Paying for University 101
Schlesinger, Joel, Winnipeg Free Press
U of W pilot program to give students a degree of financial knowledge
Priscilla Maud has learned a lot at university -- more than just what she's picked up in class.
The fourth-year double major in aboriginal governance and conflict resolution studies enrolled at the University of Winnipeg in 2008.
"I wasn't knowledgeable about the history," says the 38-year-old single mother of four daughters ranging in age from four to 18.
"I didn't feel I knew enough to contribute to the conversation when it came to politics."
She feels much more confident in a discussion about politics these days, but she's also more adept at balancing a budget, cutting costs …
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Publication information: Article title: Paying for University 101. Contributors: Schlesinger, Joel - Author. Newspaper title: Winnipeg Free Press. Publication date: August 25, 2012. Page number: B10. © F.P. Canadian Newspapers Limited Partnership Jun 21, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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