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  • FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies

    FIU gets $2.3 million for Latin America, African studies
    Three new grants will focus on the international part of Florida International University. FIU has received $2.3 million to pay for programs in the United States, Latin America and Africa. "The U.S. Department of Education awards these grants in an...
  • High-Tech Investment Agency Frozen Out Of State Money

    Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital fund with a mandate to spur high-tech job growth, has been hobbled after being frozen out of state borrowing for the past six months. The agency, which is not part of the state government but...
  • West Boca grad scholarship settles Cornell suit

    Cornell University has agreed to set up a perpetual scholarship in memory of a West Boca High School graduate in a last-minute settlement of a 2010 federal lawsuit brought by his father. The terms of the settlement were reached before a Sept. 29 trial...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • Caves Valley Golf Club establishes scholarship for golf management program at UMES

    The Caves Valley Golf Club Foundation has established a five-year, $100,000 scholarship at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for a student in the school's PGA Golf Management program. Demarkis Cooper (Oxon Hill) was named the first recipient....
  • Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]

    Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]
    McKenzie Elliott, the 3-year-old shot to death in Baltimore, is a recent victim of misguided drug laws ("Politicians, churchmen talk policing in Northwest Baltimore," Sept. 9). While I do not support open use of "illegal drugs," I do not find that drug...
  • Florida's lawmakers leading charge to reform higher ed

    Higher education is failing. In Florida, more than 50 percent of students enrolled in four-year institutions have loan debt, a burden that averages out to more than $22,000 per student. Ten percent of young people in our state are unemployed and...
  • Free Speech and free tuition on campus

    I'm going back to the Berkeley campus next week for the 50th reunion of the Free Speech Movement. You may have heard in some history class about Mario Savio and the first student sit-in of the '60s. That was us FSMers at Berkeley. It will be a little...
  • About Liliam Lopez, president, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

    About Liliam Lopez, president, South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Liliam M. López is a co-founder of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) in 1994 and the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation serving as President/CEO of both organizations. Through her leadership, the SFLHCC has...
  • Orange schools co-winner of nation's biggest urban education prize

    Orange schools co-winner of nation's biggest urban education prize
    For Orange County Public Schools, co-winning the Broad Prize for Urban Education means more than just prestige — it also comes with $500,000 in college scholarships for the Class of 2015. The nation's top prize for urban schools, which was...
  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...