News Links | September 13, 2022
System News | Opinion
Student debt has been in the news a lot lately. ... Centralia College does not participate in any federal student loan programs. We actively counsel students
against taking out risky, high-interest private loans for their education.
Centralia Chronicle, Sept. 12, 2022
Highline College will use a $1.38 million TRIO Talent Search grant to ensure low-income, first-generation
students can enroll and succeed in college. ... Peninsula College secured a $201,278 Job Skills Program (JSP) grant to help McKinley Paper upskill
entry-level employees at its Port Angeles mill. ... More Spokane Community College (SCC) students will have access to emergency aid thanks to a $400,000 grant from the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges.
Community College Daily, Sept. 12, 2022
On September 6, Bellevue College celebrated the renovation of Bellevue’s Early Learning Center (ELC) playground with
a ribbon cutting ceremony. The renovation was made possible through a decades-long
partnership with Costco.
Bellevue Reporter, Sept. 9, 2022
Big Bend Community College will make use of a $1.16 million grant to open a TRIO Educational Opportunity Center,
according to a press release from the college. Funds from the EOC grant will pay for
outreach personnel in communities within the BBCC service district ...
Columbia-Basin Herald, Sept. 8, 2022
Edmonds College launched an affordable data analytics certification program that will start in October.
No programming experience is necessary, and students can complete the program in as
little as nine months.
My Edmonds News, Sept. 8, 2022
Trends | Horizons | Education
... All transfer pathways experienced declines, but transfers into two-year institutions
were particularly affected. Lateral transfers (two-year to two-year) declined by over
21% and reverse transfers (four-year to two-year) declined by 18%.
Diverse Education, Sept. 8, 2022
Politics | Local, State, National
Nearly half of the country's governors have signed off on a letter to President Joe
Biden asking him to withdraw his student loan forgiveness plan that would cancel up
to $20,000 for federal aid borrowers.
NPR, Sept. 13, 2022
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) on Monday filed comments in
the U.S. Education Department’s (ED) Title IX rulemaking proceeding, and it joined
in broader higher education community comments spearheaded by the American Council
Community College Daily, Sept. 13, 2022