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Tuesday Apr 15 | Knoxville News Sentinel

Education news, April 15

The New Opportunity School for Women at Maryville College is accepting applications for its first summer residential program, which will be held on the Maryville College campus July 13-Aug. 2. The school is designed to improve the educational, financial and personal circumstances of low-income, under-educated, middle-aged women in the Appalachian ... (more)


Related Topix: Maryville College, Lees-McRae College, Bluefield College, Blount County, TN, University of Tennessee

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Undocumented immigrants no longer deferring college dreams

Growing up, Paola Benefo thought of herself as a proud adopted American, benefiting because the U.S. is a melting pot of people from different countries, races and religions.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Philharmonic's 2014-15 season expands performances and contemporary works

Bolero & Barnatan. Sept. 20, Singletary Center for the Arts. George Gershwin, Cuban Overture; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Beethoven, Carl Orff, Transylvania University

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Pride appointed PMSS interim executive-director

The Pine Mountain Settlement School Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Miriam Pride as interim executive-director effective March 31. Pride recently retired as president of Blackburn College in Carlinville, Ill., after 22 years of service in that position which she entered after two years of service as assistant to her predecessor.


Related Topix: Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL, University of Kentucky

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Metalfe leaders hononred by Gov. and First Lady Beshear

Metalfe leaders hononred by Gov. and First Lady Beshear Metcalfe County Judge/Executive and members of the Fiscal Court honored for Contribution to Governor's Mansion 'County Seats Legacy Project' FRANKFORT, Ky.


Related Topix: Metcalfe County, KY, Frankfort, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Kentucky, Berea, KY

Sun Apr 06, 2014

National Public Radio

Stereotypes Of Appalachia Obscure A Diverse Picture

Children in sepia-toned clothes with dirt-smeared faces. Weathered, sunken-eyed women on trailer steps chain-smoking Camels.


Related Topix: Appalachia, VA, Family, Teenagers, Lyndon Johnson, African-American

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Study while you work

Many students spend years after college working off tens of thousands of dollars in school debt.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, KY, Blackburn College, Berea, KY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Student financial aid: Guaranteed merit scholarships at colleges & universities

College-bound seniors have until May 1 to decide whether they will accept or deny a school's offer of admission.


Related Topix: Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, Goshen College

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Hotel News Resource

Hotel History - Boone Tavern Hotel, Berea, Kentucky

Built on the old Dixie Highway and named after Kentucky explorer Daniel Boone, the historic Boone Tavern Hotel is located on College Square in Berea, Kentucky.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Berea, KY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Sass inducted into education foundation Hall of Fame

Ruth Nichols Sass, of Haywood County, was inducted into the Henderson County Education Foundation's Hall of Fame on March 20 at the Hendersonville Country Club.


Related Topix: Henderson County, NC, Haywood County, NC, Life, Food, Nutrition

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Author T.R.C. Hutton Receives the 2013 Weatherford Award

University Press of Kentucky author T.R.C. Hutton has been named the recipient of the 2013 Weatherford Award for nonfiction for his book Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South .


Related Topix: Nonfiction, Arts, Breathitt County, KY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Author, scholar visits St. Norbert College

Her writing has addressed race, class and gender in education, art, history, sexuality, mass media and feminism.


Related Topix: Saint Norbert College, De Pere, WI, The New School

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Students' jobs pay off tuition at 7 work colleges

But at seven "Work Colleges" around the country, students are required to work on campus as part of their studies - doing everything from landscaping, growing and cooking food to public relations and feeding farm animals - to pay off at least some of their tuition before they graduate.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, KY, Blackburn College, Berea, KY

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Sharon Thompson: Local Foods Expo in Berea to feature expert gardening advice

If you'd like to plant a productive garden this spring, take some advice from the experts.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Berea, KY, Madison County, KY, Lexington, KY

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Hamilton County News

Build a college in Hamilton County

This may sound absurd, but it was a possibility in 1990. What happened in 1990 was what didn't happen in 1990.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, NY, Adirondack, NY, Opinion