Students Get Boost From Bright Futures ChangesFlorida “medallion scholars” will be among the biggest beneficiaries this academic year of the state’s efforts to expand financial aid for university and state college students.
Proposal: State Pays 100% Of College TuitionA South Florida Democrat has filed a proposal that calls for the state to pay the tuition costs of many students at state colleges.
State Adds Up Costs For University DegreeThe average "net" cost for students earning baccalaureate degrees at Florida universities last year was $14,820, according to a new measurement that will be used to evaluate the schools this summer.
Florida University System Wants To Boost Online ClassesThe Florida university system has set an ambitious goal of having the equivalent of 40 percent of its full-time undergraduate students taking online classes by 2025.
Best Winter Break Destinations In The U.S.A look at five of America's best winter break destinations for college students
Second Amendment Group Argues For Guns In University DormsThe Second Amendment should supersede a Florida law that bans firearms from state university housing, a gun-rights group argued before seemingly skeptical appellate judges Tuesday.
NRA: Campus Carry Bills 'Will Be Back'Failed efforts to allow people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses and to allow some public-school employees and volunteers to be armed will be back before lawmakers next year.
University of Miami Names First Hispanic PresidentThe University of Miami has named Dr. Julio Frenk, Dean at Harvard's School of Public Health, as president.
White House Drops Plan To Scale Back College Savings PlansThe White House, facing backlash from both lawmakers and parents of both parties, said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans.
How The Montgomery GI Bill Is Motivating Our ServicemembersFrom providing support for entrance exams to tuition for college courses, the Montgomery GI Bill provides education benefits for members of the military.
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.
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.
In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final VoteAllowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.
Performance Could Alter University Funding Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state's 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.
Florida Leaders: Lower Differential Tuition RateThe Legislature would reduce the leeway universities have to set their own tuition rates under a proposal being advanced by the leaders of the House and Senate.