Tag: Scholarships

Colleges pushed anew for reparations for slavery, racism

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For Brown University students, the Ivy League college's next step in its yearslong quest to atone for its legacy of slavery...

Fort Wayne teachers getting bonuses for work during pandemic

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Teachers and other employees of the Fort Wayne Community Schools will receive payments of up to $2,000 for working during...

Angie Thomas Scholarship is awarded to aspiring writer

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JACKSON, Miss. — Bestselling author Angie Thomas has surprised an incoming freshman with news that the young woman is receiving a full scholarship to...

College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

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As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. ...

Laundress’s gift inspires total of $3.1M from Army retiree

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HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi has received $2.9 million from the estate of a man first inspired to donate by a laundress...

Skydiving school to pay $40M over death of 18-year-old

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LODI, Calif. — The family of an 18-year-old man who died in a 2016 after his parachute didn't open was awarded a $40 million...

AP study: Nearly 90% of esports scholarships going to men

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Colleges and universities rushing to invest in the booming arena of varsity esports are overwhelmingly committing opportunities and scholarships to male players, according to...

College football super seniors could change fortunes in 2021

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Bret Bielema saw a unique opportunity to accelerate a turnaround at Illinois when he returned to college football as head coach of the Illini...

Enrollment at US community colleges plummets amid pandemic

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PHOENIX — Peniella Irakoze is cold calling a list of 1,001 fellow students who didn’t return to Phoenix College this semester, checking on how...