News Links | April 18, 2023
System News | Opinion
Pacific Lutheran University and Tacoma Community College are looking to make college more accessible with an automatic admission partnership
that will streamline student transfers from TCC to PLU. PLU is additionally offering
a $30,000 a year scholarship to TCC students that qualify for the program.
South Sound Magazine, April 17, 2023
... Kristine Hoover, former director of the Gonzaga Center for the Study of Hate,
and Jim Mohr, the Vice Provost for Strategic Partnerships for Community College of Spokane, spoke to Spokane Public Radio’s Rebecca White about the event. The event is hosted
by the Gonzaga Center for the Study of Hate and Community Colleges of Spokane. [Audio]
Spokane Public Radio, April 17, 2023
Tacoma Community College English Professor and 2020 National ACCT William H. Meardy Faculty Award Recipient
Latoya Reid has been awarded a Fulbright grant to be a Roving Scholar in American
Studies in Norway.
Suburban Times, April 14, 2023
Walla Walla Community College and WorkSource Walla Walla are hosting a career and internship networking event from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. Kim Hamann, career services specialist at Walla
Walla Community College, said the event at the WWCC Water and Environmental Center
Union-Bulletin, April 14, 2023
For generations, Americans have encouraged their kids to stay in school, get good
grades and go to college. When it comes to earnings potential, it’s still sound advice.
Over the course of a lifetime, more education generally means more income. [Yakima Valley College]
Yakima Herald-Republic, April 14, 2023
Shoreline Community College officials are notifying a number of people that their information may have been compromised
in a cybersecurity incident last month, and warning them to keep a close eye on their
The Seattle Times, April 14, 2023
Rory Langdon was sending out his resume to possible employers, on the hunt for an
internship. But the junior in the cybersecurity program at Columbia Basin College got feedback that the document was too long. So, he reached out to Elie Soderquist,
director for career services.
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, April 2023
Trends | Horizons | Education
... Called the Student Trends and Enrollment Projections Dashboard, or STEP, the tool
tracks historical enrollment and population trends, forecasts future patterns, and
offers insights into student migration and online education according to a press release.
Inside Higher Ed, April 14, 2023
Diversity among college and university CEOs is not keeping up with the composition
of their institutions’ students. Most college presidents remain older, white and male,
according to the newest survey of U.S. college presidents by the American Council
on Education (ACE).
Community College Daily, April 14, 2023
Politics | Local, State, National
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and his staff are planning to rewrite the rules
for accreditors, cash management and other topics related to federal financial aid
and institutional accountability this year. This round of rule making will probably
be the last before President Biden’s first term expires.
Inside Higher Ed, April 17, 2023
... Nearly 13 years later, former president Obama’s vice president is gearing up to
release his own version of gainful employment regulations this month. Higher education
lobbyists and analysts expect the proposed rule to be tougher than the one the Obama
administration ultimately put into place, leading to more programs failing—and possibly
losing their access to federal financial aid.
Inside Higher Ed, April 14, 2023
... I also have witnessed the absolute transformation in confidence, identity, and
sense of possibility that happens when those students earn their first college credits
while in high school. It opens their worlds. It tells them that they belong, they
can handle the work, and the future is there for the taking.
Tri-City Herald, April 12, 2023