Wednesday, March 23, 2011

NEWS LINKS | March 23, 2011

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




A weekend of student science on Capitol Hill

Seattle Central [Community College] hosted 700 students and their fans cheering them toward victory in the Northwest Regional Science Olympiad Tournament.

Capitol Hill  Seattle Blog, March 15, 2011


Our View: Is WSU the right boss for Everett's U Center

Moscow-Pullman Daily News, March 21, 2011


Aerospace training program opens up workers' choices

The advanced manufacturing program is the brainchild of Damian Cianci, an Edmonds Community College professor. Cianci applied for the $75,000 Workforce Investment Act grant to run the class, which is offered through Edmonds Community College's business training arm at the Everett location. … Cianci's goal was to take 12 unemployed people who have little to no manufacturing experience and give them basic knowledge of a variety of aerospace-related skills.

The Herald, March 22, 2011


Boeing hiring 100 a week; here's how to join the ranks

One sure way to get a leg up on the hiring process at Boeing is to complete an 11-week certificate program at the Washington Aerospace Training and Research Center in Everett.

The Herald, March 23, 2011





Incentives Offered to Raise College Graduation Rates
With a goal of producing eight million additional college graduates by 2020, the Department of Education will offer states millions of dollars in incentives.

New York Times, March 22, 2011



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