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Florida shakes up secondary after dismal game at Tennessee

Sep. 28, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Billy Napier is shaking up his secondary after the Gators allowed 349 yards passing — including 247 of those on eight plays — in a loss at Tennessee. Safety Trey Dean, a fifth-year senior who has started 32 games and played in 54, is out...

FAFSA season starts: What you need to know for financial aid

Sep. 27, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Free Application for Federal Student Aid filing season starts Oct. 1 for the 2023-2024 school year. If you plan to attend college next year, experts say you might want to fill out the FAFSA application as close to the opening date as possible. Many institutions...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Sep. 26, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

Toledo Blade. September 19, 2022. Editorial: FirstEnergy award shames development The news isn’t all bad for FirstEnergy. The utility giant that serves Toledo has been recognized by economic development trade publication, Site Selection magazine, as...

New UW student enrollment numbers highest since 2018

Sep. 22, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System is seeing the highest number of new student enrollments since before the COVID-19 pandemic seized the state. System officials released preliminary estimates Thursday that show 26,442 first-year students, including freshmen...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Sep. 20, 2022 15:15 PM EDT

Indianapolis Business Journal. September 16, 2022. Editorial: Leaders must act to ensure more students attend college The percentage of Indiana high school graduates who go to college has been shrinking in recent years—but the rate dropped precipitously during the...

College honors professor’s contribution to suffrage movement

Sep. 17, 2022 09:05 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Randolph College hosted a ceremony at Wimberly Recital Hall to unveil a marker honoring former English professor Nellie Powell. “This for me is now like the end of seven years of trying to get places identified,” Nancy Tate, Virginia coordinator of the...

Ex-USC water polo coach gets new admissions scam trial

Sep. 15, 2022 20:00 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered a new trial for a former decorated University of Southern California water polo coach convicted in the sprawling college admissions bribery scandal. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani found that some evidence introduced by the...

Notre Dame of Maryland to go coeducational next year

Sep. 14, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Notre Dame of Maryland University, the nation's first Catholic college to award a four-year degree to women, announced Tuesday that it will admit men to its traditional undergraduate program starting next fall. The board of trustees voted unanimously Monday to...

Smoke from California wildfires closes schools in Reno area

Sep. 14, 2022 12:10 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Smoke from wildfires in Northern California has prompted public school officials to close most campuses to in-person instruction Wednesday in the Reno and Sparks area. Washoe County School District officials cited current hazardous air quality, National Weather...

WVa university graduates' transcripts blocked after closure

Sep. 08, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Holly Martin had just been offered her dream job as a school guidance counselor and was on track to earn her second master’s degree when she got alarming news: State officials in Washington, where she lives, hadn't received her undergraduate transcript. ...