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9:02 am
Fri August 19, 2011

Ohio students raise money for famine victims

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A group of Ohio college students from Somalia has raised more than $17,000 from door-to-door donations to help Somali victims of the East African famine. 

The students planned to present $17,460 to three charity groups Thursday night after breaking the Ramadan fast in Columbus.

Ohio State student Rowda Olad says students felt they had to do something as they saw how many children are dying.  Olad says the students, from Ohio State and Columbus State Community College, plan to continue fundraising.

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Education
5:38 pm
Thu August 18, 2011

Wittenberg University Receives $6 Million Gift

Wittenberg University announced Wednesday that it has received a $6 million gift. Wittenberg President Mark Erickson said it is the largest cash gift ever received from a living individual to the university. WYSO's Wayne Baker reports.

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Education
5:22 pm
Thu August 18, 2011

Mixed Messages From School Voucher Totals

The state greatly increased the number of taxpayer-paid vouchers available for students in failing schools. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports the final numbers are in from the latest round of applications, and the message isn't clear.

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Education
12:31 pm
Sun August 14, 2011

Cyber Engineering Students Graduate with Hackfest

Students of a cyber engineering course at the Air Force Institute of Technology will graduate today at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - after the program's capstone event. 31 program graduates were separated into two teams competing against each other in large-scale cyber warfare. The cyber security boot camp was created by AFIT’s center for cyberspace research in response to the growing number of cyber security issues. 

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Education
8:18 am
Mon August 8, 2011

More Ohio students attend non-residential campuses

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Data from Ohio's higher education board shows enrollment has more than tripled over the past decade at regional campuses and community colleges as more students attend locations away from residential campuses.

The Dayton Daily News reports data from the Ohio Board of Regents shows regional campuses and community colleges had 252,000 students last year. That's up from 74,000 a decade earlier.

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