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    Franklin Pierce University Looking to Help Mt Ida Students

    Students at the soon to be closed Mt Ida College in Newton will have the opportunity to receive scholarships at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire (Published Sunday, April 22, 2018)

    Franklin Pierce University is offering 20 full-tuition scholarships to students at a small private college in Massachusetts that is set to close if they enroll as full-time residential students at the New Hampshire school.

    Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts, plans to close at the end of the semester. Officials announced that undergraduate students will be offered automatic admission to the University of Massachusetts' Dartmouth campus.

    In addition to offering scholarships, Franklin Pierce in Rindge says it also will provide Mount Ida students in good stand with automatic admission with no application fee and says students are eligible to receive generous transfer scholarships.

    New Hampshire's Keene State College also made a play for the students, inviting them to campus earlier this month to apply and get an on-the-spot decision.

    Mt. Ida Students Stunned Execs Got Raises While Debt Soared

    [NECN] Mt. Ida Students Stunned Execs Got Raises While School's Debt Soared

    Mt. Ida students, facing uncertain futures, are not happy to learn that the school's president and top administrators received pay raises, even as the school struggled financially. Earlier this month, Mt. Ida agreed to close, selling its campus to UMass Amherst. The college says the president's pay is justified, but students are upset.

    (Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

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