Friday, May 20, 2011

NEWS LINKS | May 20, 2011

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




TRAC's solar power plans a potential win for county

A great partnership could be formed by using either project as a lab for students in the new solar certification program at Columbia Basin College. We've read about these students in action and, once again, CBC impresses us by continuing to provide diverse educational opportunities in tough economic times.

TriCity Herald, May 18, 2011



SSCC Automotive program honored

South Seattle Community College was chosen by the judges at Tomorrow’s Technician magazine as one of the top four automotive schools in the country in their annual School of the Year contest.

West Seattle Herald, May 19, 2011


Bellingham Technical College hosts Welding Rodeo May 20-21

Bellingham Herald, May 12, 2011


Editorial | Budget cuts affect little learners, too

We published a story last week that focused on the Kirkland Co-Op Preschool and the Lake Washington Toddler Group.  …But state level budget cuts have threatened the parenting program, which encompasses seven area preschool cooperatives. The proposal to cut the parenting program would save Lake Washington Technical College about $300,000. Doug Emory, dean of academic core, called it a "massive" cut. We agree.

Kirkland Reporter, May 19, 2011


YVCC Opens Multicultural Center

KNDO TV, May 20, 2011




Budget agreement may be days away

The Olympian, May 20, 2011





Budget Mix-Up Provides Nation's Schools With Enough Money To Properly Educate Students,20350/


1,000 (Or So) Things to Do Before the End of the World

TIME, May 20, 2011,8599,2072767,00.html


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