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News Links | October 11, 2022

October 11, 2022 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Honor Indigenous Peoples Day at art reception for Washington native, Indigenous artist

An art reception at Spokane Falls Community College is recognizing the work of Chad “Little Coyote” Yellowjohn. He’s a Washington-native with ties to the Shoshone-Bannock and Spokane Tribes. He’s debuting his visual art exhibit, “Masked Preservation” ...
KXLY, Oct. 10, 2022

State business group visits Clark College lab, Camas’ Analog Devices in Manufacturing Week bus tour

A large bus decked out in Manufacturing Week decor pulled up to Clark College’s campus at the Columbia Tech Center on Monday morning. As the bus unloaded, people clad in blue Association of Washington Business jackets ...
Columbian, Oct. 10, 2022

Comedian to bring show to Peninsula College

... “The ASC is thrilled to welcome comedian Troy Walker to Peninsula College,” said Hedvig Persson, vice president of programming. “This is a great opportunity for us to bring students and the community back to our beautiful campus for a fun night of comedy.”
Peninsula Daily News, Oct. 8, 2022

First Lady Jill Biden visits Bates Technical College in Tacoma

On Friday afternoon, students and faculty at Bates Technical College got a chance to meet First Lady Jill Biden. She toured classrooms and learned not only about some of the programs the school offers but also about the students themselves. She commended the students on their dedication to starting their careers. [Video]
KOMO News, Oct. 7, 2022

Where are Washington's woman winemakers?

Walla Walla Community College's Institute for Enology and Viticulture runs its own winery, College Cellars. The 22-year-old program quickly gets its students’ hands dirty, pushing past the romance of winemaking to underscore just how much of this profession centers on proper—and repeated—equipment cleaning.
Seattle Met, Oct. 7, 2022

Living images: Don Seabrook | September's best photos

On the first day of September, I went with our GO! Editor to do a story at the Music & Arts Center (MAC) Gallery on the Wenatchee Valley College campus. I’d never been there before and when we arrived, Ellen Bruex and Nik Penny were busy carefully hanging art pieces in the room. [Photo]
Wenatchee World, Oct. 7, 2022

Digging into the past: Edmonds College faculty led archaeology excavation of historic Japanese community site in North Seattle

... in conjunction with Edmonds College and North Seattle College, Valentino led a four-week archeological excavation of the land. She conducted a field program that not only introduced students to the archaeological field ...
My Edmonds News, Oct. 7, 2022

Pierce College EDI CARES empowers students through a record number of 10 summer camps

Pierce College EDI CARES successfully launched a record number of ten different culturally empowering summer camps to meet the needs of high school age youth in Pierce County this summer. 
Suburban Times, Oct. 6, 2022

Trends | Horizons | Education

Pace of FAFSA simplification concerning

The long-awaited simplified Free Application for Federal Student Aid should be open next fall, but financial aid administrators and college access advocates are skeptical that the U.S. Department of Education can meet that deadline.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 10, 2022

Opinion: Parents’ Weekend: Could the model transfer?

... At a basic level, it could send the message that families are welcome. That’s important not just from the cynical perspective of keeping paying customers happy, as real as that is. It also recognizes that the idea of college as a place to break away from family is somewhat culturally specific.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 10, 2022

Research network to examine strategies to help colleges bounce back post-pandemic

The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia University will lead a federally funded research network to investigate ways to help community colleges recover from draconian enrollment drops and learning loss due to the Covid pandemic.
Community College Daily, Oct. 6, 2022

Politics | Local, State, National

Washington Watch: Appeals court rules against DACA

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals this week upheld a federal district court’s opinion that the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program violated federal law.
Community College Daily, Oct. 6, 2022

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