News Links | June 2, 2022
System News | Opinion
Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal will speak to
Lower Columbia College's second graduating class of Bachelor of Applied Science-Teacher Education students
on June 13.
Wahkiakum County Eagle, June 2, 2022
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a continuation of
a $6,250,285 grant for Edmonds College’s Head Start program. The grant is reviewed every five years and is currently in its
My Edmonds News, June 1, 2022
Dignitaries from Clark College and Ridgefield ceremoniously broke ground on the community college’s new Boschma
Farms campus Wednesday afternoon. The new 61,000-square-foot facility, which is expected
to be open by the spring of 2024 ...
Columbian, June 1, 2022
Paint rollers have replaced skateboard wheels at Cloney Skate Park this week. A class
of around 10 Lower Columbia College students convened at the Longview park, near the corner of Douglas Street and 28th
Avenue, Tuesday morning for the first day of painting.
The Daily News, June 1, 2022
... “A lot of students are going through trauma,’” said Chapman, Edmonds College’s vice president of instruction. “We’re looking at ways to supports students so they
can be successful. We’ve all had a rough go of it,” Chapman said.
Everett Herald, June 1, 2022
... David Brownell, executive director of the North Olympic History Center (NOHC),
will share local and online research resources available to local researchers, students
and history enthusiasts during the online Peninsula College Studium Generale ...
Peninsula Daily News, June 1, 2022
... Bellevue College and our 33 fellow community and technical colleges in Washington already know how
to design certificate programs with value in the labor market. At Bellevue, students
can earn both short-and longer-term certificates in areas like information technology,
health care, education and business.
The Seattle Times, May 31, 2022
Some teachers have the good fortune of knowing the positive impact they’ve had on
their students. Dick Ibach, an art instructor at Spokane Falls Community College for more than 20 years, was one of them. “I was totally influenced by [Dick’s] patterning
and his foreshortening, his perspective and his color palette and his textures,” says
Inlander, May 31, 2022
Grays Harbor College announced that they were awarded $2.8 million to help low-income, potential first-generation
students at the school. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Education to
establish TRIO Upward Bound programs at Hoquiam, Ocosta, and Raymond, high schools
beginning this September.
KXRO News Radio, May 27, 2022
When senior Kailey Shipley went back to in-person school this year, she went way back
— to second grade. As part of an teacher education course at Lower Columbia College, the Running Start student helped out in a Kalama Elementary School classroom.
The Daily News, May 26, 2022
Students attending Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake this fall will not be required to provide proof of a COVID vaccination.
On Thursday, the school announced the mandate it’s had in place for all students attending
in-person classes since the beginning of the 2021-22 school year would be removed.
News Radio 560 KPQ, May 26, 2022
Leonor Fuller, a former longtime South Puget Sound Community College trustee, has been appointed to the University of Washington’s Board of Regents, Gov.
Jay Inslee’s office announced Thursday. Fuller’s term lasts through Sept. 30, 2027.
The Olympian, April 22, 2022
Trends | Horizons | Education
In a first-of-its-kind arrangement, United Educators is partnering with The Jed Foundation
(JED) to motivate institutions to implement mental health programs on their campuses.
Inside Higher Ed, June 2, 2022
... A new study released Tuesday by the Century Foundation found that it is not just
Black students who are hurt disproportionately by student debt, but also Black parents
through federal Parent PLUS borrowing ...
Inside Higher Ed, June 1, 2022
Politics | Local, State, National
Hundreds of thousands of students who attended the for-profit Corinthian Colleges
chain will automatically get their federal student loans canceled, the Biden administration
announced Wednesday, a move that aims to bring closure to one of the most notorious
cases of fraud in American higher education.
PBS News Hour, June 1, 2022