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Colleges Face Potential Closures Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Colleges Face Closures

The coronavirus pandemic is threatening every industry in the world, and the higher education system is no exception. “Everybody’s worried,” says Kevin Cavanagh, vice president for enrollment management at Bloomfield College outside Newark, N.J. The school attracts nearly 1,700 students, mostly black and Hispanic. “You don’t know what the variables …

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Student Accidentally Receives $1M in Financial Aid

A South African student accidentally received a deposit of $1 million in her financial aid account and spent more than $60k before authorities realized the mistake. Walter Sisulu University in Eastern Cape province accidentally loaded the massive funds onto the student’s financial aid debit card.   The financial assistant was …

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