Tag Archive: college

Oct 31 2013

GI Bill eases college costs for military families

As Veteran’s Day approaches, this is a good time to remind our active duty service members and veterans about the many education assistance benefits available to them through the G.I. Bill and other government programs. Here’s a rundown of a few of the more commonly used programs: The Post 9/11 GI Bill is more flexible …

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Oct 16 2013

Going to college:Preparing them early for the next phase in their lives

Forest Park Middle school National Honor Junior Society students took a field trip to Stephen F. Austin University this week. The students had a chance to experience full college life on SFA’s campus. They all got a chance to speak with college students and four seniors took them on a tour of the campus experiencing …

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Sep 23 2013

Texas prepaid college tuition enrollment open

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding parents they can begin enrolling in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state’s prepaid college tuition program. Open enrollment began this month and runs through Feb. 28, 2014. “Saving for college is a very important part of family budgets,” Combs said. “The Texas Tuition Promise Fund offers parents the …

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Aug 27 2013

Partnership: UT Tyler, Texas Bank and Trust provide professional development

The University of Texas at Tyler provides professional development for K-12 economics and finance teachers through a partnership with Texas Bank and Trust, Dr. Martin Slann, UT Tyler College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced. UT Tyler launched the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy in the summer of 2011 with an initial $15,000 …

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Jun 09 2013

Faith lessons in unemployment

How does it feel to be laid off? If you can’t answer that question yourself, there’s a good chance you know someone who can. Countless numbers of people in our community understand what it’s like to be unexpectedly unemployed… including me. After two decades of pastoral ministry I went to work for a para-church organization …

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Jun 05 2013

Lone Star State: Giving back to vets

Gov. Rick Perry observed Memorial Day by signing Senate Bill 163, House Bill 97, Senate Bill 1476 and House Bill 1514, which provide important resources and support to veterans and surviving spouses of members of the military who have been killed in action. “Every day, American service members sacrifice their lives for the freedoms we …

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Jun 05 2013

Senior success: Longview High School seniors received $3.3 million in scholarship offers and earned about 3,000 college credits

The district honored numerous students for their high school success, including 21 of the 24 International Baccalaureate students who will also collect up to 756 college hours for earning the IB diploma. Local scholarship offers accounted for about $1.15 million of the 2013 haul, according to Kay Ray, Longview High School’s coordinator of college scholarships …

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May 29 2013

Improve academically:FREE program to be offered

Kilgore College is looking for students to enroll in its annual Summer Bridge Program beginning July 15. The program, called the Preparatory Academy for College Excellence (PACE) is a free way for students to refresh skills in reading and writing or math in hopes of eliminating developmental coursework. The course will be taught by KC …

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