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College-Bound Students Turning To Gift Registries For Supplies

As college freshmen prepare for their first semester, many are turning to friends and relatives for help.

07/17/2014

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Jim Morris To Coach Through 2018 At Miami

Jim Morris, who has led Miami to 21 straight trips to the NCAA tournament and guided the Hurricanes to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title this year, has agreed to coach the Hurricanes through 2018.

06/24/2014

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Prepaid Changes Also Take Effect With Tuition Law

When Gov. Rick Scott signed a college-tuition measure this week, most of the attention focused on allowing in-state tuition rates for undocumented immigrants and rolling back a law that allowed universities to raise tuition without legislative approval.

06/11/2014

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Gov. Scott In Miami On His College Affordability Tour

Governor Rick Scott was in Miami Tuesday as part of his weeklong College Affordability Tour.

CBS Miami–06/10/2014

Reverend Al Sharpton speaks to students at Booker T. Washington High School about the importance of going on to college. (Source: CBS4)

Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks At Local High School For Career Awareness Day

A program that centers on getting more public high school students to continue to college was well received at a local high school Monday.

06/02/2014

Sister Jeanne (Source: CBS4)

Happy Birthday: Former Barry President Celebrates A Milestone

Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin went back to Barry University, but this time as a visitor, thrilled to be back in South Florida.

05/20/2014

Florida Money

Florida May Change Scholarship Programs

College can be quite pricey therefore scholarships, like Florida’s Bright Futures program, can help a student or parent with the financial strain.

04/24/2014

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USF Bans New Grads From Taking Selfies

After years of sleepless study nights, sitting in long lectures and intense finals, it’s time for college seniors to graduate. As much as students at one Florida school would love to document the very moment when walk across the stage to accept their diploma, university officials have put their foot down on the #Selfie game.

04/24/2014

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Scott, Bush Push Senate To Pass Immigrant Tuition Bill

Gov. Rick Scott and former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez on Friday pushed the state Senate to advance a measure that would allow some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition rates.

CBS Miami–04/18/2014

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.

04/08/2014

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