The Daily Eastern News

Panther Service Awards to reward volunteering students

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

February 24, 2020

Students can nominate either themselves or their peers online for Panther Service Awards, which highlight those who have shown volunteerism and/or great leadership. Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, said the office wanted to honor and recognize students who...

Eastern to award scholarships to eSports athletes

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

January 13, 2020

Eastern is offering a series of scholarships to students who show leadership and dedication to the eSports community. The scholarships are called “Level Up Scholarships” and are available to current and incoming students. Students receive different monetary amounts based on certain criteria such...

12-14 athletic scholarships to be eliminated for the fall semester

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2018

About 12-14 athletic scholarships will be cut in the fall semester in an effort to lessen the department’s deficit, officials said at a meeting for the Council on University Planning and Budgeting on Friday. Athletics was charged with reducing about 23 scholarships over the course of two years. ...

New system streamlines scholarships for students

Parker Valentine, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018

Eastern’s new scholarship system hopes to simplify the application process. The system, called “AcademicWorks,” is one all students who want to apply for scholarships can use. When they go to Eastern’s AcademicWorks website, students will find a list of scholarships available with brief...

Financial aid offered for study abroad programs

Megan Noonan, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016

  Many students believe that it costs more to attend study abroad than usual tuition. George Anaman, a graduate student who works in the study abroad office, said that is a myth. Rachel Lindhart, a second year graduate student who also works in the study abroad office, said students might...

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