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Rivier University Continues Job Guarantee

| August 17, 2017
NASHUA, N.H. — New Hampshire’s Rivier University is continuing with its promise to graduate [...] Read more

W.Va. System Pins Hopes on Automatic Acceptance

by Jeff Jenkins | August 17, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s community and technical colleges want West Virginia hig [...] Read more

Better Data Could Close Gap for Hispanic Students

by Paul E. Peterson | August 17, 2017
As compared to other undergraduates, Hispanic students are 33 percent more likely to be enrolle [...] Read more

Colleges Rethink Remedial Burden

by Jessica Mendoza | August 17, 2017
Lulu Matute still remembers the sinking sensation she felt when she heard the news. It was the [...] Read more

Ohio Community Colleges to Offer Bachelors’

by Pat Donachie | August 15, 2017
Some community colleges in Ohio will soon be able to offer bachelor’s degrees, according [...] Read more

U.S. Gives $4.6 Million to Retrain Coal Workers

by Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press | August 15, 2017
HELENA, Mont. — The U.S. government awarded $4.6 million in aid earlier this month to retrain [...] Read more

Governor Rolls Out $24 Million Job Initiative

by The Associated Press | August 15, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Gov. Eric Holcomb is unveiling a jobs program that will pay tuition f [...] Read more

Free College — Will Massachusetts Be Next?

by Gerry Tuoti | August 15, 2017
After Rhode Island recently became the fourth state in the country to offer free community coll [...] Read more