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Past Features Archive for December, 2008

Childhood Cancer Survivors Offered Scholarships

The American Cancer Society's Mid-South Division has made scholarships available for young cancer survivors who want to earn their degree.�� 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

FCC Names MMORPGs as Major Player in College Dropouts

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

Nevada Dips in to Scholarship Funds

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

Agricultural Business Degree Goes Online With Colorado State

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

Scholarship fund to help students whose parent were killed or injured on the job.

High school students in Wisconsin and Minnesota may be qualified for a special kind of scholarship being offered by a Bloomington based insurance company.�� High school seniors whose parents were injured, or died on the job while working for Minnesota or Wisconsin employers could be eligible for new college scholarships of up to $5,000.
Up… | Read More

Vanderbilt University Receives Mystery Millions

It's no secret that we're in the middle of a financial crisis right now. College applications are up, but funding is down, and many schools are scrambling to figure out a way to pick up the slack. In an amazing turn of events, Vanderbilt University will be resting a little bit easier in the coming… | Read More

Drexel Unveils New State-of-the-Art Sacramento Campus

Working student and distance learning conglomerate Drexel University is taking a giant leap forward in the coming month, with the unveiling of a new Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento. Promising to "revolutionize the way higher education can be delivered," the center is set to boast $1 million in cutting edge audiovisual/e-learning technology.
The innovative… | Read More

Purdue University Auctions Off Naming Rights of Bats

The world is an amazing place, with new species being discovered at practically every turn. Researchers at Purdue have recently come into posession of several newly-unearthed species of bats and turtles from Mexico, Africa, and Central and South America, but have decided to pass the naming savings onto the public. (Perhaps even you!) Why? This… | Read More

Washington Two-Year College System Aims to Branch Out into Bachelors

The pressure to obtain a higher level degree is more prevalent than ever. Schools all over the country are scrambling to find ways to deal with the high demand, and in Washington State college system officials have decided to deal with the problem by beefing up their community and trade schools with brand-new baccalaureate options.
The state's… | Read More

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