News Links | October 6, 2022
System News | Opinion
... All of Washington’s teaching baccalaureate programs have received approval from
the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to launch since 2016. ... “It’s a highly rigorous program,” said Elizabeth Paulino,
who runs Yakima Valley College’s teacher education baccalaureate program. The college’s model is much like those throughout
the rest of the state. ... [Also noted: Highline College, Pierce College, Centralia College, Grays Harbor College].
The Seattle Times, Oct. 6, 2022
The Edmonds College Art Gallery's fall exhibit showcases the work of Minh Carrico, an Edmonds College
instructor and chair for photography and visual communications. The exhibit, "Double
Take," surveys Carrico's home life while sheltering in place during the pandemic.
Edmonds Beacon, Oct. 6, 2022
... After appearances in San Francisco, Biden is scheduled to arrive in Washington
on Friday afternoon, landing at 3:15 p.m. at Boeing Field and heading to Bates Technical College in Tacoma to highlight workforce development programs, according to the White House.
The Seattle Times, Oct. 5, 2022
The Pierce College Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of three
finalists for the Chancellor and CEO position at Pierce College. The Board is pleased with the quality and experience of the finalists and look forward
to meeting them on campus.
Suburban Times, Oct. 4, 2022
College coaches from the College Success Foundation have been in the Yakima Valley
helping disadvantaged students learn about college since 2001. Now in partnership
with the Washington Student Achievement Council, they've expanded their college coach
services to Yakima Valley College.
NBC Right Now, Sept. 27, 2022
Trends | Horizons | Education
The Washington State Superintendent says he plans to make it easier for all students
to get college or trade school credit before they’ve even graduated high school. Superintendent
Chris Reykdal is proposing a plan that allows students to earn both high school and
college credit at the same time — at no additional cost.
KXLY, Oct. 5, 2022
Since 1985, the National Community College Hispanic Council (NCCHC) — an affiliate
council of the American Association of Community Colleges — has worked to advance
the number of Hispanics in leadership positions in community colleges ...
Community College Daily, Oct. 4, 2022
Politics | Local, State, National
A flurry of lawsuits threaten the Biden administration’s plans to forgive up to $20,000
in federal student loans for eligible Americans. Four lawsuits seeking to block the
student loan forgiveness plan have been filed in the last week, but more are expected.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 6, 2022
... the U.S. Department of Education sent colleges and universities a Dear Colleague
letter in April outlining the requirements in the Higher Education Act of 1965 with
regards to voting, including that institutions have to “make a good faith effort”
to distribute voter registration forms to students.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 3, 2022