Thursday, September 30, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Sept. 30, 2010

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




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





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., September 30, 2010


WSU’s Floyd goes on offense for higher-education funding

NPR KPLU FM,  September 30, 2010



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