Tuesday, February 23, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Feb. 23, 2010

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




High school welders compete in regional contest

VICA-Skills USA welding competition at Clark College

The Columbian, February 21, 2010



State legislators conduct jobs forum in Kent; deem it a success

State Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Des Moines, and state Sen. Karen Keiser, D- Kent, hosted the event. ….  "The idea was Upthegrove's to have a jobs forum rather than a town hall meeting," Keiser said in an interview ... Representatives from WorkSource, Port Jobs, Highline Community College, Green River Community College, Renton Technical College, the Veterans Conservation Corps and the U.S. Census Bureau set up information tables and talked with job seekers.
Kent Reporter, February 22, 2010


Highline College Tech Instructor Wins Award For eLearning

Highline Community College Business instructor Jeff Ward has earned a statewide honor for his leadership and achievements in “eLearning,” …

The Waterland Blog, February 22, 2010


Cascadia Community College students move into action to save a piece of geologic history

Bothell Reporter, February 23, 2010






Combating Myths About Distance Education

Chronicle of Higher Education, February 22, 2010



Minority Report

American universities are accepting more minorities than ever. Graduating them is another matter.

Newsweek, February 23, 2010






Editorial: State House must move on college tuition

Seattle Times, February 22, 2010



Chopp Sits Down with UW Students to Discuss Higher Ed Funding

Publicola, February 23, 2010



Editorial: State colleges can't afford bargain tuition

The News Tribune, February 23, 2010





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