Tag Archive: college

Aug 15 2014

KC grabs grant

Kilgore College’s (KC) President Dr. Bill Holda has revealed that his school has accepted $60,000 in grant money from the Annie B. Laird Foundation. This money is to be used to fund renovations including instructional equipment for the newly opened KC Health Science Center located in the Laird Memorial Hospital building. The newly equipped Health …

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Aug 11 2014

Veterans on the quad

Unemployment for veterans is chronically high, and it is always higher for veterans than for the general population. With the GI Bill and amendments for recent service members, more veterans than ever are returning to school for retraining and certification, often building on their military careers. If you are a veteran, what benefits do you …

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Jul 19 2014

Deadline looms

The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are children younger than 1 at the time of enrollment. The Texas Tuition Promise Fund — the state’s prepaid college tuition …

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Jun 17 2014

Spanish course begins June 23

The Kilgore College Continuing Education Department will offer an eight-week conversational Spanish course beginning June 23 in Longview.  The course, “Spanish, Intermediate Conversational,” is set for 6 to 8:50 p.m. on Mondays from June 23 through August 11.  Classes will be held in the KC-Longview Hendrix building at 300 South High Street.  The course will …

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Jun 04 2014

Foundation award colleges

  Representatives from Kilgore College, Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) and Texarkana College recently met on the NTCC campus in Mount Pleasant to receive a $200,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation. The three colleges were awarded the money to support the creation of a consortium to promote student success and college efficiency by upgrading to a new student information computer system. These colleges share the challenge of upgrading …

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May 16 2014

LaDana Moore nabs college degree

LaDana Moore recently graduated from University of Texas at Tyler with a bachelor of science in speech communication. Ms. Moore had several reasons for choosing University of Texas at Tyler. According to her, it was close to home. Moreover, it is in the University of Texas system with great reputation. Besides, she found it to …

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May 12 2014

Skipping college might cost you $8K

It might be the hottest question in higher education today: Is a college degree still worth its cost? Despite soaring tuitions, a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco finds, the general answer is yes: The average U.S. college graduate can expect to earn at least $800,000 more than the average high school graduate …

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Apr 26 2014

Edu-pay-tion

We may as well call it “Edu-pay-tion,” as far as many prospective students are concerned.  The cost of a college degree has risen 1,120 percent since 1978, but wages have increased a mere 6 percent during that same period. The national collective college debt is more than $1 trillion.  We have college grads mired in …

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