Tuesday, March 16, 2010

NEWS LINKS | March 16, 2010


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




Health fair was recruiting tool

Walla Walla Community College hosted a health fair to connect nursing students with employers and continuing education.

KLEW TV, March 15, 2010



Cascadia Community College named to Presidential Honor Roll for community service for third consecutive year

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter, March 11, 2010



P.E.T  program graduates 10 students

Big Bend Community College’s Pre-Employment Training Program graduated its first 10 students of 2010. Graduates of the program receive preferential hiring from nine local manufacturing companies.

The Othello Outlook, March 15, 2010



Former EvCC slugger Cunningham happy in San Diego

After a tough 2009 with the A’s, former EvCC standout Aaron Cunningham is enthused about a fresh start with the Padres

The Everett Herald, March 16, 2010






Hope Amid Disappointment

As the $12 billion graduation initiative appears to slip away, community college leaders focus on the benefits of a year in the spotlight – and look to the future.

Inside Higher Ed, March 16 2010



What if a college education just isn't for everyone?

USA Today, March 16, 2010



OPINION: A race to the top: There is no Race to the Top for higher education. But there should be.

The Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 7, 2010



Op-ed: Universities need protection from continuing budget cuts

Bellingham Herald, March 9, 2010



Nebraska's Community Colleges End Long-Simmering Feud

The Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 9, 2010



State Cuts Are Pushing Public Colleges Into Peril

Nevada, in particular, faces deep reductions and demanding demographics

The Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 14, 2010


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University of Washington mulls faculty retirement deal

Puget Sound Business Journal, March 15, 2010




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