Tuesday, May 18, 2010

NEWS LINKS | May 18, 2010

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




Former resident [Clark College alum Ken Hanes] returns for brief stint on soap opera

The Columbian, May 14, 2010 



CBC launches grant program to increase STEM graduates
KNDU TV, May 17, 2010

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Seattle Central searches for a new leader

Three finalists named.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, May 17, 21010



University of Washington, Bothell marks 20 years with daylong celebration

If state legislators originally saw the two schools as partners, the idea of separating UW-Bothell and Cascadia entered into headlines last year. Estimated at $125 million to $150 million, the cost of moving Cascadia seemed to kill the notion for now.  “It seems to be a moot discussion at this point,” said Cascadia President William Christopher regarding the possibility of merging Cascadia into the campus of Lake Washington Technical College in Kirkland. It was an idea Christopher never supported.

Bothell Kenmore Reporter, May 17, 2010



Washington Supreme Court comes to Big Bend

Columbia Basin Herald, May 17, 2010



[Christine] Johnson becomes [Spokane] community colleges chancellor

Spokesman Review, May 18, 2010



Daunting chocolate

Ian Titterton, Director of baking programs at Clark College.

The Columbian, May 18, 2010



Budget cuts may jeopardize Peninsula College project in Jefferson County
Peninsula College President Tom Keegan says the state's budget problems could force downsizing of plans for larger space in Jefferson County.

Peninsula Daily, May 18, 2010



EdCC gets $2.1 million

The Herald, May 18, 2010



Bellingham Technical College Welding Rodeo features creativity and fundraisers
Bellingham Herald, May 18, 2010





New Group Will Help Community Colleges Become More Globally Focused

The Center for Global Advancement of Community Colleges will work with two-year institutions to recruit more students from overseas and to build greater recognition of the American community-college system abroad.

Chronicle of Higher Education, May 13, 2010



How Much Extra Time?

Legal dispute at Princeton highlights potential for conflict over student requests for special accommodations due to disabilities.

Inside Higher Ed, May 18, 2010






Olympia will be far less interesting without Ken Jacobsen. The Nose mourns his retirement

The News Tribune, May 17, 2010




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