Education

Bucks County Community College is offering free healthcare courses, and it's all about filling a hole in a fast growing industry.
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Justin Udo
July 15, 2019 - 4:22 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County Community College is offering free health care courses, and it's all about filling a hole in a fast growing industry. From dental assistants and EKG technicians to nurses aides, students have the chance to enroll in a number of different health care...
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Mike Dougherty
July 10, 2019 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County College and Stockton University have announced a new dual admission partnership so students can make a seamless transition. Under the agreement, students who finish their associate degree will get automatic junior standing at Stockton. And those who didn...
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Temple University campus.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 10, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is freezing undergraduate tuition for Pennsylvania students. Temple's base tuition for Pennsylvania undergraduate students will remain at $16,000 thanks to a decision made by the board of trustees. "Temple University is utterly committed to being...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Dan Wing
July 10, 2019 - 8:02 am
UPDATED: 8:55 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hahnemann University Hospital and Drexel University have agreed to send the majority of residents and fellows at the hospital to Tower Health to finish up their programs. Tower operates six hospitals in the area, including Chestnut Hill Hospital...
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Left: Cheyney University President Aaron A. Walton
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Cherri Gregg
July 08, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cheyney University could be turning a corner after years of financial struggle. The institution's president says he's confident they've balanced the budget, and state lawmakers have provided a multimillion dollar boost for students. Pennsylvania lawmakers allocated $3...
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The man who spent decades in charge of Montgomery County detectives is starting an art and music school for veterans, first-responders and their kids.
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Jim Melwert
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The man who spent decades in charge of Montgomery County detectives is starting an art and music school for veterans, first-responders and their kids. Oscar Vance was chief of Montgomery County detectives for 30 years, retiring in 2012. Through his Vance Community...
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Community College of Philadelphia
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2019 - 4:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A donation from a radio giant is the largest scholarship gift ever to Community College of Philadelphia. The $1 million gift from the Joseph and Marie Field Foundation will be used over five years to fund CCP scholarships for students who delayed their college careers...
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Steve Harvey
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July 01, 2019 - 12:08 pm
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight incoming freshmen at his alma mater in Ohio. Kent State University said in a release that The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation has worked with Kent State University...
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A West Philadelphia charter school wants the school board's blessing to run a high school. But that blessing hasn't come.
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Mike DeNardo
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A West Philadelphia charter school wants the school board's blessing to run a high school. But that blessing hasn't come. Dr. Naomi Johnson Booker says the district promised her that when her Global Leadership Academy charter took over Huey Elementary School two years...
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Julia Frank and Alfredo Pratico
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Mike DeNardo
June 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's been a real-world education for the two student members on the Philadelphia school board. As they complete their year of service, they're making some suggestions for the future. In addition to their schoolwork, Julia Frank and Alfredo Pratico have spent the last...
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