Monday, January 11, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Jan. 11, 2009

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




This Phoenix is still rising

For the second consecutive year, Phoenix, the student art and literary magazine of Clark College, has been named the best literary and art magazine in the country by the American Scholastic Press Association.

The Daily Insider [third story], January 7, 2010


WSU, Olympic College team up / Mechanical engineering degree will be offered

Spokesman Review, January 9, 2010


Opinion: Strained community colleges are key to recovery

Longview Daily News, January 10, 2010 (Lower Columbia College, Worker Retraining, SBCTC)


The skills they need to succeed

…  that many of the Career and Technical Education programs have a connection to post-secondary education and students can earn credit at places such as Grays Harbor College or Bates Technical College.

The Daily World, January 10, 2010


Vancouver woman turns scraps into art

The Columbian, January 11, 2010 (Clark College)


Artist profile: Andrew Entrikin

Bellingham Herald, January 11, 2009 (Whatcom CC)





Colleges Lag in Technology and Teaching Quality, a Top Education Official Says

The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 10, 2010





Legislature has long to-do list

The Olympian, January 10, 2010 (Worker Retraining)


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