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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Guest Column by Jill Wakefield: The new applied-science degree fills an unmet need
With the first candidates for Washington's new bachelor of applied science degrees graduating, the four community colleges that offer them are learning their students are getting opportunities they wouldn't have otherwise, writes Jill Wakefield, chancellor of Seattle Community Colleges.
Seattle Times, July 12, 2009
First Peninsula College bachelor's degrees to be awarded Saturday
Peninsula College, June 12, 2009
CCS avoids declaring financial emergency
KXLY-TV, June 11, 2009 (Community Colleges of Spokane)
Big Bend CC faces smaller budget
Columbia Basin Herald, June 11, 2009
Centralia College Set to Graduate 450 Students
KELA Radio, June 11, 2009
YVCC’s 80th Commencement Ceremony
KIMA TV, June 11, 2009
While Finding Jobs is Difficult , Dental Hygienists Say Demand is Always There
KNDO/KNDU TV, June 11, 2009 (Yakima Valley CC)
Amy Goings, Clover Park TC, accepted into Washington Executive Leadership Academy
Business Examiner, June 11, 2009
Saving aerospace one task force at a time
The Washington Council on Aerospace created by Gov. Chris Gregoire will hold its first meeting June 24, 3 to 5 p.m., Everett Community College facility at Paine Field. It’s got a bunch of tasks including: coordinate and organize the worker-training programs at Washington’s community and technical colleges.
The Herald blog, June 11, 2009
Clark College vocational students honored
Battle Ground Reflector, June 10, 2009
Three Clark students earn vocational awards of excellence
The Daily Insider, June 4, 2009
Orv Iverson named Clark College outstanding alumnus
The Daily Insider, June 3, 2009
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Guest columnists Rick Bender and Tom Chamberlain: Green jobs must mean good jobs that respect labor
Green jobs can never help rebuild our economy if the industry is not built with respect and dignity for the workers who will be doing the heavy lifting, write guest columnists and labor leaders They discuss examples of companies moving plants across state borders for access to lower-cost labor and richer tax breaks.
Seattle Times, June 12, 2009
Blackboard's New Blog
Blackboard -- a company sometimes criticized for not engaging with its critics -- has introduced a new blog that features, among other things, comments posing tough questions.
Inside Higher Ed, June 12, 2009
[College Bound Scholarship] Rewarding mediocrity
Yakima Herald letters, June 11, 2009
New Coalition Will Work to Bring Broadband Internet Access to the Public
Chronicle of Higher Education, June 11, 2009
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Rep. Bob Hasegawa speaks to WWII veterans at Memorial Day Service
Northwest Asian Weekly, June 11, 2009 (Shoreline CC alumnus)
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
Nothing funny happened this week.
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