Monday, September 20, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Sept. 20, 2010


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




Research into effectiveness of STEM school

WSU Today, September 20, 2010

Delta High is a partnership of the Kennewick, Pasco and Richland school districts along with the Battelle company, Columbia Basin College and WSU Tri-Cities ...


Creating a showcase for performing arts '25 Feet of Art ...

The Olympian, September 19, 2010

The Washington Center took over management of the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts from South Puget Sound Community College last year, ...


It's time for creative, critical thinking on state budget

Yakima Herald-Republic, September 19, 2010

Yakima Valley Community College and Central Washington University, again, will feel the impact. Initial cuts mean a loss of $1.13 million for YVCC and more ...


Saturday Thumbs

Longview Daily News, September 18, 2010

Thumbs up: This thumb up is actually a baton held high to Lower Columbia College alumni Ken and Pat Hanson, a local couple who have left $3.5 million to the ...


Making a Splash in Evaline

Centralia Chronicle, September 18, 2010

The instructor this year is Centralia College student James Wilson, a certified lifeguard who volunteered his time to help the district and the kids learn. ...





WSU facing deeper cuts after revenue report

The News Tribune, September 20, 2010

… Higher education has been one of the areas hardest hit with budget cuts. …


Illegal Voices: 4 Undocumented Students Describe Uncertain Futures

The Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept. 20, 2010

As another academic year gets under way, thousands of undocumented students are looking ahead to uncertain futures, grateful for the opportunity to attend college but wondering if anyone will hire them when they graduate.


Silent Partners in Transfer Admissions

The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 19, 2010

In the last 18 months, education leaders have made important progress in helping students who wish to transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions.


A Truly Bookless Library

Inside Higher Ed, September 17, 2010

The new engineering and technology library at U. of Texas at San Antonio holds no printed volumes -- a realization of a goal many libraries have set as a vision for the future.



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