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  • Children's savings accounts help states create 'college-going culture'

    WASHINGTON Free money for college may sound like an easy sell, but when parents of newborns in Maine were offered a $500 grant for their infants' college education, fewer than half signed up. Even worse, a study found that less educated, lower-income...
  • Starbucks to expand online college tuition program

    Starbucks says its workers can now have four years of tuition covered for an online college degree from Arizona State University instead of just two, marking the latest sign that companies are rethinking their treatment of low-wage workers. The Seattle-...
  • Alpha establishes scholarship at Marshall medical school

    Alpha Natural Resources has established a scholarship at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Marshall announced Monday that the scholarship will be available to first-year medical students. The first preference will be given to a...
  • Starbucks expands college plan, says it may cost $250M

    SEATTLE Starbucks has revamped the college plan it offers U.S. employees in order to cover full tuition for all four years of college in Arizona State University's online program. The plan, also underwritten by ASU, previously paid for the last two years...
  • Grant boosts STEM learning at IUN

     Grant boosts STEM learning at IUN
    The National Science Foundation has awarded Indiana University Northwest more than $600,000 to be used for scholarships and other support for local students interested in studying science, math or technology. ""With this funding, our campus will be able...
  • University of Central Florida to host federal grant program workshop

    University of Central Florida to host federal grant program workshop
    A University of Central Florida workshop will lead entrepreneurs and small business owners through the application process for a couple of federal grant programs. The session will be led by the school's Business Incubation Program and will feature...
  • College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar

    College Park Rotary helps Orlando student become a peace scholar
    Kari Williams was a student at the University of Central Florida, pursuing her students, when she developed an interest in exploring the world. “I started getting the bug to see the world, and for international travel,” she said. Eventually...
  • Four seek two seats on Waubonsee college board

    Four seek two seats on Waubonsee college board
    Four candidates are seeking two six-year terms on the Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees in Tuesday's election. Incumbent Rebecca Oliver, 60, of Sugar Grove, has served on the board the last 18 years. She is a managing broker at the...
  • Good grades will bring scholarships

    Good grades will bring scholarships
    Q: My son is in high school and even though he earns good grades, I am concerned that he will not be able to attend a quality university due to financial need. — D.L., Apopka A: You need not worry. I would recommend looking into the scholarship...
  • Entrepreneurial grant's positive effects will not be immediate, leaders say

    Entrepreneurial grant's positive effects will not be immediate, leaders say
      A federal $250,000 grant on its way to Orlando turned heads this week but officials with the group that received it say the big pay off comes later. Cari Coats, director of Rollins College’s entrepreneurial program, said the money will help...
  • More than $35,000 in scholarships available to 'future builders'

    More than $35,000 in scholarships available to 'future builders'
    The Future Builders of America is offering over $35,000 in scholarships to Florida students pursuing careers in the building and construction industry. Those interested should apply by April 20. Find the forms at: futurebuildersofamerica.org/careers/...