Bucks’ Board of Trustees approved a 3.8 percent tuition increase effective this fall, meaning a typical full-time Bucks County student will pay $4,178 for 24 credits and fees for the 2015-16 academic year.
The board voted unanimously April 9 to increase tuition by $5 a credit hour for county residents, from $130 to $135 a credit hour. The... READ MORE »»
A recent string of heroin overdoses in Bucks County has prompted the District Attorney’s office to action, and to call on the community for support in battling against drug abuse.
This heroin epidemic is now being referred to as a “hometown crisis.” In late February, two men, ages 18 and 20, from the Central-Bucks area were charged with selling... READ MORE »»
To increase retention, Bucks has revamped its advising services and instituted an assigned advisor for every student, full- or part-time, receiving mixed reviews from both students and faculty.
In light of the 6 percent enrollment drop this semester, Bucks is looking for ways to bring in new students, and keep them coming back next semester. One... READ MORE »»
With the rising cost of tuition for community colleges, it is increasingly important for students to understand how to apply for grants, work-study, scholarships, and student loans, in order to graduate with as little debt as possible.
According to College Board, tuition and fees for community colleges have increased over 3 percent in the last year.... READ MORE »»
This year’s upcoming journalism forum at Bucks will give students the opportunity to learn the business inside and out from professionals currently working in the field.
The 16th Annual Journalism Forum, presented by Bucks’ journalism program and the Centurion student newspaper, will be held on Tuesday, April 21 at the Newtown campus.
The... READ MORE »»
Techgirlz aims to inspire, reaching out to young girls in the community and urging them to dream big about opportunities in the field of technology.
Techgirlz is a non-profit organization based out of Philadelphia with a goal to encourage young girls to consider a career in technology. The ambition of this group is to teach girls in grades sixth... READ MORE »»
Most artists will tell you that the inspiration derived for their greatest works comes from the avenues and alleyways of music.
However, every so often artists will look beyond the confines of music for inspiration, to create an album based on a single overall theme or to tell a single story.
When a musician takes this approach it’s called a... READ MORE »»
Rider University and Bucks forged a new program-to-program transfer agreement that allows 13 different majors from the community college to seamlessly transfer into Rider University.
Now Bucks students, with the help of their advisor, will be able to take the credits from their associate degree (A.A.) into Rider University with junior level status... READ MORE »»
Leonard Nimoy, better known as Mr. Spock for his role as the half man half Vulcan alien from “Star Trek,” died Feb. 27 in his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. He was 83.
Nimoy passed away due to Chronic... Read More »
What plant is as strong as steel and holds the Guinness world record for fastest growing plant? Bamboo.
A member of the grass family, Bamboo has a tensile strength equivalent to steel’s and some species can grow at a rate of 35 inches per day and reach heights of 100 meters.
Native... Read More »