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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona and Argosy University, Phoenix Partner to Educate Families on College Financial Aid Process

April 4 Workshop offers Insight on Student Aid and Scholarships

PHOENIX, AZ Mar. 12, 2013--   Big Brothers Big Sisters of Phoenix and Argosy University, Phoenix are partnering to educate Arizona families about the financial aid process for higher education. On Tuesday, April 4, 2013, a no-cost, hands-on workshop* will take place from 6 – 7:30 pm at Argosy University, Phoenix to provide prospective college students and their families with the information they need about how to finance a college education.

The workshop, taking place at the university’s campus, located at 2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix 85021, is designed to assist families and students in understanding financial aid eligibility and how to apply for federal/state aid and scholarships (financial aid is available to those who qualify). During the event, financial aid professionals will discuss ways to finance college education, no matter what institution the individual chooses to attend. The event will also offer information on how to apply for scholarships and grants, to include scholarship opportunities created by Argosy University for those affiliated with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters organization.

“Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Arizona makes a positive impact on children and families in the Phoenix area each and every day,” says Argosy University, Phoenix President, Hugh Jensen. “We are proud to partner with them to ensure that those families are knowledgeable about the college financial aid process, regardless of the institution they choose to attend.”

"Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona welcomes this opportunity to help families learn how to fulfill their educational dreams through sound financial advice. Thank you Argosy University, Phoenix!" says Laura Capello, president and CEO of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Arizona.

For more information or to register, contact Mimi Hopper at or (602) 216-2600.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
For more than 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona has contributed to a healthier and stronger community by providing children with mentors who help them succeed in life.  The preeminent youth mentoring organization in Arizona, Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships with volunteers who care about them.  For more information contact BBBSAZ at 602-264-BIGS or

About Argosy University
Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and online, is a private, accredited academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law. With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers graduate degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education. The institution offers undergraduate degree programs in Psychology, Business,

Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals. Degree levels and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, ( Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610, 2630. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

*This workshop is non-credit bearing and does not transfer into any program offered at Argosy University, Phoenix.

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