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St. John’s University Planning to Open Nursing Program This Fall

St. John’s University in New York plans to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing when in-person classes recommence this fall.

Ohio Lottery Offers Free College or $1M for Getting COVID Vaccine

A vaccination lottery drawing in Ohio will give vaccinated individuals in the state the chance to win either $1 million or a full college scholarship.

Delaware State University Forgives $730,000 in Student Debt

Delaware State University has arranged to cancel $730,000 in student debt by using a portion of American Rescue Plan Act funds received by the school.

Several US Universities Recognize Sinopharm Vaccine: Chinese Media

Several US universities have recognized the validity of Sinopharm, a COVID-19 vaccine produced in China, Chinese government-run Global Times reported.

Biden Administration Providing COVID Aid to Undocumented Students

The Biden administration will allow undocumented and international college students to access pandemic aid, reversing the Trump-era policy preventing them from accessing federal college assistance.

Kansas State University Relaxes Mask Policy After CDC Guidelines

Kansas State University is now allowing fully vaccinated people to participate in outdoor and recreational activities without wearing masks.

New Bill Opens NJ Community Colleges to Build Dormitories

A bill that would facilitate the development of on-campus housing at community colleges in New Jersey has been approved by the Assembly Higher Education Committee.

South Dakota State Universities Lift Mask Mandate

Six public universities in South Dakota will no longer require their students and employees to wear protective masks beginning May 10.