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  • Community news for Enfield edition

    St. Bernard School National Junior Honor Society ENFIELD - On May 20, the newest members from St. Bernard School National Junior Honor Society gathered with guest speaker Dr. Claire Bronson, Rev. John P. Melnick, Pastor of St. Bernard Church and Mrs....
  • Marian Catholic student earns Gates Millennium Scholarship

    Marian Catholic student earns Gates Millennium Scholarship
    Janie Neal played two sports at Marian Catholic High School, worked part time and still became an Illinois State Scholar, scoring a 31 on her ACT and 2,030 on her SAT, according to the school. There was a payoff for her efforts: The University Park...
  • Education should be free in a free society

    Education should be free in a free society
    Americans would be well advised to heed presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders' call to make public college education free. A college degree is so important to getting a decent job these days, we must begin to see higher education as a right. Some...
  • Community: Rotary gives gifts of education

    Community: Rotary gives gifts of education
    Four college reentry students received scholarships, and memorial tributes were announced during the Glendale Rotary Noon Club’s luncheon meeting at the Embassy Suites in mid-May. The Glendale Rotary Noon Club Foundation made a donation to the 2016...
  • Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

    Area students receive National Merit college-sponsored scholarships
    The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced about 2,200 recipients of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the...
  • Many black adults in educational limbo -- some college credit, but no degree

    Many black adults in educational limbo -- some college credit, but no degree
    Earning a college degree has eluded Ida Marie Briggs for nearly 40 years. Growing up the eldest of seven in a poor New Jersey household, she wasn’t able to accept a scholarship at a local university because of family responsibilities. Out on her...
  • New U. of I. President Timothy Killeen to shift money to student services

    New U. of I. President Timothy Killeen to shift money to student services
    In one of his first moves as president of the University of Illinois, Timothy Killeen plans to announce Wednesday that he will transfer funds from central administration to financial aid and other student programs. The move, expected to be announced...
  • California Senate votes to expand grants for university students

    California Senate votes to expand grants for university students
    The state Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would increase the number of university students getting financial aid and provide special grants to those attending the California State University system who stay on track to graduate in four years....
  • FSK student awarded Ravens scholarship

    Nikki Woodson, of Francis Scott Key High School, was awarded the 2015 Ravens Scholars scholarship. Founded in 2010, the Ravens Scholars program awards a $5,000 renewable scholarship each year to each of five high school seniors. Students were judged...
  • An expert looks at the rising costs of college

    Mark Kantrowitz grew up in Boston, was a star high school math student and won big college scholarships. He earned degrees from two of the nation's most prestigious colleges and had career options. He chose higher education, specifically making it his...
  • For now, times are good for small Hampton Roads defense firm

    For now, times are good for small Hampton Roads defense firm
    The outlook for Davis Interiors was anything but rosy when Rep. Bobby Scott visited in 2013. The family-owned, small defense contractor was struggling to recover from federal budget cuts and a brief government shutdown. At its lowest point, the...