| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Ebony Scott remembers vividly the day she got the piece of paper she hoped would change her life.
After receiving her diploma, she cried, celebrated, took pictures and went to TGI Friday's for dinner. She hadn't spoken to her grandmother in more than...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:58 AM
There's no greater test for any individual's faith in higher education than to sit down and write a tuition check. You may love your son or daughter absolutely, and you may have an unshakable faith in the college or university of their choice, but when...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Three high school students have been named as finalists to become the next student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education.
They are Ayesha Chaudhry of South River High School in Edgewater, Camilla Shanley of North County High in Ferndale...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Millions of dollars in scholarship money that the state could have provided to about 8,000 needy college students has sat untouched, according to an audit released Wednesday.
Auditors from the Office of Legislative Audits found that the Maryland Higher...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:18 PM
A growth spurt in community college enrollment during the recession has all but ended, with numbers declining or leveling off this year, according to state officials.
Three years ago, two-year institutions saw an enrollment boon at the height of the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:22 PM
To the vast majority of the world, it was just another intramural soccer game, played on a Friday afternoon before a meager crowd at Towson University.
Unless you'd followed the fortunes of the Towson men's soccer program, the names Grundei, Toribio and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
There are exactly four weeks until national signing day, and Maryland has several spots still...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A record 504 college coaches gathered last weekend at the Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., to watch more than 4,000 high school players in a lacrosse tournament.
Behind the scenes, Corrigan Sports Enterprises, the Elkridge firm that also...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 7:55 PM
There was activity everywhere, not that DeAngelo Tyson paid much attention to any of it.
The time between the morning walk-through and the afternoon practice at the Ravens' facility is the NFL's version of rush hour. Players move rapidly around the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 1:39 PM
When Rose and Apollos Ihedigbo moved their young family to the United States from Nigeria in 1980, they were determined to pursue opportunities in higher education that had not been available to them in their native land.
The road was not easy, but...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The fence edging Tiber Park along Main Street in Ellicott City is bare now, a far cry from the makeshift memorial of clustered flowers, candles and notes that grew after the CSX train derailment last year that took the lives of two 19-year-old Ellicott...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:50 AM
A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!"
This week's activity helped...