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Congratulations to Wanda Hall of Edfinancial Services, who received the 2009 Jean S. Frohlicher Outstanding Service Award for her years of service to NCHELP. Wanda was recognized for her integral role in Negotiated Rulemaking, the IBR Workgroup, the Program Regulations Committee and several other vital groups.

OGSLP would also like to extend special thanks to Wanda for lending us her expertise and teaching IBR and loan liquidity sessions at OGSLP’s Annual Conference on June 25. We appreciate you, Wanda!

Event Calendar

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2009-10 State System Academic Calendar

July 13 - 16
FSA Financial Aid Basics Workshop
Chicago, IL

July 29
OGSLP Train Station sessions for schools and lenders

'Better Together' at OGSLP's Annual Conference

OGSLP 2009 Conference Logo

At OGSLP’s Annual Conference on June 25, schools and lenders from around the state learned what it meant to truly be ‘better together.’ In addition to discussing important topics like IBR and July 1 changes, participants learned how the FFELP community can work together to spur innovation, overcome obstacles and support each other on the road to student success.

>> Read more about our 2009 Annual Conference

OGSLP Offers Training for Schools and Lenders

trainOn July 29, visit OGSLP's 'Train Station' for a day of learning and professional development. Don't miss this great opportunity to learn more about important topics like default prevention, loan processing resolutions, working effectively with your team and more!

This training is free and lunch will be provided. To register, contact our Policy, Compliance and Training department at 405.234.4432 or We look forward to seeing you there!

July 1 Provisions: PowerPoint and Resources

Our June 25 Annual Conference provided a great opportunity to learn about the CCRAA, HERA and HEOA provisions that became effective on July 1, 2009. If you weren’t able to attend this informative session, don’t worry - the presentation, handouts and tools are provided.

>> Read more about our July 1 resources

Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase

In 2007, the U.S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Care, Katrina Recovery and Iraq Accountability Appropriations Act amended the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 by increasing the federal minimum wage from $5.15 an hour in three steps.

>> Read more about the minimum wage increase

Technical Amendment May Affect FAFSA, Veterans' Benefits


As reported previously, Education and Labor Committee Chair George Miller (D-CA) introduced a bill making technical corrections and conforming changes to the HEA. The bill, H.R. 1777, was signed by the President on July 1.

>> Read more about H.R. 1777

Find Answers to Your Red Flag Questions

To help you understand and comply with final rulemaking regarding the Red Flags rules, the FRB, FDIC, NCUA, OCC, OTS and FTC have worked together to develop a list of frequently asked questions.

>> Read more about the Red Flags rules

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Making Work "Work": Resources for Busy Professionals

Choose the right people for a successful team

>> Read tips about effectively building your team