Friday, June 19, 2009

NEWS LINKS | June 19, 2009

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




Edmonds CC student forges on in face of illness

Edmonds Community College student Dulcie Chase, will graduate with an associate of arts degree this Friday, June 19. Chase is to speak at commencement Friday night.

Lynnwood Mountlake Terrace Enterprise, June 17, 2009


Clark takes another swing at baseball / opinion by Tom Koenninger

The Columbian, June 17, 2009


School food that actually tastes good! / Fine dining comes to Bates Technical College,  offering a three-course meal for one low price

Tacoma Weekly, June 18, 2009


EvCC drops funding for preschool programs

The Herald, June 18, 2009


Budget cuts force closure of WSU center at YVCC

Yakima Herald, June 18, 2009


CCs of Spokane staff, including at Pullman, will take furloughs this summer
Moscow-Pullman Daily News, June 18, 2009


LCC to honor record number of graduates during Friday's commencement ceremony

The Daily News, June 18, 2009


[Grays Harbor College] Graduates lead class Friday night

The Daily World, June 18, 2009


Happy ending for CBC grad who started classes in '70s

News Tribune, June 19, 2009


South Seattle Community College’s historic Graduation Night

The 11 students are the first to graduate with bachelor’s degrees earned at SSCC – in this case, the Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Hospitality Management.
West Seattle Blog, June 19, 2009


[Green River Community] College’s token of appreciation touches vets

Auburn Reporter, June 19, 2009


Clark Penguins Turn the Page / Commencement 2009

Wilbert Kalmbach, WWII veteran who finally got to walk in a graduation ceremony last night, got two standing ovations and countless members of the Class of 2009 – and the faculty – and guests came over to shake his hand and congratulate him. 

The Columbian, June 19, 2009


Governor to set state ‘hiring cap’ / Budget: Revenue forecast drops by another $487 million

The News Tribune, June 19, 2009





Obama's community college booster: $  

Chicago Tribune Washington Bureau blog, June 17, 2009


10 Reasons to Pick a Community College

US News & World Report, June 17, 2009


Compass 2 Campus gives area fifth-graders a glimpse of college life

Compass 2 Campus is a pilot mentoring program that will send 450 college students into fifth-grade classrooms in 10 school districts in Skagit and Whatcom counties. In all, about 800 fifth-graders will be served, Shepard said.

Skagit Valley Herald, June 19, 2009


Building Up Job Training

Inside Higher Ed, June 19, 2009


Ask the Administrator: Picking Winners

With all this talk about green jobs and the more than usual uncertainty about the shape of the future job market, I've been curious of late about how community college deans, departments, and
counselors cope with the issue of occupational forecasting.

Inside Higher Ed, June 19, 2009





Chase selected for WDC Board

State Rep. Maralyn Chase, D-Shoreline, has been appointed to the Board of the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County

Shoreline/Lake Forest Park Enterprise, June 17, 2009 (Shoreline CC)





Let the Bathroom Bowl Games Begin

[Editor’s note:  As an experienced campus tour guide, I can confirm that ‘facilities’ do influence whether prospective students consider your college Number One -- or Number Two.]

The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15, 2009

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Eleven Unusual Majors Your College Probably Didn't Offer

Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2009


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