News Links | August 23, 2022
System News | Opinion
Bellevue College has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing
Amazon’s hourly employees access to high-tech degrees, the college has announced.
425 Business, August 22, 2022
Christopher Villa said he has a roadmap for his first year as Skagit Valley College president. He said outgoing President Tom Keegan laid the groundwork through the
college’s strategic plan.
Skagit Valley Herald, August 20, 2022
Edmonds College will launch a dental assistant program starting fall quarter of 2022 in which students
can earn a certificate in nine months. The dental assistant program is the latest
under the Allied Health Education umbrella at Edmonds ...
Mill Creek Beacon, August, 19, 2022
Tacoma Community College has long had an English as a Second Language program for adults seeking to improve
their fluency in reading, writing and speaking English. But until this year, residents
of Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula had to cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to access
Gig Harbor Now, August 17, 2022
... WVSD works directly with the Teacher Education Program at Yakima Valley College offering a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teacher Education and a residency program
requiring hands-on working experience within classrooms under the guidance of a teacher.
NBC Right Now, August 16, 2022
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has selected Amanda Ybarra to serve as the College’s Executive Diversity Officer (EDO).
The EDO is a member of SPSCC’s executive leadership team and is responsible for further
supporting SPSCC’s core theme of “Equity” and the college’s commitment to reducing
barriers and removing equity gaps.
Thurston Talk, August 15, 2022
Trends | Horizons | Education
The U.S. Education Department (ED) has announced a new $8 million grant competition
geared to help minority-serving institutions in their efforts to diversify the teacher
workforce and prepare teachers to meet underserved students’ needs.
Community College Daily, August 21, 2022
A new report shows that student parents from low-income backgrounds must work 50-plus
hours a week at minimum wage in order to afford both tuition at a public college and
Inside Higher Ed, August 17, 2022
The U.S. was already facing a growing shortage of nurses when Covid hit and accelerated
the crisis. According to a recent Center for American Progress (CAP) report, the primary
challenges that higher education institutions face in graduating more nurses are:
a shortage of nurse educators, a lack of clinical placements for student nurses, and
inadequate campus facilities and equipment.
Community College Daily, August 16, 2022
Politics | Local, State, National
Forgiving student loan debt will cost between $300 billion and $980 billion over 10
years, according to a new analysis, with the majority of relief going toward borrowers
in the top 60% of earners.
The Seattle Times, August 23, 2022
President Biden has yet to deliver on his campaign promise to forgive at least some
student loan debt. Doing so would be a big win for key voting blocs heading into the
midterms, but some are hoping for more forgiveness than others.
Inside Higher Ed, August 19, 2022