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  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents
    East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will recognize the winners for the 2015 MLK awards, the Julianna V. Bolt Art Contest and the Boddie Scholarship during their 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast. The Boddie Scholarship...
  • Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers

    Rick Daugherty: Proposed Trans-Pacific trade agreement bad deal for U.S. workers
    President Obama at the State of the Union address briefly touched on trade. Yet what he advocated might have a greater implication on our lives than anything else that was mentioned. He said that "past trade deals haven't always lived up to the hype."...
  • City Colleges scholarship program excludes private school students

    I am happy to hear that Chicago Public School seniors, who are eligible, will be able to attend City Colleges of Chicago free of charge. However, considering all the money we have saved the city of Chicago by sending our children to private high schools...
  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

    FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans. The Veterans Trust, a non-profit foundation based in Fort Lauderdale, on Friday awarded $25,000 each to Florida Atlantic University,...
  • City Colleges scholarship program is flawed

    The Chicago Star Scholarship program, which provides grants to eligible students to attend the city’s community colleges, is being funded by savings that the City Colleges of Chicago will have to find year in and year out to offset the loss of...
  • City honors MLK's legacy

    City honors MLK's legacy
    As part of a weekend-long celebration, Hallandale Beach and the Community Civic Association recently hosted the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Gala. More than 120 people came together at the Cultural Community Center to celebrate King's...
  • Free tuition proposal welcomed by local community colleges

    Free tuition proposal welcomed by local community colleges
    As the spring semester gets underway, local community college officials are welcoming President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two tuition-free years of community college to qualifying students nationwide. But questions remain on the plan's specifics...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...
  • Time to apply for scholarships

    Time to apply for scholarships
    The deadline is approaching to apply for scholarships offered to high school seniors by the Arlington Heights Council of PTAs. Since 1973, about $425,000 in scholarships for post-high school education has been awarded. Feb. 28 is the application...
  • Free FAFSA help sessions are taking place across the region

    Free FAFSA help sessions are taking place across the region
    Need help applying for financial aid? The FAFSA paperwork can be grueling and time-consuming for students to fill out. But it's also required if students bound for college want to see if they can receive federal grants, work-study and loans. FAFSA...
  • School voucher case in court in Tallahassee today

    School voucher case in court in Tallahassee today
    The lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program will be heard today in a Tallahassee court, though the issue to be argued isn't the overall argument but whether those who sued have legal standing to do so. The...