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Georgians passing GED test

...in the 2014 fiscal year - in large part because the economy has improved and more people have returned to work, said Mike Light, the technical college system's executive director of communications. State funding isn't even the biggest problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-15/georgians-passing-ged-tes
Georgia college enrollment drops

...more HOPE money for technical college students next year could bring more students back to them, however, according to Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Even with the sharp fall in enrollment and graduates, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-30/georgia-college-enrollmen
Gov. Nathan Deal details education proposals

...of current and future technical college students while also ensuring the future viability of the HOPE program," said Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Last year, more than 34,000 students graduated from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-08/gov-nathan-deal-details-educa
Georgia college enrollment, graduation drop

...more HOPE money for technical college students next year could bring more students back to them, however, according to Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Even with the sharp fall in enrollment and graduates, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-30/georgia-college-enrollmen
HOPE scholars don't return after losing tech grants

...regaining HOPE eligibility) are people who basically had to quit college because they couldn't afford it," said Mike Light, the system's executive director of communications.The change to 2.0 won't lessen the overall quality of graduates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-10-28/hope-scholars-dont-return
Augusta Technical College establishes police department

...Augusta Tech is the 13th of Georgia's 25 technical colleges to establish its own police department, according to Mike Light, a spokesman for Technical College System of Georgia.He said a recent boost in technical college enrollment in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-26/augusta-techical-colle
At UGA, more must rely on aid

...college students receiving Pell Grants has nearly doubled in the past two years, from 47,000 to about 89,000, said Mike Light, a spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia.Enrollment in the technical college system has surged in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-22/uga-more-must-rely-aid
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Augusta Tech plans to offset budget cut

...the 3 percent, nor would I venture to guess as to when it might be implemented," technical college system spokesman Mike Light wrote in an e-mail. Augusta Tech President Terry Elam, though, said he hopes to stave off the effects of such a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-07-21/augusta-tech-plans-offset-bud
Leaders at other merged universities see risks, rewards

...in administrative costs and eliminated $6.5 million in allocations per year for the state, according to spokesman Mike Light. Officials pushed the merger because the state had too many small colleges providing similar services within close geographical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-01-28/leaders-other-merged-univ
Southern states not helping dropouts

...percent last year.However, there's no dispute about the need for funding."More funding is essential," said Mike Light, spokesman for the Technical College System of Georgia where the adult classes are taught.He argues the payoff for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2010-08-04/southern-states-not-helpi
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