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News Links | May 16, 2023

May 16, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

GHC president looks forward to taking helm

From the window of her new fourth-floor office on the Grays Harbor College campus, Carli Schiffner can watch, with a near-encompassing view, as the campus rises below her.
Daily World, May 16, 2023

Centralia College names Judith Greeley Hendrickson as 2023 Distinguished Alumna

Judith Greeley Hendrickson has been named Centralia College’s 2023 Distinguished Alumna, according to a news release from the college. Hendrickson “is arguably the most versatile woman,” the news release stated.
Centralia Chronicle, May 15, 2023

‘Is that really me?’

... If she wants to go outside and take a walk, she needs no male escort or anyone’s permission. “I love go out,” added Sediqa Rustami, Maryam’s mother, whose English has improved markedly through classes at Clark College.
Columbian, May 14, 2023

Celebrating AANHPI Heritage Month: Representation matters

... May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AANHPIHM) and the theme for 2023 is “Advancing Leaders through Opportunity.” [Whatcom Community College, Seattle Colleges]
Community College Daily, May 14, 2023

How Return to the River Festival gets kids interested in conservation

... The release of the salmon itself gives kids a way to connect with what they’re talking about according to the Assistant Director for the Water & Environmental Center at Walla Walla Community College
NBC Right Now, May 13, 2023

SCC’s new sources of natural fertilizer soon will be a main course for culinary students

Before they land on dinner plates, fish raised at Spokane Community College will help grow the greens for a side salad. A plant sale Saturday will include lettuce grown in a hydroponics system fertilized with fish waste ... 
The Spokesman-Review, May 12, 2023

EC event exposes girls to STEM opportunities

Edmonds College hosted 160 girls from eighth to 12th grade for an Expanding Your Horizons event last month. The annual event is designed to maximize young women's exposure to STEM careers, content, and role models and was part of the nationwide Techbridge Girls' STEM events.
Edmonds Beacon, May 11, 2023

‘The Sound of Music’ opens at Centralia College

... The cast includes community members and former Centralia College students as well as current Centralia College students, such as Jenny Weber, a business student playing Elsa. 
Centralia Chronicle, May 10, 2023

Trends | Horizons | Education

School administrators hope apprenticeship programs will alleviate teacher shortages

Apprenticeships are common in fields like welding, plumbing and carpentry, but until recently, the federal government didn’t recognize teaching apprenticeships.
PBS News Hour, May 16, 2023

Politics | Local, State, National

Biden Administration hears from 132,000 and counting on Title IX rule

The rule would prevent blanket bans on transgender athletes participating in the sport that matches their gender identity, but some groups want the Education Department to do more to protect this group of students.
Inside Higher Ed, May 15, 2023

Workforce Pell, CTE and more

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona pitched for the president’s proposed fiscal year 2024 spending plan before Senate appropriators on Thursday.
Community College Daily, May 11, 2023

Revving up to work on WIOA

Democrats and Republicans agree that the nation’s main workforce education law isn’t yielding as many skilled workers as business and industry need. But how to revamp the legislation is where the sides split.
Community College Daily, May 11, 2023

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