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04/05/2017
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Today, 576 organizations and institutions of higher education sent a letter to Congress asking them to protect federal student aid as they finish up FY17 appropriations and start working on FY18. U.S PIRG worked in a large coalition representing students, institutions, educators, advocates, and employers to draft and circulate the letter of support. The letter comes after calls by President Trump to cut the Pell grant reserve by a combined $5.2 billion in FY17 and FY18 and multiple proposals in Congress to cut a portion of the Pell grant reserve. 

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03/08/2017
Report

America’s institutions of higher education can play a crucial role in...

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02/14/2017
News Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) launched a campaign to secure commitments from American colleges and universities to shift to 100 percent renewable energy.

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02/14/2017
Resource

Galvanize your college or university to become a leader in clean energy by organizing, participating in, or supporting a campaign to power your campus with 100% renewable energy.

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The Daily Campus

To further its mission promote student engagement, University of...

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The Daily Campus

UConnPIRG has registered 2204 new voters so far on campus this year,...

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The Daily Campus

The University of Connecticut has been expanding its efforts to...

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The Daily Campus

A student organization at the University of Connecticut is working to...

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