Friday, December 4, 2009

SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Dec. 4, 2009

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




GIS Day puts spotlight on Bonney Lake staff

…Adam Kwakenot, a recent graduate of Green River Community College with his degree in forestry. [He] was attracted to a GIS career because it affords him the opportunity to indulge dual interests. He loves the outdoors, but he also spends free time working with computers, whether building them, playing games or visiting conventions for computer and gaming culture.

Bonney Lake& Sumner Courier-Herald, November 30, 2009


Early arrivals hope to get their classes as registration lines lengthy

It's "Black Friday" on the last Monday in November at Clover Park Technical College. Three students … showed up at 4:30 a.m. to be first in the registration line – a line that formed through the entire length of the administration building.

The Suburban Times, December 2, 2009

Green River CC students pursue lofty goals with reward of scholarships
Jared Schiff and Terrence Thompson are big-brained guys crazy about math and physics and headed for careers as mechanical engineers. [They are] among 179 GRCC students awarded a total of $292,743 in scholarships for the 2009-2010 school year, most of them through the Green River Community College Foundation.

Auburn Reporter, December 2, 2009


A student by day, he's homeless by night

Delay in financial aid check has forced Everett CC student into tough situation

The Herald, December 4, 2009





Redefining Access and Success

24 public college systems develop new way of counting enrollments and completion rates -- which show they have long way to go to close achievement gaps for minority and needy students.

Inside Higher Ed, December 4, 2009



Obama Stresses Higher Ed Role in Economy

Inside Higher Ed, December 4, 2009




Gov. Gregoire to propose tax hike for budget fix

Seattle Times, December 4, 2009


Pridemore, Zarelli split on proposal

The Columbian, December 4, 2009




The Perfect Holiday Card


Grad School Parent-Teacher Conference


Deep Thoughts by Mr. Twitters



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