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Plattsmouth students earn awards on Honors Night

Fremont Tribune 09 May 2021
Brent Hardin. PLATTSMOUTH – Dozens of Plattsmouth High School students earned honors for their excellence in academics, fine arts and athletics Wednesday night ... Stanford and Sunderland both earned full-tuition scholarships to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Nebraska-Omaha ... Twenty-two seniors received the Robert T ... .
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Making Nebraska ‘here’: NU president aims to expand accessibility

The Grand Island Independent 06 May 2021
Challenges or none, he credited a successful rollout of the 2020-2021 academic year, tuition cost freezes, reworking the academic calendar, reducing the cost per credit hour of online courses and implementing the “Nebraska Promise” initiative (which offers free tuition to Nebraskans making $60,000 a year or less) for the university’s growth.
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UNK’s Adrian Almeida risked everything for a better life

The Grand Island Independent 05 May 2021
“It was like a movie,” said Almeida, now a junior at the University of Nebraska at Kearney ... Almeida currently serves as a resident assistant on campus, which pays for his room and board, and his tuition is covered by the Nebraska Promise, a University of Nebraska program announced last year.
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Omaha community college to use relief funds for free classes

Norfolk Daily News 03 May 2021
... a resolution to use to use federal COVID-19 relief money to cover tuition and books for Nebraska high school students taking courses this summer.
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Metro Community College offering free courses to Nebraska high school students

Scottsbluff StarHerald 03 May 2021
OMAHA -- Metropolitan Community College has unveiled a tempting offer for Nebraska high school students who want a jumpstart on college credits. The college's Board of Governors approved a resolution Tuesday to use federal COVID-19 relief money to cover tuition and books for Nebraska high school students taking courses this summer.
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Community college to use COVID relief to offer free classes

Norfolk Daily News 02 May 2021
(AP) — A Nebraska community college is using federal COVID-19 relief funds to pay for tuition and books for high schoolers from the ...
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers more than 6,100 scholarships

Fremont Tribune 01 May 2021
Students receive a renewable scholarship worth a minimum of $2,000 a year, up to the full direct cost of attendance.The Nebraska Achievement Tuition Scholarship is based on academic achievement, admission scores, GPA and information in the student’s personal statement.The ...
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Donate to TeamMates in Go Big Give

The Grand Island Independent 01 May 2021
She received the Osborn Legacy Scholarship through TeamMates, which allowed her full tuition at Hastings College. Only one of these scholarships is awarded in Nebraska! She graduated from college in three and a half years with a degree in sociology, which by itself I believe is ...
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MCC Board approves resolution making CollegeNow courses free

Fremont Tribune 30 Apr 2021
The Metropolitan Community College Board of Governors approved a resolution at the April 27 meeting that will use Higher Education Emergency Rescue Funds (HEERF) to cover tuition for all CollegeNow students for courses taken this summer beginning in June. Any Nebraska resident ...
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CCC president welcomes attention shined on community colleges

The Grand Island Independent 29 Apr 2021
He appreciates the support for community college education, because it’s a direct link to high-skill, high-wage and high-demand essential jobs “that are needed right here in central Nebraska,” he said ... It was expected that Biden’s plan would make tuition free at public two-year colleges.
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Nebraska officials awaiting more details on Biden's plan for free community college

Kearney Hub 29 Apr 2021
According to the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, the combined cost of tuition and fees across all six of Nebraska's community colleges — before federal and state grants, fee waivers and other financial aid — was $66.7 million last year ... Breaking down Nebraska's colleges and universities ... Nebraska Christian College.
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Officials awaiting more details on Biden's plan for free community college

Lincoln Journal Star 29 Apr 2021
According to the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, the combined cost of tuition and fees across all six of Nebraska's community colleges — before federal and state grants, fee waivers and other financial aid — was $66.7 million last year ... Breaking down Nebraska's colleges and universities ... Concordia University-Nebraska, Seward.
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Cindy Lange-Kubick: Friends solve Seward woman's mangle tangle

Norfolk Daily News 29 Apr 2021
“I had all of eastern Nebraska looking for a mangle,” Pat Coldiron said Monday ... 12 things invented in Nebraska ... In 1921, Harold entered the University of Nebraska and at his father’s suggestion, he earned half of his tuition by wiring Lincoln homes for electricity and working on a line gang for the Nebraska Power & Light Company.
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Nebraska Legislature two-thirds over

The Columbus Telegram 22 Apr 2021
This bill streamlines the process for home-school graduates applying for colleges in Nebraska. Currently, home-school graduates are not automatically assumed to be residents of Nebraska for in-state tuition rate purposes, and must apply separately for in-state tuition.
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University of Nebraska president says colleges are well positioned to further Ag

Norfolk Daily News 21 Apr 2021
LINCOLN - The University of Nebraska is ... As for recruiting Ag students, Carter says they’ve created a tuition-assistance program called Nebraska Promise where student tuition is paid for if families make less than $60,000 a year.
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