Tuesday, October 20, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Oct. 20, 2009

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

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LCC nursing program claims state award

Lower Columbia College’s Rural Outreach Nursing Education (RONE) was one of five projects to earn a 2009 Workforce and Economic Development Best Practice award. The award, designed to honor programs that create jobs, build a skilled workforce and enhance the economy …

The Daily News, October 20, 2009



Editorial: Literacy matters

Columbia Basin Herald, October 19, 2009 (Big Bend CC, Adult Literacy Week)



Gov. Gregoire announces winners of economic development awards

The company contracted with Tacoma Community College to design manufacturing systems curriculum and train 25 new managers and supervisors to succeed current employees as they retire.

Tacoma Daily Index, October 19, 2009





When IT Grows, Can You Keep Up?

Chronicle of Higher Education, Episode 59, October 14, 2009



How Not to Balance a CC Budget /Confessions of a Community College Dean

Out-of-state students! Several state university systems are now considering making deliberate moves to increase the proportion of out-of-state students.

Inside Higher Ed, October 20, 2009


Toward Tobacco-Free Campuses

Inside Higher Ed, October 20, 2009





Gregoire’s new budget math: Don't like a cut? Name something else to lop

The Olympian, October 19, 2009



Grant picks up where father left off /Race for 16th District state representative

After a few years of working in restaurants, she decided to enroll in the nursing program at Walla Walla Community College. .. Fortunately, college taught Grant that she had a passion for learning, and has let this love guide her life ever since.

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, October 17, 2009



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