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Tempe, AZasu.edu

ASU Graduate College announces first-ever Staff Awards for Excellence winners

6 ASU staff members awarded the Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence. The Graduate College has announced the recipients of its inaugural Graduate College Staff Awards for Excellence. Established to recognize the prodigious role Arizona State University staff members play in the success of graduate students at ASU, the awards are one way the Graduate College can shine a spotlight on the tireless work of ASU staff members who play a critical role in the college's mission.
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What Colorado can learn from Tennessee’s free college plan

Almost 20 states across the country offer free community college to their students. So when President Joe Biden announced his plan for free community college nationwide earlier this year, he could draw upon successful examples. Tennessee, for example, was the first in the nation to introduce free community college. Tennessee...
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Urbana, ILThe News-Gazette

Janice Wienke

URBANA — Janice Faye (Magers) Wienke, 79, of Urbana, formerly of Homer, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Monday (June 21, 2021) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 25, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 390 County Road 2400 East, Broadlands, with the Rev. John Sharp officiating. Burial will take place at the church cemetery. There will be a visitation at the church starting at 9 a.m. until the time of service. Kirby Funeral Home, 708 S. Main St., Homer, is handling the arrangements.
Lafayette, NYonondaganation.org

Onondaga Nation School’s Nancy Powless Retires

On June 18, 2021, the Onondaga Nation School’s (ONS) graduating class celebrated graduating from ONS. This celebration is always a mix of happy and bittersweet as the students begin the journey to the high school. But this graduation also marked the ONS’s fourth grade teacher, Nancy Powless’ retirement after 41 years of teaching at the school.

How to apply for Kent State University’s new scholarship program

KENT, Ohio — EDITOR’S NOTE: The video in the player above is from a previous, unrelated story. Kent State University has announced a first-of-its-kind student aid program aimed at helping to fund students’ education so that they can graduate. The Flashes Go Further Scholarship program will benefit entering freshmen all...
Mercer County, WVptonline.net

Board of Education names Toman as new superintendent

PRINCETON — A new superintendent of Mercer County Schools was appointed Tuesday during a special meeting of the Mercer County Board of Education. Edward T. Toman was superintendent of Wetzel County Schools in New Martinsville for the past five years before applying to become the new superintendent of Mercer County Schools. Prior to working Wetzel County, Toman was superintendent of Ritchie County Schools from 2010 to 2016, a director and coordinator at Glenville State College from 2009 to 2010, superintendent of Gilmer County Schools from 2004 to 2009 and superintendent of Wirt County Schools from 2000 to 2004. He has also been a teacher and principal.

Black Young Adults Raised by Two Parents Are Way More Likely to Obtain College Degree, Study Finds

A study released Friday demonstrates a “clear connection” between incarceration for black young adults and family structures. Children of all races are much more likely to go to college and to avoid both poverty and prison if they are raised in a two-parent family, a study conducted by the Institute for Family Studies found. Forty-eight percent of black children live in single parent homes, the study said, citing data from the March 2020 Current Population Survey, while 37% of black children live in homes headed by both their biological parents.
High Schoolbogotablognj.com

Bogota Blog NJ

On Friday -18-June 85 Seniors became the 94th Graduating Class of Bogota High School. This ceremony can be view at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THft8Gs_KZs .This year the Commencement Ceremony was held on Feigel Field in the first large Public Event held in Bogota in 16 Months. High School Principal Ms. Kelly Foley DeCongelio welcomed the Family, friends and other members the Community. The evening started with Ms. Elsie Luque leading the Audience in the Pledge of Allegiance and in the singing of the National Anthem. Superintendent of School Mr. Damian Kennedy gave his message to the Graduating Seniors. He started by telling them how he has watch them mature as part of the Administration at Bogota High School. He cited the poem he has kept in his office. The poem titled ‘The Bottom Line” which tells of how anyone can choose the path the they follow, or the future the live. But it must be done by that individual and not rely on other choosing it for them. He continued in saying that is never too late, or too early to work on anything you desire. Only you change the situation you are in, and only you have the power to make your goals a reality.