Thursday, May 6, 2010

NEWS LINKS | May 6, 2010

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




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




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


State workers still earn less

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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