Thursday, December 17, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Dec. 17, 2009

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




Steve Hanson voted new president of Renton Technical College

Renton Reporter, December 17, 2009


Tuition Policy Debate / Washington’s public higher education costs continue to shift from the state to the student

Legislative priorities, two-year and four-year budgets, HECB, SBCTC, Chris Reykdal.

National Crosstalk, December 2009


Letter: Defending Running Start

Tri-City Herald, December 16, 2009 (Columbia Basin College)


Former home health agency gives proceeds to scholarships

A nonprofit agency that provided home health and hospice services in Okanogan County until it dissolved last year has donated $225,000 to a scholarship for students at Wenatchee Valley College’s Omak campus.

Wenatchee World, December 17, 2009


Providence Centralia Donates $100,000 to Centralia College Nursing Program, Scholarships

KELA Radio, December 16, 2009


Woodinville resident appointed to Cascadia Board of Trustees       

Governor Christine Gregoire recently appointed Dr. Julie Miller, a resident of Woodinville, to serve on the Cascadia Community College Board of Trustees.

Woodinville Weekly, December 15, 2009




Popularity a Potential Problem for WA Scholarships for Low-income Kids

KPLU NPR FM, December 17, 2009


Charter College coming, classes start in March

…  students start at the certificate level of whichever program they choose, then they roll up into the associate degree level, and finally to the bachelor-degree level. … Charter College certificate and degree programs are accelerated …  student can enter the school with no college credits and finish a bachelor's degree in 27 months. … Tuition, which includes books, supplies and fees, ranges from about $15,000 for most certificate programs to about $61,000 for bachelor programs.

The Bellingham Herald, December 17, 2009


Data Shows Students At For Profit Colleges More Likely To Default On Loans

NJ News Record, December 17, 2009





Pridemore, Herrera running to succeed Baird

The Columbian, December 16, 2009


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