News Links | August 1, 2023
System News | Opinion
Martin Valadez has been promoted to vice president for strategic initiatives at Heritage
University, the Toppenish-based university announced earlier this month. Valadez will
oversee university operations at its new regional site in downtown Kennewick ...
Yakima Herald-Republic, July 30, 2023
... Cindy Deffé, a horticulture instructor at Spokane Community College, said it’s good to water an extra half-inch for every 10 degrees above 60 degrees.
A lawn could need 2½ inches of water a week to stay green in 90-degree heat, she said.
The Spokesman-Review, July 30, 2023
... During the school year, the [Yakima Valley College’s TRIO Upward Bound program] serves over 100 students from Granger, Sunnyside, Toppenish
and Wapato high schools, director Isaias Guerrero said. Students receive academic
support and advice on how to navigate college admissions.
Yakima Herald-Republic, July 28, 2023
... Researchers with Edmonds College and Seattle Colleges are working to relocate a pre-World War II community center that is on the site of
North Seattle College in hopes of learning more about the Japanese American community before the war.
KING 5 News, July 28, 2023
Next week, Tacoma Community College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its Center for Innovative Learning and Engagement
– the campus’ newest building aimed at collaborative learning.
News Tribune, July 28, 2023
... Edmonds College partners with Sound Transit and the City of Lynnwood to offer a 10-12 week construction
pre-apprenticeship program to train students to work in the trades supporting Snohomish
County industries that include transportation and commercial and residential infrastructure.
Lynnwood Times, July 27, 2023
... The grant will focus on replacing and upgrading [Lake Washington Institute of Technology’s] restorative and dental-hygiene teaching clinics and equipment. LWTech currently
offers a two-quarter Dental Assistant Education Program that hosts up to 12 students
at a time.
425 Business, July 26, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a fiscal year 2024 spending
bill for education, workforce development and other programs that sets the stage for
difficult negotiations later this year to reconcile differences between its bill and
a much different House spending bill.
Community College Daily, July 30, 2023
Community colleges saw increases in both persistence and retention rates this year,
according to a new report from National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Research Center.
This marks the second consecutive year that community colleges saw gains ...
Community College Daily, July 27, 2023