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  • Glendale Community College drafts equity plan

    To ensure that all students of various economic, gender or ethnic backgrounds succeed at Glendale Community College, officials have been working for months to create a new comprehensive student-equity plan as they adhere to a mandate issued by the state&...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents
    The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation recently awarded $65,000 in flight training scholarships to prospective pilots from eight states as part of its program to expand the pilot community and support flight training. Sarah DeRemer of...
  • Lehigh professor charged with fraud in NASA project

    When Lehigh University professor Yujie Ding and his wife proposed to develop technology for NASA in 2010, the $600,000 project was supposed to be carried out by their small Center Valley company in conjunction with Ding's lab at Lehigh. In reality,...
  • Smart tax tips for the end of year

    Smart tax tips for the end of year
    Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April? The right answer, since it's about saving significant money, should be: Plan for April. That, of course, is when...
  • The Crowd: A celebration for higher education

    The Crowd: A celebration for higher education
    Chapman University's American Celebration has become over its 15-year run Orange County's premiere charitable gala focused on higher education. The black-tie crowd approaching 1,000 patrons in number represents a legitimate "who's who" of the business and...
  • College gives scholarships to video-game players � really good ones

    CHICAGO It was a shoulder injury during his junior year of high school that ended Derek Micheau's dreams of being a pitcher. Later that season, a knee injury ended his hopes of playing catcher. Turns out he didn't need healthy shoulders or knees for a...
  • Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up

    Umoja strives to give high school kids a leg up
    It's college application season, which means Christian Lloyd is busy. The Sullivan High School senior has completed his Common Application but is hard at work on the 12th draft of his personal statement and is prepping for additional college visits this...
  • Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started

    Verdugo Views: Scholarships helped a GCC career get started
    A couple of scholarships awarded to a young woman named Jill Benone sent her on a theatrical career path. The Little Theatre of the Verdugos was on its second life when Benone received her scholarships in the late 1950s. The theater group was first...
  • Dance students could win scholarship in contest

    Dance students could win scholarship in contest
     The Center for Contemporary Dance is accepting entries from Orange and Seminole County students in grades K-12 for its 'Dance Matters' Essay Contest, intended to inspire imaginative thinking about how dance can make a positive impact in families and...
  • For-profit colleges sue U.S. Education Department amid crackdown

    For-profit colleges sue U.S. Education Department amid crackdown
    A group representing for-profit colleges on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration's new gainful employment rules that aim to protect students from lackluster degrees and huge debt loads. The Association of Private Sector Colleges...
  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are California...