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LWTC awarded $2.29 million in grants to assist first-generation, low-income, and disabled students
Lake Washington Technical College’s Student Support Services department has been awarded two United States Department of Education TRIO grants totaling $2.29 million over five years.
Northwest Asian Weekly, September 30, 2010
EdCC aims to increase numbers of students studying science
Edmonds Community College has received a $55,000 Washington Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA), grant to establish a student MESA center where low-income, educationally disadvantaged students studying science and seeking to transfer to bachelor’s degree programs will receive additional support services.
Edmonds Beacon, September 30, 2010
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Editorial: The bubble and our universities
Wenatchee World, September 29, 2010
What Motivates International Students?
Survey finds different priorities send them to different destinations.
Inside Higher Ed, September 30, 2010
Most Americans still don't have smartphones
But new research from Forrester indicates that while cell phone penetration is high across all U.S. demographics … only 17 percent of Americans own a smartphone.
CNN.com, September 30, 2010
WSU’s Floyd goes on offense for higher-education funding
NPR KPLU FM, September 30, 2010
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