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2016 November 3 - 12:00 am

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The group said that the policy’s guidelines grant transgender and gender-nonconforming students the right to express their gender identity openly or to keep it private; and it allows students to use facilities that match their gender identity..
Around the Nation
2016 November 3 - 12:00 am

Resignation Followed Questions about Personal Expenses

NEW YORK (AP) — A college that had its most high-profile moment earlier this year when first lady Michelle Obama gave a commencement address is now grappling with its president’s abrupt resignation amid questions over the handling of her personal expenses and a call for a state investigation.
2016 November 3 - 12:00 am

Desegregation Era Rule Was Criticized as Discriminatory

Under the change, which will take effect next school year, the conference will allow its schools to compete at the Division I or Division II level in the National Junior College Athletic Association. It will also follow NJCAA roster limits for all sports, ending any out-of-state and roster limitations.
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2014 May 13 - 12:00 am
The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports (http://bit.ly/1h35jUm ) the school will offer an associate degree in applied science with a major in brewing, distillation and fermentation. The college received approval from its local board last week for the new program, which is expected to begin in the fall of 2015.
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2014 May 13 - 12:00 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) —- Attorney General Mark Herring is telling Virginia colleges that they can grant in-state tuition to thousands of students who were previously considered ineligible because of their immigration status.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

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