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  • READER SUBMITTED: Students Receive Scholarships

    The runway stage at the Aqua Turf lit up when Adria Amos, Briana Nance, and Taraea Ellis, all New Britain students, modeled outfits created for the American Savings Foundation's annual college scholarship reception. The featured speakers at the event were...
  • Schools receive grant to build local computer-science workforce

    A new $3.5 million grant will help train college students for careers in computer science and engineering,. The Florida Board of Governors announced the program Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The grant recipients — FAU,...
  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
  • Delinquent debt number 'stunning'

    Delinquent debt number 'stunning'
    The credit card Chris Mezyk received before college was meant to pay for food and getting around. But it didn't stop there. "It quickly turned into the bar tab card, which turned into the 'I've got to find a way to get to work and I can't pay for it'...
  • Beware of scammers and scoundrels

    High school seniors hunting for college scholarships and financial aid, beware: Scammers and scoundrels can't wait to meet you. Families lose money to fraudulent financial aid scams every year, according to federal officials. And with many college...
  • NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction

    NCAA antitrust ruling barely chips at college sports dysfunction
    On Sept. 4, 2010, at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, I was part of what the public address announcer proudly told us was the largest crowd ever to watch a football game anywhere in the world, college or pro. There were 113,090 that day filling the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Parkway Pavilion Healthcare Scholarships Awarded To Hassan Adan And Amy Jacques

    Parkway Pavilion Healthcare's Resident Council recently awarded two $300 scholarships to college-bound students, Hassan Adan from Enfield High School and Amy Jacques from Fermi High School. Hassan and his family escaped from Somalia during wartime. He is...
  • Kelsey Shelton Uses Rotary Scholarship To Study Mideast

    Kelsey Shelton hopes that one day, she'll help influence foreign policy. Shelton, 20, of Enfield, will be a junior this fall at Baylor University, where she will continue her studies towards an international relations degree with a focus on the Middle...
  • Corinthian Colleges gets federal grand jury subpoena in California

    Corinthian Colleges Inc., the beleaguered Orange County for-profit college firm, told investors Wednesday that it received a grand jury subpoena from the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles. The broad subpoena requests documents and records on the...
  • Pennsylvania launching new college scholarship program

    At East Stroudsburg University this summer, officials have been making a list of students who could benefit from a new state-funded scholarship program. For the first time this school year, the Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program will be available for...
  • Maryland gets federal grant to support AP and IB

    Maryland gets federal grant to support AP and IB
    Low-income students in Maryland who decide to take the Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate tests will get some subsidies from the federal government to help cover some of the cost. The federal government announced Tuesday that it is...