ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.
The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
Bryan County Middle School held its annual Career Day on Wednesday, and a number of folks in occupations ranging from soldiers to nurses to mayors came to give students a look at what they do.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill honored students of the month for March and April at the group's April 28 meeting.
Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School recently sponsored McTeacher Night at the Richmond Hill McDonald's near Publix. The school will receive approximately $1,100 as a result.
The Bryan County Community Education Office offered a new voice class this school year for students in grades second and higher. These students presented their end-of-year voice recital on Monday, April 26, in the multi-purpose room at Richmond Hill Primary School.
Friday, Bryan County Elementary School honored the school's volunteers with an appreication luncheon. The volunteers were treated to sandwiches, fruit and potato salad, along with cookies and a drink. All we given a nice thank you gift for their time. "We really appreciate the time and dedication that all volunteers give to our school," said Diane Padgett.
Bryan County Board of Education recognized a slew of honors and recognized students and employees at the April 22 meeting at Bryan County Elementary School. The accompanying pictures detail some of the actions. Those for whom pictures were not available included:
The Richmond Hill High School, "Odyssey of the Mind," competition team placed second during the State Competition held this past weekend at Columbus University.
Aiming to help students perfect the basics of mathematics, South Carolina resident Verdell Fulton has presented the Liberty County school district with the opportunity to introduce his Mathmindz board game to schools, beginning at the elementary level.
The Bryan County 4-H Program hosted the Bryan County Commissioners' meeting on April 6.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its much anticipated, 60,180 square-foot Student Union at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, April 23. Friday's activities, at the south entrance of the new facility, near the corner of Science Drive and Library Drive on campus, will include a ceremonial burial of a 50-year time capsule as part of the celebration of Armstrong's 75th anniversary in 2010.
AASU President Linda Bleicken will join Vice President for Student Affairs Vicki McNeil, Student Government Association President Zerek Samples, as well as other representatives from the student body ...
Richmond Hill High School students held their annual "Mock Wreck," an event where students replicate the horror of a teen driving accident, on Thursday at the school. The wreck was organized by the school's SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter, with assistance from the local police, fire and EMS departments.
SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.
Richmond Hill Elementary School second-graders in Julie Alderman's class recently took a field trip to the UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton. The students toured the facility, hiked trails and also got up close and personal with some native snakes during a presentation.
Three Richmond Hill residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period for the 2013-14 school year:
Kelly Reid of Richmond Hill has received the Dean's Award for academic excellence during the fall 2013 term at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.
The following students at G.W. Carver Elementary School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
The following students at Richmond Hill High School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
James Brown is a retired deputy superintendent of schools from Tallahassee.
Armstrong Atlantic State University will host Military Family Day from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 5 at the Armstrong Sports Center, 11935 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
Bryan County Schools is routinely ranked among the best districts in the state.
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