Wednesday, December 9, 2009

NEWS LINKS | Dec. 9, 2009

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




Washington’s Budget

Materials related to the budget, including the text of the Governor’s remarks and other documents.


Washington state budget-cut options at a glance

The Olympian, December 9, 2009


Gregoire says need-based financial aid likely to see cuts

UW Daily, December 9, 2009


Gregoire proposes supplemental budget to close $2.6B shortfall

Tacoma Daily Index, December 9, 2009





CBC students help hospital

Students in Columbia Basin College's autobody program modified a 1991 Isuzu Rodeo so patients who have had strokes or other illnesses or traumas that affect their mobility can practice getting in and out of cars.
Tri-City Herald, December 8, 2009  

People on the Move

Jackie Rosenblatt has been appointed to the Pierce College Board of Trustees by Gov. Chris Gregoire.

Business Examiner Daily, December 8, 2009


Procession, memorial impact local area

Bates Technical College culinary arts students volunteered to prepare and serve a light breakfast for more than 600 memorial service volunteers before the event. After the service, they will serve hors d'oeuvres to 400 attendees at a reception for Lakewood Police Department families.

Business Examiner Daily, December 8, 2009


Sprinkler mishap closes LCC's Student Center

The Daily News, December 9, 2009




College-Completion Rates: Up, Down, and Sideways

Chronicle of Higher Education, December 8, 2009


Higher-Education Group Raises Concerns About Proposed Rules on Handling Disabilities

Chronicle of Higher Education, December 8, 2009


In the Midnight Hour

Community colleges that started offering sections in the middle of the night are finding the strategy worked, and such scheduling is spreading to other institutions.

Inside Higher Ed, December 9, 2009


No one hurt in college classroom shooting in Va.

In a scene reminiscent of other school shootings, a Northern Virginia Community College teacher spotted a weapon and ducked to avoid gunfire. Students ran from the classroom building while others barricaded themselves inside, piling desks in front of doors

Associated Press, December 9, 2009


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