Friday, March 12, 2010

NEWS LINKS | March 12, 2010

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




Highline College trustee [Elizabeth Chen] appointed to state board

The Highline Times, March 11, 2010


[Olympic College] Takes a Run at Cross Country

Kitsap Sun, March 11, 2010


Hedges named [Centralia College] Distinguished Alumnus Award winner

Honolulu Advertiser, March 11, 2010


Olympic College's Poulsbo campus is looking local
North Kitsap Herald, March 12, 2010


For now, Cascadia Community College to stay put at its Bothell location

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, March 12, 2010


[Wenatchee Valley] College asks faculty to accept furloughs

Wenatchee World, March 12, 2010


Uncovering the hidden music / Centralia’s Charlie Albright: Pianist to perform with symphony

The Olympian, March 12, 2010





Gov. Chris Gregoire calls special session

… called for a 7-day special session starting on Monday so that lawmakers can finish their work on patching a $2.8 billion budget hole.

Seattle Times, March 12, 2010


MY TURN: 'All-Cut' Budget Is a Bad Idea | By Rep. Fred Finn, 35th Legislative District

As people lose their jobs or find their hours reduced, some are seeking to enroll in our state community and technical colleges in order to retrain for new careers, putting pressure on those institutions to serve even more students. Our own Olympic College had 314 more students enroll in 2008-2009 than funding had been allocated for.
Kitsap Sun, March 11, 2010


Discontent bubbles up on the left

Richard Curtis, the candidate, is a 45-year-old philosopher whose current job is teaching at Seattle Central Community College

Seattle Times, March 12, 2010





Recent budget hearings … with music, choreography added

Subtitled so you can understand the complex amendments.



Man On Internet Almost Falls Into World Of DIY Mustard Enthusiasts

The Onion, March 11, 2010



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