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‘Community Captains’ program gives NNPS students glimpse into college life

‘Community Captains’ program gives NNPS students glimpse into college life

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Christopher Newport University is helping high school students prepare for college through a unique early admission preparatory program. It’s called “Community Captains” and recruits high school students from Newport News Public Schools. Provost Dr. Dave Doughty says they came up 

College Students Choose NCYMH as 2020-21 Youth Mental Health Charity

College Students Choose NCYMH as 2020-21 Youth Mental Health Charity

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Algonquin College students pitched NCYMH’s diverse and inclusive Safe Space Project aimed at “Saving Lives” as the 2020-21 Charitable Project to support. R. Maxine Awedalla wants all youth to know they are not alone in mental health challenges or obstacles they face, we are in 

How Your College Choice Can Affect Job Prospects

How Your College Choice Can Affect Job Prospects

COLLEGE HAS increasingly become a means to an end. More than ever, prospective students making their college choice may be prioritizing financial considerations and future career prospects over other factors, experts say, because of soaring higher education costs and the current economic hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

‘I Was Stunned’: Big Gifts to Small Colleges From an Unexpected Source

‘I Was Stunned’: Big Gifts to Small Colleges From an Unexpected Source

They came like gifts from a Secret Santa, $20 million here, $40 million there, all to higher education, but not to the elite universities that usually hog all the attention. These donations went to colleges and universities that many people have never heard of, and 

Before the AP poll, the Dickinson System ruled college football rankings

Before the AP poll, the Dickinson System ruled college football rankings

Frank Dickinson never played a down of college football, yet the former Illinois economics professor might be the school’s most influential figure in the sport. While Hall of Famers Red Grange and Robert Zuppke were among the Fighting Illini revered on the gridiron, Dickinson preferred the crunching of numbers to 

Large redundancies planned at college which took over Hadlow Group campuses

Large redundancies planned at college which took over Hadlow Group campuses

Almost 100 jobs are at risk at one of the colleges which took over part of the first college group to go through education administration. North Kent College (NKC), which took over the main Hadlow College campus and the Tonbridge campus of West Kent in August, has 

Yankee Small College Conference cancels winter sports season

Yankee Small College Conference cancels winter sports season

The Yankee Small College Conference, which includes three schools from Maine, has decided to cancel its men’s and women’s basketball seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The YSCC joins the New England Small College Athletic Conference in canceling its winter season. Central Maine Community College 

New college opening with degrees with no subjects

New college opening with degrees with no subjects

A new higher education institution is opening in London next autumn which will not teach traditional separate subjects – but will be able to award its own degrees. The London Interdisciplinary School is opening in Whitechapel, east London. It is claimed as the first institution