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News Links | Nov. 30, 2023

November 30, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Food insecurity brings need year-round

... Marshall came to the food bank as a student at Tacoma Community College where he is in the second semester of TCC’s nursing program. In about 15 more months, he will be a registered nurse and plans to stay in Tacoma to do this work.
Tacoma Weekly, Nov. 29, 2023

YVC creates a pathway for students looking to get a degree in STEM

Yakima Valley College is partnering up with the Museum of Flight, Washington Aerospace Scholar and the College Success Foundation to create a STEM pathway. 
NBC Right Now, Nov. 28, 2023

Welding program students at Bates Technical College krak down on this year’s display

For nearly three decades, Bates Technical College’s Welding program students have been adding their unique touch to the magical wonder of Spanaway Park’s Fantasy Lights.
Suburban Times, Nov. 28, 2023

Siblings, age 12 and 13, are youngest students at EvCC campus

... Qingyun, now 12, and his sister, Ruoyun Li, 13, are among Everett Community College's youngest students. Both are taking calculus, statistics and English online at EvCC as well as a full load at Northshore Online Academy.
Everett Herald, Nov. 28, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Two-year college completion rates edge up again

The average college completion rate for U.S. higher education continues to follow the trend of the past few years: the overall national rate remains stalled, while the rate for community colleges has slightly increased ...
Community College Daily, Nov. 30, 2023

Students sound off on career centers

... In another significant difference between four-year and two-year students, more than half (53 percent) of two-year students say they’ve benefited from career center help in choosing a major, relative to 38 percent of four-year peers.
Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 30, 2023

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