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  • First fundraiser set for Tourette's scholarships

    First fundraiser set for Tourette's scholarships
    When it was time to research a scholarship for her daughter who has mild Tourette syndrome, Diane Diamantis came up empty. "There were no scholarships when she applied to college," she said. So she and Kelsey Diamantis started building their own...
  • Picking the best college, financially speaking

    Your high school senior has filled out the college applications, navigated through the standardized tests, submitted the strenuous student loan paperwork, and even squeezed in a couple of campus visits. Now it's crunch time as the acceptance letters...
  • Universities Fight Malloy's Plan To Cut Scholarship Program

    Universities Fight Malloy's Plan To Cut Scholarship Program
    HARTFORD — Presidents and administrators at 16 private colleges in Connecticut are lobbying against the elimination of state scholarships for their students as proposed under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's state budget. Malloy wants to cut $12.2...
  • College Sex: Is 'Yes Means Yes' Better Than 'No Means No?'

    College Sex: Is 'Yes Means Yes' Better Than 'No Means No?'
    When it comes to sex, there's a world of difference between "no means no" and "yes means yes," students and college officials told legislators last week. Olivia Paschal, a Yale student, said she has not been sexually assaulted, but that if it had ever...
  • After homelessness, a single mother works to build a secure future

     After homelessness, a single mother works to build a secure future
    Six months ago, Sandra Martinez was homeless. Now, she lives in an apartment, works two jobs and wants to map out a solid financial future for herself and her three young sons. "I don't want my children to make the same mistakes I made," Martinez said....
  • Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors

    Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors
    A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12-million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James and...
  • Evans alumni fund scholarship to honor coach

    Evans alumni fund scholarship to honor coach
    Coach Fred Pennington, who influenced thousands of students during a three-decade career at Evans High School, will now help students for decades more. A group of alumni has contributed $202,000 to endow a scholarship in his name for basketball...
  • CdM couple, Chapman University settle donation dispute

    A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12 million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement Wednesday. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James...
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    AACC braces for budget cuts Calling it a response to state budget forecasts, Anne Arundel Community College officials have passed a $112 million budget, $2 million less than the year before. The budget was "very challenging" to develop, said James...
  • Increasing Student Eligibility for Financial Aid

    Every student and parent wants to get the maximum amount of financial aid for college. Here are seven simple tips that can be used to increase the student's eligibility for need-based and merit-based aid. 1.Increase the number of children in college at...
  • College Notes for Feb. 26

    College honors, awards, scholarships and more. Ashland University, Ohio Scholar: Jacob Huss of Gurnee, and a senior at Warren Township High School, will receive the Director's Scholarship for $7,000 annually to attend Ashland. Lewis University,...