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December 06, 2022 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion


North Seattle College recently hosted U.S. Education Under Secretary James Kvaal (center) on the final stop of his Seattle visit, where he focused on the college’s Integrated Basic Education Skills and Training (I-BEST) and early childhood education programs. [Photo]
Community College Daily, Dec. 6, 2022

Shoreline Community College professor appointed to state commission

A tenure track faculty in the Shoreline Community College Department of Health Occupations and Nursing, Ajay Jamora, has been asked by the Governor to serve on the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission for Washington State.
Shoreline Area News, Dec. 3, 2022

Free community college: An idea whose time has come?

Vocational technical training. The jobs are hard to outsource. Demand for workers far outstrips supply. Wages are competitive and they are a gateway to entrepreneurship . ... Bates Technical College, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. [Video]
Northwest Now, Dec. 2, 2022

Cascadia dives deep into Indigenous Studies with new Tribal Liaison

Throughout his life, Dr. Victor Begay has been connected to Native American and Indigenous communities across the country. Begay recently joined Cascadia College as a pioneer of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies (AIIS) program.
Woodinville Weekly, Dec. 1, 2022

Very Short Play Festival set for Friday

Students in Peninsula College’s Intro to Theatre class will share their original 10-minute-or-less plays with the public when the “Very Short Play Festival” premiers on Friday. Students in Drama 101 became “content creators” from start to finish this quarter ...
Peninsula Daily News, Dec. 1, 2022

Trends | Horizons | Education

DataPoints: Students’ college costs this year

Tuition and fees at community colleges this academic year average just above one-third (35%) that of in-state tuition and fees at public four-year institutions, according to the College Board’s annual report on trends in college pricing.
Community College Daily, Dec. 6, 2022

The economic value of community colleges

... A new report commissioned by the American Association of Community Colleges sheds some light on the return of those public investments. For instance, one of every 18 jobs in the U.S. is supported by the activities of former community college students. 
Community College Daily, Dec. 4, 2022

Politics | Local, State, National

Washington Watch: ‘Workforce Pell’ an AACC priority, Bumphus says

Enrollment declines, community college to four-year university transfers and human resources are some of the challenges facing community colleges, says Walter Bumphus, president and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) ...
Community College Daily, Dec. 1, 2022

Supreme Court will hear challenge to Biden's student debt-relief program

The Supreme Court on Thursday put President Biden's student loan relief program on ice for now, agreeing to hear arguments about the program in February. The court's action means the rollout of debt cancellation will remain blocked until then.
NPR, Dec. 1, 2022

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