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Mike DeNardo
July 23, 2019 - 5:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New York artist is giving her Philadelphia alma mater $5 million. The gift from artist and philanthropist Jane Walentas and her husband, developer David Walentas, is the largest single donation in the history of Moore College of Art & Design. "This scholarship...
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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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Marcus Forst
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Kim Glovas
March 05, 2019 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, a senior physics major at Temple University has been named as one of the prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholars . The scholarship for 23-year-old Marcus Forst grants him a full ride for his graduate education at Stanford University. The...
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Temple University campus.
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Antionette Lee
February 24, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University has launched a new scholarship, the Broad Street Finish Line Scholarship, to help more first-generation college students succeed. "We are just trying to do more for them in helping them cross that finish line to graduation," said vice provost for...
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Rutgers University–Camden and Community College of Philadelphia
Rutgers University–Camden, Community College of Philadelphia
Justin Udo
October 15, 2018 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rutgers University–Camden and the Community College of Philadelphia are testing new waters in an initiative meant to provide a seamless transition for transfer students. The institutions are working together on a dual admissions and core-to-core transfer agreement...
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Temple University campus
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Shara Dae Howard
September 17, 2018 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is leading a new national initiative as part of a campaign to offer scholarships for incoming international students. The #YouAreWelcomeHere Scholarship is a campaign that lets international students know that American higher education is available...
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More than 100 Camden children graduated from a pre-K program at formal ceremonies on the Rutgers-Camden campus Friday morning.
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David Madden
June 22, 2018 - 11:37 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — More than 100 Camden children graduated, so to speak, from a pre-K program at formal ceremonies on the Rutgers-Camden campus Friday morning. They now move on to formal education, many with the promise of a college scholarship if they do well in school over the next...
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Katherine Johnson
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June 04, 2018 - 10:21 am
INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician whose calculations helped astronauts return to Earth, is being honored at her alma mater with a bronze statue and a scholarship in her time. West Virginia State University says a dedication ceremony is planned for Aug. 25, the day...
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