Monday, October 12, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Oct. 12, 2009

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




College offers classes for jobs of the future / Students at Everett Community College are going green.

The Everett Tribune, Oct. 7, 2009


[Clark College] Students, business leaders grill candidates

The Columbian, October 7, 2009


Precautionary measures

H1N1 preparation; absentee rates at Clark College and regional schools.

The Columbian, October 9, 2009


Health Care Careers on the Rise

The Centralia Chronicle, October 10, 2009 (Centralia College)


A century’s worth of stories echo through Wells House

Wenatchee World, October 10, 2009 (Wenatchee Valley College)


Everett Community College resource fair helps older immigrants with health advice

The Herald, October 11, 2009


Clallam Business Incubator on shaky ground

Peninsula Daily News, October 11, 2009 (Peninsula College)


Working Adults and Displaced Workers get boost with $11.25 million in grants to go to college

Gov Monitor, October 12, 2009 (Bellingham TC, Snohomish WDC)


Stream Team Pulls Debris From China Creek

The Centralia Chronicle, October 12, 2009 (Centralia College, Grays Harbor College)


Vancouver man takes rewarding spin on ‘Wheel'

.. Hatcher took advantage of worker retraining programs through WorkSource and Clark College. He decided to pursue a certificate in computer support. … Hatcher's internship led to a permanent job …

The Columbian, October 12, 2009





College for $99 a Month

The next generation of online education could be great for students—and catastrophic for universities.

Washington Monthly, Sept/Oct 2009


The Millennial Muddle

How stereotyping students became a thriving industry and a bundle of contradictions

Chronicle of Higher Education,  October 11, 2009


Over the Years, Generational Labels Multiply

A student-affairs veteran shares his long list of generational nicknames. They're hazardous, he says.

Chronicle of Higher Education,  October 11, 2009


SNL Spoofs Ads of a Certain For-Profit University

Notice a lot of advertising from for-profit universities of late? Apparently so did the producers at "Saturday Night Live." [Note: you must endure a commercial to get to the spoof ad.]

Inside Higher Ed, October 12, 2009


College cutbacks make it harder to earn degrees

Budget problems forcing schools to lay off instructors, eliminate classes

MSNBC, October 12, 2009





Whose Metrics?

As community colleges begin national accountability project, Oregon experience shows that the numbers that lawmakers may want don’t always overlap with the ones educators need.

Inside Higher Ed, October 12, 2009


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