Friday, May 21, 2010

NEWS LINKS | May 21, 2010

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




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





The Power of the System

Considering a central question about the governance of public higher education

Inside Higher Ed, May 21, 2010





The Washington state Legislature needs more moderates to reform government

Seattle Times, May 21, 2010





Exhausted Noam Chomsky Just Going To Try And Enjoy The Day For Once

The Onion, May 20, 2010,17404/


A Truly Inspiring Daily Affirmation




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