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  • 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...
  • Starbucks expands college plan, says it may cost $250M

    SEATTLE Starbucks has revamped the college plan it offers U.S. employees in order to cover full tuition for all four years of college in Arizona State University's online program. The plan, also underwritten by ASU, previously paid for the last two years...
  • Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense

    Experts disagree whether earning a college degree is worth the expense
    Many high school seniors and their parents are in the throes of deciding which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it. The biggest question for those in the freshman applicant pool is where to enroll, not whether to go at all. Yet behind...
  • Baseball: Two El Camino Real students receive scholarships from MLB

    El Camino Real students Sasank Chaganty and Blake Sperling are among 20 high school students nationwide being awarded $2,000 college scholarships in recognition for their dedication to community service from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Each...
  • 3 Lynchburg women charged with student loan fraud

    Three Lynchburg women are charged with submitting fraudulent student aid applications for Liberty University online classes. The indictment was unsealed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Roanoke. It charges 42-year-old Melinda Smith, 61-year-old...
  • U.S. fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million over false job placement rates

    U.S. fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million over false job placement rates
    The U.S. Department of Education levied a $30-million fine Tuesday against Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., alleging the for-profit college operator recruited students with inflated job placement rates. The fine represents another blow to ailing...
  • Around Town: Boat parade theme ideas due Wednesday

    Suggested themes are due at noon Wednesday for this year's Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade. The Chamber of Commerce will award the winner of the public contest a VIP trip for two on Santa's boat during the parade, which will run Dec. 16 to 20 in...
  • Bethlehem Catholic senior headed to Penn State on unique scholarship for golf caddies

    Bethlehem Catholic senior headed to Penn State on unique scholarship for golf caddies
    Ryan Schmidt began working as a golf caddie, prodded by his older brother Joey, to make some money for college. He was intimidated at first but stuck with it, never dreaming where his part-time job would lead. Schmidt, a Bethlehem Catholic senior who...
  • Grant boosts STEM learning at IUN

     Grant boosts STEM learning at IUN
    The National Science Foundation has awarded Indiana University Northwest more than $600,000 to be used for scholarships and other support for local students interested in studying science, math or technology. ""With this funding, our campus will be able...
  • Andrew 5K supports scholarships

    Andrew 5K supports scholarships
    School soon will be out for the summer — and students at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, along with their family members, will be welcoming the season with a 5k walk/run. The sixth annual School's Out 5k is scheduled for 9 a.m. May 17, with a...
  • Foundation marks 25 years supporting Jewish organizations

    Foundation marks 25 years supporting Jewish organizations
    This year marks the 25th anniversary that local lawyer Ira Leesfield founded the Leesfield Family Foundation. This foundation, based in Miami, is primarily supported through funding from the Leesfield Family with intermittent donations from other sources....