News Links | August 8, 2023
System News | Opinion
Big Bend Community College (BBCC) has excitedly announced the opening of a new physical office space in Mattawa. This
strategic move will focus on enhancing the educational support and services within
the community and surrounding areas.
Source One News, Aug. 7, 2023
... As vice president of human resources and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI),
Zawideh will provide leadership and direction for implementing policies and programs
that support and advance Peninsula College’s DEI goals and initiatives ...
Peninsula Daily News, Aug. 5, 2023
... During their BA in Management program at Peninsula College, students are required to complete a 10-week, 150-hour internship. When I learned
this, I spoke with one of the professors at the college to get our organization on
Peninsula Daily News, Aug. 4, 2023
After a year as acting and then interim chancellor of the Seattle Colleges system, Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap is now its permanent chancellor. The system
includes West Seattle-based South Seattle College ...
West Seattle Blog, Aug. 3, 2023
Clark College announced that it has received $1 million in federal funding for the purchase of
clean energy technology and equipment to develop a Center for Clean Energy. The funding
will be used to expand the college’s existing Mechatronics Technology and Automotive
Vancouver Business Journal, Aug. 3, 2023
... Big Bend Community College president Sara Thompson Tweedy gave Murray a short tour of some of the college’s
workforce education classrooms. In a discussion after the tour, Tweedy said workforce
development of the kind needed by the businesses beginning to locate in Grant County
is a priority.
Columbia Basin Herald, Aug. 2, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
Community college enrollments decline in response to state-level minimum wage increases,
according to a new working paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research
Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 8, 2023
The U.S. Education Department’s periodic data dump through the National Postsecondary
Student Assistance Survey, better known as NPSAS, contains essential information about
the reach and impact of the federal student financial aid programs.
Community College Daily, Aug. 8, 2023
What jobs, industries and skill sets is artificial intelligence (AI) mostly likely
to affect? That’s still up in the air, but a new study indicates areas that require
analytical skills are at the highest risk of “AI exposure,” while those that require
more technical skills face lower exposure.
Community College Daily, Aug. 6, 2023