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  • Student organization connecting students in the U.S. and Asia — Carthage News — Carthage College
    said Carthage business professor David Schlichting faculty advisor to Enactus By establishing a connection at a young age we hope that these students form a lasting relationship one that will be very beneficial to children in all of the countries involved Enactus relationship with China and Vietnam mirrors the growing commitment that Carthage has to establish relationships with Asia said Prof Art Cyr director of the A W Clausen Center for World Business We ve established a major and minor in Asian Studies more professors teach in the field and visit the continent and increasing numbers of students and graduates are choosing to head overseas for short and long stays While Enactus work in Asia is new they have already made an impact in the Kenosha area through various charitable programs In 2005 they started the Piggy Bank Project a project that teaches second graders in the Kenosha area the value of saving money and the difference between wants and needs Enactus also created workshops for job hunters through First Step Services Inc a program that aims to transition homeless people in the Kenosha area to permanent housing and gainful employment Carthage Enactus members lead workshops that focus on resume creation building computer skills and improving interview skills The Carthage chapter of Enactus has garnered multiple accolades for these accomplishments from the national organization The chapter has won Enactus regional competition four years straight sending teams to the national competition At these competitions teams from each chapter give a 20 minute presentation on their accomplishments during the past academic year and are evaluated by a panel of business leaders who serve as judges This year Carthage Enactus President Ryan Shaw is setting the chapter s goals even higher Our goal this year is to win regionals make it back to

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  • Invasive Species Studies — Carthage News — Carthage College
    Students Career Services Dining Health and Counseling Center Security Back to previous page Invasive Species Studies December 12 2010 by Staff The Asian carp particularly prominent in the news along with the quagga mussel zebra mussel and other aquatic species have invaded our Great Lakes and inland waterways primarily through global shipping The Root Pike Watershed Initiative Network WIN and Wisconsin Sea Grant are supporting ongoing policy and scientific analysis of the implications of this enormous change in the environmental status quo The Clausen Center has just published the occasional paper Managing Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes An Analysis of Policies Politics and Stakeholders by Professor Jerald C Mast of the Department of Political Science Other project principals include Professors Tracy Gartner and Scott Hegrenes of Biology and Environmental Science and Robert Schlack of Economics Click here to read News English honor society hosts reading event with Kenosha school Carthage faculty chosen to participate in humanities program Alumnus takes faculty position at renowned London university Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Carthage RockSat team prepares for launch Carthage welcomes luncheon speaker Christopher Ruud New shadowing program lets students sample health care careers Winners announced in Carthage s

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2010/12/12/invasive-species-studies/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Need-based Financial Aid — Affording College — Admissions — Carthage College
    of grants scholarships loans and work based on demonstrated financial need Every applicant qualifies for some assistance Just file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA between January 1 and February 15 of your senior year for fullest consideration You can file the FAFSA after February 15 but we recommend filing before that date for maximum financial aid consideration Grants and scholarships come from many sources Carthage provides the bulk of grant funds The federal government and some state governments also provide substantial grant assistance Need based aid also may take the form of loans and work Every student may borrow through the Federal Stafford Student Loan Programs simply by filing the FAFSA First year students may borrow up to 5 500 Terms are quite favorable with a low interest rate a six month grace period and long term repayment schedules All Stafford Loans offer deferred principal most offer deferred interest until after graduation Federal Work Study FWS is the primary source of student employment at Carthage Students may earn approximately 2 000 by working an average of 10 hours weekly Learn more about Elective options Student employment financing for students and or parents Payment plans Monthly payments pre

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  • Elective Options — Affording College — Admissions — Carthage College
    3 000 from summer earnings Significant benefits result from summer savings These earnings promote student involvement with the family financing plan and substantially reduce the need to borrow or make monthly payments For example a 1 700 summer employment contribution is the equivalent of 155 in monthly payments over 11 months Student Financing Possibilities Students who do not qualify for need based aid are eligible to borrow through the Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan Identical to the traditional Stafford Loan with the exception of required interest payments this program allows every family to maximize student access to financial assistance Every student may borrow up to 2 625 between the subsidized and the unsubsidized Stafford Loan Programs Parent Financing Possibilities Long term loans may help families effectively manage some or even all of the costs not covered by no need awards and student need based financial aid One example is the Federal Parent Loan to Undergraduate Students PLUS program With its low interest rate a maximum interest rate of 9 percent and generous 10 year repayment schedule PLUS has become a vital building block Repayment of a PLUS may be as low as 50 per month Other non federal alternative loans may

