This past summer, the North Carolina General Assembly altered the face of public education through various budget cuts, program changes and salary alterations.
This past summer, the North Carolina General Assembly altered the face of public education through various budget cuts, program changes and salary adjustments.
ISTANBUL — Despite major education initiatives and social reformations since the time of Ataturk, many girls in Turkey still do not receive an education. Mustafa Kemal, now better known as Ataturk, or “Father of Turks,” is credited with founding the modern Republic of Turkey and was the first president of Turkey.
An election season inevitably brings much debate and discussion, especially with such different candidates to choose from.
The Democratic National Convention continued today in Charlotte with another group of prominent speakers.
Tuesday marked the first official day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
Working for a newspaper, magazine or any type of print medium often brings about negative comments about the state of the print industry.
The Alamance-Burlington School System provides a public school education to students in and around Alamance County, including many children of faculty and staff members of Elon University.
If Congress takes no action by the end of June, the interest rates on government-backed Stafford loans will double July 1.
Kassondra Cloos contributed reporting. [box] Follow @elonpendulum and @pendulumlive for the complete live coverage of Obama's speech. [/box] In 2007, Congress passed a law that cut interest rates on popular federal loan programs for low- and middle-income undergraduates in universities across America.
$38,460 is an ominous number. This is the total amount, including tuition, fees, room and board for an undergraduate to attend Elon University in the 2012-2013 school year. About 70 percent of Elon students receive some kind of scholarship, whether merit-based, need-based, talent-based or other, according to Patrick Murphy, director of financial planning. Both Murphy and Susan Klopman, vice president of admissions and financial planning, said the reason prices of scholarships aren’t as high is because the cost of tuition at Elon is lower than other similar private institutions.
Americans hear about gay marriage and the controversy that surrounds the issue every day. It’s on the news constantly on a national scale, but we hear about it locally as well.
Elon University seniors Brett Brawerman and Kendall Adkins have taken over a mentoring program at Elon that provides outlets for young boys to exercise in interesting ways while gaining confidence. The Coaching Health and Mentoring Positive Students program, or C.H.A.M.P.S, is a program at Elon designed to combat childhood obesity, specifically in boys in fourth and fifth grade, through a series of sessions on hot topics for boys of that age such as peer pressure and nutrition, individual mentoring time and skill acquisition within various sports. “It was created to expose these kids to sports and topics that they haven’t really been exposed to,” said Brawerman, head facilitator of the program.