SURPRISE SQUAD gives a jolt to the start of the school year!
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:52pm.

videoSomething was percolating inside cape fear community college's union station today. The WWAY Surprise Squad teamed up with Perry's Emporium to give folks quite a jolt.

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UNC board caps tuition increases at 5 percent
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:36pm.

The Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina system is capping tuition increases at 5 percent annually for each campus. WTVD reported that the board also voted Friday to cap the amount of tuition revenue diverted to financial aid at 15 percent.

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Job outlook good for UNCW
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 05/09/2014 - 9:50pm.

videoFamily and friends filled Trask Coliseum for the first two of four commencement ceremonies at UNCW. About 2,000 UNCW students will have turned their tassles today, taking their education to the next level.

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Raleigh couple gives NC State $3 million
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 7:53am.

A Raleigh couple is giving North Carolina State University $3 million to start a program to help rural students get into the school.

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Sen. Hagan frustrated with indecision on student loan interest rates
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 9:05pm.

videoNorth Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan (D) said she's frustrated because Wednesday a bill to restore low federal student loan interest rates could not get enough votes to be debated.

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NC author gives tips on 'College Sense'
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 08/17/2012 - 7:13am.

video North Carolina author Tawan Perry stopped by Good Morning Carolina to talk about his book "College Sense."

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UNC offers admission to 7,571 first-year students from a record 29,486 applicants
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 11:01am.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Office of Undergraduate Admissions has offered admission to 7,571 outstanding first-year students. The admitted candidates were chosen from a record 29,486 applicants-an increase of 24 percent over last year and 47 percent over five years ago.

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NC private university lowers tuition to compete
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 7:30am.

A small private college in Raleigh is lowering student tuition next year to attract students from middle-class families.

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College freshmen hopeful about future despite tough economy
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 08/20/2011 - 5:17pm.

video Some say the economy is recovering. Others think we're still in a recession. Either way you look at it, the truth is: it's still difficult to find jobs.

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NC college reopens to students after April tornado
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 08/08/2011 - 7:25am.

The South's oldest historically black college is reopening to students after its Raleigh campus was crushed by one of the tornadoes that swept across North Carolina in April.

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