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  • READER SUBMITTED: Manchester Garden Club Awards $1,000 Scholarship

    Manchester Garden Club has awarded their annual $1,000 scholarship to Putnam resident Heather Slattery, a sophomore at UConn majoring in Horticulture. She will receive an Associate Degree this spring, but has been accepted into the four-year bachelor...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Post University Awards Scholarship

    Krystie L. Seese, of Naugatuck, was awarded a full tuition scholarship to any online graduate degree program offered by Post University through the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Corporation at the organization's annual awards brunch on Sunday, June 29. The...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Ian Carey, Salisbury High School; Amanda Hillegas, Saucon Valley High School; Andrew Nosti, Palmerton High School; Helen O'Connor, Carbon Career & Technical Institute; Nicole Overby, Bethlehem Catholic High School; Cayce Pope, Jim Thorpe High School;...
  • Once-mighty Corinthian Colleges chain is at the end of its run

    MIAMI When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and...
  • The future of universities: The digital degree

    From Oxford's quads to Harvard Yard and many a steel and glass palace of higher education in between, exams are giving way to holidays. As students consider life after graduation, universities are facing questions about their own future. The higher-...
  • Is this the worst Congress ever?

    Is this the worst Congress ever?
    This will be a short rant, as we prepare to head off to celebrate the birth of our nation with fireworks, barbeques and the usual trappings of summer. In spite of the celebratory mood, I am troubled by the unrelenting incompetence of the U.S. Congress....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Canton Dollars For Scholars Awards 2014 Grads

    Fifteen deserving students received scholarships from Canton Dollars for Scholars on Tuesday, June 10. Each year, Canton Dollars for Scholars joins Canton High School at their awards ceremony to distribute scholarships to high school seniors residing in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Humane Society Receives Grant

    The Connecticut Humane Society (CHS) has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation for the purchase of an autoclave for the Waterford facility's medical department and the Mobile Adoption Center (MAC). The...
  • In Orlando, Michelle Obama calls counselors key to school success

    In Orlando, Michelle Obama calls counselors key to school success
    School counselors have one of "the most underappreciated jobs" in the country but are key to in the White House's goal to have more students pursue education after high school, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday in Orlando. "You're the one planting...
  • Education, semantics, and beauty pageant: Letters

    Scared into an education As a current student and borrower, I am writing to express my concern for the growing burden of student loans. As costs of college rise and proceeding incomes fall, it provides a sense of relief that there is a cap on the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Woman's Club Awards Three Scholarships

    Recently members of the Simsbury Woman's Club gathered at Avon Old Farms Inn to award scholarships to two Simsbury High School graduates, and a woman who is enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. The money funding the three scholarships was...