SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges
SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Lea Hill land swap to benefit city, [Green River Community] College
Auburn Reporter, February 18, 2010
On the Need to Eliminate Red Tape
… the nearly completed “Broadway Building” includes 94 market-rate apartments, 75 beds for Seattle Central Community College students, and commercial space on the first and second floors.
Publicola, February 18, 2010
YVCC instructor Laws receives national award
Kathy Laws, an adult basic education instructor at Yakima Valley Community College, won the Edgar M. Easley National Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Yakima Herald, February 18, 2010
[Columbia Basin College] Job seekers show their Live Resume
KNDU TV, February 18, 2010
Job seekers flock to Columbia Basin College expo
Tri-City Herald, February 19, 2010
Teen culinary prodigies show off expertise at ProStart invitational
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, February 19, 2010 (South Seattle CC)
Job recovery is priority one
Op-ed by Robert K. Knight, Clark College president
Vancouver Business Journal, February 19, 2010
Career services — Grads turn to colleges for help finding jobs
Yakima Herald, February 19, 2010 (Yakima Valley CC)
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Editorial: Welcome to the real world of paying more of health-care benefits
The Seattle Times editorial board outlines expected increases in medical and dental costs to Washington state employees and recommends an increase in the employee premium share, now capped at 12 percent.
Seattle Times, February 17, 2010
Guest column: Governor’s Proposed Budget Imperils State Need Grants, Could Push College Education Out of Reach
Cuts to State Need Grant, Passport for Foster Youth Promise Program, Washington Scholar and Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE) … complete elimination of other aid programs, including Child Care Matching Grants, Health Care Professionals, and Future Teacher Programs …
Olympia News, February 19, 2010
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
U.K. Giant Bunny
Ralph the rabbit in Uckfield, U.K. is making headlines for his extraordinary size: 40 lbs and 4 ft long.
CBS News, February 19, 2010
Intelligent, Respectable Women Across Globe Inexplicably Excited For Figure Skating
The Onion, February 12, 2010
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