News Links | June 15, 2023
System News | Opinion
Edmonds College has been selected as one of 15 finalists for Takeoff: Institutional Innovations for
College Men of Color, and will receive a $75,000 grant to help the campus's Men of
Color Scholars program.
Edmonds Beacon, June 15, 2023
Tacoma Community College (TCC) is pleased to recognize Tony Lindgren as its 2023 Distinguished Alumnus. Lindgren
will be honored at Saturday’s 57th annual Commencement Ceremony.
Suburban Times, June 14, 2023
... The Community Colleges of Spokane also cater to non-traditional students, many of whom are learning English. They include
Yuliia Soltys, a new Spokane citizen from Ukraine.
Spokane Public Radio, June 14, 2023
... “The freedom of dreaming big,” said Wilondja as he sat in the Flight Training
Center at Big Bend Community College. “Something that I never thought I could do.”
Columbia Basin Herald, June 13, 2023
A joint effort is being organized to simulate an active shooter scene at Wenatchee Valley College next week. The college and Confluence Health asked local police, fire and EMS agencies
to take part in the exercise.
560 KPQ News Radio, June 13, 2023
Ricky Gonzalez stood in front of almost 300 fellow graduates at WallaWalla Community College on Saturday, June 10, and told them this was not the end of the journey.
Union-Bulletin, June 12, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
Oregon and other states are on the verge of embracing new performance-based funding
models for their community colleges. Higher ed experts say these kinds of models have
changed in recent years.
Inside Higher Ed, June 15, 2023
Washington recently became the first state to pledge public funding for vending machines
that carry emergency contraception — including Plan B, which prevents pregnancy within
72 hours after unprotected sex — at its public universities, technical and community
The Seattle Times, June 14, 2023
A House hearing on Wednesday explored innovations in higher education to help students
succeed, including programs focused on community colleges, such as dual enrollment
and the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs.
Community College Daily, June 14, 2023
... As higher education advocates await Supreme Court decisions on student debt relief
and affirmative action for colleges and universities, concerns are growing about the
future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Community College Daily, June 13, 2023