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Georgia Tech To Accept Bitcoin At Shops & Stadium

The virtual Bitcoin currency moves even further into the mainstream as Georgia Tech has reportedly become the first major university to make a deal that will allow the use of Bitcoin for student purchases at dining halls and sporting venues. [More]

Now The Feds Are Investigating Operators Of Everest, WyoTech & Heald Colleges

Now The Feds Are Investigating Operators Of Everest, WyoTech & Heald Colleges

Last fall, the state of California sued Corinthian Colleges, Inc. — better known as the company that operates a number of the for-profit colleges whose ads dominate daytime TV commercial breaks — over allegations that it lied to students about job-placement stats and to investors about its graduates’ success rate. Yesterday, CCI revealed that it’s also being investigated by two federal agencies and can’t open any new locations for the time-being. [More]

UPDATE: Fairmont Hotel Drama Gets Happy Ending For College Students

UPDATE: Fairmont Hotel Drama Gets Happy Ending For College Students

Yesterday, we brought you the story of 128 Washington University students whose reservations at the Fairmont Millennium in downtown Chicago had been canceled and relocated 15 miles away to an airport Sheraton. We’re happy to report that the situation appears to have been resolved, without much bloodshed. [More]