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News Links | January 12, 2023

January 12, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

‘A life was saved that day’: Spokane Falls student administers CPR to golfer in Liberty Lake Golf Course parking lot

Ethan Moriniti rushed to an unconscious man’s aid last fall at the Liberty Lake Golf Course, started chest compressions and shocked him with a defibrillator to help save the 67-year-old’s life. Moriniti, 20, credited a first aid course he completed in June at Spokane Falls Community College for the skills he applied the afternoon of Oct. 2.
Spokesman-Review, Jan. 11, 2023

Edmonds College to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Black Box Theatre Jan. 17

Edmonds College will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 17, for both the campus and community. The event will be held at the Black Box Theatre from noon-2 p.m. with an inspirational message from keynote speaker Dr. Joshua Fredenburg.
MLT News, Jan. 11, 2023

Trends | Horizons | Education

ChatGPT advice academics can use now

To harness the potential and avert the risks of OpenAI’s new chat bot, academics should think a few years out, invite students into the conversation and—most of all—experiment, not panic.
Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 12, 2023

Study: Better outcomes for students in corequisite courses

A recent study found that community college students earn degrees quicker and increase their earnings if they get extra help in credit-bearing courses rather than taking remedial courses.
Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 11, 2023

Politics | Local, State, National

Washington Watch: ED seeks info on determining ‘low financial value’ programs

In an action that echoes the Obama administration’s wildly unpopular college ratings system, the U.S. Education Department is formally soliciting public input on the creation of a list of higher education programs that provide “low financial value.” 
Community College Daily, Jan. 10, 2023

Foxx again at the helm of House committee

... “Conducting vigorous and sustained oversight of the federal government, especially the Departments of Education and Labor, will be among my top priorities. We must stop this administration’s reckless and destructive regulatory agenda. In two short years, the Biden administration erected innumerable hurdles to the American Dream, but I am committed to tearing those hurdles down.”
Community College Daily, Jan. 10, 2023

Washington Watch: This week in Washington

... In the Senate, long-time Appropriations Committee leads Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) have retired, and their roles are expected to be filled by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington), who has chaired the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), and Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine).
Community College Daily, Jan. 10, 2023

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