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HAMLET — The Longleaf Commitment grant program has now been extended to North Carolina high school graduates of 2020. The grant covers the cost of tuition and fees at Richmond Community College, or any of the 58 community colleges in North Carolina. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolinians vaccinated by the Veterans Administration and through the Tribal Health Program are now eligible for the $4 Million Summer Cash and College Tuition drawings announced last week by Gov. Roy Cooper to motivate people to get vaccinated as soon as they can — and thank those who already have. 

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HAMLET — Future teachers who get their start at Richmond Community College now have a private school option to earn their bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate.

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CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina System won’t raise tuition and fees this year while students and their families struggle to stay financially afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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RALEIGH — In North Carolina, the golden ticket for resident college hopefuls is $1,000 yearly tuition at a handful of public universities. But while the offer looks shiny, the final receipt may stun new students. 

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RALEIGH — American universities are in jeopardy of becoming no better than finishing schools reserved for the rich, Mitch Daniels told an audience at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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RALEIGH — The state budget impasse won’t affect recent college-bound graduates of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

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Monday, 13 May 2019 13:20

COLUMN: N.C. ranks high in college funding

North Carolina appropriates less taxpayer money to state colleges and universities in real terms than it did before the onset of the Great Recession. Tuition has risen markedly and now accounts for a larger share of total revenue. But our state remains one of the most generous in the country when it comes to funding higher education.

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HAMLET — A new agreement between Richmond Community College and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke will be “life-changing for the people in our county,” according to RCC President Dr. Dale McInnis.

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RALEIGH — Richmond County’s state senator wants to charge out-of-state students more to attend two of North Carolina’s most prestigious universities in order to lower the costs for residents of the Tar Heel State.

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