College

Capital Report: 11-22-2013

Nov 25, 2013

You don’t have to be a sports fan to know what the biggest sports story has been in Florida recently. As Stan Jastrzebski reports, coverage of sexual assault allegations against Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston has dominated news cycles recently – and that notoriety may help decide how the case is adjudicated.

The Orlando City Soccer Club is becoming a professional franchise. Fans celebrated the announcement on Church Street in downtown Orlando Tuesday night. Amy Kiley reports.

411 Teen: HBCU

Sep 12, 2013

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen", a locally produced program created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents.  This week, Dr. Liz discusses Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the role they have played in the educational landscape.

411 Teen: Multiple Hats

Aug 21, 2013

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen", a locally produced program created with teen input for a teenage audience.  This week,  Dr. Liz discusses the many challenges of juggling the demands of higher education.

Students enrolling in Florida colleges have a new tool online to help them make more informed decisions about which school and which field of study to pick. The Smart College Choices Web application is a free tool that reports in-state employment rates and earnings potential for about 300 fields of study offered at Florida schools.

The Florida Department of Education is trying to reduce the number of college students who default on their student loans. So, it’s awarding a grant to 10 community colleges across the state to help educate students how to make the best financial decisions.

Carrie Henderson, with the Division of Florida Colleges, says students in the Fla. college system graduate with nearly $5,000 in debt, on average. She says, the grant should help instructors integrate financial literacy lessons into their existing courses.

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