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How a university will grow its economy with the aid of a new fund

KANDAHAR, Pakistan — The University of Akron has secured $20 million in support from the US Department of Education’s Higher Education Finance Corporation, and has started recruiting new staff.The University, which has a population of about 7,000, was founded in 1901 by the English-speaking community of Akroyd, Ohio.It’s a public research university that teaches English…



Why College and Career College programs need a $10 minimum wage

A growing number of college and career colleges and universities are now offering workers a basic hourly wage.The minimum wage is set at $10.10 per hour, but some have started raising it to $15 per hour and $20 per hour in the past year.These are raising the minimum wage to help pay for the costs…