Monday, December 21, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Dec. 21, 2009

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




'We...don't have the funds': Highline Community College workforce programs are broke

Highline Community College’s Worker Retraining, Opportunity Grants and Basic Food & Education Training (BFET) programs have no more money available for students winter quarter
Kent Reporter, December 18, 2009


Pierce College professor named to veterinary oversight board

One of the professors in Pierce College 's veterinary technician program, Markiva Contris, has been appointed by Gov. Gregoire to the state's Veterinary Board of Governors, the rule-making and governing board for veterinarians. This is an especially prestigious appointment in that Contris is only the second Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) ever to serve on the board …

The Suburban Times, December 20, 2009


Tuition seminars to be held in January

Yakima Herald, December 20, 2009 (Yakima Valley CC)





A Renewed Workforce Investment Act Should Strengthen Adult Basic Education, Speakers Say

Chronicle of Higher Education, December 17, 2009




Baird’s Exit Has D.C. Dems Panicking

Centralia Chronicle, December 18, 2009


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