SF Federal Judges Rule NCAA Cannot Limit Educational Scholarships For College AthletesA federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Monday that the National Collegiate Athletic Association can't limit the compensation colleges can give to top basketball and football players for education-related costs and benefits.
Donors Meet Students They've Helped To Get Into College At Salesforce EventSweet smiles and happy families are what the camera captures when a Students Rising Above scholar fulfills their college dream. The cap and gown and the pomp and circumstance are all part of the experience. But what most do not see are the shoulders SRA scholars are standing on, those of the donors who have kept the non-profit running.
Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Napa Non-Profit Guides Students Into Careers
UC Berkeley Students Call For Scholarships For Syrian RefugeesUC Berkeley students are urging school officials to follow in the footsteps of other universities by offering scholarships specifically for Syrian refugees.
Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
California's High School Cheerleading Squads Build Skills In StudentsHigh school cheerleading presents a broad-based opportunity for students to compete, excel and challenge both their mental and physical capacities.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps San Francisco’s Youth Succeed In CollegeThis week’s Jefferson Award winner has been an Air Force Sergeant, a youth pastor, and a systems and network engineer. That career path has helped Sonya Brunswick change young people's lives today.
UC Turns To Social Media To Raise Money For ScholarshipsPutting a technological spin on the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, the University of California launched a campaign on Wednesday to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships.
Community Corner: Bay Area Teens Receive National Leadership AwardThe Helen Diller Family Foundation presents ten young leaders in volunteerism nation-wide with the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards and $36,000 each in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place.
California Lacks Plan To Pay For Middle Class Scholarship ActThe California Assembly has approved a bill to cut the cost of attending a California public university for middle class students who make too much money to qualify for financial aid, but no vote has been scheduled on the complicated tax code maneuver needed to pay for the plan.
San Jose's Mi Pueblo Scholarship Program Helping Workers Graduate CollegeMi Pueblo awarded 35 employees with hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships .
Brown Signs 'Dream Act' Allowing Undocumented Students To Get Financial AidOne day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public financial aid for higher education, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he signed the California DREAM Act.