Thursday, July 16, 2009

NEWS LINKS | July 16, 2009


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




Community Colleges Get Respect (Pierce District Chancellor Michele Johnson, CCRC Director Thomas Bailey, Pierce alum and Costco VP Jim Murphy, and others talk about the value of community colleges and discuss President Obama’s community college initiative.)

KUOW Radio (Click on MP3 or RealAudio button to listen; the college discussion starts about 14 minutes in)


Clark’s Knight likes Obama plan

The Vancouver Columbian, July 14, 2009




'All the Bells and Whistles'

Inside Higher Ed, July 16, 2009


A Gripe Session at Blackboard

Inside Higher Ed, July 16, 2009


Despite recession, college grad pay remains stable

Puget Sound Business Journal, July 15, 2009





Can Bill Gates control the weather?

Microsoft founder, co-inventors filed patent applications on technology to slow hurricanes by pumping cold, deep-ocean water in their paths.

USA Today, July 16, 2009


 Nobody can rock like these Harry Potter-inspired bands

USA Today, July 16, 2009


Apple to Microsoft: Stop with the ads

The Seattle Times, July 15, 2009


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