News Links | June 22, 2023
System News | Opinion
... Nine community colleges, all of which are currently operating in or have previously
offered courses in state prisons, submitted requests this March to offer prison programming.
[Seattle Central College]
The Seattle Times, June 20, 2023
... As a single mother raising her daughters in Yakima, Curtin said she has had to
work throughout her classes at [Yakima Valley College]. “There were times I just didn’t know how I was going to become a nurse,” she added.
Yakima Herald-Republic, June 19, 2023
About 400 Wenatchee Valley College graduates marched on the Wenatchee High School Apple Bowl stadium field Friday. The
ceremony ended with a spectacular pink sunset as graduation caps were thrown in the
Wenatchee World, June 19, 2023
... Dr. Yvonne Terrell-Powell of Edmonds College shared with the Lynnwood Times that she hopes another the takeaway from today’s event
is the importance of building community.
Lynnwood Times, June 19, 2023
Laynie Erickson sits down with Dr. Lus Garza, Dean of Diversity Equity and Inclusion
at Columbia Basin College, to talk about what Juneteenth is and how its celebrated. [Video]
NBC Right Now, June 19, 2023
... A total of 388 degrees and certificates were awarded [from Peninsula College] for the 2022-23 school year with 270 people signed up to participate Saturday’s
Peninsula Daily News, June 19, 2023
Skagit Valley College awarded 885 degrees, certificates and diplomas Thursday and Friday at its 96th annual
commencement ceremonies. Graduates ranged in age from 16 to 70.
Skagit Valley Herald, June 18, 2023
Wenatchee Valley College celebrated nearly 60 graduates of it’s associates degree of nursing program during
a ceremony Friday afternoon.
Wenatchee World, June 16, 2023
... Cluphf had eagerly awaited the Boeing 767 tanker fuselage — think Air Force cargo
plane — as a way to provide realistic, hands-on training for aerospace manufacturing
students, as part of the Washington Aerospace Training & Research Center at Edmonds College.
Everett Herald, June 16, 2023
Bellevue College chemistry professor Jennie Kong Mayer was honored with the Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach
Award at the annual Seattle Association for Women in Science banquet yesterday.
425 Business, June 16, 2023
... Aspen connected with Julie White and Sheila Edwards Lange, chancellors at Pierce College and the University of Washington at Tacoma, respectively, to learn about how they
worked together to offer guaranteed admission to UW-T for Pierce students.
Inside Higher Ed, June 16, 2023
... With an associate's degree in science from Yakima Valley College and impressive extracurriculars, including a stint working with NASA, Trejo-Perez
will head to Washington State University in the fall.
Yakima Herald-Republic, June 16, 2023
... The Outstanding Students are chosen for overcoming obstacles in the pursuit of
their degrees, for achieving their educational goals and for being active and engaged
members of the college community, according to Centralia College.
Centralia Chronicle, June 15, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
... For community colleges, the most important facet of the proposed rules are the
financial value transparency and gainful employment regulations.
Community College Daily, June 22, 2023
Washington Watch: Congressional Republicans, Democrats stake out higher ed affordability, repayment priorities
... policymakers on both sides of the aisle have offered their visions for promoting
college affordability, reducing student debt burdens and facilitating repayment.
Community College Daily, June 21, 2023
A new report shows misalignments in institutional and student views on preferences
for virtual instruction and experience with generative AI.
Inside Higher Ed, June 21, 2023
... The intersection of these technologies with diverse fields could lead to unprecedented
innovation, creating new industries and job categories that we can’t even envision
Community College Daily, June 20, 2023