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News Links | Nov. 16, 2023

November 16, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Technical educators in Spokane are working to entice a new generation to join vital careers in the trades

... Norman has been a technical education instructor at Spokane Community College for the better part of three decades, but his time at SCC goes beyond that. Norman teaches in the same program he graduated from — hydraulic and pneumatic automation, informally known as fluid power.
Inlander, Nov. 16, 2023

SFCC’s Spartan Theatre balances the heartfelt and the humorous with play “Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)”

... Students at Spokane Falls Community College will perform “Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)” at the Spartan Theatre Friday through Sunday for its final weekend of production.
Spokesman-Review, Nov. 16, 2023

Acclaimed poets set PC reading

... Contributions to literature by Gallagher — a renowned Irish-American poet and short story writer with strong ties to the Peninsula College community — have been recognized internationally ...
Sequim Gazette, Nov. 15, 2023

Whatcom Community College enrollment rebounds following pandemic dip

Whatcom Community College is slowly rebounding from pandemic enrollment dips, with a 6% increase in full-time enrollment compared to fall 2022. 
Cascadia Daily News, Nov. 14, 2023

The Department of Education making changes to the FAFSA application

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA opening is delayed and is expected to begin sometime in December. Columbia Basin College has hosted financial aid workshops explaining the upcoming changes.
NBC Right Now, Nov. 13, 2023

One reader’s view | Understanding the full value of college in Longview and beyond

The “value of college” is a complex, frequently debated, and often misunderstood concept. ... Wendy Hall is vice president of effectiveness and college relations for Lower Columbia College in Longview.
Daily News, Nov. 12, 2023

New exhibit at Shoreline Community College

The exhibit: Go Home: by Parisa Ghaderi is now open at the Shoreline Community College Art Gallery on campus. The show runs until December 14, 2023.
Shoreline Area News, Nov. 10, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

3/4 of jobs will need college education, training

...  a new report puts it plain and simple: nearly three-fourths (72%) of all U.S. jobs through 2031 will require postsecondary education or training.
Community College Daily, Nov. 16, 2023

Foreign language enrollment sees steepest decline on record

The MLA’s new census shows plummeting class head counts far outstripped the general student enrollment decrease. Korean continued its rise, while Western European languages further shrank.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 16, 2023

College transfer process is ‘DIY’ for many students

A new report magnifies existing hurdles students face when attempting to transfer from a two-year college to a four-year institution.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 14, 2023

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