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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
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
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
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
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
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)
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
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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