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Three Local College Presidents In Washington DC For Higher Education Summit

“I hope that I come home with new ideas,” Montgomery County College president Karen Stout said.

01/16/2014

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Governor Christie Signs Immigrant Tuition Act

Gov. Chris Christie has held a ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs at public colleges for New Jersey students who lack lawful immigration status.

01/07/2014

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Temple Opens AAC Era Wednesday At Rutgers

Temple will return from a week-and-a-half layoff and play its first ever American Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night as the team visits the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers.

12/31/2013

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Students In Tri-State Area Bundled With Debt After Graduating College

Students in Pennsylvania are saddled with thousands of dollars in debt when they graduate.

12/07/2013

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Gov. Christie Weighs In On New Jersey’s Version Of The Dream Act

Speaking before reporters at the State House following several weeks of sickness, travel and family time, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie weighed in on several controversial topics.

12/02/2013

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NJ University Offering Class On ‘Bruce Springsteen’s Theology’

One New Jersey university is offering a course that truly rocks.

11/14/2013

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College Students Admit To Digital Distractions

Most college students admit to texting and driving and many check their smartphones more than 10 times a day, while in class.

11/13/2013

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Online Tool Eases Applications To Pa. Universities

Pennsylvania education officials say it’s now easier for students to apply to multiple campuses in the state university system.

11/08/2013

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Tenure Track Professors Not Necessarily Best Teachers

Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.

11/06/2013

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Philadelphia Smartphone Theft Ranked Highest In Country

Philadelphia is ranked number one for smartphone thefts, according to a new survey by AAA.

10/28/2013

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Debate Over Property-Tax Exempt Colleges Renewed

Philadelphia’s school funding crisis has renewed a debate over whether local colleges and universities that are property-tax-exempt should help out more. Those universities responded this past week with a report laying out how much they already contribute.

10/20/2013

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Penn Students Launch App That Connects Undergrads To College Parties

Penn students looking to party can now turn to their smartphones.

10/02/2013

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Practice Underway For New Look Owls

The Owls were hit hard by graduation, as five seniors from last year’s squad have moved on. Head Coach Fran Dunphy understands there must be more patience with a host of players which saw limited action last season.

09/30/2013

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V.P. of Finance Finds Internships Better Prepare You For The Philadelphia Job Market

College internships make the transition into the working world a lot smoother and could sometimes lead to a full-time position after graduation.

09/23/2013

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Drunk Students More Likely To Drive

A new study suggests students who know alcohol and driving don’t mix are less likely to use good judgment once they’re drunk.

09/20/2013

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