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Students participate in the GEAR UP program.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
September 24, 2018 - 3:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For some high school students, applying to college may be overwhelming. But the School District of Philadelphia wants to make the process more accessible, with more than 5,000 students taking part in GEAR UP , or Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is examining Temple University's books for a performance audit, taking a close look at tuition rates in particular.
Steve Tawa | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
August 30, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just as he has with other state-related universities, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is examining Temple University's books for a performance audit, taking a close look at tuition rates in particular. DePasquale pointed out that "Pennsylvania...
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Minnesota fraternity adviser suspended after email criticizes rape accusers
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Suzanne Monaghan
August 23, 2018 - 9:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Heading off to college is an exciting time, marking a turning point in life. But it's also a dangerous time. The majority of campus sexual assaults occur between the start of the school year and Thanksgiving break, a six-week period of time known as the "red zone."...
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Philadelphia Futures
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 07, 2018 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Before they head off to college, some local freshmen got an opportunity to pick the brains of those who have been in their shoes not too long ago. A mixer at Temple University allowed 82 freshmen from more than 20 colleges the chance to connect with upperclassmen at...
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Dan Scheirenbeck
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2018 - 12:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nine disabled young adults who are transitioning to living independently got a taste of college recently. It was part of a program at Temple University's Institute on Disabilities. It's called ACES, Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports. Russ Goldstein,...
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Diane Kae
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 30, 2018 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students at the soon-to-close Art Institute of Philadelphia are deciding where they'll study this fall — and some area schools are offering to fill the void. With the Art Institute of Philadelphia shutting its doors at the end of August, more than 1,000 students have...
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Danielle Dawkins Austin is the co-owner of two McDonald's restaurants in North Philadelphia.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
June 20, 2018 - 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — McDonald's launched the "Archways to Opportunity" program in 2015. It helps employees with education assistance, high school completion, English as a second language and academic advising. Danielle Dawkins Austin is the co-owner of two McDonald's restaurants in North...
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Girard College 2018 graduates
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
June 07, 2018 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Girard College, the Philadelphia boarding school for disadvantaged, academically capable students in grades 1 through 12, got plenty of media attention heaped on graduating senior Richard Jenkins. Headlines included the phrase "homeless to Harvard." "I'm truly...
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College Students
Suzanne Monaghan
May 25, 2018 - 9:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Going from high school into college is a major life transition. And it can be challenging for children whose parents didn't go to college. But there are things students and parents can do to prepare. It's the catapult to adulthood, but first generation college...
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Erik Diamond
Rosemont Athletics
Matt Leon
May 14, 2018 - 12:34 pm
BRYN MAWR, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Rosemont College men's golf team is headed to the Division III NCAA Championships. Play begins down in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Tuesday. The Ravens earned this opportunity by winning the Colonial States Athletic Conference title. "It definitely was a goal...
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