Tag Archive: Education

May 21 2012

Applying for financial aid

IRS system helps with college application process By Clay Sanford/Special to ETR   College-bound students and their parents typically want to make every dollar and every minute of the college experience count including money spent on tuition and time spent on the college financial aid application process. “The Internal Revenue Service is helping minimize the …

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May 21 2012

Crushing college dreams

On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year. By Marc Morial As graduation season swings into high gear, a new economic crisis confronts thousands of this year’s high school and college grads — crushing …

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May 07 2012

LETU to launch new math concentration

LeTourneau University plans to expand its mathematics department beginning Fall 2012 with several new concentrations. One of the new concentrations is Financial Mathematics. This new concentration blends a solid mathematics degree with business courses to equip students for jobs in state and federal government, brokerage firms, banking, pharmaceutical firms, and international finance. Another new concentration …

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May 07 2012

UT Tyler to offer Master of Accountancy

The University of Texas at Tyler will offer a new master of accountancy program this fall, Dr. Donna Dickerson, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced. The 30-credit hour program will provide students with the requisite accounting skills and knowledge for a professional career in accounting. It is designed to be flexible enough …

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May 07 2012

Taking time out to revitalize STEM

By Keith J. Peden   For years, the United States has been losing ground to other countries in the race for qualified workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the so-called STEM fields. It’s not that American kids start out any less curious about the world than kids abroad. But they are clearly not …

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Jan 10 2012

The importance of Ron Paul

By Larry Elder If libertarian Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him. Paul, as expected, did well in Iowa. His strong third-place finish is substantially better than he did in 2008, and his national poll numbers are twice what they were back then. Paul’s appeal is easy to …

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Nov 30 2011

KC’s TRIO Program celebrates ten years

The Kilgore College TRIO program will celebrate its 10-year anniversary Wednesday, Nov. 30. The event is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Devall Room on the Kilgore campus. TRIO is a group of federally funded programs designed to make higher education more accessible to disadvantaged students through motivation and support. The program …

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Oct 13 2011

Educators awarded

Tyler ISD Title I coordinator, Vernora Jones; parenting coordinator, Henria Armstrong; and administrative assistant, Barbara Burrow, received a Hope Award from the East Texas Crisis Center. The award acknowledges the tireless efforts Title I has made on behalf of children who have been subjected to violence in the home. For years, Tyler ISD Title I …

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