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Helping Campus Partners Demonstrate the Value of Exceptional College Experiences

By: Barry Telford
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From the kitchen table to the political stage, the ever-increasing cost to attend college has become a hot topic of discussion. As costs have risen, students have taken on more and more student loan debt and other forms of financial liability to finance their education. Adding to the apprehension, many of these students face an uncertain job market after graduation, making it difficult to manage living expenses and student loan payments.

Picking Up ‘STEAM’

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When Grayson Fast, a student at Horizon Middle School in Aurora, CO, first started working on a school project aimed at designing an artificial limb for a local military veteran, she knew it would have a significant impact on the recipient’s life – but she didn’t realize it would gain national attention and alter the future of custom prosthetics for people with disabilities.

Digitally Transforming a Rural U.S. School District Pro Bono

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“Rural school districts in the U.S. struggle to deliver the same educational experiences provided by their larger suburban and urban peers…Technology…holds great promise for rural communities working to improve outcomes for students and leverage their existing resources toward even greater impact.”1

The Future Workforce: Attracting Latino and Latina Employees

By: Dija Ziane
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This National Hispanic Heritage Month is a chance to learn more about the contributions that Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to our country — and about the contributions they’re poised to make in the future.

Latinos are the fastest-growing subset of millennials, the demographic group that’s shaping our economy and will make a major impact on the workplace in the next decades. That’s one reason that many employers are making a concerted effort to attract them.

FCA Foundation Announces Nearly $900,000 in Educational Grants Supporting Student Achievement

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  • Grants focused on helping students from pre-K through college overcome obstacles, improve academic performance and gain practical skills that will help them succeed
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  • Grants focused on helping students from pre-K through college overcome obstacles, improve academic performance and gain practical skills that will help them succeed

Free Money: How Scholarships Can Offset the Climbing Cost of College Tuition

Wells Fargo's "Viewpoint's" welcomes Robert C. Ballard, president and CEO of Scholarship America
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The 2017-2018 school year is now underway for the 3.6 million seniors currently enrolled in high schools across the U.S. And even though school just started, now is the time for 12th graders to formulate their plans for applying for college scholarships.

For nearly 60 years, Scholarship America® has worked directly with students, parents, colleges, businesses, and communities to empower people to fulfill their college dreams.

Fueling Future Generations with VMware

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VMware technologies bring inspiring, engaging and equitable educational experiences to students throughout the country and globe. They do so by empowering school districts to break down barriers and build stronger, smarter connections that both streamline and invigorate learning.

Deloitte’s RightStep Helps Kids Stay on the College Path

By Jim Witkin
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This post was sponsored by Deloitte as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.

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This post was sponsored by Deloitte as a part of a larger editorial package. It went through our normal editorial review process.

CITGO Rewards McNeese Business College Students With Scholarships

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SULPHUR, La., September 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Lake Charles looks for opportunities to award deserving local students for academic excellence and recently awarded $5,000 in scholarship funds to McNeese State University Business students. The MSU business scholarship recipients each received a $1,000 scholarship towards their college education – a share of the $5,000 scholarship funds that CITGO awards to Business students annually. 

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