As child-care gets harder to find and even more difficult to afford, some have found hope in the new child care facility coming near the University of Louisville’s Belknap campus – like junior biology major Alex Rodriguez, who was fortunate enough to secure a spot for his two year old daughter.
For Rachel Noble, budget cuts at the University of Louisville represent more than just dollars in the minus column. They represent a new burden for the next generation of U of L students to shoulder.
“Incoming students are very concerned about the budget situation,” said Noble, a junior communication major, who added that her experience with the student orientation staff at this year’s freshman orientation allowed her to better understand the needs of the incoming students. “At this point, they are going to be at the university the longest and they are already concerned with things like ‘how am I going to work and go to school and get things paid for?'”
Dustin Delaney will be riding his bike to the University of Louisville campus this fall as increased parking permit prices have forced him to consider alternate modes of transportation.
“If you buy a green pass, you are not guaranteed a green spot,” said Delaney, a senior mechanical engineering major. “Every semester it seems like we lose more parking spaces.”
With two semesters left until graduation, Maja Salipur was confident that her last year at the University of Louisville wouldn’t throw her any surprises.?
That was until she entered Prof. Allen Share’s Masterpieces of the 19th and 20th Centuries class.?
Jan Rayburn walked into a meeting with Student Activities Director Tim Moore this past May with a job.
When the meeting was over, her situation had changed considerably.
Moore informed her that because of the $136,000 cut the Student Affairs division for the University of Louisville was being asked to make, Rayburn’s position with Commuter Student Services was being eliminated and so was that of her co-worker, Barbara King, the former assistant director of CSS. As a result, CSS was closing.
The University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development has garnered a lot of attention lately, but it’s not the latest U.S. News & World Report’s rankings people are talking about.
Former Dean Robert Felner is under investigation for misuse of grant money, specifically a $694,000 No Child Left Behind grant, secured in 2005. On June 20, armed federal agents loaded boxes and computers from the dean’s office at CED into black SUVs.
Matt Tompkins never saw it coming.
I am the chief student advocate for them (students) here at U of L. I represent all aspects of student issues, student opinions to the highest level of the University, to the Louisville community and to the Commonwealth.
Patrick Beiting has lived both on and off campus, but now enjoys the freedom of the latter.
Variety of meal options on and off-campus: Campus offers many different dining options: fast food, s
Attention orientation students: although Wendy’s, Papa John’s, and Subway may be the only food options open during your stay, they are by no means the only ones offered by the university.