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JEFFERSON CITY — Thirty-nine percent of college undergraduates fell at or below income eligibility limits for federal assistance in 2016 according to a recent USA Today story.
The story reports a national trend of students from low-income households enrolling at increasing rates.
As a result, some students are experiencing food insecurity or do not have access to professional clothing for job interviews.
It’s a reality that has hit close to home for those at Carson-Newman University. And it was enough that school employees wanted to do something about it. [Read more…]