Tuesday, October 6, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Oct. 6, 2009

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




More than 200 students receive scholarships from CBC Foundation

KVEW TV, October 2, 2009



Minority-owned companies rising in Tri-Cities

The [multicultural business] guide … was distributed free as a community resource, said Donna Campbell, CBC's vice president for instruction, ... She said CBC would like to update the guide if the college gets more funding for it. CBC did recently get $600,000 in federal money to help revitalize Pasco's downtown … said Cruz Gonzalez, assistant vice president of grants administration.

Tri-City Herald, October 4, 2009 (Columbia Basin College)



No surprise here: Financial aid applications on the rise

Yakima Herald, October 5, 2009 (includes link to HECB report, including CTCs)





At Transfer Time in California, Thousands of Students Hit a Dead End

Chronicle of Higher Education, October 5, 2009



Editorial: Action needed to keep Boeing jobs in state

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, October 5, 2009





Manning moving into new role

Environmental advocate Jay Manning is moving from the state Department of Ecology to chief of staff for Gov. Chris Gregoire.

The Olympian, October 6, 2009



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