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News Links | June 8, 2023

June 08, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

LCC offers new transfer credit toward BAS-OLTM

Lower Columbia College has announced that Perry Technical Institute graduates can now transfer credit toward earning a Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership and Technical Management (BAS-OLTM) at LCC.
Wahkiakum County Eagle, June 8, 2023

Lynden School Board to review district’s alternative learning experiences

... Through Bellingham Technical College, Impact! offers flexible school programming and pathways to academic and career success for students who are likely to drop out or have already dropped out of high school.
Lynden Tribune, June 7, 2023

SFCC students get hands-on experience making prosthetics, orthotics

Students at Spokane Falls Community College are getting hands-on experience making prosthetics and orthotics in the only program of its kind in the western United States! [Video]
KHQ, June 7, 2023

Wenatchee Valley College classes taught outdoors, blending disciplines

While in class, many college students see nothing more than a whiteboard and a lecturing professor. Not so for Wenatchee Valley College students in northwest nature writing ...
Wenatchee World, June 7, 2023

Yakima Valley College honors students, faculty with annual awards

For students, teachers and staff, spring is often a time of celebration as graduation nears and schools hand out awards. Yakima Valley College annually recognizes faculty, staff, alumni and community members ...
Yakima Herald-Republic, June 2, 2023

ESD 105 wins distinguished service award

Educational Service District 105 (ESD 105) has been awarded the 2023 Distinguished Service Award presented by Yakima Valley College (YVC). The award recognizes a community member or organization that supports the mission of YVC ...
NBC Right Now, June 1, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Cultivating a welcoming culture

Feeling pride in your LGBTQ+ identity is much easier when the people around you and the places you spend time every day are welcoming and affirming to you. 
Community College Daily, June 8, 2023

Biden vetoes measure on student loans

President Biden on Wednesday vetoed a congressional resolution that would have struck down his loan-forgiveness program. The veto was expected.
Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2023

'Tough choices' ahead on federal budget

Lawmakers voted to not spend more money on domestic programs in order to avert default. That doesn’t leave much wiggle room for appropriators to increase the Pell Grant or give more money to Federal Student Aid.
Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2023

Acting DOL chief focuses on apprenticeships, partnerships

Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su — and Democrats on the House Education and the Workforce Committee — at a House hearing on Wednesday focused on highlighting registered apprenticeships and the need to develop stronger partnerships ...
Community College Daily, June 7, 2023

New report a mixed bag on student engagement with online learning

... more than three years after higher ed was thrown into upheaval, results are beginning to come in about the shift to online learning. And while student engagement was lower by some measures, by others, it increased.
Diverse Education, June 6, 2023

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