Tuesday, December 15, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Dec. 15, 2009

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




Clark College professor [Dave Kosloski] receives Outstanding Educator Award

The Daily Insider, December 10, 2009



Research reveals rose petals' dual nature

Includes interview with Clark College chemistry professor Nadine Fattaleh.

The Columbian, December 10, 2009



WWU trustees say university needs to be louder in Olympia

Sharpe said the boards from all six four-year public universities and colleges have been talking and are "organizing a fight" against higher education cuts. There likely won't be much impact this year due to timing, but he hopes for more of an impact for the next biennium, 2011-13.  The newest trustee, former Secretary of State Ralph Munro, said legislators not only need to hear from university students and staff, they need to hear from parents and community members.

Bellingham Herald, December 12, 2009



Automotive professor Mike Godson awarded L1 Master Technician of the Year award

The Daily Insider, December 14, 2009



NASA tech zooms in on water and land / Earlier, more accurate river flow predictions possible

… space-age technologies are helping a Washington state community monitor its water availability. NASA satellites and sensors are providing the information needed to make more accurate river flow predictions on a daily basis. …  Other project partners include: … Peninsula College

Eureka Alert, December 15, 2009




Data Points: States Cut Higher-Education Spending

Interactive map shows state cuts to higher education over the past two fiscal years.

Chronicle of Higher Education, December 6, 2009



Illegal Immigrant Students Publicly Take Up a Cause
With many illegal immigrants lying low to avoid a continuing crackdown, immigrant students have become the most visible supporters of a legislative overhaul.

New York Times, December 11, 2009



New Rules for Colleges on Defaults

New York Times, December 14, 2009





Former legislator [Denny Heck] eyes run for Congress

TVW founder Denny Heck, who lives in Olympia and once served in the state Legislature out of Clark County, says he might run to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Brian Baird.

The Olympian, December 13, 2009



Raises in sight for some /Pay: More money for state workers a touchy subject in time of budget cuts

The Olympian, December 15, 2009



Herrera to run for Baird's 3rd District seat

The Daily News, December 15, 2009



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