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  • Maryland gets federal grant to support AP and IB

    Maryland gets federal grant to support AP and IB
    Low-income students in Maryland who decide to take the Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests will get some subsidies from the federal government to help cover some of the cost. The federal government announced Tuesday that it is...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Grants Change Lives, Launch Careers

    "Ever since I was a little girl I've heard actors I admire thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press in their Golden Globe speeches," Cal State L.A. student Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni says. "I never could have imagined then that this same organization would be...
  • Delinquent debt number 'stunning'

    Delinquent debt number 'stunning'
    The credit card Chris Mezyk received before college was meant to pay for food and getting around. But it didn't stop there. "It quickly turned into the bar tab card, which turned into the 'I've got to find a way to get to work and I can't pay for it'...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • Orlando Hispanic college scholarship fund wins $1 million grant

    Orlando Hispanic college scholarship fund wins $1 million grant
    More Central Florida Hispanic students could get help going to college thanks to a $1 million grant to the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando. The two-year grant from the Helios Education Foundation, which funds initiatives in Arizona...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Students Receive Scholarships

    The runway stage at the Aqua Turf lit up when Adria Amos, Briana Nance, and Taraea Ellis, all New Britain students, modeled outfits created for the American Savings Foundation's annual college scholarship reception. The featured speakers at the event were...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Girls Grab The Torch To Change The World At The Ethel Walker School

    As part of its commitment to supporting the development of young female leaders who serve their communities, The Ethel Walker School hosted the Grab the Torch Summer Institute from July 19-26. Eighteen girls ages 14 to 18, including three Walker's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Columbia Student Awarded 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship

    The Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Columbia student, Sam Furlong. The award was part of the 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Franchisee Scholarship Program that provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vernon Student Awarded 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship

    The Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Vernon student, Mathew Bell. The award was part of the 2014 Dunkin' Donuts Connecticut Franchisee Scholarship Program that provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Rotary Awards Rotaract President Brennden Colbert

    Brennden Colbert was recognized for his outstanding year as the first President of Rotaract at Capital Communnity College (CCC), bringing in ten new members. Brennden's amazing leadership resulted in his club supporting many Rotary efforts this past...