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  • Prepaid sales drop due to high prices

    The number of people investing in the Florida Prepaid College Program plummeted 30 percent during the open-enrollment period that ended late last month. About 11,300 families signed up to participate in the program in 2013-14 -- down from almost 16,...
  • Gift to Harper College boosts Women's Program

    Gift to Harper College boosts Women's Program
    Rita and John Canning donated $1 million to Harper College, which is the largest donation the Palatine institution has received in its 47-year history. The money will go to the Rita and John Canning Women's Program that offers scholarships,...
  • Sojourner-Douglass College in danger of losing accreditation

    Sojourner-Douglass College in danger of losing accreditation
    Sojourner-Douglass College in Baltimore is in danger of losing its accreditation and faces serious financial challenges, leaving the small private college's future uncertain. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the accrediting body for...
  • Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show

    Materials & Applications goes from Silver Lake yard art to a museum show
     A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard. Past double-take-...
  • Community Foundation of Greater New Britain Offering $160,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - Application deadlines are approaching this month for more than $160,000 in scholarships available through funds managed by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Scholarships are available to high school seniors in New Britain,...
  • A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets

     A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In almost every sense, Emilio Vicente is an American success story. He grew up a shy kid in the North Carolina mill town of Siler City. His parents, who moved there when he was 6, had little formal education and worked long,...
  • Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013

     Getty endowment rises to $6.2 billion for 2013
    This post has been updated. See below for details. With investment markets booming, the J. Paul Getty Trust, the world's richest visual art institution, saw its endowment rise to $6.2 billion during 2013, approaching its peak of $6.4 billion in mid-2007...
  • City foster youths sent to get diploma in a day have trouble enrolling in college

    City foster youths sent to get diploma in a day have trouble enrolling in college
    Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life. After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
  • Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]

    Immigration reform can't wait [Commentary]
    It remains to be seen whether the United States Congress can muster the responsibility and will to do what is right and achieve comprehensive immigration reform this year. Republican leadership in the House of Representatives continues to hold immigration...
  • USC begins first spring football practice with Coach Steve Sarkisian

    USC begins first spring football practice with Coach Steve Sarkisian
    A new era begins Tuesday at USC. Steve Sarkisian, who was hired in December, will oversee his first spring workout as the Trojans' coach. The tumult that marked the 2013 season — the Trojans were playing for their third head coach when they...
  • Garrett Williams names top 4: Auburn, Clemson, FSU, Stanford

    Garrett Williams names top 4: Auburn, Clemson, FSU, Stanford
    Orlando First Academy tight end Garrett Williams has announced his top four schools from his 27 FBS scholarship offers and making the cut, in alphabetical order are: Auburn, Clemson, FSU and Stanford. Williams, a versatile 6-foot-4, 220-pounder who also...