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  • Student-loan payment strategies can ease some of the debt burden

    By now, many of you probably know that student loan debt is $1.1 trillion and counting, making it second only to mortgage loan debt. The numbers also show about 42 million people have college loans -- with the average amount owed hovering around $28,400,...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • 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...
  • Florida begins study on college affordability

    Florida begins study on college affordability
    New College of Florida enrolls a bigger percentage of students from well-off families than any other state university while Florida A & M University enrolls the biggest percentage from low-income families. This data on student-family wealth is among the...
  • 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...
  • Student researchers turn to public to fund projects

    Young researchers at Pennsylvania's top universities are turning to the public to fund science experiments. Using a crowdfunding platform called experiment.com, four researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have raised nearly $12,000, and three...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...