Archive for Melissa Steele
In Florida, teachers who were in fear of losing their jobs to budget cuts can breathe easier. So can student who have just spent the last four years earning their teaching degree. Federal Stimulus funding will help the county avoid most of its scheduled teacher layoffs.
Federal stimulus money will allow Seminole County… | Read More
Going to nursing school is usually the tip of the iceberg for many who work in the field of nursing. Beyond your basic degree, there are many specialized graduate programs where nurses can continue their education to move ahead in their careers. The University of Texas recently announced new programs.
The University of… | Read More
South Carolina students who are looking to pursue a career in broadcasting will have an opportunity to apply for a scholarship being offered by the South Carolina Broadcasters Association.
South Carolina's television and radio journalists are celebrating a milestone they hope will help the state's broadcasting students.
The South Carolina Broadcasters Association said Tuesday it… | Read More
University of Arizona is feeling the crunch when it comes to budgets.ï¿½ï¿½ These cutbacks are having a negative impact on staff, and threaten the existence of college programs.
Cutting 20 percent from the University of Arizona budget would be the equivalent of closing six colleges within the school, university officials said in a letter… | Read More
New York state is facing a critical shortage of qualified child psychiatrists and mental health care workers.ï¿½ï¿½ The state has children and adolescents who are in need of mental health care, but rural and urban areas are experiencing a shortage of available practitioners.ï¿½ï¿½ To counteract this shortage, the nursing school at the University of Rochester… | Read More
We are all seeing our investments dump during this economic down turn with the plummeting stock market. But how does this affect students and scholarships? Endowed scholarships are dwindling with the market, due to the low returns on invested funds.
At Napa Valley College, investments have dropped 25 percent due to the stock market… | Read More
Many institutions of higher learning are experiencing large short falls in budgets, and endowments.ï¿½ï¿½ This unfortunately has a negative effect on students, and their ability to afford to go to college.ï¿½ï¿½ The University of North Carolina Arts School is seeing short fall of about 4 million dollars in endowment funds.
The amount of money… | Read More
New York Governor David Paterson proposed a scholarship fund for the children of the victims of February 13ths fatal crash of flight 3407 in Buffalo, New York.ï¿½ï¿½ The scholarship would cover the full cost of tuition, room and board, books and other related expenses.
The scholarship would go to the children and financial dependents of… | Read More
I've said it before, and I'll probably say it a few more times, but there are many scholarship opportunities available to students today - and even some rather unusual ones. The trick is finding the one that may oddly, suit you to a tee.
Simply having the surname Zolp makes you eligible for tens of… | Read More
Across the country, college students regularly work for charitable causes through Greek organizations and other various campus service organizations.ï¿½ï¿½ Students at Boston College for example raised a great deal of money last month for the American Cancer Society.
Some 1,150 Boston College students, staff and faculty raised $110,000 for the American Cancer Society by participating… | Read More