Thursday, May 27, 2010

NEWS LINKS | May 26-27, 2010

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




Pierce College launches free online job database

Business Examiner, May 24, 2010


Seattle Central Community College names new president

Paul Tracy Killpatrick is currently the superintendent-president of Lake Tahoe Community College in California …

Puget Sound Business Journal, May 25, 2010


Statewide honors for Clark student journalists

The Daily Insider, May 25, 2010


People on the Move

Dr. Steve Norton and Ken Rakoz have received Centralia College's "Exceptional Faculty Award" …

Business Examiner, May 25, 2010


Burning for learning, at South Seattle CC’s ‘College Night’

West Seattle Blog, May 25, 2010


Local NASA Scholar talks to KING5

Seattle Central Community College student Ashley Allman traveled to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston for a chance to design robotic space explorers

KING TV, May 25, 2010


Top Four Emerging Artists Take Stage in Las Vegas to Battle For National Title / 2010 College Battle of the Bands Ready to Announce Winner

The search to find the best student bands and music artists from more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide culminates with a final battle at the world-famous Wynn Las Vegas. Battling for the national title are: … West Region winners The Oregon Donor (Skagit Valley College) …

PR Web, May 26, 2010


Building dedication, leadership award honor TCC president

Tacoma Community College President Dr. Pamela Transue is being honored with a leadership award, and a campus building is being newly christened with her name.

Tacoma Daily Index, May 26, 2010


Sheriff's spokesman [Ed Troyer] honored by Tacoma Community College

The News Tribune, May 27, 2010


Columbia Basin College's ag program grows again / Redesigned program offers science-based business degree

NOTE:  First, enjoy the photo of Rich Cummins; then scroll down page for story.

Capital Press, May 27, 2010


YVCC’s Dental Hygiene Program offers students hands-on experience and a network of support

Tú Decides/ You Decide, May 27, 2010

Last beam placed for new EvCC gym

Snohomish County Business Journal, May 27, 2010


Get jazzed, professional Tacoma women

Twelve people auditioned. Women who work for Nordstrom, Bates Technical College and the Tacoma School District are the three finalists..

Tacoma Weekly, May 27, 2010


Bates unwilling to consider humane ways of making cuts
The News Tribune, May 27, 2010





Is the business model of higher education broken?

PBS National Discussion Debate Series, April 27, 2010


Of What Value a High School Diploma?

Seattle PI, May 26, 2010


Beware Higher Ed’s ‘Mad Men’

Branding consultants promising shortcuts to reputational nirvana are knocking down the doors of colleges and universities.  Whether or not your institution relies on outside counsel to promote itself, remember that you’re not selling mustard, Big Macs or running shoes. Your university is a churning, diverse and complicated place. Tell this story in a smart and truthful way -- with unrelenting persistence -- and you will succeed.

Inside Higher Ed, May 27, 2010


WA wins $17.3 million to create system to track kids' progress from preschool to adult job

Seattle Post Globe, May 27, 2010


CWU protesters say enough with cuts

Yakima Herald, May 27, 2010


Helping our high school dropouts avoid the one-way trip to Nowheresville

The Oregonian, May 26, 2010





Legislature to board members: Serve on your own dime

For those not deterred by the new reimbursement guidelines there are numerous vacancies on the state's remaining boards and commissions.  [NOTE: List includes upcoming CTC Trustee vacancies.]

Seattle Post Globe, May 26, 2010



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