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Two students awarded new scholarship for students of Native American heritage

By Alicia Lee

August 1, 2015

Two students from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) have received the first-ever Illinois Heritage Scholarship, a full-tuition transfer scholarship awarded to students of Native American heritage for up to six semesters of study.The scholarship, announced in February, is the product of a collabora...

President Obama proposes free community college

By Ali Braboy

January 22, 2015

President Barack Obama proposed that two-year community colleges become “as free and universal in America as high school is today,” during his State of the Union address on Tuesday. Obama’s America’s College Promise proposal states that students would be required to have at least a 2.5 G...