Wednesday, November 18, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Nov. 18, 2009

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




Walla Walla Community College puts finishing touches on expansion

Walla Walla Union Bulletin, November 17, 2009


Bellevue College student from Kirkland wins national honor
Bellevue College’s student newspaper, The Jibsheet, has won a national Pacemaker Award from the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) for the quality of its online edition.

Kirkland Reporter, November 18, 2009

Governor appoints Sherry Armijo to CBC board

Chris Gregoire appointed Tri-City resident Sherry Armijo to the Columbia Basin College Board of Trustees on Tuesday.
Tri City Herald, November 18, 2009


KBCS: Staying Afloat
Seattle Weekly, November 18, 2009 (Bellevue College radio station)




Local Community College Beats Yale / Elgin Community College takes down Ivy League school in mock trial competition

NBC Chicago, November 11, 2009


Job hunters find employers pickier

"It's a little bizarre out there right now," … "They're looking for one person who can do a ridiculous amount of unrelated things for $32,000 a year." … One health-care clinic, for example, wanted someone who had both marketing experience and knowledge of computer-networking software.  An environmental nonprofit was looking for someone who could troubleshoot Apple computers, lift up to 50 pounds, work long hours and travel up to seven days at a stretch. And a catering company sought an event planner who also knew basic HTML and would be willing to do "personal assistant tasks" for the owner.

Seattle Times, November 18, 2009


Flexible Fund Raising

With even wealthy individuals feeling the downturn, development officers are making more accommodations, such as allowing more time to fulfill pledges.

Inside Higher Ed, November 18, 2009





WA Governor Contemplating Cutting Entire Programs

Oregon Public Broadcasting, November 17, 2009



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