News Links | July 6, 2022
System News | Opinion
Skagit Valley College officially opened a 10-court pickleball pavilion Thursday with its main benefactor
making the very first serve. The Blackburn Pavilion, named for donor and Skagit County
native Claude Blackburn, is now open to the public.
Skagit Valley Herald, July 2, 2022
We may be generations apart but a singular investment from the federal government
ties us together. The Pell Grant program, which turns 50 this week, is the cornerstone
of federal student aid ... Pamela Transue, Ph.D. is President Emeritus of Tacoma Community College.
News Tribune, July 2, 2022
Wenatchee Valley College students can expect to pay about $35 more a quarter after a 2.4% tuition increase
for the 2022-23 school year. The increase will affect full-time students, which is
anyone taking 15 credits or more.
Wenatchee World, July 1, 2022
Thirty-one Japanese exchange students arrived at Big Bend Community College this week to start their 19-month-long studies in the United States as part of the
Japanese Agricultural Training Program.
Columbia Basin Herald, June 30, 2022
[Tacoma Community College] Gallery Coordinator Dr. Jennifer Olson started a juried exhibit for local artists
in 2002. Twenty years later the annual exhibit is still going strong, a celebration
of local art and a chance for local artists to be awarded Juror’s Choice and Honorable
Suburban Times, June 30, 2022
Beginning with the start of the Fall Quarter, Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) students can attend in-person classes and seek on-campus support services regardless
of their COVID-19 vaccination status, except where otherwise directed (e.g., WWCC’s
Nursing Education program).
Waitsburg Times, June 30, 2022
... The facility will serve as a child care and early learning center; a learning
lab for early childhood education students at Skagit Valley College; and a meeting spot for families and the Children’s Council of Skagit County.
Skagit Valley Herald, June 29, 2022
Yakima Valley College is adding to its programs preparing adult learners for in-demand jobs with the launch
of a new Integrated Basic Education Skills Training (I-BEST) phlebotomy program this
Sunnyside Sun, June 27, 2022
The Centralia College Board of Trustees has awarded professor emeritus status to Dr. Lisa Carlson, a longtime
botany and environmental sciences professor and chair of the college’s science department.
Centralia Chronicle, June 24, 2022
Trends | Horizons | Education
Moody’s finds good news and some risks in a new report on public college and university
finances. “Improved state support and one-time federal pandemic relief along with
expense cuts underpinned stronger operating performance for public universities in
fiscal 2021,” according to Moody’s.
Inside Higher Ed, July 5, 2022
In just two months, the pause on federal student loan repayment will come to an end.
Many borrowers are not financially prepared to resume payments due to the lingering
effects of the pandemic ...
Diverse Education, July 1, 2022
Politics | Local, State, National
Critics of newly proposed Title IX regulations fear that the Biden administration
is stripping away due process; others believe the Department of Education is striking
an appropriate balance.
Inside Higher Ed, June 30, 2022
The House Appropriations Committee has released report language to accompany the Labor,
Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) fiscal year (FY)
2023 funding bill.
Community College Daily, June 29, 2022