Sonya Stinson

Sonya Stinson is a New Orleans-based freelance writer and editor.

Articles by Sonya Stinson

University Business, June 2014

Student financial literacy efforts tackle the most common personal finance blunders
Many colleges are advising students how they can save money with digital and used textbooks.
Textbooks, failure to plan and poor time management can add to a student's expenses

University Business, November 2013

Higher ed leaders are enhancing orientations to bring adjuncts to campus who are more likely to improve student outcomes.
Some campuses administrators have decided to make the adjunct orientation more meaningful, efficient, and convenient
Additional training and support after the initial orientation has ended is good practice

University Business, October 2013

New financial literacy programs aim to reduce student default rate. (Getty Graphics via Getty Images)
Best way to wrangle runaway loan debt is making students masters of basic money management
Parents are important stakeholders in improving the financial literacy of college students
Financial literacy should be an automatic part of the financial aid process or academic curriculum, expert says

University Business, September 2013

Examining the institutional case for getting national student debt numbers under control