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News Links | June 6, 2023

June 06, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

New class comes to BBCC this fall

A new class being offered this fall at Big Bend Community College, HUM 102, will investigate how the representation of women has changed over the last century in popular culture.
Columbia Basin Herald, June 5, 2023

Community Colleges of Spokane host Pride events to kick off Pride month

... "It's super important for us not just to say to our student body but to our faculty and staff that you belong here," said Stacy Kowtko, Spokane Community College's Pride club advisor. [Spokane Falls Community College]
KREM2, June 1, 2023

Big Bend students participate in civics simulation

Big Bend Community College students get to participate in mock scenarios of different parts of the American Government in Political Science 202.
Columbia Basin Herald, June 5, 2023

Inslee tours Port Angeles projects

... At Peninsula College, Inslee watched four nursing students work on one of five patient medical simulators that was funded with a $450,000 grant from the state. 
Peninsula Daily News, June 3, 2023

Peninsula College sets 9 new programs

Peninsula College’s debut of nine new programs next fall is among the slate of change that president Suzy Ames has spearheaded since arriving on campus last July.
Seqium Gazette, June 2, 2023

Grays Harbor College names building in honor of Pat and Mary Ellen Hughes

Grays Harbor College recently honored the philanthropy of Pat and Mary Ellen Hughes by naming the Automotive/Welding Technology Building in the Hughes’ honor.
KXRO News Radio, May 30, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Jury sides with blind students against L.A. Community College District

A jury has awarded $240,000 in damages to two blind students who sued the Los Angeles Community College District. The jury concluded that the district violated the Americans With Disabilities Act in 14 different ways ...
Inside Higher Ed, June 6, 2023

A ‘modest but important step’ against transcript withholding

The proposed ban comes as more states are restricting colleges and universities from withholding transcripts when a student owes money to the institution. The planned federal ban would only apply in some cases.
Inside Higher Ed, June 6, 2023

How AI tools both help and hinder equity

The technology promises to assist students with disadvantages in developing skills needed for success. But AI also threatens to widen the education gap like no tech before it.
Inside Higher Ed, June 6, 2023

Improving the online learning experience for students

... A well-designed online course provides students with the scaffolding to be successful, in addition to the support available through academic and non-academic services.
Community College Daily, June 2, 2023

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