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  • At CCSU Graduation, Larson Touts Public Service Program

     At CCSU Graduation, Larson Touts Public Service Program
    HARTFORD — U. S. Rep. John B. Larson used Central Connecticut State University's undergraduate commencement Saturday to announce legislation intended to allow college graduates to trade public service for student loan relief. More than 1,700...
  • La Caņada High School student wins $2,500 merit scholarship

    Suma K. Gutapadi of La Caņada Flintridge, a student at La Caņada High School, has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the National Merit Foundation, it was announced May 6. Gutapadi, one of just 2,500 Merit Scholars across the nation, is currently...
  • Apodaca: Rethinking higher education

    In the last few weeks I've examined some of the most visible issues in higher education, including rising tuition and student loan debt, doubts about the real worth of brand-name colleges and the perception that only certain degrees are valued in the jobs...
  • Judson to host speaker born without arms or legs, names forum scholars

    Judson to host speaker born without arms or legs, names forum scholars
    The first speaker in Judson University's new World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series will be Nick Vujicic, a motivational speaker from Australia who was born without any arms or legs. And Judson officials have announced the five winners of this year's...
  • LFHS grad wins chemistry scholarship

    LFHS grad wins chemistry scholarship
    Vince Rinaolo's passion is to "mix together and make stuff work," an enterprise that is otherwise referred to as chemistry. It's a passion that's won the Northwestern University sophomore a significant scholarship for his next two years of college....
  • Interest on student loans too high

    Interest on student loans too high
    The biggest disgrace in the student loan programs is the rate of interest these students are paying. My grandson's parents paid for his college, but they cannot pay for graduate school. He graduated from law school, passed the bar first time around,...
  • Willowcreek basketball tournament scores points for scholarships

    Willowcreek basketball tournament scores points for scholarships
    At first glance, the annual three-on-three basketball tournament at Portage's Willowcreek Middle School looks chaotic, with four games going on simultaneously. It's really a well-organized event, however, thanks to teacher and coach Tim Haupt, and a great...
  • Laguna student a Merit Scholar

    A Laguna Beach High School student has been named a 2015 National Merit Scholar, officials announced May 6. Senior Aviva Meyers was one of 2,500 students nationwide who will receive $2,500 from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation's program....
  • Northwest Indian College launches space center

    Six years ago, a handful of Northwest Indian College robotics students were looking for something to do when they came up with what they considered a relatively easy and fun idea: launching rockets. They didn't have much money, so they built water...
  • Broward College financial aid contractor charged with ID theft

    Broward College financial aid contractor charged with ID theft
    A consultant hired by Broward College to improve its computer and financial aid systems was later arrested on charges he used student data from a Miramar school to steal more than $31,000 in federal Pell Grants. Woodentsky Hilaire, 27, of Hollywood,...
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    AACC has top chefs in contest Team Anne Arundel, the student culinary team at Anne Arundel Community College's Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, took first place at the seventh annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition this month at the Glen...