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  • Margate student earns competitive scholarship

     Margate student earns competitive scholarship
    In 2013, after completing high school in Jamaica, Jarredd Simpson, 19, moved to Margate with his family. Soon after, he enrolled in Broward College. "I didn't know anybody," Simpson said in an interview last week. "I felt, honestly, like a fish out of...
  • Plantation resident earns major college scholarship

    Plantation resident earns major college scholarship
    A single mother raised David Millar, 20, of Plantation. Earlier this year, he found out the next two years of college would be taken care of, thanks to a prestigious transfer scholarship. "My mom feels like a gigantic weight has been lifted off her...
  • Urban League of NWI helps Gary teen nab college future

    Urban League of NWI helps Gary teen nab college future
    When I first met Li'Yonna McCallum and her mother, Kenya McCallum, I couldn't tell who was who. It's not only that Kenya looks too young to have a daughter who's going to college later this year. It's also that Li'Yonna (pronounced Lee-Yonna) comes...
  • Mount Dora School of Ballet students to perform at LSSC

    Mount Dora School of Ballet students to perform at LSSC
    LEESBURG — In its 12th year, the Mount Dora School of Ballet is now creating its own stars. When students perform at noon and at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Paul P. Williams Auditorium at Lake-Sumter State College, people may notice the school has a...
  • Rep. Visclosky to speak with prospective college students

    Rep. Visclosky to speak with prospective college students
    The Purdue University Calumet campus is trying to figure out ways to get prospective college students the help they need in order to attend a higher education program. Since 1984, the Educational Talent Search program has been providing an outlet to the...
  • Paying for son's college weighs on serious Seattle-area savers

    KENMORE, Wash. Jennifer Ferdinand and Todd Parker have steady jobs, pensions and retirement accounts. They keep their spending in check and expect to pay off their home mortgage after 15 years. In short, the Seattle-area couple are well-positioned for...
  • Elmwood Park Women's Club awards

    Elmwood Park Women's Club awards
    The Elmwood Park Woman's Club celebrated its spring luncheon by looking back on the year and looking forward to the future of four local students. The May 14 event at Elmcrest in Elmwood Park recognized Carolline Raczynski, Barbara Galinska, Krystal...
  • Pamela Yip: Stay true to your retirement goals

    Saving for retirement isn't always a straight-shot trajectory. Most of us take detours along the way. We get interrupted by unexpected expenses. That's to be expected. But what's important is that you get back on target as soon as possible. One...
  • NC House budget tweaked to address energy credits, UNC funds

    House Republicans tweaked their North Carolina government budget proposal anew Wednesday to address renewable energy tax credits and increase university funding, bidding to pick up more support for the two-year spending plan. The changes, particularly on...
  • Most families can't pay college tuition

    Most families can't pay college tuition
    In a recent letter to the editor, the author railed against Congress considering the possibility of forgiving the repayment of student loans. In support of this proposal, he asserts that he worked very hard to pay for the college educations for his four...
  • UCF freezes tuition, other costs for upcoming year

    UCF freezes tuition, other costs for upcoming year
    Here is good news for UCF students: The university is planning to freeze tuition, as well as room and board and other fees, for the 2015-16 school year. University of Central Florida trustees are meeting Thursday to approve a $1.49 billion budget, and...