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AETN examines how to pay for college in next 'Arkansans Ask' airing Feb. 18

Posted 05 Jan 2017

The Arkansas Educational Television Network will examine how to pay for college in the next episode of 'Arkansans Ask' airing Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m.

Rising education costs leave many people wondering how to afford college. In this episode of 'Arkansans Ask,' AETN will explore various resources and options for funding. A panel of experts will discuss financial aid, scholarships, loans and other assistance available to students.

Panelists include: Dr. Brett Powell, director, Arkansas Department of Higher Education; Lisa Smith, outreach and communications coordinator, Arkansas Department of Higher Education; Cheryl C. Lyons, director of financial aid, University of Central Arkansas; Amy Oury, career counselor, Bryant High School; and Jamille Rogers, media specialist, Conway Public Schools.

Steve Barnes hosts. Viewers may submit questions and comments at 800-662-2386, paffairs@aetn.org or on Twitter with #ARAsk.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. For more information, visit aetn.org, or follow the AETN blog at aetn.org/engage. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), and KETZ (El Dorado).