News Links | July 06, 2023
System News | Opinion
Tacoma Community College (TCC) is beginning construction of its new Center for Innovative Learning and Engagement
(CILE) this summer. ... It will house the college’s business, humanities, and social
sciences programs ...
Suburban Times, July 5, 2023
On Tuesday, June 20, Everett Community College (EvCC) in partnership with Refugee and Immigrant Services NW hosted a World Refugee Day
Lynnwood Times, July 3, 2023
... A 2013 graduate of Highline College, Jean-Pierre has been involved with Highline since he was a high school freshman,
participating in evening spoken-word performances at the school.
Federal Way Mirror, June 30, 2023
... Byrd is an English and Creative Writing professor at South Puget Sound Community College and has brought climate change issues into her curriculum and poetry. "The commission
appreciated Ms. Byrd's deep, rich perspective on the community,” said Burlingame.
JOLT, June 30, 2023
... The construction trades program can be completed in one quarter and prepares individuals
for jobs and apprenticeships in the construction industry, according to Centralia College.
Centralia Chronicle, June 30, 2023
... There's a new childcare basics certification program being offered at Spokane Falls Community College July 10. The Spokane Workforce Council has partnered with the college and the county
to do the program.
KXLY, June 29, 2023
Peninsula College’s Pirate Union Building Gallery of Art has announced the winners of its 2023 Student
Art show. Best in show and the President’s Merit award went to Lydia L. Morris for
the acrylic on canvas painting “Bailadora.”
Peninsula Daily News, June 29, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
"... All Missouri programs that make admitting decisions by disfavoring individuals
based on race—not just college admissions, but also scholarships, employment, law
reviews, etc.—must immediately adopt race-blind standards.”
Inside Higher Ed, July 5, 2023
... In Washington state, as of September 2022, nearly 783,000 residents collectively
held $28.2 billion in outstanding federal student loans. Nearly half are burdened
with federal loans of more than $20,000, and over 77% are under the age of 50.
The Seattle Times, June 30, 2023
The Supreme Court has struck down the Biden administration’s plan to forgive up to
$20,000 of federal student loan debt for each borrower. The plan was a centerpiece
of the Biden administration’s higher education agenda ...
Inside Higher Ed, June 30, 2023