Skip to content

News Links | Nov. 7, 2023

November 07, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Skagit Valley College to celebrate Indigenous people

Skagit Valley College has a variety of workshops and events planned during November to honor the heritage of Indigenous people. Students can take part in a two-part workshop where they can make culturally significant skirts and shirts with the First Nations Club.
Skagit Valley Herald, Nov. 6, 2023

In our view: Cheers & Jeers

... “Our vision is for this progressive instructional center to serve our growing region and the critical workforce needs, including advanced manufacturing,” Clark President Karin Edwards said. 
Columbian, Nov. 6, 2023

Wenatchee Valley College celebrates, educates on Día de los Muertos

Students, faculty and members of the Wenatchee Valley College community this week remembered their loved ones and learned about Día de los Muertos, a holiday celebrated in Mexico and in other parts of Latin America.
Wenatchee World, Nov. 3, 2023

Centralia College presents contemporary drama ‘Stop Kiss’

... “I was initially drawn to this play because of its poignant scenes, which plum the depths of human relationships,” director Emmy Kreilkamp said in a written director’s note included in the show’s program. [Centralia College]
Centralia Chronicle, Nov. 3, 2023

There are over 1,050 wineries in Washington. You ready to start one?

... if you want even more of a reality check about getting into the wine business, there is an online winery cost of production calculator at It was put together for the wine industry by Trent Ball, chair of the Vineyard and Winery Technology program at Yakima Valley College, and ...
The Seattle Times, Nov. 3, 2023

Big Bend Community College recognized for its success with minority students

Big Bend Community College (BBCC) has been honored as one of the 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation's premier accolade for two-year colleges, according to the Aspen Institute.
Source One, Nov. 2, 2023

Clark College’s Ridgefield campus ‘tops out,’ marks construction milestone

Oswald the Penguin celebrated a big moment Thursday. Before a crowd of Clark College staff, construction workers, Southwest Washington dignitaries and the beloved avian mascot himself ...
Columbian, Nov. 2, 2023

Gallery to host ‘Honoring the Hazel Pete legacy: Chehalis basketry’ exhibition

The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will honor the legacy of a longtime “matriarch” of the Chehalis Tribe in an upcoming art exhibition.
Centralia Chronicle, Nov. 1, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

House education budget cuts federal work-study, other programs

House Republicans are planning to zero out the budgets for programs that support student parents who need childcare and that help improve the quality of prospective and new teachers, among other cuts.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 7, 2023

Building an inclusive campus through neurodiversity

“Neurodiversity” is among the newer movements in higher education that basically recognizes people’s brains function differently and seeks ways to accommodate their needs. 
Community College Daily, Nov. 6, 2023

Last Modified: 1/22/24, 3:43 PM
starburst graphic