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January 2010 Press Release

 

 

For immediate release: January 6, 2010                                    Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
                                                                                                             Communications: (410) 260-4511

                                                                                                             cfalkenh@mhec.state.md.us

 

MHEC to Co-Produce You Can Afford College 2010 with Maryland Public Television


Annapolis, MD (January 6, 2010) - Through a partnership with Maryland Public Television (MPT), and funding from USA Funds, the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) is co-producing You Can Afford College 2010. The goal of You Can Afford College 2010 is to deliver information tailored to parents and students who need a comprehensive, how-to approach to finding financial assistance. This program will provide answers to many questions and take the guesswork out of paying for college. Segments of the show include college students from a variety of institutions, backgrounds and majors sharing how they are able to pay for college. You Can Afford College 2010 will begin airing in January. The broadcast schedule is as follows:

Airs on MPT and MPT HD

  • Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. During this broadcast, viewers can call the toll free number, 1-800-222-1292, to receive advice and assistance from financial aid advisors.

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. - no call in. Email questions to outreach@mpt.org

  • Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 5:30 a.m. – no call in. Email questions to outreach@mpt.org

  • Saturday February 6, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. - no call in. Email questions to outreach@mpt.org

Airs on MPT 2

  • Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. – no call in, email questions only

MPT has a multi-state footprint serving the entire Washington Metropolitan area. Viewership is comprehensive and includes approximately 1 million people who have children between the ages of 13-17 in the region.

 

View the video now at  http://video.mpt.tv/video/1386604103/


For more information, contact Cheryl V. Edwards, Marketing and Outreach Manager, at
410-260-4520 or cedwards@mhec.state.md.us.

 

The Maryland Higher Education Commission is a 12-member coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for Maryland public and independent colleges and universities and private career schools. It serves as an advocate for more than 350,000 college students in Maryland, for the State and its needs, and for business and industry in Maryland.

 


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