Wednesday, April 14, 2010

NEWS LINKS | April 14, 2010

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




Legislature's Cuts to Education Not as Deep as School Districts Expected
At Olympic College, officials are still sorting through the cuts and what they might mean. Spokeswoman Jennifer Hayes said OC is waiting for more information from the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
Kitsap Sun, April 13, 2010


EPA Grant Boosts King County Green Job Training Program

Thanks to a $200,000 grant from EPA, King County will be able to help put people back to work in jobs that help protect public health and the environment. …  Primary trainers will be instructors at Environmental and Safety Training Institute at South Seattle Community College.

EPA News, April 13, 2010


WSU won't ask for Tri-City campus cuts

Columbia Basin College President Rich Cummins now is preparing for another $1.6 million in cuts under the budget adopted by the Legislature early Tuesday -- the last day of a 30-day special session.

Tri-City Herald, April 14, 2010


Events mark 70 years of WMU aviation education

Also during the event, five "visionaries" will be honored for their role in building the College of Aviation [including] Dr. Joseph H. Dunlap, president of Spokane Community College and founding director of the WMU School of Aviation Sciences …

Western Michigan University News, April 14, 2010


Poetry magazine finds home at EvCC

Yet Everett can now claim a spot on the literary map. Everett Community College is the new home of Poetry Northwest, a national poetry magazine started 51 years ago by writers who became literary giants. “It’s a real coup,” said Kevin Craft, Poetry Northwest’s new editor and chairman of the English Department at EvCC.

The Herald, April 14, 2010


Q&A with local poet Susan Rich

You're not only a poet but a professor at Highline Community College – how do you fit in the time to write?

Seattle PI, April 14, 2010


Finding a new beginning in EdCC's Parent Mentor program

The Herald, April 14, 2010


Livingston Bringing The Movement To Key Groups In Seattle-Tacoma

[Carl] Livingston has been the main Political Science professor at Seattle Central Community College for 20 years.

Seattle Medium, April 14, 2010


Get gardening tips at Spring Fair

Visitors can see a container garden featuring spring flowers by Vassey Nursery in Puyallup, a landscape by Clover Park Technical College
The News Tribune, April 14, 2010





'Career Ready' v. 'College Ready'

Association for Career and Technical Education fleshes out term often used by educators and policymakers.

Inside Higher Ed, April 14, 2010


Retooling Remediation

Six states enter project to reform developmental education at community colleges by altering state policy on funding formulas and course rules.

Inside Higher Ed, April 14, 2010


Pierce County: Vocational training center near Frederickson gets funding
The News Tribune, April 14, 2010


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