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  Member College News
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The Science, and Art, of Brewing
posted: 21 hours ago   source: colby-sawyer.edu  
It's just before 4 p.m. on Tuesday, and Colby-Sawyer students are bustling into the Flying Goose Brew Pub and Grille, a popular bar and restaurant just down the hill from campus. But these students aren't knocking off early from their studies for a beer. They're heading to class.
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  Member College News
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Students volunteer at organic farm on alternative fall break
posted: 22 hours ago   source: randolphcollege.edu  
For several Randolph students, fall break meant rising early in the morning to harvest potatoes, pull weeds, and plant seeds.

It was an extraordinary experience, said Meron Demeke ’15. “It could not be any further from my day to day life and it was refreshing. Most importantly, it was such an honor to help.”
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  Tuition & Financial Aid News
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Wilson Freezes Undergraduate Tuition, Marking 5 Years Without An Increase
posted: Oct 30th   source: wilson.edu  
Reaffirming its commitment to college affordability and value, the Wilson College Board of Trustees voted at its October meeting to hold the line on tuition for traditional undergraduate students for 2015-16.
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  Member College News
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Bethany President Speaks at WVASPA Annual Conference
posted: Oct 29th   source: bethanywv.edu  
Bethany College President Dr. Scott D. Miller addressed student life administrators from around the state at the 2014 West Virginia Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference held at Wheeling’s Oglebay Resort Thursday.
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  General College News
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A New Push to Get Low-Income Students Through College
posted: Oct 29th   source: nytimes.com  
The U.S. fails to do right by most low-income students who excel in school & overcome long odds to show they can thrive in college. 0nly about a third of top-performing students from the bottom half of the income distribution attends a college with a high six-year graduation rate (at least 70%).
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  Member College News
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Campaign Carroll: The Common Thread
posted: Oct 29th   source: carrollu.edu  
Carroll University launched its comprehensive fundraising campaign that aims to raise a total of $50 million in philanthropic support.
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  Member College News
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Susquehanna University - Exploring One Stream at a Time
posted: Oct 29th   source: susqu.edu  
Pennsylvania is known for spectacular natural beauty and vast resources. A group of hardworking faculty and student researchers at Susquehanna University are working to keep it that way.
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  Member College News
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Chestnut Hill College Welcomes Renowned Expert in Juvenile Law and Advocate for Children's and Women's Rights
posted: Oct 29th   source: chc.edu  
The Chestnut Hill College community welcomes attorney Marsha Levick, Esq., deputy director and chief counsel of Philadelphia’s nonprofit Juvenile Law Center, on Monday, November 3, at 2:15 p.m. in the East Parlor, St. Joseph Hall.
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  Member College News
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Schreiner University Named One of Best in Nation for Hispanics
posted: Oct 29th   source: schreiner.edu  
Schreiner University was recently named to the Top 50 Colleges for Hispanic Students list according to bestcolleges.com.

The rankings, based on Hispanic enrollment and graduation rates, were created to help students transition from high school to higher education.
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Western New England University Receives Fifth Grant from Kern Family Foundation
posted: Oct 29th   source: www1.wne.edu  
The Western New England University College of Engineering has received nearly $450,000 from the Kern Family Foundation for five projects over the past three years. These grants are designed to bolster the engineering students’ education, in order to better prepare the graduates for the demands of their field. In August 2014, the Foundation awarded the College of Engineering a grant of $282,260 that will allow the...
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  Paying For College
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Tax Credits for College Can Help Ease Costs
posted: Oct 27th   source: nytimes.com  
Did you know that there are two tax credits available that can lower your tax bill while you, or your child, are in college? If you borrowed money to attend college, the interest paid on both federal and private student debt is deductible on your federal tax return. But, the tax deduction of up to $4,000 for tuition, fees and other expenses expired on Dec. 31, 2013.
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  College Admissions News
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Month-by-Month Senior Year College Application Timeline
posted: Oct 27th   source: collegeapps.about.com  
Senior year is a busy & extremely important time in the admissions process. Have you done these in October: Taken the SAT, SAT Subject exams, and/or ACT? Researched colleges to narrow your list to roughly 6-to-8 schools? Taken advantage of college fairs and virtual tours? Completed applications if applying early decision or early action?
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  Tuition & Financial Aid News
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Don’t Bother Appealing a Financial Aid Award if…
posted: Oct 27th   source: time.com  
Sometimes it doesn't make any sense to ask a college for more money. If your student is interested in a selective school that doesn't give merit aid, realize that it won't match the offer of a college that does give merit aid. If you're appealing because your living expenses are high, you won't generate much sympathy.
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  Member College News
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ISIS, Beyond the Headlines: A Q&A with Professor David Faris
posted: Oct 27th   source: roosevelt.edu  
David Faris, assistant professor and chair of Roosevelt's political science department, studies the Middle East and terrorism. On October 28, he will participate in the State of the Middle East Forum, an expert panel discussion hosted by the Niagara Foundation, an interfaith civic organization, and Roosevelt University from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wabash Building, room 612. The theme will be, “The U.S. Response to...
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  Member College News
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John Brown University Tops Southern Best College list, named a Best Value
posted: Oct 27th   source: jbu.edu  
John Brown University is the top college in the South, according to rankings to be published in the 2015 U.S. News Best Colleges Guide. The magazine also named JBU a Best Value and called JBU an “up-and-comer” university.
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  Member College News
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Goshen College students win computer programming competition
posted: Oct 27th   source: goshen.edu  
Two Goshen College students recently won first place in the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) Midwest programming competition on Sept. 20 at Olivet Nazarene University, in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
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  Member College News
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Ohio Wesleyan to Host ‘Leading the Way: Women in Business’ Panel Discussion
posted: Oct 27th   source: blogs.owu.edu  
With their Ohio Wesleyan University diplomas firmly in hand, these three women went on to become leaders in the business world in the private aviation, information technology, and healthcare industries.
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Queens awarded $2.2 million grant by U.S. Department of Education
posted: Oct 27th   source: queens.edu  
Thanks to a $2.2 million U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Title III "Strengthening Institutions" grant, Queens will be able to further invest in its academic programs and enhance a number of services specifically geared toward student support.
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  Member College News
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PLU Student Selected for Prestigious National Council
posted: Oct 27th   source: plu.edu  
Nellie Moran ’15 already has built an amazingly impressive résumé of leadership roles and national political connections—and now she’s adding to both categories with one prestigious honor.
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  Member College News
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Walsh Hosts Free SCIENCE DAY for High School Juniors and Seniors, Nov. 8
posted: Oct 27th   source: walsh.edu  
Walsh University will host a free and interactive SCIENCE DAY for high school juniors, seniors and their families, on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 am to 4 pm, in the Barrette Business and Community Center.
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