Tuesday, June 2, 2009

NEWS LINKS | June 2, 2009

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




Mystery of Amnesia Is Fact of Daily Life for Teen

In an instant, Kayla Hutchinson, Walla Walla CC student, lost all memory of family, friends -- of life as she knew it.

ABC News, June 2, 2009



Moses Lake Relay for Life continues the fight against cancer 

Columbia Basin Herald, June 1, 2009 (Big Bend CC)



Former community college student to pilot final space shuttle mission

Community College Times, May 8, 2009 (Big Bend CC)



Helping America Get Out of the Red by Going Green: Training Programs Boost Workforce, Face Their Own Financial Setbacks

American Council on Education CenterPoint, May 2009 (Clover Park TC)



Right Time, Right Learning: Three CPTC Students Increase Job Mobility

American Council on Education CenterPoint, May 2009 (Clover Park TC)






Colleges Consider Using Blogs Instead of Blackboard

Chronicle of Higher Education, June 2, 2009


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In a Washington Minute: For-Profit Colleges on Edge

The U.S. Education Department's new round of rule making, announced last week, has some for-profit colleges worrying that they are about to face stricter oversight from the Obama administration.

Chronicle of Higher Education audio clip, June 2, 2009



Report Outlines Health Concerns for Student Veterans

Student veterans have unique needs that might require more specialized services from their colleges and universities.

Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2009




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