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Aloft Hotel
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Mike DeNardo
July 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's hotel industry is growing and area colleges are responding to the need for workers. Next month's opening of the Four Seasons in the new Comcast tower is one example. "The demand for qualified hotel employees is very high right now," Dr. Pam Carter said...
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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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Robert F. Smith, left, laughs with David Thomas, center, and actress Angela Bassett at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Atlanta.
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May 19, 2019 - 6:25 pm
ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning...
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Swarthmore College sit-in
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
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Swarthmore College students
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April 30, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio ) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi...
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 Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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Students.
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Suzanne Monaghan
April 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A college counselor talks about what students should consider if they're struggling to make a final decision as National College Decision Day is approaching. The day, which falls on May 1, is often the deadline for students to make a deposit to attend the college of...
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Mike DeNardo
March 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania newborns can get a $100 head start on their college education, under a new state program. State treasurer Joe Torsella announced the new Keystone Scholars https://www.pa529.com/keystone/ program in front of toddlers at the Prodigy Learning Center on...
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Dan Church is a current student at Delaware Valley University.
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Lynne Adkins
March 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A university in Bucks County has received money from a graduate to help current and future students make ends meet. Jim Harteis knows what it means to need help paying tuition because he did back in the 60's. Now, he's helping others at Delaware Valley University...
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Cherri Gregg
March 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The United Negro College Fund of Philadelphia is gearing up for its biggest fundraiser of the year. The Mayor's Masked Ball will help raise money needed to send hundreds of area students to colleges across the county. The annual ball has raised over $2 million over...
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