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Community College to Charge More for Top Courses

For years now, administrators at the community college here have been inundated with woeful tales from students unable to register for the courses they need.

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Hope College Looking To Boost Female Participation In Science Related Fields

Hope College is taking part in a national effort aimed at growing the number of women who work in fields related to science, technology, engineering and math.

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Campuses Offer Array Of Help To First-Generation Students

West Virginia University President Jim Clements knows firsthand some of the obstacles faced when students are the first in their family to go to college.

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Early To Rise, Early To Learn: Colleges Offer 6 A.M. Classes

For early risers and those with busy schedules, 6 a.m. college classes have become a more-common option.

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Metz Culinary Management Partners with Culinary Institute of America, Businesses and Schools to Provide Internship & Externship Opportunities

Students at Wilkes-Barre Area Career & Technical Center and Penn College will have internship opportunities; Externships exist at Metz clients Blue Cross, Smuckers and Wyoming Seminary

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CU-Boulder Expanding Dorm-Based Learning

New $37M residence hall to house 265 students, large classrooms

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Fla. Universities Mull Tuition Hikes, Program Cuts

Faced with $300 million in state budget cuts, Florida universities are weighing such options as bigger classes, fewer degree programs, employee layoffs and tuition increases.

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U Of Northern Iowa Family Anxiously Awaits Details Of Proposed Cuts

A sense of loss, fear and anxiety has saturated swaths of campus this week as the University of Northern Iowa braces itself for today’s anticipated announcement of the elimination or restructuring of about a quarter of its academic programs.

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Wayne State University Adopts Programs To Close Achievement Gap Between Black And White Students

After spending most of his career as an executive at Ford Motor Co., Wayne State President Allan Gilmour knows plenty about retooling. Taking a redesigned car from the drawing board to the showroom can take three or four years.

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Rutgers Trustees Show Disapproval Toward Camden Campus-Rowan Merger

The Rutgers Board of Trustees and several professors voiced displeasure tonight with the proposed plan to combine Rutgers-Camden with Rowan University to form a single research institution that would bear Rowan’s name.

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