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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
Our Views: Centralia College Offers Affordable Excellence
Centralia Chronicle, May 12, 2010
Reader appreciates help raising funds
The generosity of hundreds of people helped the Big Bend Community College Foundation raise more than $93,000 for scholarships at Cellarbration! for Education …
Columbia Basin Herald, May 15, 2010
HCC Hospitality Services and Women’s Programs Sponsoring “Clothing Closet”
The Hospitality Services and Women's Programs at Highline Community College are sponsoring a “Clothing Closet” for graduating students. ...
The Waterland Blog, May 18, 2010
Vancouver port has deal with Farwest steel
Training connection to Clark College and includes interview with Clark College President Robert K. Knight.
KGW-TV, May 19, 2010
Wenatchee Valley College has plan for shortfall
Higher tuition, staff buyouts help college make up $909,000 loss in revenues for the coming school year
Wenatchee World, May 20, 2010
Editorial: Walla Walla Community College puts needs of students first
College officials are working to find opportunities for students displaced by budget cuts. … No, it won't be easy on students or staff, but the changes are structured to give students an opportunity to complete their education at WWCC or another school. … This can be done because WWCC is working in partnership with Columbia Basin College in Pasco, which is about 50 miles away.
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, May 20, 2010
EdCC to participate in State Department program
Edmonds Community College has received an award of $2,178,672 from the U.S. Department of State to administer a program to provide professional training to students from South Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Near East. Edmonds, as the lead college, has partnered with Whatcom Community College and Pierce College to create the Northwest Community College Initiative to provide the educational programs stipulated in the grant.
Edmonds Beacon, May 20, 2010
Yakima Valley Community College students helped open doors to public for job fair
Los estudiantes de Yakima Valley Community College ayudaron a abrir las puertas al publico para feria de trabajo
Tu Decides/You Decide, May 21, 2010
LCC lecturer examines racial misperceptions in America
The Daily News, May 21, 2010
[Wenatchee Valley College] Class teaches the art of sculpting
The Wenatchee World, May 21, 2010
Event helps kids plan for college
"College Bound Day" will include information on financial aid and presentations from Columbia Basin College and WSU Tri-Cities.
Tri-City Herald, May 21, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
The Power of the System
Considering a central question about the governance of public higher education
Inside Higher Ed, May 21, 2010
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
The Washington state Legislature needs more moderates to reform government
Seattle Times, May 21, 2010
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
Exhausted Noam Chomsky Just Going To Try And Enjoy The Day For Once
The Onion, May 20, 2010
A Truly Inspiring Daily Affirmation
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