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/admissions/afford/elective-options/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Payment Plans — Affording College — Admissions — Carthage College
    enables families to incorporate college costs into their monthly budget plans Pre payment Families may choose to pre pay the year s tuition Full payment received prior to July 1 will receive a rebate Two payments Families may choose a two payment option with one semester s payment required before the beginning of each term Elective options generally are available to all families Either by themselves or in combination these

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  • FastWeb — Scholarships & Grants — Admissions — Carthage College
    searchable database of more than 400 000 private sector scholarships fellowships grants and student loans available to students Carthage is a member institution of FastWeb Please note Do not pay money to have any organization search for scholarships These are not worth the cost and a search can be done easily and free of charge through FastWeb Go to FastWeb Learn more about Elective options Student employment financing for students

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/admissions/scholarships/fastweb (2013-06-13)
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  • Modern Languages Scholarships — Scholarships & Grants — Admissions — Carthage College
    2013 Successful candidates and their families will be invited to an on campus program taking place on Friday February 22 2013 during which time the French and or German candidates will participate in the second round of Modern Language competition which includes a written component and an interview with faculty members in the target language You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills in French or German and your knowledge of the target culture Candidates for Chinese and Japanese will be interviewed by the faculty and will write a short composition in English Chinese or Japanese You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your interest motivation and skills if applicable in Chinese or Japanese languages and cultures Alternative arrangements may be made for students spending their senior year abroad The Modern Languages Program Understanding the world today and anticipating changes in it are crucial elements of your education at Carthage Learning another language can enrich your sensitivity to other cultures and prepare you to be a better more responsive global citizen in the twenty first century The modern languages department fosters a learning environment that encourages you to Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in a modern language Understand the cultural codes of a specific culture Extend your awareness and knowledge of your first language and culture Apply your new knowledge in a variety of academic and personal settings Carthage offers majors and minors in Chinese French German Japanese and Spanish and courses in Latin and Ancient Greek All modern language courses are taught in the language you are studying so you learn to communicate your needs and express your thoughts effectively Small classes promote a relaxed atmosphere where you ll feel comfortable using the target language in culturally appropriate ways The modern languages department is indeed a great place to be A diverse group of students a wonderful mix of faculty members and Target Language Experts from China Colombia France Germany Mexico Spain and Japan combine to create a lively and engaging learning experience at Carthage The Chinese French Japanese and German Majors at Carthage A Chinese major French major German major or Japanese major will enable you to express yourself in everyday situations using only that language Whether you are ordering food relaxing in a cafe with friends giving a presentation writing a paper or keeping up with current events you will be able to communicate on a sophisticated level You may be granted up to twelve retroactive college credits for work already completed in high school language courses Study abroad will further help you acquire a sophisticated level of communication Study Abroad As a component of the major you will take courses specifically intended to prepare you to study in China France Germany or Japan Carthage language majors spend at least one semester usually in the junior year studying and living abroad Chinese majors have choices to study abroad in major cities in China Carthage students have enjoyed opportunities to pursue their cultural and language studies at Beijing

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  • Scholarships and Financial Aid for Transfer Students — Transfer Opportunities at Carthage — Admissions — Carthage College
    admission These awards are based on the student s cumulative transfer GPA and are renewable The following scholarships are competitive and require a special application and student participation All are renewable for four consecutive years unless otherwise noted as long as the recipient is a full time undergraduate student To be considered for these scholarships you must also apply for admission to Carthage Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship 2 000 These scholarships are awarded to community college transfer students with current Phi Theta Kappa membership This 2 000 scholarship is in addition to most other merit awards Proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership may be requested though there is no separate application for this scholarship Fall Transfer Scholarship Competition 1 full tuition for three years 1 up to 22 000 per year A three year full tuition scholarship and a scholarship for up to 22 000 per year are awarded to incoming transfer students To qualify candidates must be admitted to Carthage and should have completed at least 12 credit hours and have a cumulative transfer GPA of at least 2 75 Deadline Thursday May 9 More information and online application Spring Scholarship Competition 1 full tuition 1 22 000 One full tuition scholarship and one 22 000 scholarship renewable for up to three years are awarded to new incoming freshmen and transfer students who show determination intelligence and motivation Sign up now to receive more information about the 2014 Spring Scholarships Need Based Awards Need based aid at Carthage requires one application the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA code 003839 The result of this analysis determines your family s financial eligibility for aid based on demonstrated financial need Carthage participates in a range of federal and state financial aid programs You may qualify for additional Carthage grants and

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