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  • DeNeal: Job fair coming to Gary library

    The Gary Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the DuBois branch of the Gary Public Library, 1835 Broadway, in the auditorium. Bring resumes and portfolios. *** The National Society of Phi Delta...
  • Glendale school officials lament $1.8M loss in funding for job-training programs

    Starting next school year, the Glendale Unified school district will be counted among 23 districts in Los Angeles County that won’t receive funding they were anticipating from the county’s Office of Education for classes that provide real-life...
  • LEAP into the Arts Gala scheduled for Feb. 27

    Performing arts students from around the region will showcase their dancing and musical talents at the 8th annual LEAP Into the Arts Gala. The fundraiser will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 27 at Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St. in Schererville....
  • Make college free-market, not 'free'

    The biggest problem with President Barack Obama's proposal to make two-year community college "as free as high school," which he has dubbed America's College Promise, is that the new "free" associate degrees will become as costly and meaningless as many...
  • Sister's stroke leads student to his calling, and to a scholarship

    Sister's stroke leads student to his calling, and to a scholarship
    Rodrick Edwards found out he had won a full scholarship to Wesleyan University at exactly 1:12 p.m. on Dec. 1. The senior ran down the hall of Costa Mesa High School to tell his counselor, all the while dialing his mom. Edwards got a leg up on his...
  • FAFSA challenges cost students thousands

    FAFSA challenges cost students thousands
    Education has been my ultimate equalizer, my door opener, my salvation. Despite early troubles, I completed high school and found myself at a common crossroad — excited about going to college but completely unsure about how I was going to pay for...
  • NC justices delay arguments in voucher cases due to weather

    Incoming snow and ice have led the North Carolina Supreme Court to delay oral arguments on a pair of cases involving whether taxpayer money can be used to pay for students to attend private schools. The Supreme Court clerk's office on Monday confirmed...
  • First fundraiser set for Tourette's scholarships

    First fundraiser set for Tourette's scholarships
    When it was time to research a scholarship for her daughter who has mild Tourette syndrome, Diane Diamantis came up empty. "There were no scholarships when she applied to college," she said. So she and Kelsey Diamantis started building their own...
  • Obama pitches free college plan in Indianapolis

    President Barack Obama's proposal to make two years of community college free got a warm welcome Friday from Ivy Tech Community College students who heard about the plan during the president's town hall meeting in Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —...
  • Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits

    Outside of Power 5 conferences, mixed reaction to NCAA legislation on extra benefits
    Tom Yeager witnessed major college conferences enact historic legislation that will allow schools to provide extra benefits to scholarship athletes. When voting concluded at last month's NCAA convention, he and many others couldn't help but think: Now...
  • What you need to know about private student loans

    What you need to know about private student loans
    Private student loans get a bad rap. Their repayment terms are not as flexible as federal student loans. You generally need good credit to qualify. And interest rates often are variable, which means costs can go up if rates start to rise. But...