Wednesday, April 28, 2010

NEWS LINKS | April 28, 2010

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




Columbia Basin College braces for $1.5 million cut

KVEW TV, April 22, 2010


Everett CC star alumnus’ work appraised on Antiques Roadshow

While a student at Everett Junior College, Chuck Close sold one of his paintings to his drama professor for $8 to make the rent. Current painting value: $100,000 - $150,000.  Includes link to segment video and transcript. Pretty cool!

Antiques Roadshow PBS, April 26, 2010


New urban garden planned for center of Capitol Hill at Seattle Central CC

Capitol Hill Blog, April 27, 2010


[Wenatchee Valley] College braces for $908,000 cut

Wenatchee World, April 27, 2010


A new place for kids: Grays Harbor College Childcare Center

“It’s a real day of celebration for us to open up the new center,” college president Ed Brewster said outside the doors minutes before the ribbon was cut. “It’s exciting to have a new building that supports students and their families.”

The Daily World, April 28, 2010


Bates Technical College plans to lay off 19
The News Tribune, April 28, 2010


Teaching a financial foundation

At the Columbia Basin College Foundation, the first order of business is to raise money for scholarships. “Last year, we provided approximately $250,000 in scholarships to 263 students…

Global Advantage Newsletter, Global Credit Union, Spring 2010





UW President Mark Emmert leaving to head NCAA

Seattle Times, April 28, 2010


Open Courses for Community Colleges

Congress rejected idea of a new federal grant program, but a private effort is growing.

Inside Higher Ed, April 28, 2010


Still Pushing for DREAM

Immigration advocates meet in Washington to consider how best to serve undocumented students.

Inside Higher Ed, April 28, 2010





What will legislature do without UW's Emmert to kick around?, April 27, 2010



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