WalletHub Ranks Pittsburgh As Sixth Best College Town In U.S.Pittsburgh is a pretty good college town.
Pittsburgh Promise Scales Back To Extend Years of ServiceThe Pittsburgh Promise has come a long way since first announced, but scholarship cuts threaten its legacy.
Pittsburgh Promise Making Changes To Scholarships ProgramThe Pittsburgh Promise has been helping students with scholarships for nearly a decade.
Audit Says State-Owned Universities Need To Better Track Crime, Sex BiasPennsylvania's system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency.
New Program Allows Students To Earn Community College Credit For Life ExperienceThere's a new way for you to earn college credit and it could save you time and money.
Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.
Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection ProcessAccording to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.
STEM Education: Why Increasing Interest Among Minority Populations Is CrucialWomen make up nearly half the American workforce, yet only 3 percent of engineers, 15 percent of math and computer workers, and 14 percent of scientists are women.
New Donors Bring More Scholarships To Pittsburgh PromiseThe Pittsburgh Promise today announced the Grable Foundation has pledged an additional $5 million to the scholarship program, bringing its total gift to $10 million and the amount raised by the Promise to about $167.2 million.