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7 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

For Community Colleges, a Chance to Grant More Four-Year Degrees

Freshman Samantha Salas hangs out with friends before going to class on the first day of school on Aug. 25, 2014, at South Texas College's Pecan Campus in McAllen.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Houston, TX

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Briefly in arts

University of North Texas College of Visual Arts & Design Dean Robert Milnes has retired from his local post.


Related Topix: University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts , Texas, Texas Woman's University, Painting, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Departing dean gets handmade gifts for retirement

Faculty members in the University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design crafted a belt buckle for departing dean Robert Milnes.


Related Topix: University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts , Texas

Wed Aug 27, 2014


FBI Raids Offices Of Private Texas College

FBI agents raided the offices of a shuttered private college and the house of its owners Wednesday as part of an investigation that includes the U.S. Department of Education.


Related Topix: Santa Teresa, NM

National Center for Policy Analysis

Texas Challenges Colleges to Cut Costs

Why are college tuition costs so high? Because of federal student loan policy, writes Judah Bellin, researcher at the Manhattan Institute.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Wave

Judah Bellin: Slimming the college-tuition beast

The cost of American higher education is reaching dizzying heights. Average tuition for attending a private, nonprofit four-year college or university in 2013 was $40,917 per year, while a public four-year college cost $18,391 yearly - figures representing a five-year increase of 14 percent and 20 percent, respectively.


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KXII-TV Sherman

NCTC receives $1,000,000 grant

North Central Texas College recently received a $1.2 million dollar grant to help provide scholarships and equipment for Lifelong Learning's vocational programs.


Related Topix: Denison, TX

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sweetwater Reporter

ACT scores released for SHS students

The recent scores of Sweetwater High School students who took the ACT test last year have been released, which account for the 63 students that took the test from the Class of 2014.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Sweetwater, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

TJC's Fall Convocation held Monday

Tyler Junior College and higher education in general have a close relationship with the community and play a vital role in local economic development, speakers told faculty at the college's fall convocation Monday.


Related Topix: Tyler, TX, University of Texas at Tyler, Smith County, TX

KXII-TV Sherman

North Central Texas College gets first police department

In less than a week, classes will be back in session at North Central Texas College.


Related Topix: Gainesville, TX, Corinth, TX

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bradley W. Tilton II, Houston Family Attorney

Deciding to pursue divorce is one of the most difficult and emotional decisions married couple will ever make, particularly if there are children.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, University of Houston, South Texas College of Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Law Firm Newswire

H Texas Magazine Names Immigration Lawyer Annie Banerjee Top Lawyer 2014

The annual Top Lawyers list, published by H Texas Magazine, recognizes top lawyers in their fields as nominated and voted for by their peers.


Related Topix: South Texas College of Law, Immigration Reform

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

School is cool: One-stop shop to get all back to school info

The free #School is Cool event at Harvey Convention Center will offer information, services and sales to meet each family's back-to-school needs.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Longview, TX

KGNS-TV Laredo

Soldiers graduate from Microsoft program

These soldiers are all transitioning out of the Army with in the next six months, but these ten students in particular are leaving with an added bonus.


Sat Aug 09, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

Hadlock reflects on career, experiences at NCTC

For former North Central Texas College president and educator Dr. Eddie Hadlock, it was bittersweet as 40 years of formal association with the college came to an end this year upon his retirement.


Fri Aug 08, 2014

Graham Leader

NCTC prepares for new crop of nursing students

North Central Texas College has concluded its 2013-14 licensed vocational nurse program, and out of 18 registered students, 15 made the cut as LVNs.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Midwestern State University

Progress Times

Free, expanded STC Jag Express service begins Aug. 18

One of the biggest obstacles Rio Grande Valley college students face when they try to continue their education is transportation.


Related Topix: Starr County, TX, Rio Grande City, TX, University of Texas at Austin

Progress Times

UTRGV president visits STC's Nursing & Allied Health Campus

Current Conditions: Fair, 82 F Forecast: Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 98 Low: 78 Sat - Partly Cloudy.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Yale University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pensions & Investments

Texas Prepaid changes provider for 3 plans

Texas Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board hired NorthStar Financial Services Group as service provider for its $413 million Texas Tuition Promise Fund, $252 million Texas College Savings Plan and $154 million LoneStar 529 Plan.


Tue Aug 05, 2014

Gainesville Daily Register

NCTC plans to bring back Prime Timers classes

Over 40 Lifelong Learning classes for Cooke County residents age 62 and up will again be offered during the North Central Texas College fall semester for a nominal fee of $25.


Related Topix: Cooke County, TX