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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
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
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
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
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
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Olympia will be far less interesting without Ken Jacobsen. The Nose mourns his retirement
The News Tribune, May 17, 2010
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