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  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • A look at the college tuition perks at Starbucks, McDonald's

    A look at the college tuition perks at Starbucks, McDonald's
    NEW YORK — Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, instead of just two years. Last week, McDonald's Corp. also announced it was...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Summer gas prices expected to be 32 percent lower this year Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2....
  • Glen Burnie West: North County senior succeeds in several arenas

    Glen Burnie West: North County senior succeeds in several arenas
    When North County High School senior Josie Wolfe does something she loves, she does it big. She sets national records in sports, wins gold medals for baking, and earns awards in Girl Scouts. Recently, Wolfe was named the National Interscholastic...
  • Cards Against Humanity science deck to fund women's STEM scholarship

    Cards Against Humanity science deck to fund women's STEM scholarship
    Cards Against Humanity released a new science-themed deck recently, with proceeds funding a scholarship for women pursuing STEM education. The 30-card pack sells for $10 and adds lines like “supermassive black hole” to the building blocks...
  • LSSC offers financial-aid workshops for students and families

    Lake-Sumter State College is hosting "Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fridays" from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Friday in April in the financial aid office at the Leesburg campus, 9501 U.S. Highway 441. Students and...
  • Don't Cut Student Aid For Private Colleges Alone

    Don't Cut Student Aid For Private Colleges Alone
    Unfair. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget would cut scholarships to needy Connecticut students at private colleges and universities in the state. The Connecticut Governor's Scholarships, however, will continue to go to students at public...
  • College pushes for more STEM teachers

    College pushes for more STEM teachers
    A local university is doing its part to help reduce the nationwide shortage of chemistry teachers. Benedictine University is hoping that extra grant money for students will help boost the number of educators who are teaching science and math to students...
  • Children's savings accounts help states create 'college-going culture'

    WASHINGTON Free money for college may sound like an easy sell, but when parents of newborns in Maine were offered a $500 grant for their infants' college education, fewer than half signed up. Even worse, a study found that less educated, lower-income...
  • Starbucks to expand online college tuition program

    Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers. The Seattle-...
  • Alpha establishes scholarship at Marshall medical school

    Alpha Natural Resources has established a scholarship at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Marshall announced Monday that the scholarship will be available to first-year medical students. The first preference will be given to a...