Hathaway http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming students’ debt 5th lowest in country http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-students-debt-5th-lowest-country <p></p><p>Wyoming has the fifth lowest average debt in the nation for students who graduated from college in 2012. That’s according to a recently published study by the Institute for College Access and Success. In Wyoming the average debt was just over $21,000.</p><p>Director of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wyoming, Joanna Carter, says there are several things that keep borrowing relatively low at UW.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 13:26:58 +0000 Irina Zhorov 51413 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming students’ debt 5th lowest in country Senate approves bill to allow Hathaway Scholarship applicants more options http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senate-approves-bill-allow-hathaway-scholarship-applicants-more-options <p></p><p></p><p>It came down to the final day, but the Wyoming legislature finally approved a bill that would require students to take vocational or arts classes in order to qualify for the Hathaway Scholarship.&nbsp; The idea was to remove a foreign language requirement in order for students to be able to take other courses.&nbsp;</p><p>But Senator Phil Nicholas argued that it was important to allow students who wanted four years of foreign language to be able to have it.&nbsp; Bill Sponsor Sam Krone says it was a good idea.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:16:09 +0000 Bob Beck 37300 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senate approves bill to allow Hathaway Scholarship applicants more options