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  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Grants Change Lives, Launch Careers

    "Ever since I was a little girl I've heard actors I admire thanking the Hollywood Foreign Press in their Golden Globe speeches," Cal State L.A. student Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni says. "I never could have imagined then that this same organization would be...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Law Firm Awards $20,000 In Scholarships

    Connecticut's injury law firm, Carter Mario Injury Lawyers, is pleased to announce the winning students in their Ninth Annual "CarterCares" Scholarship Program. Each scholarship winner has shown academic excellence, and demonstrated their understanding of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Children Of Saint Francis Employees Awarded Scholarships

    Twelve high school seniors, all children of Saint Francis Care employees, were awarded scholarships to help them pursue higher education. The $1,000 scholarships were provided by the Hospital's "Spirit of Giving" program, a fund to which employees donate....
  • Howard awards scholarships from county-sponsored Pathways program

    Howard awards scholarships from county-sponsored Pathways program
    When Howard Community College nursing student Danielle LaClair discovered that her tuition payment plan had been canceled, she didn't know what to think. As it turned out, the 28-year-old Ellicott City resident had no cause for worry. LaClair was...
  • NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy

    NCAA grants Power Five conferences more autonomy
    The NCAA board of directors voted Thursday to grant the five wealthiest college football conferences more freedom to pass legislation without approval of the full NCAA membership. Although the outcome was widely anticipated, the 16-2 decision...
  • Polyana da Costa: Home equity loans, HELOCs available again

    Home equity loans and lines of credit are making a comeback. Not long ago, homeowners who had some equity often used cash-out refinances to pay for home remodeling, to consolidate debt or pay for a child's school tuition. But that was when mortgage...
  • NCAA to vote on autonomy for 'Power 5' conference schools

    The NCAA Division I board of directors is expected to vote Thursday to approve more autonomy and policy-making authority for the nation's five most high-profile conferences. In the new NCAA governance structure, the so-called "Power 5" the ACC,...
  • USC football: Steve Sarkisian adds kicker Matt Boermeester to roster

    USC football: Steve Sarkisian adds kicker Matt Boermeester to roster
    USC got a jump on its 2015 signing class, adding kicker Matt Boermeester to its roster. Boermeester, who played last season at Saddleback College, was awarded a scholarship on Tuesday and will have three seasons of eligibility, Coach Steve Sarkisian...
  • Royal Palm Beach golfer earns $1,500 scholarship

    It has been a stellar year for Royal Palm Beach golfer Janelle Johnson. Johnson, 18, was one of two recipients of a $1,500 scholarship recently at the second annual Bob Toski Junior Golf Tournament at Sherbrooke Golf & Country Club in Lake Worth. The...
  • Connecticut Innovations Distributing Nearly $2M to University Researchers, Companies

    The first grants and loans in the $200 million state Bioscience Fund have been awarded by Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital agency. Dura Biotech, a startup in Mansfield, is expecting a $400,368 loan that CI could choose to convert...