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Green economy summit at SSCC on May 5
South Seattle Community College hosts regional forum to examine economic opportunity and development in green careers
West Seattle Herald, April 27, 2011
Guest column: Lessons learned in culinary school
In the two years I spent in Lake Washington Technical College’s Culinary Arts program, I learned things like how to brown meat, how to tourné a potato, and how to make a plate look beautiful. … I picked up a few more valuable lessons than the ones I just described, lessons that I think anyone who loves to cook should know. … Kirkland resident Jessica Desormeaux recently completed a culinary program at Lake Washington Technical College.
Kirkland Reporter, April 27, 2011
EvCC gets $15,000 service learning grant
Everett Community College has received a three-year, $15,000 grant for sustainability education and service learning for students and faculty studying science, technology engineering and math. EvCC is one of 42 colleges and universities to receive grant funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The program host is Washington Campus Compact.
Snohomish County Business Journal, April 28, 2011
Indelible Ink: Poems by our readers
Each poem included 10 "challenge words": circle, expect, indelible, knot, lodge, poised, rock, storm, translucent, and watch. The words came to us from the librarians at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Wash., where their Kumquat Challenge is in its sixth year. Some of our poems were on display on April 27 at Whatcom's Kumquat Challenge reception.
The Montclair (NJ) Times, April 28, 2011
‘Chop Suey’ pageant winner proudly represents multiculturalism
Crowned Miss Federal Way USA 2011 two months ago, Cady, 22, feels the nickname fits her multiracial ancestry — Hawaiian, Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, Irish, Scottish, Portuguese, and American Indian … Cady attends Highline Community College. Between 2008 and 2009, she was a leader of its Pacific Islander Club. She will receive her associate’s degree general studies this winter … and will then attend the University of Hawaii to earn a bachelor’s degree — possibly a master’s as well — in Hawaiian cultural studies …
Northwest Asian Weekly, April 28, 2011
Centralia College administrator among finalists for top LCC job
The Daily News, April 28, 2011
BBCC hosts Latino education fair
The Othello Outlook, April 28, 2011
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom a top 10 percent school
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program on Monday named Pierce College Fort Steilacoom to its list of the nation’s 120 best community colleges for its high standards for learning, college completion without delay, and serving as a training ground for jobs that pay competitive wages.
The Suburban Times, April 28, 2011
Big Bend president offers 'State of the College'
Big Bend Community College President Bill Bonaudi painted a mixed view of the college's future during the school's annual State of the College address. In the address Bonaudi discussed the financial challenges facing the college and described strategies for dealing with them. He also celebrated the achievements of the college students.
The Columbia Basin Herald, April 29, 2011
TRENDS| HORIZONS | EDUCATION
Cuts to higher education will reduce access
Schmudget, The Washington State Budget & Policy Center Blog, April 28, 2011
Community College Students in 31 States Can't Get Federal Loans
Inside Higher Ed, April 29, 2011
Editorial: 3-year bachelor's degrees make sense as tuitions increase
The Olympian, April 29, 2011
UW Admissions Change Could Hurt Campus Diversity
Northwest Public Radio, April 29, 2011
POLITICS | LOCAL, STATE, NATIONAL
The Olympian, April 29, 2011
FRIDAY LITE NEWS
Will & Kate: Before Happily Ever After
Keepin’ it real with the royals. [For my two schillings, the scene in episode four with the happy couple brushing their teeth whilst singing Snoop Dogg’s ‘The One and Only’ is priceless.]
Ep. 1 The couple prepare for the Royal Wedding by talking about their favorite TV shows and what kinds of foods they eat.
Ep. 2 Prince William shows us how the wedding preparations have gone so far. deciding on what type of cake they'll have
Ep. 3 Getting ready for their bachelor and bachelorette parties.
Ep. 4 The morning of their big day.
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