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College Leaders Embrace Obama Education Goals
Perhaps the most difficult task has been left to a working group focusing on student outcomes and persistence. Janice Yoshiwara, education services director for the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges … said the working group is charged with identifying a set of measures that applies to all colleges …
Community College Week, May 3, 2010
CBC marketing class creates special wine labels
KNDU TV, May 5, 2010
CPTC to help expand Plus 50 initiative
Suburban Times, May 5, 2010
Clark College job fair
KGW TV, May 5, 2010
[Wenatchee Valley] College welcomes kids for Cinco de Mayo fun
Wenatchee World, May 6, 2010
BTC's café seems too good to be true
[Review of] Café Culinaire, the restaurant staffed by the 55 students enrolled in Bellingham Technical College's Culinary Arts Program.
Bellingham Herald, May 6, 2010
Peninsula College to offer two new four-year degrees
Peninsula Daily News, May 6, 2010
Rainbow Alliance 'drag show' set for Oak Harbor
… Skagit Valley College students organizing, and performing in, the campus’s first drag show. It’s co-sponsored by the Rainbow Alliance and the Asian Pacific Islander Club.
Seattle PI, May 6, 2010
Edmonds Community College WAVE scholars honored
Edmonds Beacon, May 6, 2010
State board raises tuition by 7 percent at community, technical colleges
The News Tribune, May 6, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Dropouts with Loans
More on the Frontline episode, “College, Inc.”
Inside Higher Ed, May 6, 2010
Applying the Liberal Arts
Inside Higher Ed, May 6, 2010
Income: Health care and other benefits look better
The Olympian, May 6, 2010
OP-ED: UW President Emmert's departure widens region's leadership void
Seattle Times, May 6, 2010
Workforce-oriented BioLink program ties colleges, industry
The BioLink program is a National Advanced Technological Education Center for biotechnology and the life sciences, funded by the National Science Foundation. The focus is community and technical colleges preparing the workforce in areas of emerging technologies. They fund programs that are workforce-oriented, connecting the community colleges with the local industry and looking toward the future jobs. Those are the emerging areas like biotech, nanotech, microelectronics, IT …
News Oklahoma, May 6, 2010
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