Friday, January 29, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Jan. 27-28-29, 2010

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




Cascadia Community College's Christopher to retire in June

Bothell Reporter, January 25, 2010


Shining light into dark corner of human behavior

Cascadia Community College hosts debut of PBS documentary on understanding genocide

Bothell Reporter, January 26, 2010


Highline College Foundation Receives $60,000 Donation To Help Needy Students

Waterland Blog, January 26, 2010


The Broadway Building
Seattle Central Community College has a long-term lease on 28 apartments ranging from 400 -- 600 square feet.

Seattle Post Intelligencer, January 26, 2010


Opinion: Two-Year Colleges Can’t Absorb Further Cuts Without Turning Students Away

By Amy Kinsel, Professor of History, Shoreline Community College

Olympia Newswire, January 27, 2010


High school seniors get ready for college

KNDU TV, January 27, 2010 (Columbia Basin College) School Seniors get ready for college&flvUri=&partnerclipid=


Keeping Larch open is well worth it

Clark College has offered automotive training, adult basic education and high school degree instruction at Larch for years …

The Columbian [op-ed by Tom Koenninger], January 27, 2010


Olympic College, WSU Agree to Partner on Engineering Degree

Kitsap Sun, January 28, 2010




Make ‘Maintenance of Effort’ Permanent

A federal requirement on state spending on higher education radically changed legislators’ behavior -- which is why Congress should adopt the approach in future bills, writes F. King Alexander.

Inside Higher Ed, January 28, 2010


EDITORIAL:  Obama heard the call to focus on the economy

Seattle Times, January 28, 2010


Editorial: Pass the DREAM Act to give undocumented young people a future

Seattle Times, January 29, 2010


Report Outlines 'Educational Crisis' for Minority Men

Inside Higher Ed, January 29, 2010





BLOG: Lottery tickets for college?

The News Tribune, January 27, 2010


Wash. House approves pay freeze for some workers

Seattle PI, January 29, 2010





Human "bed-warmers" at Holiday Inn

Yahoo News, January 21, 2009


One Way to Get Your College Over Its Financial Hump
A mayor in Turkey says his town will use money raised from the sport of camel wrestling to build a vocational school of higher education.

Chronicle of Higher Education.


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