Thu., January 19, 2012 5:20pm
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle says that while affordable higher education is critical to the success of the state, Georgia cannot fund the education of every deserving college student. Speaking to the Atlanta Press Club on Thursday, Cagle said the HOPE scholarship "was never created to become or be an entitlement program."
Mon., November 14, 2011 4:16pm
Georgia is 12th in the nation for international students attending colleges and universities. More than half of the students come from just three countries; China, India, and South Korea. Georgia Tech leads all schools with nearly 5 thousand international students.
Wed., October 26, 2011 3:03pm
College students have until Monday night to apply for the loan. State loan program of last resort still has 10 million dollars in funding. Lawmakers approved program in 2008 but funded last year after cutting HOPE scholarship program.
Wed., September 14, 2011 2:50pm
The Georgia Board of Regents will study consolidating some of state's 35 public colleges. Chancellor Hank Huckaby says historic growth is unsustainable. Huckabee urges campuses not to panic.
Mon., April 18, 2011 2:38pm
Public colleges and universities likely to raise tuition. Private schools already announce tuition hikes between 3-5 percent. Student loan depbt outpacing credit card debt for first time.
Fri., February 11, 2011 5:01pm
State Rep. Ed Rynders of Albany wants voters to amend the state constitution so tuition increases at state universities cannot exceed the rate of inflation. He said controlling the cost of tuition is key to saving the lottery-funded HOPE scholarship program, which is running out of money.
Mon., August 2, 2010 2:33pm
Freshman at Albany State University will be sleeping triple. Dorms intended to sleep two will have three because of increased enrollment. University officials say the rooms are big enough to accomodate the extra roomate.
Wed., March 10, 2010 4:22pm
Students at the Medical College of Georgia took to the streets to protest s
Wed., March 3, 2010 4:56pm
Students, faculty and staff express fear and anger over proposed budget red
Mon., March 1, 2010 9:01pm
Proposed reductions come as state tries to plug $1 billion shortfall in sta