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News Links | Nov. 2, 2023

November 02, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Whatcom C.C., White House talk careers in government

On Monday, Oct. 23, Whatcom Community College (WCC) welcomed White House officials from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and Office of National Cyber Director (ONCD) to engage with its students, faculty, and community leaders on the future of careers in the federal government.
Lynden Tribune, Nov. 2, 2023

Aspen Institute names Pierce College as a Top 150 U.S. Community College eligible for the 2025 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute has named Pierce College as one of the 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among two-year colleges.
Suburban Times, Nov. 2, 2023

Aspen Institute honors Green River College on top 150 junior college list

Green River College, which is based in Auburn with branch campuses in Kent and Enumclaw, has been named one of the top 150 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.
Kent Reporter, Nov. 1, 2023

Local students' DNA research may help to better track porpoises

Skagit Valley College students are helping to find better ways to track local harbor porpoises through an innovative method of DNA testing. The testing method, created by Skagit Valley College biology faculty ...
Skagit Valley Herald, Oct. 31, 2023

National Center for Science and Civic Engagement honors Bellevue College professor

Bellevue College has announced that Sonya Remington Doucette, a professor of chemistry and Earth and space science and the school's climate justice faculty development lead, has been recognized with the William. E. Bennett Team Award.
425 Business, Oct. 30, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Report: Young people want to get to work sooner

High school graduates are less inclined to see college as their next step, with recent studies showing preference toward work-based learning or alternate pathways.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 2, 2023

AI and … short-term Pell?

Advocates for extending Pell Grant eligibility to short-term workforce education programs may have a new ally: artificial intelligence (AI).
Community College Daily, Nov. 1, 2023

Our biggest challenges in Higher Ed MarComm and what we can do about them

Higher ed marketing and communications seem harder than ever. Generational disinvestment, demographic headwinds, political dynamics and never-ending angst over cost and affordability can make for a distressing picture.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 31, 2023

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