Tuesday, February 9, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Feb. 9, 2010

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




National Kudos to SVC employee

Anita Ordóñez, director of multicultural student services at Skagit Valley College in Washington, received the Longevity Eagle Award from the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington …

Community College Times, January 19, 2010



Green River Community College Classes Apply Their Knowledge at Dumas Bay Park

Hylebos Stream Team Blog, February 8, 2010



State Colleges Face Cuts To Work-Study

KPLU NPR, February 8, 2010



33rd District lawmakers host jobs forum

Confirmed participating agencies include WorkSource, … Highline Community College, Green River Community College, Renton Technical College …

Highline Times, February 8, 2010






California Community-College Students May Take

Community-college students California will be able to fulfill some of their associate-degree requirements by taking single online courses from Kaplan University under an agreement announced today.

Chronicle of Higher Education, February 8, 2010, 02:17 PM ET



Editorial:  Lobbyists and Students
Congress must not allow private lending companies unfairly profiting from federal student loan programs to kill a bill that would stop their gravy train.

New York Times, February 8, 2010


For Students at Risk, Early College Proves a Draw
Early-college schools, once for the affluent and overachieving, are serving more low-income students.

New York Times, February 8, 2010




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