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Building pathways for Native students
“Pathways for Native Students: A Report on Washington State Colleges and Universities” is the subject of a conference … [at which] participants will learn what more than 40 Washington colleges and universities are doing to help Native college students complete their degrees. The report was authored by Kayeri Akweks and Loretta Seppanen of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges …
Indian Country Today, January 20, 2010
Washington: Entrepreneurial Spirit and Diverse Industries Promise Future Recovery
With a 40-year history in Richland, AREVA was aware of “the available, well-educated and highly skilled work force, excellent support from the local community, and well-maintained, reliable, and available state and local infrastructures,” says Chuck Perkins, Richland Site Manager at AREVA. “A significant factor particularly considering the age of the work force, is that the industry in the area has been working with Columbia Basin College (CBC) to implement a training program for the next generation of workers, an example of the type of local interaction and co-operation we appreciate.”
Area Development News, Dec/Jan 2010
Combat group donates $15,000 for Veterans at CBC
KEPR TV, January 22, 2010
‘Follow Your Dreams’ raises $25K for school
Tri-City Herald, January 22, 2010 (Columbia Basin College)
Leftover notes from CBC’s banquet
Tri-City Herald, January 22, 2010
Veterans group funds CBC scholarship
Tri-City Herald, January 23, 2010
Rojas reappointed to SVC Board
Governor Christine Gregoire has reappointed Margaret Rojas of Anacortes to a second five year term on the Skagit Valley College Board of Trustees.
KAPS Radio, January 24, 2010
Enrollment up at WVC
KPQ Radio, January 24, 2010
Everett asks Washington State University to offer classes
The city would like the university to offer engineering classes, the latest effort to bring higher education to the area.
The Herald, January 25, 2010 (Everett CC, Olympic College)
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Strengthen Washington state's universities with tuition-setting authority
Rather than cut state funding for Washington's universities, the Legislature should give the institutions tuition-setting authority, writes Editorial Page Editor Ryan Blethen. The universities should also be given consistent state funding to keep the state competitive and help the state climb out of recession.
Seattle Times, January 24, 2010
Trustees and Professors Don't Understand One Another's Roles, Survey Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 24, 2010
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