Friday, September 25, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Sept. 25, 2009

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




Spice of Life

News Tribune, September 24, 2009 (Bates TC)


Designing, Making or Selling the Widget: The importance of career counseling

I have a hunch that some of us might make one of the most consequential choices of our lives — our career — with less calculation than we apply to buying a car. … If I walked into the OC office of counselor Teresa Jones … she would pick up the conversation by asking what kinds of things I’d done in my past, what kinds of jobs I’d had, and if I enjoyed them. …

Kitsap Sun, September 25, 2009 (Olympic College)


How Are You Paying for College?

KUOW NPR Seattle, September 25, 2009 (North Seattle CC)


Boeing to stop paying for many employees' education

Seattle Times, September 25, 2009





Will Colleges Give NBC's 'Community' Good Marks?

WBUR NPR Boston, September 24, 2009


UW braces for swine flu as students return

Seattle Times, September 24, 2009


Schools use Facebook, Twitter to get out their message

The Oregonian, September 25, 2009




The Secret World of 'IKEA Speak'

What’s behind the naming conventions that brought you Jerker, Fartfull, Snitta?  Generate your own IKEA product name.




So, what's the trendy way to sneeze?

Seattle Times, September 25, 2009


How to solve 9 sleep problems

CNN, September 25, 2009


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