News Links | June 27, 2023
System News | Opinion
About 60 people gathered for the farewell reception of Bellevue College (BC) Interim President Gary Locke on the BC campus on June 20. To honor Locke, the college
named a room, the “Gary F. Locke Ballroom,” in the U Building, BC’s newest building
constructed in 2020.
Northwest Asian Weekly, June 22, 2023
... Trent Ball is the Agriculture Department Chair at Yakima Valley Community College. He looks at grape growing trends every year as part of his research. “The major
varieties still dominate in total purchases, but we’re definitely seeing a trend in
sparkling wine” ...
Northwest Public Broadcasting, June 22, 2023
Kevin Brockbank took the helm as chancellor of Community Colleges of Spokane, on May 1, succeeding Christine Johnson who held the role for 12 years until her
retirement in December 2022.
Spokane Journal of Business, June 22, 2023
Willow Dye, 13, Cashmere, watches as babysitting class teacher Tracy Baker, Leavenworth,
squeezes ketchup onto her gloved hand Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at Wenatchee Valley College.
Wenatchee World, June 22, 2023
... "Our 2023 graduates overcame many challenges to make it to today," said Edmonds College President Amit B. Singh. "They are to be commended for their resilience and strength
to persevere and excel.
Edmonds Beacon, June 22, 2023
Centralia College is launching a new program this summer to prepare individuals for jobs and apprenticeships
in the construction industry. The construction trades program, which can be completed
in one summer ...
Centralia Chronicle, June 21, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
Community college administrators say their students want better support when it comes
to institutional customer service—and that they’re right for having high expectations,
according to a report released Monday.
Inside Higher Ed, June 27, 2023
... Over 30 percent of in-person community college students skipped class sometimes,
and 4 percent skipped classes often or very often in the past academic year, according
to data from the Community College Survey of Student Engagement.
Inside Higher Ed, June 23, 2023
More employers are shifting to skills-based hiring, moving away from the notion that
a four-year degree is the best qualification for employment. The House Committee on
Education & the Workforce held a hearing ...
Community College Daily, June 22, 2023