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Virginia Tech president Charles Steger announced Tuesday that he is stepping down. Steger is scheduled to give the commencement speech at Virginia Tech’s graduation Friday. Steger has been the school’s president since 2000. “When...
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PRINCETON, N.C. (AP) -- A lawyer for Johnston County schools says a teen who said he left two unloaded shotguns in his car at school will be allowed to graduate. Eighteen-year-old David Cole Withrow was arrested Monday on a felony charge of bringing a...
A big announcement tonight from Roanoke College. Tonight, the school announced the start of its project called "Roanoke Rising: The Campaign for Roanoke College." Officials say it's the school's largest campaign in its 171-year history. A family of a...
WDBJ7 ReporterAcross-the-board spending cuts called sequestration could impact many of us, including work study students. Work study is a form of federal financial aid for college students. The student jobs give participants real-world experience and a paycheck...
WDBJ7Students across the Roanoke Valley got the 411 on financial aid today. A Super Saturday workshop was held at Virginia Western Community College. The goal of the event is to offer one-on-one assistance with the free application for Federal Student Aid....
The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum announced its Class of 2013 on Monday, and it has several local ties. Roanoke College All-American Frank Allen, former Virginia Tech football player Cornell Brown, and Virginia Tech sportscaster Bill Roth...
WDBJ7 ReporterWant to be a nurse? A Southern Virginia hospital will pay for some people to get their degree. Danville Regional Medical Center will provide 60 scholarships to students looking to get a nursing degree from Danville Community College. Hospital...
Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing 2 percent pay raises for public school teachers conditioned on more strenuous teacher assessment standards and a longer probationary period for new hires. McDonnell is asking the General Assembly to budget nearly $59...
Virginia Tech students taking classes this summer will save some cash. The school is reducing tuition for its 2013 summer session by 10 percent. Regular tuition for the 2012-13 year is $382.75. The reduced cost for the summer session is $344. The...
Area high school seniors can apply for either the Roy Stanley or Billy McBride Jr. scholarships between now and Dec. 17. Each year the RSM foundation awards three, one-time $1,000 scholarships based on need and academic qualifications. One is awarded to...
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Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefDe'Shane St. John wasn't thinking a whole lot about college, until the topic was brought up by his guidance counselor. "She explained that it was easier to get there, and told me how," said St. John, who is taking advantage of a new program in Lynchburg....
Virginia Western Community College announced Tuesday that the Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust has committed $5 million over five years to create an endowment for Virginia Western Community College. At least 75 percent of the funding will be used for...
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