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  • Connecticut Innovations Distributing Nearly $2M to University Researchers, Companies

    The first grants and loans in the $200 million state Bioscience Fund have been awarded by Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital agency. Dura Biotech, a startup in Mansfield, is expecting a $400,368 loan that CI could choose to convert...
  • Adult students find way to juggle life and school successfully

    Adult students find way to juggle life and school successfully
    Returning to college as an adult can be a completely different experience from having attended right out of high school. Many have spouses, children, careers and a long list of responsibilities from paying the bills to grocery shopping and housekeeping...
  • Royal Palm Beach golfer earns $1,500 scholarship

    It has been a stellar year for Royal Palm Beach golfer Janelle Johnson. Johnson, 18, was one of two recipients of a $1,500 scholarship recently at the second annual Bob Toski Junior Golf Tournament at Sherbrooke Golf & Country Club in Lake Worth. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Mabelitza Guzman Of Waterbury Receives Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship

    Mabelitza Guzman, a resident of Waterbury and 2014 graduate of W.F. Kaynor Technical High School in Waterbury, has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Connecticut and Western...
  • Programs help adults earn degrees in half the time

    After hitting a ceiling in career advancement at his job in wireless telecommunications, Mike Schaefer wanted to boost his opportunities and was interested in earning an MBA. But with a job that requires some heavy traveling and a family with young...
  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • Deep debt and erratic income pose a challenge for Fullerton family

    Deep debt and erratic income pose a challenge for Fullerton family
    With three children ages 12 to 17, Ross and Michelle Meador are thinking about student debt. They're worried not only about how to fund some 12 years' worth of college classes but also the $450,000 in loans that piled up while Michelle was training to...
  • Families borrowing less for college, report finds

    Families borrowing less for college, report finds
    Americans are borrowing less for college, and instead relying more on savings and income, a study from a student lender found. In the 2013-2014 school year, the typical family paid 22% of the total college cost through borrowing, according to Sallie...
  • Susan Tompor: Do college students need a safe to protect against ID theft?

    Back-to-school ads aren't just featuring deals on backpacks and blue jeans. The other day, I spotted an ad that highlighted a colorful, small safe to bring to your college dorm room. It's one more sign that college students need to think about ID theft...
  • TNCC student gets prestigious scholarship

    A student at Thomas Nelson Community College will travel to China this October after being selected for a prestigious scholarship to help students pursue academic goals and develop leadership skills. Kingdom Oguibe will participate in the 2014...
  • Grant scammers lurking as college aid deadline looms

    Grant scammers lurking as college aid deadline looms
    The deadline for some Pennsylvania community college students to apply for a state grant is Friday (Aug. 1). If you're rushing to meet the deadline, don't be tricked by someone who promises you a grant, or offers to apply for you, for a fee. The...