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  • Panel studying college affordability seeks to boost grant program, make costs more transparent

    A Maine panel that has been studying higher education affordability issues wants the state to boost a grant program that helps students pay for college. Among the recommendations the group outlined on Wednesday is to raise the Maine State Grant Program...
  • Annual breakfast promotes college education

    Annual breakfast promotes college education
    GARY --Nearly 500 people came together Wednesday for the second annual United Negro College Fund breakfast sponsored by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at the Genesis Convention Center. "Since the council's inception, $400,000 has been raised to provide...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley Residents

    Zachary Cohen, Esq., has been recently installed as the new Presdident of the Bar Association of Lehigh County, 2015-2016 term. Zach is currently a partner at Lesavoy Butz & Seitz LLC in Allentown. Zachary, a native of Allentown, has a broad-based...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • OCC gives public a look at development plans

    OCC gives public a look at development plans
    Orange Coast College opened its doors in 1948, when a loaf of bread cost around 10 cents and the Costa Mesa campus served 500 students. But enrollment has swelled to around 22,000 today, and college officials are planning for continued growth with a...
  • Laughs from lawyers raise Oakton scholarship funds

    Laughs from lawyers raise Oakton scholarship funds
    The Chicago Bar Association's 91st Annual Holiday Spirits Revue: 'Bar Wars: Episode 6.5: The Phantom Museum' Benefiting: Oakton Community College youth scholarships Raised: $10,000+ Date: Jan. 24 Location: Oakton Community College's Footlik...
  • Student debt relief should be a part of new war against poverty

    Student debt relief should be a part of new war against poverty
    Matt Bruenig, a writer at the think tank Demos, has a very interesting theory about poverty. He points out that poverty declines as people age. Much of it is simply due to the life cycle of earnings -- as people get older, they earn more money. Earnings...
  • With new mobile apps, states engage citizens via smartphone

    Are you tonight's designated driver looking for a sober place to hang out while your buddies drink? The state of California has a mobile application you can download that pinpoints welcoming places and money-saving deals while you wait to take everyone...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College loses bid to keep accreditation

    Sojourner-Douglass College loses bid to keep accreditation
    Sojourner-Douglass College has lost its appeal to reclaim accreditation, and state officials said Thursday they would assist the troubled Baltimore-based school in helping students transfer to other institutions. The Middle States Commission on Higher...
  • W.Va. seniors have until March 1 to apply for scholarship

    High school seniors have until March 1 to apply for the West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship program. The state's Higher Education Policy Commission office says qualifying high school graduates receive annual awards of up to $4,750 to cover the cost of...
  • #FirstTimeBuyers: How Much Should I Spend on My Car?

     
    As a first-time buyer, how much car can you afford, and what's a responsible price target? Related: More #FirstTimeBuyers Advice Budgets are important, especially when you're buying a car. As with all things financial, of course, there's a debate over.......