College en Top Students Caught In Immigration Debate Find Spots In Private Colleges <p></p><p>College is hard for many students and families to afford. But take federal financial aid out of the picture, plus in-state rates for public colleges and paying for school becomes nearly impossible. That’s the challenge for students in North Carolina who are here illegally or have deferred status. Some private colleges in the Charlotte area are reaching out to these students.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:29:35 +0000 Lisa Miller 46857 at Top Students Caught In Immigration Debate Find Spots In Private Colleges $10 Million To Go To Placing More College Advisors In NC Rural Schools <p align="left">Sometimes it’s not enough to encourage kids to go to college.&nbsp; It takes some guidance to navigate the whole application process.&nbsp; With that in mind, the John M Belk Endowment has donated $10 million to put college counselors in sixty low-income, rural high schools across the state.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:26:39 +0000 Lisa Miller 43176 at Sexual Assault On College Campuses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Traditionally, sexual assault involving students on college campuses were assigned to student-run honor systems which even many students viewed as ineffective and unfair. Indeed, schools around the country have been accused of questionable practices when it comes to prosecuting sexual misconduct. Will the updated Violence Against Women Act solve this problem? We look into that and into the complicated intersection of school, crime and justice when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 04:00:00 +0000 23011 at Sexual Assault On College Campuses Is It Win-GATE Or Win-Get? Wingate University Settles On... <p></p><p>Back in the mid-1800s, settlers arrived in an area of what was then called Ames Turnout to build a church. Eventually, a school was established. A community grew and Ames Turnout became a town. That town was named after a Baptist minister Washington Manley Wingate. Or maybe it was Wingate, we'll get to that shortly.</p><p>Here's how Mayor Bill Braswell describes his town, population 3,500:</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 04:28:47 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 17629 at Is It Win-GATE Or Win-Get? Wingate University Settles On... Area Colleges Reach Out To Displaced Students <p></p><p>(9/9/05) Among the thousands of people who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina are Gulf Coast college students. Across the country colleges are reaching out to students, offering them a place to continue their studies. WFAE's Jaime Bedrin spoke with Davidson College's acting Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Chris Gruber. She asked him how Davidson is responding to these students' needs.</p><p> Fri, 09 Sep 2005 17:00:00 +0000 editor 6010 at