New York public colleges start free tuition program

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As a former New York State resident, I was initially excited to see the headlines of a free tuition program starting for the SUNY and CUNY schools. However, this New York Times article pointed out several aspects of the program that are important to note. While any reduction in the overall cost of college, public or private, is good, always … Read More

Houghton College offers free 2-year program for refugee and immigrant students in Buffalo

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http://wivb.com/2016/11/15/houghton-college-offers-free-2-year-program-for-refugee-and-immigrant-students-in-buffalo/amp/ I lived in Buffalo for a brief period, and attended high school there, so I occasionally check in on the local news there. Reading this story about a small college creating opportunities for refugee and immigrant students reminded me that there truly is a place for everyone in this country. Education at any level is such an important part … Read More