PRESS RELEASE

Paying for an Undergraduate Education
Capuano Hosts Student Financial Aid Forum


May 5, 2005

On Saturday May 21st Congressman Mike Capuano will host "Paying for an Undergraduate Education," a panel discussion to help educate prospective students about the resources available to finance a college education. It will take place on Saturday May 21st from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the Main Administration Building at Emmanuel College. Emmanuel is located at 400 The Fenway in Boston.

Discussion participants will include representatives from Emmanuel College, UMass-Boston, Citizens Bank, the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority and Somerville High School.

"The price tag for a college education is steadily climbing, making it difficult for many families to meet the cost of tuition. This forum is designed to provide parents and students with information about the availability of federal financial aid, scholarships, loans and other funding sources," stated Congressman Mike Capuano.

The forum is open to the public. Anyone with questions may contact Congressman Capuano's district office at (617) 621-6208.

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Contact: Alison M. Mills (617) 621-6208