Monday, June 8, 2009

NEWS LINKS | June 8, 2009

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




Off Beat: Clark College time capsule chock full of news from earlier eras

The Columbian, June 7, 2009

High praise for alternative high school students

“I plan to go to Big Bend Community College in September to be a medical technician and hope to go to work for a clinic or hospital.” I just need to accumulate enough credits so I can go to community college and learn a trade,”

Othello Outlook, June 6, 2009


Food Banks Help Olympic College Students

In a series of forums last summer, students told MacLennan and OC President David Mitchell they need more help with basic services like food, housing and financial aid — or their dream of getting an education may slip away. The college has aggressively responded. At the students' request, it now has food banks at all three of its branches.

Kitsap Sun, June 5, 2009


Highline College Scholars Earn $624,000 In Financial Aid

B-Town (Burien) Blog, June 5, 2009





OP-ED: Five Ways to Fix America’s Schools

New York Times, June 8, 2009


The Impact of Student Employment

Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2009


Schwarzenegger Wants More Part-Time Faculty at Community Colleges

Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2009


Tenure's Value ... to Society

Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2009




Got a Political Career?  Don't Tweet It Away.

Washington Post, June 8, 2009



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