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  • READER SUBMITTED: Chet Celebrates College Savings Month With Savings Starter Kit, Webinars

    State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) are celebrating National College Savings Month this September by offering parents a free CHET college savings starter kit. CHET -- the state's 529 college savings plan -...
  • Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants

    Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants
    The Lake County Water Authority is accepting applications for its annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference!" mini grants to promote awareness and education of freshwater-resources in Lake. Community and education grants of up to $2,000 will be...
  • Avon Church Holds Clothing Sale To Boost Scholarship Fund

    AVON — A local church is holding a clothing sale Sept. 19 to help low-income students from Hartford get a Catholic high school education. That sale is being organized by the social justice committee at St. Ann's Church. Proceeds from the fifth...
  • Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies

     Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies
    Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University. Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...
  • Malloy Seeks To Ease Rising Tuition Rates

    NEW BRITAIN — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday pitched several proposals to help college students struggling with mounting debt, including a tax break for student loan interest and a plan to allow families to refinance high-interest education loans....
  • NCAA lifts Penn State's bowl ban, restore scholarships

    The Sports Xchange NCAA lifts Penn State's bowl ban, restore scholarships The NCAA Executive Committee lifted Penn State's postseason ban, effective immediately, and restored the football program's full complement of 85 scholarships beginning in 2015-...
  • U. of I. considers boosting financial aid

    U. of I. considers boosting financial aid
    University of Illinois officials say they may need to boost financial aid because state students are increasingly choosing to go elsewhere for college. Additional financial aid funding could come from increasing student enrollment in programs that...
  • Mikulski, Cardin push student loan bill

    Mikulski, Cardin push student loan bill
    Noting that student loan debt in the U.S. has ballooned to roughly $1 trillion, Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin spoke with students at Bowie State University on Thursday to draw attention to a proposal Democrats will push next week to allow...
  • Prices on Florida's prepaid tuition plans to plummet for coming year

    Prices on Florida's prepaid tuition plans to plummet for coming year
    Florida on Thursday slashed the price of its prepaid college tuition plans by up to a half for the coming year, and thousands of families who in recent years purchased higher-priced plans will get refunds. Florida’s prepaid tuition plansĀ  —...
  • Connecticut Public Colleges Seek Big Boost In State Aid

    Connecticut's largest public college system needs an 11 percent increase in its base-level state funding next year — just to limit an anticipated tuition-and-fee hike to 2 percent, according to the system's administration. The Board of Regents...
  • Nilaya Knafo: Learning about yourself after summer in Tajikistan

    "Where on earth is Tajikistan?" I have encountered this question countless times since the announcement of my National Security Language Initiative for Youth scholarship in March. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, this extraordinary merit-based...