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November 14, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

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Walla Walla Community College joins partnership to help students transition from high school to college

Walla Walla Community College and its educational allies have been selected as one of 25 regional partnerships to receive funding to help students transition from high school to college.
FOX 11, Nov. 14, 2023

Seattle Colleges Chancellor Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap recognized as one of the most influential Filipina women in the world

Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap, chancellor of Seattle Colleges, recently was named one of the most influential Filipina women in the world by the Filipina Women’s Network (FWN).  
Northwest Asian Weekly, Nov. 10, 2023

Rep. Gluesenkamp Perez holds career and resource fair for veterans

... “We are grateful for the collaborative effort with Rep. Gluesenkamp Perez and the community organizations,” Donna Larson, Clark College’s Veterans Center of Excellence associate director, said in a statement. 
Centralia Chronicle, Nov. 10, 2023

SPSCC Trustee Steven Drew reappointed

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has announced that Steven J. Drew has been reappointed by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to the college's Board of Trustees.
JOLT News, Nov. 10, 2023

Edmonds College and YWCA partner to provide free technology classes for low-income students

Edmonds College’s Continuing Education department is partnering with the YWCA at Somerset Village to provide free weekly, after-school technology classes for low-income middle and high school students.
My Edmonds News, Nov. 9, 2023

Clark College announces changes on governing board

Clark College welcomed a new trustee, Suzanne Donaldson, recently appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the five-member Clark College Board of Trustees.
Vancouver Business Journal, Nov. 7, 2023

Donation of $5,000 benefits diesel technology students at Centralia College

... the Centralia College Foundation received a $5,000 donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation to fund scholarships for Centralia College students earning their bachelor’s degrees in diesel technology.
Centralia Chronicle, Nov. 7, 2023

Veterans Program at YVC supports students, families

Yakima Valley College's Veterans Program supports service men and women using their GI Bill benefits through more than 50 associate and bachelor degree options and more than 100 short-term certificates of achievement.
NBC Right Now, Nov. 6, 2023

CBC announces new Digital Marketing Associate degree

Columbia Basin College has announced its newest program, the Digital Marketing Associate degree. With high demand for skilled digital marketing professionals CBC developed a new comprehensive degree. 
NBC Right Now, Nov. 6, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Portal aims to improve workforce training pathways

The Project on Workforce at Harvard University on Monday launched the Workforce Almanac, an open-source directory and interactive portal that captures nearly 17,000 workforce training providers across the United States – including community colleges.
Community College Daily, Nov. 13, 2023

Report: Students studying abroad makes rebound

The number of students engaging in international education is rising, perhaps even more so than before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data from Institute of International Education (IIE).
Diverse Education, Nov. 13, 2023

Colleges face pressure to curb antisemitism and Islamophobia

... the wave of attacks and intimidation was enough for the Biden administration this week to inform colleges they must unequivocally condemn antisemitic and Islamophobic incidents on campus, and take aggressive action to curb it. If they don't, officials warn, they could lose federal funding.
NPR, Nov. 11, 2023

Education Department releases new data on transfer

The U.S. Department of Education this week released new data highlighting the community colleges and universities that best serve transfer students and the most successful transfer partnerships between two-year and four-year institutions across the country.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 10, 2023

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