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November 10, 2022 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Edmonds College receives $200K disabilities grant renewal

Edmonds College received a $200,000 renewal of a grant that will help fund the college's Pursuit Lab, which provides college access and services that include job-readiness training for students aged 16-21 with documented disabilities.
Mukilteo Beacon, Nov. 9, 2022

Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center of Edmonds College students complete first tiny home build

Nearly four weeks ago, students in Edmonds College’s Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program learned they were going to build a tiny house for their core project. They were excited to apply their new skills in action, especially since it will also provide a transitional home to someone in need.
My Edmonds News, Nov. 9, 2022

Tacoma Community College welcomes J. Manny Santiago to the Board of Trustees

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee appointed J. Manny Santiago to the Tacoma Community College (TCC) Board of Trustees effective Oct. 31, 2022. ... Santiago currently serves as the inaugural Executive Director for the Washington State LGBTQ Commission. 
Suburban Times, Nov. 7, 2022

Indian Child Welfare Act, documentary focus of Studium Generale

... The event was hosted by Studium Generale, Peninsula College’s Magic of Cinema, and ʔaʔk̓ʷustəƞáwt̓xʷ House of Learning as part of the college’s celebration of Native American Heritage Month.
Peninsula Daily News, Nov. 5, 2022

Senator Cantwell visits Yakima Valley College

Today Washington Senator Maria Cantwell attended a roundtable discussion to hear from STEM students at Yakima Valley College. [Video]
NBC Right Now, Nov. 4, 2022

Musicals take center stage this month in Yakima and Prosser

The Yakima Valley College Drama Department and the Princess Theatre are gearing up for musicals this November. ... “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a Tony Award-winning musical comedy about a group of six mid-pubescents competing in a spelling championship while sharing stories from their home lives.
Yakima Herald-Republic, Nov. 2, 2022

Trends | Horizons | Education

Simple interventions can curb cheating, study finds

... Those interventions were: discussing academic integrity early in the course; requiring students to achieve 100 percent on an academic integrity quiz; allowing students to withdraw assignments they may have second thoughts about handing in ...
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 10, 2022

How colleges measure and prove their value

With public doubts escalating about whether going to college is “worth it,” campus leaders and policy analysts discuss steps institutions are taking to show how they help students and society.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 10, 2022

A collaboration to foster engineers among students of color

... So it recently awarded cooperative agreements of up to $55 million to five organizations through the National Defense Education Program (NDEP) to foster the development of two-year institution/community college STEM education consortia.
Community College Daily, Nov. 9, 2022

Politics | Local, State, National

What the voters decided

... Senator Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington State, won re-election, for instance. She has been the chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and faced a tougher than expected re-election bid.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 9, 2022

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