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Journey to Success: Mentors Coach Young Black Men

Written by Robyn H. Jimenez on Friday, 16 July 2010 10:49.

“In life, it’s not where you start, but where you end,” said Dr. Steve Perry, one of the nation’s leading motivational speakers. Perry’s journey began in a housing project in Middletown, Conn., when he was born to a teenage mother. He knows first hand the struggles that young men in economically disadvantaged areas experience daily.

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Working This Summer? Students Need to be Tax Savvy, Too

Written by Rowan University on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 16:40.

In these difficult financial times it is common for college students to engage in some part-time work while juggling regular semester coursework or, at a minimum, take that obligatory summer job.

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Minorities Drive Increase in Freshman Enrollment

Written by Caralee Adams on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 01:18.

More students are headed to college, and a large proportion of those freshmen are minorities. A report, "Minorities and the Recession-Era College Enrollment Boom," released today by the Pew Research Center reveals the recent increase in the size of freshman classes at four-year colleges, community colleges, and trade schools has been driven largely by a sharp increase in minority-student enrollment.

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Proposed Financial Reforms Affect Student-Loan Industry

Written by Caralee Adams on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 01:12.

Late last week, congressional negotiators reached final agreement on a financial-reform measure that includes changes affecting the student-loan industry.In a win for students, there will be greater oversight for private loans, if Congress adopts the measure.

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Global Entrepreneurship Program Hosts 65 Students From 17 Countries At Babson College

Written by Babson College on Friday, 25 June 2010 09:53.

65 Business students from 17 countries are completing the final semester of the Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) this summer at Babson College. GEP is offered on 3 continents by 3 renowned business schools with a focus on entrepreneurship education: 

•EMLYON Business School (France)
•Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business (USA)
•Zhejiang University’s School of Management (China).

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High School Students Develop Applications for Google’s Android Mobile Platform

Written by Florida Atlantic University on Friday, 25 June 2010 00:40.

Nearly 30 high school students with complementary backgrounds in arts, computer science and business have come together this summer as part of Florida Atlantic University’s Engineering Scholar Program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Students are working in teams of three to develop gaming and social networking applications on Google’s Android mobile phones. Android is the latest new mobile phone that is built on open source principles, enabling students to leverage the work of others to build their own sophisticated applications.