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PLATTSBURGH — Full-time students at Clinton Community College (CCC) could see a $344 tuition hike this semester. more

Aug 8, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — The state is now accepting applications for the Excelsior Scholarship program designed to fill in the funding gaps at the state’s public colleges and universities. more

Jun 13, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — As details about the state’s new free tuition program trickle in, college officials are scrambling to spread the word before the fast-approaching application deadline. more

May 24, 2017 1:30 PM The Sun

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ESSEX —  Over 50 stakeholders from schools, colleges, businesses, non-profits and elected seats pushed to define “college and career ready” at the recent Intersections Summit, a conference at College for Every Student facilities here. more

May 19, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched an aggressive campaign to promote his free tuition program for all state schools. more

Feb 14, 2017 10:20 AM The Sun

So Gov. Andy Cuomo and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders propose free college in New York State for low and middle-class students via the Excelsior Scholarship Program and everyone goes hurrah, this is fantastic. more

Jan 14, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is zipping around the state this week giving six localized state of the state speeches. more

Jan 11, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH — Local educators are cautiously optimistic about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for free tuition at all state schools, but are awaiting more details. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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