Thursday, October 14, 2010

NEWS LINKS | Oct. 14, 2010

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




Plaque recognizes SVC hall for meeting green standards

Skagit Valley College president Dr. Gary Tollefson speaks at the LEED Platinum Certification celebration at Laura Angst all, the first higher education building in the state to achieve platinum certification

Skagit Argus, October 13, 2010


Jada Rupley appointed as Clark College trustee

Jada Rupley, Educational Service District 112 associate superintendent for children, youth and family services, has been appointed to the Clark College board of trustees by Gov. Chris Gregoire.

The Columbian, October 14, 2010





Controversial For-Profit Schools Attack Community Colleges

Color Lines Magazine, October 14, 2010


EDITORIAL: Short-sale scandal over Obama rules / Traders win as for-profit college students suffer

Washington Times, October 12, 2010


Brainstorm: More College Graduates Needed
Conventional Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts underestimate the number of future jobs that will require college degrees, says Kevin Carey.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 13, 2010


What’s a Sophomore? / Confessions of a Community College Dean

... It sounded right to me, until I realized that they had used “second year” and “sophomore” interchangeably. To be fair, in their specific contexts, that was probably perfectly valid. But it doesn’t describe the community college world well at all.

Inside Higher Ed, October 14, 2010





LCC debate team gives the edge to Heck

Moments after Wednesday's Denny Heck/Jaime Herrera debate, Lower Columbia College's "Fighting Smelt" debate team convened in their classroom to rate the candidates' performance.

The Daily News, October 14, 2010


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