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College Should Be Free

Kelsey Story | Staff Writer Going to college can be an exciting experience, but it is also expensive. One of the challenges that college students, even incoming freshmen, face today is expensive tuition. Some colleges are so expensive they can be unaffordable for students looking for a decent education. According ...

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APSU named “Great College to Work For”

The Chronicle of Higher Education named APSU as one of its “Great Colleges to Work for” for the fifth year straight. The Chronicle awarded APSU the distinction after reviewing a survey of employees and determining good workplace policies. The publication placed APSU on the list due to its favorable “teaching ...

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Employees have a HERO who is ready to help

The Higher Education Resource Officer (HERO) was established to improve state government responsiveness to faculty, staff and employees of Tennessee’s public higher education system. As the Tennessee General Assembly continues its efforts to boost the state’s college graduation rates, it is more important than ever that higher education faculty, staff ...

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Penn State fraternity under investigation, suspended for year over nude Facebook photos

HARRISBURG — A Penn State University fraternity was suspended for a year Tuesday, March 17 after police began investigating allegations that members used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post photos of nude and partly nude women, some apparently asleep or passed out. A former member of Kappa Delta Rho ...

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Haslam gives speech on education reform

Gov. Bill Haslam gave a speech to attendees of the Tennessee Collegiate Media Summit Thursday, Feb. 4, primarily focusing on education. Haslam’s recently approved Tennessee Promise plan allows students a tuition-free two-year education at any of the 13 community colleges or 27 colleges of applied technology in Tennessee, according to the Tennessee Promise ...

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