Friday, May 22, 2009


SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




Unemployment in Low-Income Communities

A couple of articles feature WA state colleges’ work with low-income populations, see pp. 4, 17, 18, 19, 20. Wenatchee Valley, Spokane IEL, Shoreline, I-BEST.

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Community Development Magazine, Spring 2009


State officials reject airport's bid for expansion loan
Spokane Community College would piggyback on the expansion, moving its aircraft-technician program from Felts Field.

The Spokesman Review, May 22, 2009


Tri-City college officials optimistic about future

Tri-City Herald, May 22, 2009 (Columbia Basin College)


Expansion Plans in the Works for Poulsbo's Olympic College Campus
Kitsap Sun, May 21, 2009
By Brynn Grimley (Contact) Olympic College's Poulsbo campus is on track to outgrow its current facilities, prompting the college's board of trustees to ...


WW Water Watcher
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, May 21, 2009 (Walla Walla CC)


Running Start Program Not Getting Cut from Columbia Basin College

KNDO/KNDU TV, May 21, 2009


Clark College classes prove that learning is a timeless experience

Battle Ground Reflector, May 20, 2009


Mismatch between supply and demand ails nursing profession

Puget Sound Business Journal, May 18, 2009 (Seattle Central CC)





Transfer, Texas Style

Educators in Lone Star State trade ideas on how to get more community college students into four-year programs.

Chronicle of Higher Education, May 22, 2009




Flutter: The New Twitter

It’s hard to keep up with the latest in social media tools, but this one is worth looking into.

Slate Videos, May 2009



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