Archive for December, 2008
In a time of economic crisis, wouldn't you think that high school students would be vying for scholarship monies that were available to them? High school students in Las Vegas and other parts of Clark County, NV are apparently not very interested. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 10, and the Clark County Public… | Read More
Anticipating our country's increased need for energy, many colleges and universities are reviving nuclear education programs.ï¿½ï¿½ These institutions are working directly with energy companies to develop nuclear education curriculum for students.
Virginia Commonwealth University started a nuclear track to its master's of engineering program in 2007, after officials with Richmond-based energy provider Dominion approached the… | Read More
There seems to be a new trend emerging among colleges, to help combat the unemployment epidemic sweeping our nation. As professionals young and old find themselves suddenly out of work, more and more are turning to the colleges and universities from whence they came for career counseling and assistance in job-hunting--and, what's more, many of… | Read More
The American Cancer Society's Mid-South Division has made scholarships available for young cancer survivors who want to earn their degree.ï¿½ï¿½ Eligible candidates who have fought cancer may be awarded $1,000 scholarships toward higher education at accredited colleges or vocational schools.
"Childhood cancer survivors have faced incredible challenges and overcome them," said Angel Strange, quality… | Read More
Colorado Technical University Online has awarded 25 more full scholarships to wounded United States veterans.
For the second time this year, 25 brave United States service men and women from across the country have received a Wounded Warrior Scholarship from Colorado Technical University Online (CTU Online), covering the full cost of tuition and a… | Read More
Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game: they first came to social forefront as players neglected their real lives for the siren song of Everquest, and they haven't really gone away. In fact, to the contrary, they have only gained speed with even the more casual players as choice of games and playable options have increased. Millions… | Read More
Lawmakers in Nevada, looking for alternatives to making cuts to state services, have dipped in to several accounts that were deemed unused funds. Nevada, like other states is experiencing a severe budget shortfall, so twice this year, officials have raided the Millennium Scholarship Trust Fund for money to keep the state afloat.
In June,… | Read More
One of distance learning's biggest benefits is its availability no matter where on earth you are, even in the middle of a war zone. This has not escaped the attention of many soldiers currently serving in Iraq, as many are turning to an online education to help secure a future once their military term is… | Read More
Are you interested in the business end of farming? Are you interested in making a lucrative career out of growing crops and feeding the nation? Then you might be interested in the new online degree completion option being offered at Colorado State University -- agricultural business. What's more, they are hosting an event to discuss… | Read More
In light of our country's economic state, the number of low income students that go to college is projected to drop sharply. In light of this almost certainty, on Monday, the Gates Foundation announced plans to offer almost 70 million dollars in grants to low income students. The purpose of this endowment is to double… | Read More