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News Links | April 27, 2023

April 27, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Hobbs visits colleges, talks voter engagement and combating misinformation

... His North Sound tour included Whatcom Community College, Bellingham Technical College, and Everett Community College where Secretary Hobbs provided updates on his office, its Combined Fund Drive and Legacy Program, and progress on educating students about civics and the election process in general.
Lynnwood Times, April 26, 2023

Shoreline exhibition spotlights works created by veterans engaged in art therapy

... The event was presented by the WA AmeriCorps Vet Corps and Shoreline Community College, hosted in the college's Pagoda Union Building.  Those who attended the exhibition had the opportunity to speak directly with the veterans ...
King 5, April 26, 2023

South Puget Sound Community College student Sophia Bowton-Meade recognized on 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll

Today, South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) announced that Sophia Bowton-Meade, student Senator for Legislative Affairs at SPSCC, has been recognized as part of the 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll.
Thurston Talk, April 26, 2023

Jamestown S’Klallam elder, scholar, poet to share his work

Studium Generale will celebrate National Poetry Month on Thursday by welcoming Jamestown S’Klallam Elder Duane Niatum, a scholar, poet, editor and longtime supporter of Peninsula College.
Peninsula Daily News, April 26, 2023

Secretary of state visits Skagit Valley College

Secretary of State Steve Hobbs visited Skagit Valley College on Tuesday to speak with students about his role in state government, misinformation in elections and voter engagement. 
Skagit Valley Herald, April 25, 2023

Two Edmonds College students recognized on All-Washington Academic Team

... “Both Ahmad and Shinhae have an impactful presence on campus,” said Edmonds College President Dr. Amit B. Singh. “They are excellent students in the classroom and outstanding ambassadors for the college."
My Edmonds News, April 25, 2023

SCC Automotive Trades Night gives hands-on experience to students, paving the way in STEM

Local college students received hands-on experience at the Automotive Trades Night hosted by Spokane Community College on April 19. “I’m new, I just moved to America – and I haven’t seen these kinds of events,” SCC Student Khwaga-Sulaiman Sediqi said. “I like it, I'm very interested.” 
KHQ, April 25, 2023

OC announces plan to expand healthcare programs

... “Olympic College is supporting our community by training desperately needed medical personnel. The shortage of health care workers is real and needs to be addressed,” Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson said. “The Allied Health Center at Olympic College Poulsbo, will be an educational hub, leading the way, training more nurses and medical professionals.”
Kitsap Daily News, April 25, 2023

Centralia School District — Championing opportunities for student careers

Monica Brummer, director of the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy at Centralia College, said she was excited by the project and the people making it happen. 
Centralia Chronicle, April 24, 2023

Trends | Horizons | Education

The future of open educational resources

Saying that it’s time for open educational resources (OER) is almost a truism in higher education. The percentage of faculty across all sectors of U.S. higher education who say they use OER for their introductory classes increased from 6% in 2017 to 22% in 2022.
Community College Daily, April 27, 2023

Requiring seniors to complete the FAFSA

A new report exploring the value of requiring all high school students to complete a federal student aid application can be summarized by two key findings: Students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the end of their senior year are 84% more likely to enroll in college ...
Community College Daily, April 27, 2023

Career prep tip: Address definitions of professional dress

Landing the first job out of college is one hurdle students face, but learning how to dress for work is another. Institutions can support students’ career development by establishing a professional dress guide.
Inside Higher Ed, April 27, 2023

Politics | Local, State, National

Reporter's notebook

... Several of the other witnesses at the hearing also expressed concerns about finding enough employees for construction and other trade areas as new infrastructure projects begin to roll out thanks to massive federal investments.
Community College Daily, April 26, 2023

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