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  • Delray Beach Rising Star awarded $5,000 college scholarship

    Joenislely Mathurin has a goal. Since she was a "little kid," the Atlantic Community High School senior wanted to be a doctor, she said. Now she's on her way. Mathurin was granted a $5,000 scholarship from Sun Life Financial and the Miami Dolphins...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • Florida begins study on college affordability

    Florida begins study on college affordability
    New College of Florida enrolls a bigger percentage of students from well-off families than any other state university while Florida A & M University enrolls the biggest percentage from low-income families. This data on student-family wealth is among the...
  • Low-income Baltimoreans can get help with energy bills at Saturday expo

    Low-income Baltimore residents can get help in applying for energy assistance grants from Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives at an expo on Saturday. The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coppin State University's Talon Center, 500...
  • Mayo: Where does lottery money go? Here's your answer

    Mayo: Where does lottery money go? Here's your answer
    “Why do schools need more money? What happened to all that gambling dough supposedly going toward education? Where does all that lottery and slots money go?” With an $800 million school bond measure that would hike property taxes on the...
  • Goya offers $20,000 culinary arts scholarship to students nationwide

    Goya offers $20,000 culinary arts scholarship to students nationwide
    Goya offers $20,000 culinary arts scholarship to students nationwide. America's largest Hispanic-owned food company will offer the grants to four students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary...
  • Lehigh professor charged with fraud in NASA project

    When Lehigh University professor Yujie Ding and his wife proposed to develop technology for NASA in 2010, the $600,000 project was supposed to be carried out by their small Center Valley company in conjunction with Ding's lab at Lehigh. In reality,...
  • Smart tax tips for the end of year

    Smart tax tips for the end of year
    Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April? The right answer, since it's about saving significant money, should be: Plan for April. That, of course, is when...
  • For-profit colleges sue U.S. Education Department amid crackdown

    For-profit colleges sue U.S. Education Department amid crackdown
    A group representing for-profit colleges on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration's new gainful employment rules that aim to protect students from lackluster degrees and huge debt loads. The Association of Private Sector Colleges...
  • UC proposes steady tuition hikes

    UC proposes steady tuition hikes
    For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition hikes — as much as 5% in each of the next five years — to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. For undergraduates who are California...
  • Information sessions on financial aid for higher education to be offered Nov. 6

    Northwestern Lehigh School District students and parents can learn more about financial aid options available for higher education during a special session, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 6. The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency will instruct students on...