Tuesday, September 14, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Sept. 14, 2010


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




Data I/O Announces Training Partnership With Lake Washington Technical College, Bellevue College Through a Grant Funded by the State of Washington

SYS-CON Media, September 14, 2010

Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading provider of manual and automated programming solutions, today announced a training partnership with Lake Washington Technical College and Bellevue College, made possible by a grant funded by the State of Washington. ...



Highline Community College sees double-digit enrollment increase

Business Examiner, September 14, 2010

Highline Community College's enrollment is up 10.4 percent compared to the same time last fall with more than 7,300 students ready to start fall classes Monday.



Fifth annual Green River cleanup | Slide Show by Lisa Parsons

PNW Local News, September 14, 2010

She decided to rally her friends and people she had met as a student at Green River Community College and through her jobs. Five years ago the first "Clean ...



LCC gets $3.5 million gift, its largest ever

Longview Daily News, September 14, 2010

Lower Columbia College announced Tuesday that it has received the largest single gift in its 75-year history, $3.5 million, from the estate of LCC alumni and ...



Rodeo looks for new queen

Othello Outlook, September 14, 2010

She plans to attend Big Bend Community College in the fall and then transfer to Montana State, where she will study to become an agriculture teacher. ...



Women bicycle for domestic violence prevention

Sammamish Review, September 14, 2010

With the help of the EDVP, Bridget moved to transitional housing and enrolled in Seattle Central Community College's social and human services program. ...



Employees enjoy working at Highline College

Highline Times, September 14, 2010

When Lisa Skari started teaching part time at Highline Community College 18 years ago, she intended to keep her day job in a management ...



Clark College launches early learning project

istockAnalyst.com, September 14, 2010

Clark College officials formally broke ground Monday on a new early learning center at its main campus, and welcomed a $1 million donation to help build ...



WSU reports record enrollment numbers

TheNewsTribune.com, September 14, 2010

The university also has a "close working relationship" with Columbia Basin College in Pasco, he said. About 80 percent of the students at WSU Tri-Cities are ...



Fox Island woman receives Bates Technical College grant

The News Tribune, September 14, 2010

Linda Case’s hard work recently translated into money when she received the Associated Student Government Scholarship from Bates Technical College.



Telescope tune-up in preparation for new home

The News Tribune, September 14, 2010

Robert Parchen, a CBC machine tech program student, takes out screws from a component of the telescope that was taken off Rattlesnake Mountain.



Shuttle astronaut to speak at Columbia Basin College

The News Tribune, September 14, 2010

His visit is planned not only to generate financial support to work toward a planetarium, but also to promote CBC's astronomy program and increase awareness of math and science as a career.



Partnership drives Welding Rodeo

ThomasNet Industrial News Room, September 13, 2010

Don Anderson, welding instructor at Bellingham Technical College, came up with idea for 2-day welding sculpture competition featuring 80 professional and ...



Taking the lead: HHS office turns the corner on health IT

Federal Times, September 13, 2010

At Bellevue Community College in Washington state, the "Health care informatics for IT professionals" class was capped at 30. The school plans to offer the ...






Women Lead in Doctorates

Inside Higher Ed, September 14, 2010

With female enrollments growing at all levels of higher education, doctoral degrees have been one area where men have continued to dominate. No more.



‘A World Changed Utterly’

Inside Higher Ed, September 14, 2010

As OECD countries meet, university leaders and experts share insights (and tales of woe) about recession's impact on higher education.



The Value of Libraries

Inside Higher Ed, September 14, 2010

As tighter belts lead to closer scrutiny, an academic library group tries to help academic libraries articulate why they are valuable.






Governor Counting on Really, Really Bad News Thursday – and Great Big Budget Cuts

Washington State Wire, September 14, 2010

Gov. Christine Gregoire said Monday that the next forecast of state tax revenue is likely to show the state more than a half-billion dollars short, and will force budget cuts in state agencies of between seven and ten percent.



Judge Rules Gain-Sharing Benefit, Once Given, Can’t be Revoked – Could Cost Billions Over 25 Years

Washington State Wire, September 13, 2010

A judge’s ruling on a pension issue means another hit on the state budget of as much as $243 million next year, at a time when the state already is facing a $3 billion shortfall, state officials say.





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