Diverse Military

PRESCOTT – Yavapai College was recently recognized by two different college rating organizations for its quality, affordability, and academic excellence. “AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO), a leader in higher education information and resources, ranked Yavapai College in five categories: Most Affordable Online Colleges (#6), Best Online Colleges in Arizona (#5), Best Online Criminal Justice Degrees (#4), Best Online […]

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by Wayne Crenshaw

WARNER ROBINS — Less than a year after veterans training center opened, the state is changing how it is managed. The Veterans Education Career Transition Resource Center, or VECTR, has been managed by Middle Georgia State University in partnership with Central Georgia Technical College. Now Central Georgia Technical College will take over management effective July […]

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by Paul Wood, Associated Press

SAVOY, Ill.— Carl Lee Davis grew up in a very small rural community in Kentucky, later finding himself on a ship chasing submarines in the Pacific during World War II. The house that Davis, 92, grew up in was made from logs cut from trees on the family farm. There was nothing in Kentucky to […]

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BRATTLEBORO, VT – Union Institute & University is expanding its Veterans in Union living allowance stipend opportunity nationwide to Vermont veterans. As a Yellow Ribbon University, and recently named a 2017 Military-Friendly® School, Union is committed to serving the unique needs of veterans. “This stipend opportunity assists veterans in the completion of their undergraduate, master’s […]

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Let Students Explore Options

by Joseph Kuttler

It might seem hypocritical for a University of Maryland student like me to write an essay warning of the perils of a society that over-emphasizes the significance of a college education. Regardless, this is an important issue the “educated” community largely ignores. Young Americans are not encouraged to consider a variety of life paths outside […]

Free Tuition: Here’s the Fine Print

by Gina Ragusa

As anyone who’s ever applied for financial aid knows, affordable tuition often seems possible only if you’re willing to fill out a thousand forms, provide test scores, grades and proof of awesomeness, and promise your first born to the college of your dreams. But what if you could go to college free of charge — […]

DeVos’s Lack of Experience Spells Trouble

by Jonathan Zelinger

If you have been paying attention at all then you know that the upheaval surrounding the appointment of Betsy Devos as the new education secretary is unprecedented. The petitions and the protests have been signed and joined by the millions. The backlash from this dismaying appointment isn’t just a unilateral opposition to everything Trump, but […]