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SYSTEM NEWS | OPINIONS
I-BEST: Moving Low-Skilled Citizens to Career and College Pathways
Article by Tina Bloomer, Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
ASQ Higher Education Brief, August 2010
'Stand up economist' entertains in Oak Harbor for foundation
Nationally acclaimed economedian comes to Skagit Valley College.
Whidbey News-Times, September 2, 2010
SVC offers textbook rentals
Skagit Valley College’s Cardinal Bookstore will offer a textbook rental program for new and returning students.
The Whidbey Examiner, September 7, 2010
Pierce College launching online physical therapist assistant program
Business Examiner, September 7, 2010
Peninsula College receives accreditation to offer four-year degrees
Peninsula College is now fully accredited to offer its own four-year degrees, said Tom Keegan, college president. … The status means that the one four-year program that the college offers without working in partnership with another institution -- the applied management bachelor's degree -- is accredited and also that it may begin offering other four-year degrees, although it has no plans to do so soon, Keegan added.
Peninsula Daily News, September 8, 2010
YVCC receives 5 year education grant
Yakima Valley Community College was recently awarded the TRiO Student Support Services Grant for another five years. The $305,468 grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education will help benefit 200 students.
KNDO/KNDU TV, September 8, 2010
Elma woman competing for NW rodeo queen title
During the school year she attends Shoreline Community College to study medical billing and coding.
The Aberdeen Daily World, September 8, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Colleges need a full agenda -- not just federal aid -- to serve this key population of students, writes Steven Knapp.
Inside Higher Ed, September 8, 2010
Women Are Majority of College Fund Raisers, but More Men Hold Top Jobs
Chronicle of Higher Education Blog, September 8, 2010
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
A Step Backwards: The Impact of Washington’s budget cuts on Education and Opportunity
Schmudget Blog, September 7, 2010
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