News Links | May 25, 2023
Big Bend Community College President Sara Thompson Tweedy addressed the crowd next. “In June, when we have graduation,
Big Bend is going to graduate our first class of bachelor's degree-prepared students,”
Thompson Tweedy said.
Columbia Basin Herald, May 25, 2023
Peninsula College history professor to present “Conspiracy and political fear in mid-20th century America,” at May 25 Studium Generale
Peninsula College History Professor Michael Casella-Blackburn will offer a lecture and reading focusing
on his latest book: Diplomatic Black Hole: Conspiracy and Political Fear in Mid-20th
Century America ...
Forks Forum, May 25, 2023
Skagit Valley College will begin next fall offering a bachelor’s degree program in computer science. ...
the program is designed to address the increasing demand for those trained in computer
science and software development.
Skagit Valley Herald, May 24, 2023
... Carlton enrolled at Wenatchee Valley College in 1965 and attended classes at the school's Wenatchee campus since there would not
be one in Omak until the mid-1970s. In 1967, Carlton graduated from WVC ...
News Radio 560 KPQ, May 24, 2023
Josias Jean-Pierre is no stranger to Highline College. Throughout the 10 years that separate the 2013 grad from his time at the college,
the motivational speaker and five-time author has stayed involved through the college’s
annual Black and Brown Male Summit, leading workshops with young men of color.
Waterland Blog, May 23, 2023
South Seattle College celebrated the grand opening of the Steve and Sharon Huling Automotive Technology
Center on May 23. It was the realization of a dream more than a decade in the making.
Westside Seattle, May 23, 2023
Bob Peters has seen just about everything change at Centralia College over the years, a steady flow of new faces and spaces. A pillar for Trailblazer athletics
for 36 years, Peters was shocked a few weeks ago when he was told that the campus’
new state-of-the-art, 4-acre multi-sport complex will don his name.
Centralia Chronicle, May 23, 2023
The Edmonds College Green Team, working together with the campus community, was able to divert the equivalent
of 30 metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) out of landfills during the eight-week-long
2023 Campus Race to Zero Waste competition.
My Edmonds News, May 20, 2023
Higher Education and Politics
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology released a new
report, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning: Insights and Recommendations, this week.
Inside Higher Ed, May 25, 2023
... FEMA’s Campus Resilience Program’s exercise starter kits provide a valuable starting
point for tabletop exercises. Scenarios have included tornadoes, hazardous materials,
cyber breaches, explosive devices, plane crashes and active shooter incidents.
Community College Daily, May 25, 2023
... Wednesday’s hearing was the second in a series examining the implications of the
Biden administration’s policies on the student loan system. This time, Under Secretary
James Kvaal and Federal Student Aid chief operating officer Richard Cordray testified.
Inside Higher Ed, May 25, 2023
Enrollment at two-year institutions has fallen nearly 40% since 2010, according to
an annual federal report that covers a swath of information about education in the
U.S. On a note of good news: the number of associate degrees conferred over the same
period increased by 10%.
Community College Daily, May 24, 2023
Earlier this month, U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),
Frederica Wilson (FL-24), and Thomas Kean, Jr., (NJ-07) introduced the PATH to College
Act, bipartisan legislation to facilitate partnerships between public transit providers
and accredited higher education institutions to enhance public transportation accessibility
for college students.
Suburban Times, May 24, 2023