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Building College Readiness For Incoming Students

The City University of New York has generated national attention for the success of its new college preparatory program, CUNY Start. In a recent University Business Web Seminar, Suri Duitch, associate dean for continuing education at the City University of New York, and Mia Simon, director of CUNY Start, discussed what motivated the institution to create CUNY Start, the elements of the program and what contributed most to its success.

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Ripon College President Meets Freshmen, Alumni

Like many presidents of private colleges in Wisconsin, Ripon College's Zach Messitte believes his campus can make the students the top priority.

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Solving Issue Of No Hot Water At Dorm, Alabama A&M Replaces Boiler

The boiler unit at the Alabama A&M dorm that left students without hot water for more than two months has been replaced, school President Andrew Hugine said Wednesday.

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The Trouble With Online Education (Opinion)

“AH, you’re a professor. You must learn so much from your students.”

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McDaniel Parents Get Taste Of The Freshman Experience

Program brings 200 parents to campus for overnight stays

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Amherst College Paid Interns Help Nonprofits

The Amherst internship program, which annually spends about $500,000 endowed by alumni, is unusual.

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UW System Protests Federal Cuts To Minority Scholarship Program

Juan Zalapa, a child of Texas and Guadalajara, now studies the genetics of cranberries at UW-Madison.

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The New Community College Try

There are too many worms. In a mid-Manhattan classroom, 20 applicants write their thoughts about going to community college on paper cutouts and stick them to a poster of a tree — multicolored, tapered leaves for hopes, square bits of trunk for strengths, squiggly worms for fears. The worms dominate.

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Number Of College Grads Drops In Washington, 14 Other States; Recession Blamed

The percentage of 25- to 34-year-olds in Washington with college degrees fell during the recession, according to a new government report.

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