Monday, August 30, 2010

NEWS LINKS | August 30, 2010




South Seattle Community College TRIO Grant Refunded, August 30, 2010

South Seattle Community College's TRiO-Student Support Services (SSS) grant has been refunded by the US Department of Education for the period 2010-2015. ...


Pierce College Scholarship Scramble nets nearly $43,000

The Suburban Times, August 29, 2010

But, it’s so much more than that,” said Suzy Ames, executive director of the Pierce College Foundation, which hosts the annual golf scramble. “Supporting the scramble means supporting the hard work of Pierce College students and that’s a really satisfying experience in itself. That’s why players come back year after year.”


Public schools catch online fever
The Columbian, August 29, 2010

“Literally, there is a cultural shift. Our audience is going to demand we go there,” said Rassoul Dastmozd, vice president of instruction at Clark College.


Clark College inks Knight for three more years

The Columbian, August 29, 2010

Clark College President Bob Knight, former commander of the US Army's Vancouver Barracks, has earned another three years at his current post. ...


WCC SOCCER PREVIEW: Alison Little back in the game she loves

Bellingham Herald, August 28, 2010

It took a welcome push - encouragement from Whatcom Community College men's and women's coach Josh Turpen - to get Little back in the game she learned to ...


Parties join forces to boost education

The Olympian, August 28, 2010

Dr. Rhonda Coates of South Puget Sound Community College suggested including vouchers for the Hands On Children's Museum and similar resources in new parent ...


Founder leaves a thriving horticulture program at Edmonds college

Seattle Times, August 28, 2010

After 40 years, Walt Bubelis is leaving the horticulture program he grew almost single-handedly at Edmonds Community College. The program, now the largest ...


Find low-budget, high-impact design solutions for your yard

Bellingham Herald, August 28, 2010

"Uneven numbers are always easier to work with," says Olberg, who also teaches landscape-design courses at Whatcom Community College. ...


CBC gets $760,000 for student outreach work

Mid Columbia Tri City Herald, August 27, 2010

A pair of Columbia Basin College programs have been awarded $751,373 from the US Department of Education. The Pasco college also is ...


BTC launches adult education program in Deming and Kendall, August 27, 2010

Starting this fall, adults in the Deming and Kendall areas will have easier access to Bellingham Technical College's math and English courses. ...


Return to the River festival to celebrate salmon

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, August 27, 2010

The second annual "Return to the River" Salmon Festival will be held at Walla Walla Community College. Activities begin at 10 am at the William A. Grant ...


Student volunteer program at Lakeland Village has served ...

Access Washington, August 26, 2010

The majority of CIRV students attend EWU, but the program also has been home to students from Whitworth University, the Community Colleges of Spokane, ...


CBC: Not Resurrecting Football Program

KEPR 19, August 26, 2010

Rumors swirled recently that Columbia Basin College was resurrecting its football program. Indeed, there is a new football team in town, Columbia Basin ...





with Hilda Solis, US Secretary of Labor, August 30, 2010

Solis: The education system – especially two-year community and technical colleges – needs to work closely with employers to guarantee that training and ...


Taking Success for Granted

Inside Higher Ed, August 30, 2010

Are community colleges already on their way to achieving student completion goals being overlooked by funders?


Online, Bigger Classes May Be Better Classes

The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 29, 2010

Why not invite the rest of the world to join students in an online class? Some instructors are putting their teaching to just that test.


A Recovery at Risk

Inside Higher Ed, August 27, 2010

Delgado Community College has finally passed its pre-Katrina enrollment levels — only to face massive budget cuts that could reverse the progress.



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