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  • Tuition inflation: a 21st Century crisis

    To the editor: The escalating cost of education is the crisis of the 21st century. While Germany has tuition-free universities, our government is digging a bigger hole for current and future generations to climb out of while reaping profits from student...
  • Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges

    Obama administration rules target for-profit colleges
    The Obama administration on Thursday will publish new regulations intended to target for-profit career colleges that leave students with debts they cannot repay. The U.S. Department of Education rules will sanction schools with students who carry too...
  • Plantation High School student recipient of scholarship money from Sun Life Rising Star Awards program

    The Miami Dolphins organization surprised students with college scholarships at a special ceremony as part of the Sun Life Rising Star Awards program. Plantation High School student Kyandra Dorestin received five thousand dollars toward a college...
  • Community: Club luncheon to benefit students

    The annual Patrons Club Scholarship Fashion Show/Luncheon, which benefits students in need, will be held on Nov. 7 at the Castaway restaurant in Burbank. Presenting the event will be the Patrons Club of Glendale Community College and the Glendale College...
  • Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize

    Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize
    Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition." "To be completely honest,...
  • Group aims higher on education: Front & Center

    In a time of challenge for higher education, more than 1,250 public-university leaders from across America are coming to Orlando next week for the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Representing 237 research...
  • Pac-12 presidents announce broad-based reforms for athletes

    Pac-12 presidents announce broad-based reforms for athletes
    Pac-12 Conference presidents on Monday started delivery on a series of promises by announcing sweeping reforms for athletes. The moves are part of a campaign by the Power 5 conferences to improve conditions for athletes before more drastic changes are...
  • LSSC Distinguished Alumni and Hall of Fame named

    Lake-Sumter State College held its third annual Distinguished Alumni and LSSC Hall of Fame Awards Oct. 9 at Mission Inn Resort & Club in Howey-in-the-Hills. Alumni, community members, faculty and staff who have achieved prominence in their careers and...
  • Oct. 27 Letters: Student debt, breast cancer, Fort Monroe

    At the recent senatorial candidate forum at CNU, Ed Gillespie addressed the problem of the amount of student loans outstanding today. He said he also favors the solution proposed by Sens. Mark Warner and Marco Rubio of allowing the graduates to...
  • Unusual college scholarships can pay big bucks

    When you think of big college scholarships, some high-profile names come to mind: Coca-Cola, General Motors, Dell and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to name a few. But the list of lucrative college funders also includes the likes of the Horror...
  • College presidents' pay should be tied to academic success

    College presidents' pay should be tied to academic success
    On Friday, Maryland became the first state to set minimum academic performance standards for Division I coaches and athletic directors to qualify for salary bonuses. In an era when NCAA football and basketball are big business, Maryland is rewarding at...