Hotel rooms were relatively scarce in downtown Hartford this past weekend as the Northeast Greek Leadership Association attracted about 1,000 college students involved in leading their campus fraternities and sororities to the Capitol City for the regional organization’s annual conference.
The NGLA filled rooms at the Marriot and Hilton downtown, with overflow rooms at the […]
Nearly two-thirds of students who graduated from public and nonprofit colleges in Connecticut in 2015 had student loan debt averaging $34,773, the third highest level in the nation. The state ranked 14th in the percentage of students graduating with debt, according to data compiled by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS).
by Paul Steinmetz
A university is a wonderful place to work if you like the energy of young people, smart coworkers who are trained to challenge the status quo, and the clanging excitement that the combination creates. You will also notice that the inhabitants of universities and colleges sometimes get themselves knotted up in problems […]
It turns out that the oft-heralded and increasingly criticized U.S. News & World Report college rankings aren’t the only game in town. Washington Monthly magazine has developed a rating system with a different emphasis, and very different results. Among the Connecticut institutions making the list: UConn, Yale, Wesleyan, and Trinity – but not […]
The University of New Haven (UNH) has been ranked among the nation’s best colleges for veterans. The 2014 “Best for Vets Colleges” list, developed by Military Times, places New Haven among the top 80 institutions in the nation, ranking at number 59. UNH is the only higher education institution from Connecticut to […]
Connecticut would be foolish not to take greater advantage of the fact that nearly one-third of the state is within the financial orbit of New York City as it looks to rebuild its economic strength – while not overlooking the potential for entrepreneurial activity across the state.
Those were among the lead […]
Two-thirds of college seniors who graduated in 2011 had student loan debt, with an average of $26,600 per borrower, up from $25,250 in 2010, according to a recent report from the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS). The loan burden of Connecticut college students, on average, […]