Life of Learning

Education
5:00 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

"Promise Coaches" Program Hopes To Increase Number Of Volunteers

After recently celebrating the graduation of the first class of Pittsburgh Promise scholarship recipients, the program now has another reason to smile. The Promise will benefit from a $100,000 grant to support its “Promise Coaches” initiative. The money comes from the Coca-Cola Foundation to the Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania. The partnership aims to increase the high school and higher education rates among Pittsburgh residents.

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Education
1:13 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

PSU Warned by Accreditation Group

Penn State has been put on notice by an accrediting organization that says the university's status is "in jeopardy" based on recent developments in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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