News Links | May 17, 2022
System News | Opinion
Clark College is hosting a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of its new Boschma Farms
campus in Ridgefield at 2 p.m. on June 1. The final building concept for the campus
is expected to cost $48 million and should be completed by the end of 2024.
The Columbian, May 17, 2022
On May 12, the Lake Washington Institute of Technology hosted their Annual Applied Research Symposium, where students of all disciplines
came together and presented what they’ve learned through their research and applied
experiences to the community.
Kirkland Reporter, May 16, 2022
... Leonard Forsman, chairman of the Suquamish Tribe, said in a statement he was grateful
for the college's efforts. “The Suquamish people and our ancestors have lived on these
lands since time immemorial," he said. "We appreciate the work of students and staff
at Olympic College and the artists, who used language and art to acknowledge our continued presence.”
Kitsap Sun, May 14, 2022
... Every year, more than 17,000 [Everett Community College] students choose education as a means to a brighter future. We do our best to nourish
their hope and see it grow. On June 17, I’ll be in the crowd at the Angel of the Winds
Arena, cheering as EvCC students receive their degrees and certificates.
Everett Herald, May 14, 2022
... A portion of the money will fill a gap in funding for Seattle Central College’s operation of the academy for the 2022-2023 school year. The remaining will go to
community outreach and recruitment through the academy for the Maritime Vessel Operations
Program, and Advanced Manufacturing, which is part of the Seattle Skills Center at
Seattle Public Schools.
KIRO 7, May 13, 2022
Seattle Colleges Chancellor Shouan Pan announced Thursday that he will leave his post Aug. 1, two years
before his contract is up in 2024. The college system’s board of trustees voted Thursday
to terminate the contract early in agreement with Pan, who shared in March that he’d
begun seeking jobs elsewhere.
The Seattle Times, May 12, 2022
The Yakima Valley College Allied Health Technology Department announced it is offering a new Sterile Processing
Technician Certificate starting Fall 2022, in response to the rising need for health
NBC Right Now, May 10, 2022
Trends | Horizons | Education
What faculty members think, actions they take and adjustments they make can go a long
way to lessen student mental health and wellness challenges, as this infographic shows.
Inside Higher Ed, May 17, 2022
Innovia, the Spokane-based community foundation, has unveiled a sweeping $150 million
initiative to award scholarships to help every motivated student across the Inland
Northwest pay for college or vocational training.
The Spokesman-Review, May 16, 2022
Politics | Local, State, National
... A House Small Business subcommittee last week heard from industry representatives
on how providing more training opportunities, such as apprenticeships developed in
partnership with community colleges, could help to replenish the workforce pipeline.
Community College Daily, May 16, 2022
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has started its series of regional listening sessions
to gather feedback from employers on potential changes to the “white-collar” exemptions
contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Community College Daily, May 13, 2022