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News Links | November 8, 2022

November 08, 2022 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Wenatchee Valley College announces next president

The Wenatchee Valley College Board of Trustees announced Monday afternoon that Faimous Harrison will be the college's next president. Harrison visited both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses and took part in two public forums Thursday. 
Wenatchee World, Nov. 7, 2022

Clark College students help tend Hazel Dell garden

... “We are very, very pleased to have Clark College students back in the garden after COVID restrictions,” Nordstrom said. “They make an incredible difference in the garden; it’s almost like magic, the difference their hard work makes possible!”
Columbian, Nov. 5, 2022

Meet 3 women who are guiding the future of Washington’s wine industry

... Some women have taken their degrees in enology and viticulture programs at Washington State University or Walla Walla Community College and applied that knowledge to produce wines of international acclaim.
Seatttle Times, Nov. 4, 2022

Clark College Dreamcatcher Scholarship opens doors for Native student

... Johnson, a 51-year-old Navy veteran and member of the Colville and Lakes Tribes, is one of two recipients of the 2022-2023 Dreamcatcher Scholarship at Clark College
Columbian, Nov. 4, 2022

Larsen visit to Edmonds College highlights efforts to improve veterans’ access to higher education

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen met with Edmonds College administrators Thursday to discuss ways to improve access to higher education for U.S. military veterans. 
My Edmonds News, Nov. 4, 2022

Theatre veteran brings real life love story to Centralia College stage

Centralia College Theatre Director Emmy Kreilkamp said even she was surprised by parts of their love story when she read Centralia College’s fall play, “Leaving 50 Wimpole Street.”
Centralia Chronicle, Nov. 4, 2022

College theater reimagines Peanuts characters

A new production on the campus of Grays Harbor College will bring back the characters from the popular comic strip Peanuts — but not like most audiences have seen them before.
Daily World, Nov. 3, 2022

SFCC reopens planetarium with interactive campus solar system

When the planetarium at Spokane Falls Community College puts on its first public show since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic this weekend, attendees ...
Spokesman-Review, Nov. 2, 2022

Trends | Horizons | Education

Pell Grant rules out but more guidance needed

More than half a million people could benefit from the reinstatement of the Pell Grant for incarcerated students in July, and efforts are underway to start college-in-prison programs for this group.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 8, 2022

Pushing their peers to the polls

... Politicians, it seems, are taking notice of students’ growing electoral influence and doing their best to keep them coming to the polls. President Biden even made a tour of college campuses as he traveled the country supporting candidates in recent days ...
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 8, 2022

Politics | Local, State, National

Washington Watch: Final prisoner ed regs reflect community college views

The U.S. Education Department’s (ED) final regulations for new Pell Grant eligibility has set the parameters for this important new eligibility for community colleges. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) had submitted detailed comments on the proposed rules and in some key areas AACC’s comments were reflected in ED’s final version. 
Community College Daily, Nov. 6, 2022

WATCH: Biden says nearly 26 million have applied for student loan forgiveness

... Nearly 26 million people have applied for loan forgiveness, up 4 million from two weeks ago. About 16 million applications are expected to be approved by the week’s end, but no debt can be forgiven until a legal fight over the program is resolved.
PBS News Hour, Nov. 3, 2022

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