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Woman Sentenced To Pay Restitution After Embezzling $100K From Bookstore

GREENSBURG (KDKA) – She admitted to stealing thousands from a Westmoreland County community college bookstore.

But Susan Lorraine Brown won’t spend a day in jail as a result of her sentencing hearing Tuesday. 195 more words

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The difference between a degree... and an education

In a poignant essay titled “Office Hours” by Preston Hutcherson, he goes out to seek whether the price of tuition at a private university where he is a student means a better education than that at a nearby community college. 182 more words

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Active Consent Bill Signed in California

California has become the first state to require students on college campuses to receive active consent before all sexual activity.

Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law a bill that will impose this new standard for consent at all colleges that receive state funding, including all public universities and many private institutions where students receive state grants.

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California Community Colleges to Award Bachelor’s Degrees

In an historic first for public higher education in the state, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation yesterday that allows California community colleges to award bachelor’s degrees in fields not currently served by the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC).

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Where Does the Time Go?

Seriously, where did the entire month of September go? It feels like just yesterday was my first day of classes and now here I am taking tests every week and starting projects. 357 more words

Study Shows College Degree Doesn’t Guarantee Increased Earnings

New research has exposed an exception to the higher-education mantra that people with degrees earn more than people without them.

The research, conducted under the aegis of the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment and focused on community colleges, confirms the widely accepted belief that many graduates make more than people without degrees.

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Long Time , No See...

Lately I have been busy between work , school and such. Now , I’m back.  I have finally surpass some milestones in my life such as graduating and starting college. 494 more words

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