Thursday, November 5, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Nov. 5, 2009

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




LCC celebrates year 75 with gallery of old photos
The Daily News, November 4, 2009


Grant benefits working adults at Cascadia Community College

The Workforce Development Council Snohomish County (WDCSC) received the $496,696 grant to benefit working adults and recently unemployed workers pursuing degrees and certificates at community colleges. Cascadia, Edmonds, and Everett community colleges are partnering with WDCSC to provide compressed instruction programs that get students back in the work force as quickly as possible.

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, November 4, 2009


Hurd gets a running start

Hurd … opted to take part in a college-prep program called "Running Start" so she could accelerate her development on and off the field. Academically, it allows the 17-year-old to take college-level courses, tuition-free, at Bellevue College. Athletically, it frees her up to train with her under-18 team at the elite Crossfire Premier Soccer Club. Her plan is simple: to play on the U.S. Women's National Team.

ESPN RISE Magazine, November 5, 2009




Technology Gap

Professors think they are doing a better job with digital tools than their students believe is the case, survey suggests.

Inside Higher Ed, November 5, 2009


Colleges Can Reap Educational Gains by Steering More Aid to the Needy, Studies Suggest

The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 4, 2009


Writer's stint in community college paid off in comedy series

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 4, 2009



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