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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Council of Trustees on Tuesday approved reduced housing and dining rates for students who choose to reside at the university’s 13-year-old Punxsutawney Living-Learning Center, effective this fall. Students enrolled at IUP Punxsutawney and IUP’s Academy of Culinary Arts at Punxsutawney now have the option of paying $3,500 per semester for any room at the Jefferson County campus, down from a previous range of $3,613 to $4,541, depending on the sort of suite a student chooses.
By Patrick Cloonan, The Indiana Gazette

Sunday, July 15, 2018
Indiana University of Pennsylvania will receive $578,038 as part of $2 million in grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Education designed to reverse the decline in new teacher graduation rates and to retain new teachers in the field.
The (DuBois) Courier Express

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
With Pennsylvania licensing fewer and fewer teachers, the state recently announced it will send $2 million in federal aid to eight colleges and universities in hopes of boosting their teacher prep pipelines. Its method of choice? Teacher residency programs.
ByAvi Wolfman-Arent, WHYY

Friday, July 13, 2018
West Chester University’s College of Health Sciences hosted a Health Career Summer Academy for local high school students, highlighting careers in the health care field this week.
By Pete Bannan, The (West Chester) Daily Local News

Monday, July 16, 2018
“I have a passion for helping young children, and my mom has a passion for helping females and children, so we decided to combine those passions and write a book.”
The (Williamsport) Sun-Gazette

Monday, July 9, 2018
Mansfield University has been designated a Military Friendly School for 2018-19 by Victory Media.

 
The (Williamsport) Sun-Gazette

Friday, July 13, 2018
Are you a morning person? What level of neatness do you have? Are you a gamer? These are the types of questions incoming freshmen are being asked as colleges adopt the latest wave in finding roommates — online matching programs.
By Harrison Cann, The (Allentown) Morning Call

Saturday, July 14, 2018
The Board of Governors for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education this week approved the second smallest tuition increase in more than a decade for the 2018-19 academic year.
By Bill O'Boyle, The (Wilkes-Barre) Times Leader

Friday, July 13, 2018
Students attending Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education schools - including those at Kutztown University - will pay slightly more in tuition this fall. The system's board of governors Thursday approved a tuition increase of $112 per semester at the system's 14 schools. The increase - which is a little less than 3 percent - is second smallest annual increase in the past decade.
The Reading Eagle

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Tuition across Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities will increase by a base yearly rate of 2.99 percent, or $224, effective this fall. The State System of Higher Education's board of governors approved the new rate for 2018-19 during a meeting Thursday in Harrisburg.
By Bill Schackner, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Tuition at Pennsylvania's 14 state universities will go up 2.99 percent this fall to help close a $49.2 million budget deficit, the State System of Higher Education's board of governors decided today. The increase will push the base undergraduate in-state tuition, now $7,492, up $224 to $7,716 per year.
By Barbara Miller, The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News

Thursday, July 12, 2018
The 14 state universities in Pennsylvania’s system will hike tuition by nearly 3 percent for 2018-19, despite calls from some legislators to freeze costs. Pennsylvania students – nearly 90 percent of those enrolled – will pay $224 more per year for a total cost of $7,716, under a plan approved by the system’s board of governors and endorsed by Gov. Wolf.
By Susan Snyder, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Thursday, July 12, 2018
 In-state students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase $224 a year this fall. Officials said the increase, which totals less than 3 percent, was the second smallest in a decade. Last year, officials increased tuition by $254 a year.
By Debra Erdley, The Tribune-Review

Thursday, July 12, 2018
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today recognized individual student-athletes from Clarion, Millersville, Slippery Rock and West Chester Universities, as well as the field hockey team from Shippensburg University, all of whom brought home National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II national championships in the last year.
The Shippensburg News Chronicle