News Links | February 2, 2023
System News | Opinion
The Grays Harbor College Board of Trustees have narrowed their search for a new college president down to
three. Following a nationwide search during the fall of 2022, the Board of Trustees
announced the selection of three finalists for the position of president.
KXRO, Feb. 1, 2023
Edmonds College renews partnership with Seattle Credit Union for students in pre-apprenticeship program
Edmonds College has extended its partnership with Seattle Credit Union to assist graduates who successfully
enroll and complete the college’s Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program (CAP) through
the Advanced Manufacturing Skills Center (AMSC).
My Edmonds News, Jan. 31, 2023
Wenatchee Valley College (WVC) has partnered with the North Central Washington Hispanic Empowerment Fund to provide
scholarship opportunities for Latino students who want to attend WVC.
News Radio 560 KPQ, Jan. 31, 2023
Anyone who has seen the news lately may have heard about a generative artificial intelligence
chatbot called ChatGPT. News about the AI tool popular with students keeps on coming.
[Bates Technical College, Tacoma Community College]
News Tribune, Jan. 30, 2023
Highline College’s Marine, Science and Technology (MaST) Center Aquarium ... partnered with researchers
at foundry10, graduate students with University of Washington’s Museology program
and the Community Marine Centers of the Salish Sea to develop “Plankton: Wanderers
of the Salish Sea” ...
Waterland Blog, Jan. 26, 2023
... Skagit Valley College (SVC) in Mount Vernon, Washington, launched such a program a decade ago. Dubbed the Community
Integration Program, the effort works with those who have been recently released —
and those out for some time — to help them pursue their educational and career goals.
Community College Daily, Jan. 24, 2023
Clark College’s Center of Excellence for Semiconductors and Electronics Manufacturing program is
a big part of the region’s effort to train high-tech employees. The program currently
serves 16 to 20 students at a time but aspires to enroll 50.
Columbian, Jan. 22, 2023
... The artists hope to impart to their audience that “while our differences make
us stronger, our similarities create shared experiences that help to create rich learning
environments at Edmonds College and beyond.”
My Edmonds News, Jan. 20, 2023
Yakima Valley College is seeing more students sign up to take classes on campus. Over 400 more students
enrolled in this winter quarter compared to last year. ... Degree and certificate
programs also grew 13.2% as compared to the previous year. [Video]
NBC Right Now, Jan. 20, 2023
Trends | Horizons | Education
Undergraduate enrollments seem to have stabilized this fall — including at community
colleges — and there’s been an uptick among freshmen, with public two-year colleges
seeing the biggest bump, according to final fall enrollment data from the National
Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Research Center.
Community College Daily, Feb. 2, 2023
Against the backdrop of headlines blaring news about declining community college enrollments,
one bright spot has emerged: community college students, faculty and administrators
are broadly aligned in their enthusiasm for the digital transformation that has occurred
at their institutions since the start of the pandemic.
Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 1, 2023
... To create its Stronger Nation report, Lumina uses data collected by the American
Community Survey, part of the U.S. Census, to track associate, bachelor’s, and graduate
or professional degree attainment, as well as the Georgetown University Center on
Education and the Workforce to track certificate and certification attainment.
Diverse Education, Jan. 31, 2023
Nearly $3.6 billion in Pell Grants wasn’t claimed by eligible high school seniors
last year, a new analysis from the National College Attainment Network found. That’s
a slight drop from the Class of 2021, which left $3.75 billion in Pell Grants on the
Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 31, 2023
The maker of ChatGPT is trying to curb its reputation as a freewheeling cheating machine
with a new tool that can help teachers detect if a student or artificial intelligence
wrote that homework. The new AI Text Classifier launched Tuesday by OpenAI ...
The Seattle Times, Jan. 31, 2023
Politics | Local, State, National
Nearly one in two community college students received a grant through the federal
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) in 2021, which was critical to keeping
many of them enrolled during the Covid pandemic, according to a new report from the
U.S. Education Department (ED).
Community College Daily, Feb. 1, 2023