College students are heading back to campus following more than two years of a pandemic that led many schools to empty out for full semesters and later move to hybrid schedules in a struggle to curb the spread of COVID-19.
“These schools have been punching way above their weight," Sen. Raphael Warnock said of historically Black colleges and universities. "They've been doing so much for so many, for so long, with so very little.”
College students across Georgia are dealing with plenty of stress from academics, relationships, family issues, and, increasingly, from finances. Until now, Georgia has been one of only two states with no state-funded needs-based aid program, but a bill awaiting Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature could change that.
Some low-income and rural high school students in Georgia face challenges related to cost and distance when it comes to taking the SAT or the ACT exams to get into college. The University System of Georgia has historically required at least one test score for admission.
Prospective freshmen at several University System of Georgia schools this fall may not be required to submit SAT and ACT test scores if they meet the minimum GPA requirements.
Around the country, colleges and universities are beginning to work through their historical relationships to the institution of slavery. Sometimes the history is well documented, even if ignored. In other cases, the connection between higher learning and slavery requires some detective work.
Kennesaw State University alumnus Raymond Goslow on Tuesday night finished the ‘Jeopardy! National College Championship’ finals in a close second place after dominating the second game.
Wall Street has a big problem on its hands: Many of the young people it needs to fill its talent pool are having doubts about working in the industry.
As a result, approximately 1.5 million part-time and full-time Walmart and Sam's Club workers in the U.S. will be able to earn college degrees or learn trade skills without the burden of debt.
Former residents of the Athens neighborhood of Linnentown have won a kind of reparations for the erasure of the neighborhood in the urban renewal period.
Two very different stories won our hearts this year.
Although the overall jobs market is starting to come back, youth unemployment remains stubbornly high, creating a lot of anxiety among the latest class of college and high school seniors.
An estimated 6.6 million students can't obtain their transcripts or degrees for having unpaid bills as low as $25 or less. Several states have passed or are considering laws to curb the practice.
Many colleges have canceled December graduation ceremonies while continuing to host in-person events, like football games. One graduating senior says it feels like "a slap in the face."
The pandemic put a spotlight on health care workers and inspired many to pursue a career in medicine. The record number of applicants comes as the U.S. faces a projected shortage of physicians.