Corporations, community colleges partner on cybersecurity training | Highline, Green River chosen among top 150 community colleges | Pierce College EDI CARES hosts Students of Color empowerment summit | Indigenous teens fight to keep cultures alive >>
Commentary: Front Porch: English 101 teacher’s critique was life-changing | City of Puyallup celebrates Pierce during College Appreciation Week | C-Tran breaks ground on Vancouver’s second bus rapid transit line | Two Seattleites, an infectious disease scientist and a poet, win MacArthur ‘genius grants’ | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept. says 27% of new COVID cases are ages 20 and under | New higher education center, The Hub, opens in Federal Way >>
MacKenzie Scott gives $2.7 billion to 286 recipients, including NW education and arts groups | The Arts Scene: No shortage of brilliance in this show | YVC Foundation awards $770,000 in scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year | Seattle’s new Northgate station bridge installation underway | Student Voices: My STEM education won’t matter if it’s not inclusive | Leslie Fountain Williams named as new VP of Finance and Administration at Centralia College | Two weeks, two diplomas | CBC honors first grads of new career readiness program | “Invisible” course at Bellevue College highlights AAPI advocacy | SPSCC brings live theater back to campus for ‘I am nobody’s lunch’ | LCC to offer Summer Bridge Program | Shoreline Community College’s newspaper, The Ebbtide, wins awards in Pacific northwest college journalism competition | Rep. Kilmer Virtually Visits GHC | Governor Inslee tours Snohomish County >>
Tri-Cities educator, leader appointed to WA state community college board | Renton Technical College president named college CEO of the year | Biden’s plan to make community college tuition free could help Northwest students, local administrators say | Clark College announces plans for return to campus in fall | Sen. Patty Murray invites Rainier conservation leader to virtually attend Biden's Wednesday address to Congress | State awards Lower Columbia College $3.2M to design new $30M vocational building | Two Bates Technical College students named to All-Washington Academic Team | Watch: New student recreation center coming to CBC | Musical masterpiece: Spokane Symphony’s virtual series boasts innovation, collaboration and performance | Peninsula College names student council for 2021-2022 >>
Disappearing debt | More local college students now eligible for basic needs assistance | Wenatchee Valley College students have opportunity for emergency relief funding | Educator at Renton Technical College sells homemade jewelry to support students | Community Announcements: Peninsula College Community Education offers spring courses online >>
Business of ... higher education | Columbia Basin College students seek help for mental wellness | WVC student to be honored at Transforming Lives Awards virtual ceremony | LCC opens applications for next cohort of teacher bachelor's degree seekers | PC speaker to focus on relationships between humans, nature | Edmonds College to host virtual Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations Jan. 21 >>
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