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News Links | May 11, 2023

May 11, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Spokane Community College teacher for over five decades giving final lecture next week

After 56 years of teaching, Linda Seppa-Salisbury will be giving her final lecture at Spokane Community College next week. Seppa-Salisbury has been at Spokane Community College for the last 46 years, and she says teaching there was the most rewarding experience.
KXLY, May 10, 2023

New WVC machining operator certificate course offered

... The new short certificate is designed as a bridge to high-demand certificates and degrees at Wenatchee Valley College such as aerospace electronics, network administration, machining, or welding.
Leavenworth Echo, May 9, 2023

Skagit Valley College botany class visits tulip field

Students attending Skagit Valley College’s botany course have many different career paths they may follow. Some may become scientists, farmers or business people.
Skagit Valley Herald, May 9, 2023

National Student Nurse Day

... NonStop Local spoke to two Columbia Basin College (CBC) nursing students about the process of becoming nurses and their thoughts on the Safe Nurse Staffing bill. [Video]
NBC Right Now, May 9, 2023

Shoreline Police and Automotive students work to prevent crime at Catalytic Converter Tagged and Protected event

Shoreline Community College’s Automotive Department volunteered to help accomplish [the  event]. A unique identifier was etched on each catalytic converter; which has been found to be a deterrent to those looking to steal them.
Shoreline Area News, May 3, 2023

Trends | Horizons | Education

The (50) state(s) of transfer data

... Just five states (Arizona, California, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington) have a comprehensive public data collection and reporting system that disaggregates transfer student outcomes by race/ethnicity and income in all or most of the categories of metrics included in our scan.
Inside Higher Ed, May 11, 2023

AANHPI Heritage Month: Advancing knowledge, visibility and alliances

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AANHPIHM). We recognize that for many of us, our heritage exists beyond one month, but having our country, our colleges, our communities recognized and celebrated as contributors to the American experience ...
Community College Daily, May 9, 2023

Politics | Local, State, National

Resolution blocking debt-relief plan clears House committee

House Republicans on the Education and Workforce Committee advanced a resolution Wednesday on a party-line vote to overturn President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan.
Inside Higher Ed, May 11, 2023

Advocacy quick hits

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona will appear before the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee on Thursday to defend the Biden administration’s budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2024. He appeared before the House Labor-HHS Subcommittee in April.
Community College Daily, May 9, 2023

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