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  • 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...
  • Local students win scholarships from Back 2 School Illinois

    Local students win scholarships from Back 2 School Illinois
    While many families are in the midst of making plans for summer activities, one organization is already gearing up for next school year. To raise money for school supplies, Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI) is hosting its biggest fundraising effort Monday,...
  • Passion for music leads new McDaniel graduate to pursue compostion

    Passion for music leads new McDaniel graduate to pursue compostion
    When Victoria Mansfield attended McDaniel College's commencement ceremony on Saturday, she not only received a diploma, but conducted an orchestra to perform the piece "The Stars Are With the Voyager." Mansfield, who began playing the piano at 8, said...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Griswold 5K run/walk GRISWOLD – The Griswold Booster Club and the Griswold Bicentennial Committee will be hold a 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 13, in celebration of Griswold's Bicentennial, with proceeds going to Griswold Public School Athletics...
  • Tasters tip glasses at Grayslake craft beer event to raise funds for scholarships

    Tasters tip glasses at Grayslake craft beer event to raise funds for scholarships
    Wet weather didn't stop people from attending the third Craft Beer Festival on Saturday in Grayslake. Celebrating the art of brewing, hundreds of beer aficionados traveled from station to station, sampling a variety of beers from more than 65 breweries,...
  • Thursday Club awards scholarships to area students

    Thursday Club awards scholarships to area students
    Thirteen seniors from four local high schools were awarded $1,000 each in scholarships from the La Caņada Thursday Club during the organization’s recent tea meeting. The awardees include Catherine Cea (LCHS), Lacy Coan (Flintridge Prep), Grant...