Tuesday, April 27, 2010

NEWS LINKS | April 27, 2010

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




[Shoreline CC] Dental Hygiene Program supports kidney dialysis patients

The SCC Dental Hygiene Clinic recently partnered with the King County Dental Society, Seattle Care Dentistry and The Northwest Kidney Centers to provide treatment for patients who are on kidney dialysis.

Shoreline Area News, April 9, 2010



Community college students filling needs win All-USA award

Ava Munson, Shoreline CC, and Christina Stamper, Walla Walla CC, were among 20 national All-USA award recipients. Not named in story, but photos are in scroll bar at top.

USA Today, April 19, 2010



Shoreline Community College's CNC Machinist Program makes the "A" Team

SCC Machinist program gets a 4.0 with its recent accreditation by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills.

Shoreline Area News, April 24, 2010 (I-BEST)



[Bates Technical College’s] KBTC earns 7 Emmy nominations

Business Examiner Daily Blog, April 26, 2010



Seattle Central student selected by NASA as National Community College Aerospace Scholar

Examiner, April 26, 2010



Garrett College names MacLennan new president
After an extensive search and review of 50 candidates, Garrett College [Morgantown, WV] has named its new president. [Richard] MacLennan has been vice president of student services at Olympic College in Bremerton, Wash., since 1998.

Cumberland Times-News, April 26, 2010



WSU president promises Peninsula's popular programs won't be budget casualties

Peninsula Daily News, April 27, 2010



Small business advice from experts – for free

Small-business owners, it won’t cost you a thing to use the Tacoma Business Center.  The office at Bates Technical College is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, offering mentoring and other confidential services for current or future business owners.

The News Tribune, April 27, 2010



Palatine [Illinois] instrument repair business expands

When she was in college, she realized that she did not want to pursue a professional flute career, but she wanted to stay active with music. With a love of working with her hands, she studied instrument repair through Renton Technical College located just outside Seattle.

Daily Herald, April 27, 2010



Bates Technical College faculty votes 'no confidence' in leaders

Seattle Times, April 27, 2010






A cry for help from higher ed

Seattle Times, April 26, 2010



Understanding Transfer Admissions

Study finds key differences in how public and private institutions consider applicants from other colleges.

Inside Higher Ed, April 27, 2010





Gov. Gregoire acting on state 10-day furlough bill

Seattle Times, April 27, 2010




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