News Links | March 7, 2023
System News | Opinion
The Board of Trustees of Bellevue College has announced the four finalists for the school's next president. The finalists —
Darrell Cain, Cory Clasemann, Tonya Drake, and David May — will visit the BC campus
during the weeks of March 6 and March 13.
425 Business, March 6, 2023
... A survey from the University of Washington, Washington State University and Tacoma Community College found that food insecurity — that is, being uncertain or having limited access to
nutritional food — as expected, is highest in households with annual incomes under
$15,000, with rural residents, residents of color and those with children hardest
The Seattle Times, March 6, 2023
... According to a 2020 report from the State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC), six out of 10 community or technical college students in Washington State experienced
hunger or housing insecurity the previous year, even though most were employed.
NBC Right Now, March 4, 2023
Peninsula College is the second-smallest of the 34 colleges in the Washington State Community and Technical
Colleges system, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in community support and
the ability to make a difference in the lives of students and its impact on local
businesses, said President Suzy Ames on Wednesday. [State Board for Community and Technical Colleges]
Peninsula Daily News, March 2, 2023
Wenatchee Valley College is hosting author and memoirist Taylor Brorby for their Visiting Writer Event series
on March 7. Brorby will present his book “BOYS AND OIL: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured
Land,” a coming-of-age memoir based on his childhood in North Dakota and discusses
what it was like growing up in a conservative oil-based area as a young, gay environmentalist.
News Radio 560, March 2, 2023
Peninsula College students will be able to search for classes based on the cost of textbooks and course
materials beginning spring quarter. Through a grant from the Department of Education,
several PC instructors have expanded the number of classes using Zero-Cost and Low-Cost
materials to make college more affordable for students.
Forks Forum, March 2, 2023
Trends | Horizons | Education
From memos and reports to self-assessments and slide decks, writing skills often needed
on the job don’t tend to be taught in college. But professors can incorporate workplace
writing into course assignments.
Inside Higher Ed, March 3, 2023
Politics | Local, State, National
Two bills have been introduced in the 118th Congress to provide Pell Grant eligibility
to students in short-term workforce education programs. While the end goal of both
is the same, they take different paths to get there. The American Association of Community
Colleges (AACC) has posted a detailed chart on its website that compares key aspects
of the two bills.
Community College Daily, March 6, 2023