Stories tagged: "higher education"


US President Joe Biden announces student loan relief with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona (R) on August 24, 2022 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - Biden announced that most US university graduates still trying to pay off student loans will get $10,000 of relief to address a decades-old headache of massive educational debt across the country. (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Biden’s New Student Loan Repayment Plan Would Help Millions of Working and Middle-Class Americans 

Under the new plan, borrowers who earn less than roughly $30,600 a year would owe $0 a month on their federal student loans, effectively pausing them. A borrower who’s in a family of four and makes less than roughly $62,400 would also see their payments paused.

Blacksburg, Va. - As of last week, 47% of Virginia Tech students are vaccinated, and 2% of students received an approved exemption, meaning nearly half of enrolled students are in compliance. (Photo: Alex Scribner)
Can I Attend A Virginia College Or University Without Being Vaccinated?

RICHMOND-New and returning Virginia college students hope to return to normalcy this fall, but the vaccine question looms.

VMI Faces Orders to Change
Northam Orders Independent Investigation Into VMI Charges

RICHMOND-Has Virginia Military Institute eliminated racist policies as school officials promised this summer?

COVID Causes Changes for Schools
COVID-19 Causes Virginia Colleges to Go ‘Test Blind’

LEXINGTON-This summer has been a season of tests or lack thereof.

An advisory council of industry leaders will help shape Virginia Tech's new Alexandria campus.
Industry Executives Will Help Guide Tech’s New Alexandria Campus

ALEXANDRIA -- If you want to prepare students for jobs in the tech industry, it helps to know what companies need.