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  • U of Illinois freezes administration hiring over budget

    University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen on Thursday froze hiring in the school's administration until the state's budget situation is resolved. Killeen said in a memo to university administrators obtained by The Associated Press that the...
  • Drexel lays off dozens of workers because of fewer students

    Drexel University has laid off "several dozen" administrative employees as a result of a new admissions policy that brought in fewer freshmen for the fall. University officials declined to specify the number of layoffs or how many vacant positions were...
  • Fraternity tied to racist chant hires diversity director

    The fraternity connected to a racist video featuring University of Oklahoma students that surfaced this spring announced Thursday that it has hired a director of diversity and inclusion. Sigma Alpha Epsilon said it has appointed Ashlee Canty, who has...
  • Hampton University plans to build new 'student success center'

    Hampton University plans to build new 'student success center'
    Hampton University officials want to build a new student resource center on its historic campus. The university is seeking the city's permission to construct a 3,500-square-foot building at 65 Marshall Ave. that will include a computer lab, auditorium...
  • 16-year-old with master's degree sets sights on doctorate, pilot's license

    16-year-old with master's degree sets sights on doctorate, pilot's license
    While most 16 year olds have yet to begin researching undergraduate college programs, Thessalonika Arzu-Embry is already looking into doctoral programs. The Great Lakes teen wants to pursue a Ph.D. in aviation to accompany her master's degree in...
  • Tuition up this fall at 9 Mississippi community colleges

    Nine of Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges will raise charges on students this fall, with the average price of tuition and fees rising by 4 percent statewide. On average, a student will pay $2,577 for two semesters of full-time classes, up...
  • Lawmakers pass bills helping students with tuition costs

    Oregon lawmakers in both chambers are making it easier for a large cohort of students to pay for their higher education under two bills they passed Thursday, despite criticism the programs could be too costly or unfairly favor some students over others....
  • Community news for Windsor edition

    Golden Fellowship Trips WINDSOR – Golden Fellowships will sponsor the following trips. All trips include driver gratuity and depart Windsor Senior Center north parking lot. Flyers can be found at the Windsor Senior Center. For more information,...
  • Community news for Windsor Locks edition

    East Granby resident graduates from Oakwood Friends EAST GRANBY - Karen Swatson of East Granby graduated from the Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Friday, June 12. She is among a graduating class of 25. The school is located in New York's...
  • Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid

    Trade schools have to find grads jobs, or lose financial aid
    Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign on the dotted line. In the two...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Russell G. Hartmann Memorial Pavilion dedication VERNON - The Russell G. Hartmann Pavilion was dedicated on Thursday, June 18, in Henry Park in Vernon. Mayor Daniel Champagne officiated the ceremony. Russell started out selling meats and groceries while...