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  • Column: What to do when your college shuts down

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The collapse of Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the abrupt shutdown of several other for-profit campuses this year have left tens of thousands of students wondering about the future of their education - and their debt. For many...
  • Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council awards 17 scholarships

    The Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council recently awarded scholarships to 11 veterans and six high school graduates for outstanding achievement. LVMAC supports the Valley's active-duty service members, reservists, veterans, and their families. The...
  • Margate, garbage hauler award two scholarships

    For the third year in a row, two Margate students will begin the new school year with scholarships from the city and garbage hauler Waste Management. Kavelle Gosine, a freshman student at Emory University, and Demittre Sorenson, enrolled at the...
  • Nilaya Knafo: Learning about yourself after summer in Tajikistan

    "Where on earth is Tajikistan?" I have encountered this question countless times since the announcement of my National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship in March. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, this extraordinary merit-based...
  • After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College

    After Donations, Hartford Graduate Promises To Finish College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet plans to spend the next few days doing laundry, packing bags, cleaning his room and saying hometown goodbyes. After weeks of doubt, Hamlet is heading back to college. The former Bulkeley High School basketball star said...
  • Cost of prepaid tuition halved

    Florida on Thursday slashed the price of its prepaid-college-tuition plans by up to half for the coming year, and thousands of families who in recent years purchased higher-priced plans will get refunds. Florida's prepaid-tuition plans — meant to...
  • Vouchers Would Make Colleges Compete

    If you're an American paying private college costs, you're paying twice: once to your private college, and once to your state's tax collector to support public colleges. It's worse than unfair. It's counterproductive. State colleges have a captive...
  • Loan access hikes demand, then tuition: My Word

    Debt is the new four-letter word many college students — and their parents — avoid discussing. Student-loan debt has now topped $1 trillion and has surpassed credit-card debt. This adversely affects not only students but everyone in our...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 2014 Business Women's Forum (BWF) to Award Scholarship Oct. 10

    The 2014 Business Women's Forum (BWF) will present a $6,000 scholarship award to Ms. Lauren Gelati of Thomaston, Conn. a junior at Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut. The Waterbury-based non-profit BWF is Connecticut's longest-running full-day...
  • Bail denied for ex-prison doctor who threatened judge

    Bail denied for ex-prison doctor who threatened judge
    Given Erik von Kiel's interest in moving to South America and his threatening statements toward a judge, no combination of conditions could ensure the former Lehigh County Jail doctor's safe release from prison or that he would return for his trial, a...
  • Pellitteri sisters hit sand volleyball trifecta

    Pellitteri sisters hit sand volleyball trifecta
    Long-time Deerfield Beach residents Donna and Matt Pellitteri hit a parents version of a college trifecta when their youngest daughter Brittany (age 18) signed a sand volleyball scholarship with Florida Atlantic University. That makes it three in a row...