The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded more than $28 million in funding to Winston-Salem State University. It's the largest grant in the school's history.
Tens of thousands of North Carolina college students will need to get a COVID-19 vaccine or be tested weekly, according to the University of North Carolina System.
Student financial aid applications are down among North Carolina high school seniors. Several events will be held this month across the state to make a dent in those numbers.