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Adult Learner Night

College Now Greater Cleveland will be hosting an Adult Learner Night that will take place at our Resource Center located in Tower City Center, 50 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113.  This free event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is aimed specifically towards adult learners, non-traditional students, veterans and students in the process completing their GED who are looking to enroll in a.
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Family Financial Aid Night

The Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland in collaboration with NewBridge Center for Arts & Technology present Family Financial Aid Night. Join us on Friday, February 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m at NewBridge, 3634 Euclid Ave. 867-9775 Meet with experts who can answer your financial aid questions Complete the financial aid forms on-site Parents need to bring their financial information (W2's etc.) Both parents and students are required.
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Celebrate Neighborhood Traditions at PNC Fairfax Connection

  As so many of us celebrate our own holiday traditions, we invite you to join us to honor the historic traditions and culture of Fairfax this month at PNC Fairfax Connection.  We’re also featuring programming on job readiness and networking. So whether you’re looking to explore the history of your neighborhood, improve your job search skills, master new technology or gain empowering personal finance insights, there’s.
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Dr. E: An East Tech Grad’s Extraordinary Journey

Elaine Richardson, a graduate of East Tech High School in Central, has an extraordinary story to tell. Once a drug-addicted prostitute, Richardson is now an author and professor at The Ohio State University. On Nov. 14, Richardson told her story — of low self esteem, rape and redemption — to a crowd of people at the main branch of Shaker Heights Public Library. Her book "PHD (Po.
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Fatima Family Center Hosts University Class

Richard Massey, Shirleen Wright and their neighbors are not students at Case Western Reserve University, but that hasn't stopped them from studying there — through a university course offered at Hough's Fatima Family Center. The university’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program offered a class at Fatima this fall about the book "That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and.
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Help Send Care Packages to Local College Students

Network for Neighborhood Success supports inner city students’ pursuit of high school and higher education. In 2010, NFNS developed Neighborhood Leadership Youth Program as a vehicle for mentoring and supporting the educational goals of inner city youth. Last year, the youth program was expanded to offer the University Experience at Cleveland State University. Students begin the intensive mentoring program in middle school and continue throughout high.
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Talking with Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon

Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon has a plan — the Plan for Transforming Cleveland Schools, that is. Two of my children attend CMSD schools and this summer, Gordon and I talked about the bold strategy nicknamed the "Cleveland Plan." Voters approved it in November when they passed Issue 107 — a 15-mill levy and the first school levy Clevelanders passed in 16 years. During.
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PNC Fairfax Connection Offers Expanded Summer Hours

Beginning on Monday, June 3, PNC Fairfax Connection will offer new expanded summer hours for all members of the community to take advantage of our free programs, interactive technology and educational resources. Just in time for summer break, you can join us at the center on Monday through Saturday: Monday                                      (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Tuesday and Wednesday     (10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) Thursday                         .
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Summer Camps, Jobs

Girls Entering 8th Grade, B-Wiser Camp The College of Wooster offers scholarships for a five-day summer hands-on science camp for girls entering 8th grade this year. Applications and fees are due April 20. For details, visit http://bwiser.spaces.wooster.edu, call 330-263-2101 or email mkilpatrick@wooster.edu. *** Entering 10-11th Graders, NASA Paid Internship NASA offers the NASA Glenn Research Center High School Internship Project, a paid 8-week summer internship for students entering 10th or.
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HBCU College Fair

The free 10th Annual Historically Black College and University College Fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Warrensville Heights High School, 4270 Northfield Rd., Warrensville Heights. There will be more than 30 colleges, programs and resources, workshops and door prizes. Register online at www.HBCUAlumniCLE.com or call 216-282-HBCU.   .
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Student Loan Repayment Based on Income, Not Loan Amount

I have a friend I’ll call Morgan Rachelle Jones. She goes by Rachelle. For years there was a certain ritual that went on between her and her land-line phone. If the caller, a stranger, asked for "Morgan," she would say, "He's not home.” This usually confused the caller, who would ask, "Huh? Is Morgan a man or a woman?” And suddenly, Ms. Morgan Rachelle Jones turned into.
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Must-Do Event: College Fair in East Cleveland on Saturday

Jamocha Arts Center Hosts First Annual College Fair, October 6th   High school students from Greater Cleveland are invited to attend the Jamocha Arts Center Annual College Fair on October 6, 2012.   This event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center at 14801 Shaw Avenue in East Cleveland.   It is free and open to students and parents.   We anticipate more.
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Scholarships

Neighborhood Voice does not guarantee the information provided on this page.   College: Free, Tuition-free and Full Scholarships   Yahoo! Finance: Ways to Attend College for Free (August 6, 2012) Berea College in Kentucky is a no-cost liberal arts college offering undergraduate programs to high achieving students. It US News and World Report ranks it a "Best College" (71) for National Liberal Arts colleges. $24.95 online book listing tuition-free scholarships and colleges For 11th and.
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What’s in a Name? Civil Rights Hero Unhappy about Cable Series Using Her Name

Diane Nash,  74, says the USA Cable television network stole her name. Maxine Walker Giddings, 72, recently emailed me a link to a letter Nash posted on July 26. Both women are civil rights heroes. Nash explains in her letter that USA's series, "Political Animals", portrays actress Vanessa Redgrave as the first openly gay Supreme Court justice. Her name? Diane Nash. But Nash is African American while Redgrave is of.
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