Latest Undergraduate education News

Homegrown Husker Stille excited to be part resurgence

Aug. 20, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ben Stille was born in 1997, the year Nebraska won its most recent national championship, and he grew up a half-hour from Memorial Stadium. His earliest football memory — sitting in the rain wrapped in a giant black trash bag watching the Cornhuskers beat Nicholls State in 2006...

The Latest: California university stabbing victim identified

Aug. 19, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on campus killing at California State University, Fullerton (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police have identified a retired college administrator who was stabbed to death in his car at California State University, Fullerton. He's 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan of...

AP NewsAlert

Aug. 19, 2019 2:40 PM EDT
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police: Victim in fatal stabbing at California State University, Fullerton was targeted, worked in admissions.

New Mexico Junior College plan eyes 4-year degree under $10K

Aug. 19, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Some eastern New Mexico students may be able to earn a college degree for under $10,000, under a proposal by New Mexico Junior College. The school has unveiled more details of its College FasTTrak program that would seek help Lea County students graduate within three years and spend time...

University combines communications, enrollment, student life

Aug. 18, 2019 10:42 AM EDT

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University is combining three offices into one in an effort to attract more students, enroll them and keep them engaged. The new Communications, Enrollment and Student Life office is meant to help students who are exploring Plymouth State as an option, guide them...

Hastings College expands technology, travel opportunities

Aug. 17, 2019 12:10 PM EDT

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Hastings College has lived through plenty of changes in its 137 years, but few have been as profound as the transformation students will see this school year. In an effort to prepare students for an evolving world and to secure the college's future in the higher education marketplace,...

Philadelphia hospital shuts down emergency department

Aug. 16, 2019 1:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A longtime teaching hospital in Philadelphia has officially closed its emergency department, the latest in a series of moves as it heads toward fully shutting down. Admissions to Hahnemann University Hospital's emergency department ended at 7 a.m. on Friday. Last month, the hospital...

'The Negro Artist' tells his identity story through poetry

Aug. 16, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Caleb Rainey was 11 years old when he drew his first conclusion about poetry. "I think poetry is the most boring thing to write, but poetry is not all that bad to read," Rainey scrawled in his notebook. "I also think when I'm older, most likely, I will write poetry." Rainey, now 24,...

Murphy: Community college grant application deadline nearing

Aug. 15, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is reminding community college students to file their financial aid applications so they could qualify for free tuition. Murphy appeared Thursday at Middlesex County Community College with Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and other officials to tout the...

Ex-community college executive embezzled $7.5 million

Aug. 14, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former employee of St. Louis Community College has pleaded guilty to federal fraud and money laundering charges for stealing more than $7.5 million over two decades from a job training program. The U.S. attorney's office in St. Louis says 57-year-old Donald Robison of Ballwin pleaded...