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  • Four locals win Minds in Motion Scholarships

    Four locals win Minds in Motion Scholarships
    Connor Joyce stood inside the Ravens' team locker room on Thursday morning, smiling and taking pictures in front of a locker with his name on it. A wrestling singlet and baseball and soccer jerseys hung on display in that locker, representing the sports...
  • As college presidents earn big bucks, students pay more and get less

    Each spring, as college graduates collect their diplomas and their first student loan payment slips, the Chronicle of Higher Education publishes its list of public university presidents collecting the biggest paychecks. Median salaries were up 5% for...
  • College is still worth it

    As the Class of 2014 throws their caps into the air during this graduation season, many families are facing the stark reality of a mound of education debt. Given the still-tough job market, is college worth it? The answer is yes, with a caveat. Let's...
  • OCC distributes record amount for scholarships

    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,...
  • Coppin State men's basketball team meets new coach Michael Grant

    Coppin State men's basketball team meets new coach Michael Grant
    Less than 24 hours before Coppin State introduced its new men's basketball coach, the players were searching for more information about who would lead them out of the Fang Mitchell era. The players met Michael Grant, their new coach, Tuesday morning,...
  • Romeoville professor wins book award

    Romeoville professor wins book award
    Telling the story of the Chicago park that Dr. Dennis Cremin became fascinated by when he arrived in the city to attend Loyola University in 1990 has won him a book-of-the-year award. A history professor at Lewis University in Romeoville, Cremin...
  • Cost of sheepskin going up

    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...
  • Judson U. freshmen to receive aid through World Leaders Forum

    Judson U. freshmen to receive aid through World Leaders Forum
    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...
  • Families struggle with college debt

    Some people imply that students with large student loans are responsible for their predicament because they chose private schools that they could not afford and borrowed money from the government to assist them in securing a higher education. Two of...
  • Teachers union urges Scott to veto voucher-expansion bill

    Teachers union urges Scott to veto voucher-expansion bill
    The Florida Education Association -- the statewide teachers union -- today urged Gov. Rick Scott to veto a bill that would expand the state's largest school voucher program and create a new, state-funded program for disabled youngsters who are not...
  • On the Town: Artists shine at Brand Library's annual event; GCC Patrons Club awards scholarships

    On the Town: Artists shine at Brand Library's annual event; GCC Patrons Club awards scholarships
    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"...