Wednesday, January 12, 2011

NEWS LINKS | Jan. 12, 2011

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From Lakewood To NBC: Peter Jones Shines On National Television
Pierce College's Peter Jones of Lakewood is no longer a singer looking for his big break. His singing group Groove For Thought caught national attention ......

Lakewood Patch, January 11, 2011


MLK celebration features singer, activist

Artist and globetrotting activist Derrick N. Ashong is bringing his message of harmony and cooperation to Lynnwood.

The Enterprise, January 12, 2011





Presidents Mull How to Work Most Effectively With Their Boards

A Harvard research professor offers college leaders several different ways to engage trustees.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 9, 2011

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Newly Elected 42nd District Representative Vincent Buys officially takes office today

He is also on the Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Higher Education committees.  “…. I am also looking forward to working on higher education issues with Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Tech in our legislative district,” Buys said.

The State Column, January 11, 2011


Warnick on budget, job committees

Washington State House Republicans appointed [caucus vice chair] Rep. Judy Warnick, R-Moses Lake, to three committees in the upcoming legislative session. Warnick is the lead Republican member of the capital budget committee and serves on the higher education and labor and workforce development committees. … As a serving member on the higher education committee, Warnick said she wants to ensure schools like Big Bend Community College will continue to receive the funding they needed. The Higher Education Committee considers issues related to the state's public and independent colleges, public community and technical colleges and private career schools, according to the Washington State Legislature Web site.

The Columbia Basin Herald, January 12, 2011


Wash. Gov. Gregoire: Lawmakers need to be 'bold'

Bloomberg/AP, January 11, 2011


Gregoire reaches across the aisle

Anyone watching for clues about whether this year’s legislative session will fulfill hopes of bipartisanship could find positive signs in its first two days.

The News Tribune, January 12, 2011


Opinion: Gregoire leads impressive reform push

The Herald, January 12, 2011



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