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Jobless Benefits About To Run Out
To sharpen her skills and be considered a competitive candidate, [Mahala Collins is] taking college prep courses at Spokane Community College. Given her financial situation, the courses are free and she is expected to complete them in May. But without benefits to help her pay for rent, Collins says she will be homeless.
KHQ 6 Spokane, November 9, 2010
TCC Early Learning Center awarded $30K grant
The Early Learning Center at Tacoma Community College has been awarded a $30,000, grant from The Bamford Foundation of Tacoma. The grant will fund improvements to the learning center's outdoor play area and help support center operations.
Tacoma Daily Index, November 9, 2010
Poor economy boosting local college enrollment
Peninsula College's president said the college is doing well with a boom of construction and another boom of enrollment.
Dr. Tom Keegan said the college is abuzz again this year with a record number of students.
KONP Radio, November 10, 2010
Drama program at EdCC may be cut
The curtain could come down on Edmonds Community College’s drama program. College President Jack Oharah has proposed axing the program as part of mid-year budget cuts required by the state
The Herald, November 10, 2010
Lower Columbia College President Jim McLaughlin to retire in 2011
Lower Columbia College President Jim McLaughlin announced Tuesday he will retire in September 2011. The two-year college's board of trustees said in a statement it will begin a nationwide search for McLaughlin's replacement.
The Daily News, November 10, 2010
The Vermont connection: Goddard College president eager to expand programs in PT
[Goddard’s] President was in the Port Townsend area last week for several days of discussions that involved local government officials, Fort Worden leaders and Peninsula College president Tom Keegan, with whom Goddard is negotiating a partnership.
The Port Townsend Leader, November 10, 2010
Recipes from near and far for your festive table
The Seattle Times has again partnered with the pros at Seattle Central Community College to whip up a package of holiday-ready recipes
Seattle Times, November 10, 2010
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Too Nice to Land a Job
Research finds that letters of recommendation for women seeking faculty jobs tend to include "communal" or "emotive" words that -- even if used positively -- turn off search committees.
Inside Higher Ed, November 10, 2010
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
Rep. Miloscia challenging Chopp for speaker
The Seattle Times, November 10, 2010
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