mile from the Holiday Inn and the Holiday Inn will be providing a shuttle service between the two hotels.

NCASFAA 2014 Spring Conference Presentations

The table below lists the sessions presented at the 2014 Spring Conference. The presentations and accompanying samples, letters, etc., can be downloaded by clicking on the icons in the right column.

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Presentation Title Presenter Document
150% Subsidized Loan Limit  
Assisting Immigrant Students and Children of Immigrants Donna Weaver
Building Successful Students Dana Kelly
Climbing the Student Services Career Ladder Sharon Oliver
Conducting Scholarship Searches April Morey
Department of Education - R2T4 in Modules Anita Olivencia
Department of Education - Top 10 Compliance Issues Anita Olivencia
Department of Education - Verification for 2014-2015 Anita Olivencia
Emerging Paradigms for Recruitment and Retention Anthony Jones
Robert Muhammad
Michael O'Grady
FASFA - Where Does NC Stand Marcia Weston
Trae Brookins
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Steve Miller
Eileen Goldgeier
Jen Palencia Shipp
Forgivable Education Loans for Services (FELS) Bill Cox
Fostering Collaboration Between Financial Aid Professionals and Admissions Sharon Oliver
Helping Others Navigate the Choppy Waters of Financial Aid Cathy Shell
Helping Students Succeed in Repayment  
Marketing the FA Office (Social Media) Dana Kelly
Plan for Rough Water with Advance Directives Diane Miller
Professional Judgment Jo-Ann Craig
Julie Poorman
Michelle Day
Public Service Loan Forgiveness  
State of the Industry and Washington Update Brett Lief
State Update Steven Brooks
Stress Management for Financial Aid Professionals Katie Harrison
The NC 529 Plan  
Understanding Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)  

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Upcoming Conference Sites - Mark your calendars!

  • Fall 2014
    Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort
    Asheville, NC
    Nov 8-12, 2014
  • Spring 2015
    Holiday Inn Resort
    Wrightsville Beach, NC
    April 11- 15, 2015
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