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Clark College honors April Student Athletes of the Month
The Daily Insider [third story], May 17, 2010
SCC Film Faculty Blaze Trail at SIFF
This year’s Seattle International Film Festival includes the work of all of the Shoreline Community College film/video instructors – Tony Doupé, Kristofor Boustedt and Ruth Gregory.
Shoreline Area News, May 18, 2010
Walla Walla Community College to cut pair of programs / Cuts part of effort to fill gap in state funding
Walla Walla Community College will be cutting two programs next year, resulting in two layoffs, in response to a $1.1 million reduction in state funding.
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, May 18, 2010
Local man is 54 and cooking up a new career
Dan Shames, 54, will be getting his culinary degree from South Seattle Community College in June. It's a major career switch; he was a high-end jewelry designer for 32 years. But after having to close his Fourth Avenue shop in 2006, and facing unemployment for a year, he's happy to have found a new passion — and job — once again.
Seattle Times, May 18, 2010
Johnson becomes [Spokane] community colleges chancellor
Spokesman Review, May 18, 2010
College faculty win $31000 in awards
The Peninsula College Foundation and the Peninsula College Office for Instruction awarded more than $31,000 in grants to college faculty for research and development according to Mary Hunchberger, executive director of college advancement and the foundation.
Sequim Gazette, May 19, 2010
Using trauma to teach
… mock car crash at Big Bend Community College, which attracted more than 100 people for the fourth annual Community Partnership Against Substance Abuse Awareness Day
Othello Outlook, May 19, 2010
YVCC gets $275,000 grant
Yakima Valley Community College gets a $275.000 boost to help underrepresented minority students.
KNDO TV, May 19, 2010
Enrollment forces changes
Additional students at South Puget Sound CC leads to more work, new hours for services.
The News Tribune, May 19, 2010
Editorial: College costs climbing to pay for other programs
In some ways, higher education is used as a bank by the Washington Legislature -- at least by the Democratic caucus. Sometimes the Democrats make a little extra deposit, but then, like the past two years, they yank it back. It's a heck of a way to run universities and colleges. To deal with the shortfall this year, Columbia Basin and other community colleges are raising tuition 7 percent. CBC is cutting 100 classes taught by part-time faculty.
Tri-City Herald, May 20, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
OP-ED: Wanted: Man, or woman, to unite Washington's universities
The next president of the University of Washington must drive an ongoing state conversation about higher-ed funding. The state's six presidents of four-year colleges and universities need to unite and present a similar message, a face with one voice
Seattle Times, May 19, 2010
Job picture brightens; older workers struggle
Seattle Times, May 19, 2010
Connecting Students to Aid
Community college students, though more likely to be eligible for aid, are less likely to apply for it than peers at four-year institutions, report says.
Inside Higher Ed, May 20, 2010
UC seeks $500 million in administrative, purchasing and energy savings
Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2010
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