News Links | August 22, 2023
System News | Opinion
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is excited to welcome Kelly Green, Christine Hoffmann, and Amber Wetzel as the SPSCC
Foundation’s new fundraising team.
Thurston Talk, Aug. 22, 2023
Highline College courses start up for fall quarter on Sept. 25. For anyone who is still thinking about
registering, enrollment for fall quarter opened on May 22, and there is still time
Federal Way Mirror, Aug. 20, 2023
Jacque “Jack” Doyle Selle, 92, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023, in Spokane Valley,
Wash. ... He then served as registrar at [Columbia Basin College] and at Spokane Community College, first as dean and then as president.
Bonner County Daily Bee, Aug. 19, 2023
Wenatchee Valley College has named a new Vice President of Student Affairs. Diana Garza will fill the new
role that was created in replacement of the Vice President of Student Services position.
NCWLIFE, Aug. 18, 2023
... At Centralia College, we say that anytime is a great time to get started. That’s certainly true. Most
programs can be started at any time in the year. But, a fall start comes with a lot
of excitement and a feeling of starting big.
Centralia Chronicle, Aug. 18, 2023
Bellevue College has partnered with the Bilimkana Foundation, a network of K-12 schools primarily
based in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, to enable Bilimkana students to fulfill their English
composition requirements while they're still in high school.
425 Business, Aug. 17, 2023
Big Bend Community College’s TRiO Upward Bound program celebrated the end of its annual six-week Summer Academy
with an awards banquet on campus Friday ...
Columbia Basin Herald, Aug. 17, 2023
The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges recently elected Chelsea Mason-Placek of Puyallup to serve as its new chair. Mason-Placek
has worked in the public policy and workforce development field for more than 20 years
Suburban Times, Aug. 16, 2023
Columbia Basin College is promoting food security for students with 3-year pilot program. According to a
press release sent out by Columbia Basin College, this pilot program was established
under state legislature with House Bill 15559.
FOX 11/41, Aug. 16, 2023
Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) has been selected as one of four community colleges in the state to take part in a
new Free/Reduced-Price Meal Pilot Program. The program, run by the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges ...
NBC Right Now, Aug. 15, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
Just ahead of the return of student loans, borrowers can now apply for the Biden administration’s
new plan to reduce monthly payments, the Department of Education (ED) announced Tuesday.
Diverse Education, Aug. 22, 2023
My older sister frequently reminds me that I'm not a White person. She tells me that
as an Indo-Fijian, I have to work significantly harder to achieve the same success
as many of my White classmates ...
CNN, Aug. 22, 2023
A long-awaited, supposedly user-friendly version of the college financial aid form
known as the FAFSA will be unveiled for the 2024-25 school year.
The Seattle Times, Aug. 19, 2023
A new data analysis from the Institute for Higher Education Policy found that most
students have unmet need and experience gaps between what their families can pay and
their college costs.
Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 18, 2023