Tuesday, June 9, 2009

NEWS LINKS | June 9, 2009

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




LCC students promote math, science in local schools with Isaac Newton presentation

The Daily News, June 8, 2009



Learning From An Economic Recession: A New Push For Financial Literacy

Q13 Fox News, June 4, 2009 (Bellevue College)



Financial Education at Bellevue College
KONG-TV,  June 2, 2009 



One-Stop Tutoring Shop: Colleges make it easier for students by co-locating tutoring services

University Business, May 2009 (Highline CC)






6 Lessons One Campus Learned About E-Textbooks

Chronicle of Higher Education, June 12, 2009


This article will be available to non-subscribers of The Chronicle for up to five days after it is e-mailed.


Students forgoing ‘dream’ colleges / Sign of the times: ‘Parents were willing to pay for prestige in the past’

The Olympian, June 9, 2009



Want to Be a College President? Search Consultants Share How-To's

Chronicle of Higher Education, June 9, 2009


This article will be available to non-subscribers of The Chronicle for up to five days after it is e-mailed.


The Summer Swarm

Community colleges and for-profit universities are seeing expected enrollment increases due to the down economy, but students are flocking to many four-year colleges this summer, too -- and finding friendlier aid policies at some institutions.

Inside Higher Education, June 9, 2009



Schwarzenegger: Digital textbooks can save money, improve learning

Mercury News, June 6, 2009



The 10 Hardest Jobs To Fill In America

Forbes Magazine, June 3, 2009


In Pictures: The 10 Hardest Jobs To Fill In America: Engineer, Nurse, Skilled Trades, Teacher, Sales Representative, Technician, Truck Driver, Information Technology, Machinist or Machine Operator, Laborer





Column: State's economic forecast is better, but still not that great

The News Tribune, June 9, 2009




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