| May 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Orange Coast College handed out more than 500 scholarships to students during its 56th annual Honors Night ceremony Wednesday evening.
The scholarships will contribute more than $400,000 toward students' educational costs, a new record for the college,...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Here's an early introduction to college life for incoming freshmen: The federal student loans they're banking on are getting more expensive.
Interest rates for Stafford, Plus and the other main federal education loans for the 2014-2015 school year will...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Five incoming freshmen at Judson University in Elgin will be receiving $10,000 in financial aid as part of a new scholarship program established through funds raised by the annual World Leaders Forum, the university announced last week.
The forum, which...
| May 11, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Lessons in dance, piano, painting and other art forms will come free of charge for some Palm Beach County children, thanks to an anonymous donation and a new program starting at the Center for Creative Education.
The Discover Series, a three-year,...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:32 PM
One hundred and sixty-four young men from the St. Francis High School Class of 2014 graduated on Saturday on the school's Foothill Boulevard campus.
Fr. Matthew Elshoff, OFM Cap., the Provincial of the Western American Province of the Capuchin...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Seventy-nine artists interpreted the theme of "celebrate" in honor of the reopening of the Brand Library and its galleries. And "Celebrate!" their audiences did.
This past Saturday, some 200 art fans jammed the main exhibit space to "oooh" and "ahhh"...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:26 AM
If anyone knows how dangerous driving can be for teenagers, it's Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes.
That's why Montes, the agency's spokeswoman for the Central Florida region, has laid down the law for her 16-year-old son: Wear your seat belt. Don'...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Two reports released this weekend about how public universities are spending their money have sparked widespread outrage across the country.
One, from the Chronicle of Higher Education, outlined executive compensation at public universities, revealing...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Baltimore arts patrons Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have donated $1 million to the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University to establish scholarships for students of near-legendary pianist and veteran Peabody faculty artist Leon Fleisher....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:32 AM
This year's recipient of the $1,000 Hannah Hirsch Cohen Art Scholarship Award winner is a Bel Air High School artist, Gracie Rothey, of the Class of 2014.
Rothey is on her way to The Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, N.Y., in the fall to study digital art...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A dozen students from Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley and Laguna Beach were among nearly 2,500 National Merit Scholarship winners in the organization's second round of announcements for the year.
The awards, announced Tuesday,...