Excelsior College commencement
A graduating class, which included people from all 50 states and other parts of the world, picked up their diplomas in downtown Albany as part of Excelsior College’s commencement. Excelsior is the oldest distance-learning college in the nation.
Students could work to draw state aid for college
PORTLAND, Ore. - After years of rising tuition at state universities, leaving students to emerge from college armed with both diplomas and crushing debt, members of a task force on college costs have crafted a new model for how Oregon students pay for higher education.
Study: In College, Women Outpacing Men, But Pay Lags
Women now earn the majority of diplomas in fields men used to dominate--from biology to business--and have caught up in pursuit of law, medicine, and other advanced degrees. Even with such enormous gains
Hamilton College - Des Moines Graduates First Practical Nursing Class Tomorrow
Hamilton College -- Des Moines today announced that it will hold a graduation ceremony tomorrow morning for its summer 2006 graduating class of 102 students.
Navajo students go high-tech
Efforts to narrow the educational and digital divide on tribal lands got a boost Thursday with the announcement of a public-private partnership to help Navajo youths develop career skills and gain a second chance to earn high school diplomas. The new partnership among the Navajo Nation, a Utah computer training firm and Utah Valley State College aims to help Navajo students graduate and gain
Special ceremony for 10 graduates
PALMETTO - Yolanda Dawes has big plans for her future: move to Tallahassee for college, graduate from Florida State University and apply to law schools.
Graduation test help available
Passing a state-issued academic test was not a requirement to graduate from high school in past years; however, today the Ohio Department of Education deems it a necessity and requires students to pass the Ohio Graduation Test before they can receive their diplomas.
Julies Diary: Building Second Chances
Youth get a second chance with a new program from Goodwill Industries.
This column will appear periodically and contain education related information about local college level students. The following local area students recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Ex-Hydro haven nurtures troubled teens
A TASMANIAN village thats been transformed into a model for community living is throwing open its doors to the public today. Once an abandoned Hydro village, Poatina, in the foothills of Tasmanias Western Tiers, is today recognised as a world model for supportive communities.