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  • College Notes for April 1

    College Notes for April 1
    College honors and activities including an art exhibit and performance. Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn. Scholar: Katherine Julkowski of Lindenhurst was awarded the Provost's Out-of-State Scholarship. Academic scholarships to APSU...
  • Student work displayed at Arts Festival

    Dozens of young artists proudly displayed their artwork at the 49th Annual Arts Festival on March 27 and 28. The event was held at John F. Kennedy Middle School this year, due to construction work at Enfield High School, but that didn't deter the...
  • A revolt is growing as more people refuse to pay back student loans

    A revolt is growing as more people refuse to pay back student loans
    Remember those 15 people who refused to repay their federal student loans? Their "debt strike" has picked up 85 more disgruntled borrowers willing to jeopardize their financial future to pressure the government into forgiving their student loans. And...
  • Don't overlook higher education tax benefits

    If this tax season holds true to form, thousands of families with children in college will leave a chunk of money on the table. The reason: failure to claim higher education tax credits and deductions designed to take some of the bite out of rising...
  • Consumers Cooperative Association announces student scholarship winners

    Consumers Cooperative Association announces student scholarship winners
    Consumers Credit Union (CCU) held its 85th Annual Meeting on March 18 in conjunction with Consumers Cooperative Association (CCA). A highlight of the meeting was the awarding of $1,500 scholarships to six Lake County students. "Consumers Cooperative...
  • Evich awarded Army ROTC Scholarship

    Mark Evich, son of Jeffrey and Maureen Evich of Manchester, MD, has been awarded and has accepted a 4 year Army ROTC Scholarship to attend West Virginia University this Fall. The highly competitive scholarship pays full tuition & fees, an allowance for...
  • Harper College announces free tuition scholarships

    Harper College announces free tuition scholarships
    When Ken Ender was in college, he was initially a C-minus student who was more interested in track than school. Eventually, he said he realized how important school was to get what he wanted out of life, and he ended up earning a doctorate. A new...
  • For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile

    For historically black colleges, quiz bowl can mean higher profile
    When D'Ondre Swails went to college, he looked for a way to replicate the energy and team spirit he had when he ran varsity track in high school. At the historically black, all-male Morehouse College in Atlanta, he discovered the world of quiz bowl. "It...
  • Ford named prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholar

    Ford named prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholar
    UC Davis men's soccer senior Brian Ford, a Corona del Mar High alumnus, has been named one of 29 recipients of the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the collegiate governing body recently announced. Ford, a defender for the Aggies who wrapped...
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings

    Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings
    Consumers are busy with their daily lives, making it difficult to keep abreast of all the trends and issues that affect their wallets — household savings, fine print in contracts they sign with companies and insurance shopping, for example. Here...