Friday, June 3, 2011

NEWS LINKS | June 3, 2011

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




HUD awards $1.2 million grant to King County Housing Authority to build new Kent community center

Renton Technical College will provide outreach, recruitment, and distance learning access at the Valli Kee facility.

Kent Reporter, May 27, 2011


TEEN TALK: Friendship, pizza and improved English

William Beidle, 18, is a junior at Everett High School.  He believes he will attend Shoreline Community College where he hopes to attain his degree to become a dental hygienist. 

Shoreline Patch, June 2, 2011


Bluebird Designs offers custom, recycled and bridal jewelry in Truckee

In 2004 Jessica pursued her dream by attending a metalsmithing course at North Seattle Community College. The skills she gained there eventually lead to her creating a nationwide jewelry company

Sierra NV Sun, June 2, 2011


Whatcom Community College's computer program honor for its cyber security

Whatcom Community College's computer program is now considered one of the best in the country, especially in the areas of cyber security. The college was recently named as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance ...

Bellingham Herald, June 2, 2011





Opinion: College is a waste of time

The comments are the best part.  E.g. It's funny that all his conclusions directly contradict real-world statistics regarding employment rates and salaries of college grads.”  and “A lot of degrees are a waste of time but you can't become an engineer without an engineering degree.”

CNN, June 3, 2011


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