#Postsecondary Education

Father McGivney recognizes Illinois State Scholars

GLEN CARBON – Father McGivney Principal Joseph Lombardi announced that 10 students from the Father McGivney Catholic High School graduating class of 2022 have been designated as Illinois State Scholars. The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), the state’s college access and financial aid agency, presents this important recognition of academic...
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Brookings Institution

Three lessons for boosting postsecondary education and wages in Black-majority cities

In the last two decades, the number of Black adults with a college degree has more than doubled, from 3 million to 6.7 million, marking an increase in the percentage of the Black population (age 25 and older) with a postsecondary degree from 15% in 2000 to 23% in 2019. The affiliated benefits of personal and skill development, increased job opportunities, wage growth, and economic and social mobility make clear that postsecondary degree attainment is vital for economic stability. However, during this same time of rising degree attainment, Black median income was largely stagnate: from $43,581 in 2000 to $44,000 in 2019. Meaning, the rise in Black degree attainment is not concomitant with an increase in Black earnings.
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Independent Record

Community briefs: Christmas Giving Tree donations, registration; RMDC hosts therapy program; free admission to MHS Museum

For nearly 20 years the Good Samaritan Ministries and the Cathedral of St. Helena have teamed together to provide Christmas cheer to more than 350 children in our Helena area. Help us bring the miracle of Christmas to children infant to age 15. Sometimes parents and guardians in the Helena community find themselves in situations that affect their finances. We welcome anyone who could use assistance to make their Christmas a little more joyous.
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PRESS RELEASE: Ontario Expanding Employment Supports for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities

Ottawa — The Ontario government is investing an additional $3 million over three years in the David C. Onley Initiative to build capacity of postsecondary institutions across Ontario to prepare students with disabilities to transition into the workforce. This investment will help extend supports to more learners through the creation of an online toolkit, providing a comprehensive roadmap that more institutions can use to help students with disabilities.

Six Kewanee High School Students Recognized as 2022-2023 Illinois State Scholars

A huge congratulations go out to six Kewanee High School students who have been recognized as 2022-2023 Illinois State Scholars. Kendal Bennison, Regan Coombes, Maya Davis, Denniko Powe Jr, Colin VanStechelman and Greg Wolf are the honorees whose hard work in academics have paid off with this recognition. Below is the official announcement from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission and Kewanee High School.
Fergus Falls Daily Journal

Rosengren leaves lasting gift

The late Jon Rosengren, a member of the Fergus Falls High School Class of 1957, has a lasting legacy with the gift of scholarships for FFHS graduates who attend M State, the successor to Fergus Falls Junior College and Fergus Falls Community College. This scholarship, in honor of Jon and...

Child Development Center Grant to Help Parents in Need

Thanks to a federal grant, Parkland College's Child Development Center will be able to offer childcare stipends to full- or part-time students who are also parents. Starting today, Parkland College students can apply for and receive help through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant, designed to support the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based childcare services.

Owens Community College gets more than $1 million for job training for adults

Adults interested in pursuing higher education but unsure where to begin now have additional resources available at Owens Community College thanks to a $1.16 million Educational Opportunities Center (EOC) program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Owens will receive $235,050 per year for five years to help unemployed workers,...

New California Laws 2022 (part 3)

Sacramento, Calif.- Annual series continues today with New California Laws 2022. Part 3 in New California laws for 2022 includes change of gender, private detention facilities, domestic violence, food delivery, winegrowers and more. For full text details and authorship regarding laws and the effective dates, please click on the bill...

13 Best Funeral and Mortuary Science Programs in 2022

Mortuary science is a field full of questions – and often, some skepticism. Mortuary science is more than just the study of the dead, as many people believe. It is a scientific discipline devoted primarily to assisting the family of the deceased. But you might not realize that a mortuary science career extends far beyond that simple definition.

SVCC Offering $1,000 to Every Student Who Enrolls for Spring Semester

Sauk Valley Community College will provide at least $1,000 to every student who enrolls in the 2022 spring semester. As students continue to be impacted by the effects of the pandemic, SVCC strives to provide funds to enable students to continue their pursuit of higher education. These funds can be...

How going to college affects future generations of your family | Danette Howard | Big Think

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Powell Tribune

Higher education has a relevancy problem

Last month, the Northwest College Board of Trustees took up the topic of the college’s transformation and rebranding. Compared to the exuberant discussions of past meetings, the conversation was tinged with more than a hint of weariness. The board and administration have been discussing transformation for years, and a firm direction for the college’s future still hasn’t fully materialized.

Glenville State College hosts Council for Opportunity in Education workshop

GLENVILLE, W.Va. – Glenville State College recently hosted representatives from several campuses around the Mountain State for a workshop with the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE). The workshop was aimed at preparing the state to serve more low-income and first-generation students. Maureen Hoyler, President for the Council for Opportunity...

The Antelope reflects on fall 2021 comebacks and setbacks

As this is the Antelope’s last issue this semester, the editors thought it fitting to reflect on fall 2021. UNK saw an increase in enrollment for the first time in almost a decade. This was a positive start to the semester, and though it wasn’t substantial growth, we hope to see the number of Lopers climb in the school years to come.