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News Links | October 5, 2023

October 05, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

CYYAD’s mural apprenticeship artwork on exhibit at Shoreline Community College

... CECO is a partnership between DCHS and Shoreline Community College and provides 16 to 21-year-olds without a high school diploma the chance to return to school ...
Shoreline Area News, Oct. 5, 2023

Washington’s Job Skills Program has trained employees for 40 years

... “The Job Skills Program has been Washington’s most consistent state investment strategy in direct training for businesses,” said Paul Francis, executive director of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, which oversees the program.
Everett Herald, Oct. 4, 2023

Community news briefs: Ellis selected as PC trustee

Gov. Jay Inslee recently selected Glenn Ellis, Jr., treasurer on the Makah Tribal Council, as Peninsula College’s newest trustee. Ellis, who lives in Neah Bay with his wife and four children, takes the place of Dwayne Johnson, who has served as a college trustee for 17 years.
Sequim Gazette, Oct. 4, 2023

Workforce Wednesday – Technical education: Future Sasquatch Day

...  “This event is designed to introduce potential students to a variety of two-year degree programs which align with the employer needs in the Spokane community.” [Spokane Community College]
FOX 28, Oct. 4, 2023

Skagit Valley College automotive department to host Under the Hood Expo

... The goal of the expo is to create more community engagement and awareness of the automotive technology program [at Skagit Valley College], while also helping people fix their cars.
Skagit Valley Herald, Oct. 3, 2023

SPSCC designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense

South Puget Sound Community College’s Cybersecurity and Network Administration Degree was designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) on Sept. 11.
Nisqually Valley News, Oct. 3, 2023 

CBC nursing program receives state funding

Columbia Basin College is one of 11 colleges across Washington awarded funding to support programs that train students for high-demand careers. CBC will receive $73,824 for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program ... [State Board for Community and Technical Colleges]
NBC Right Now, Oct. 2, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

High school aerospace program produces Boeing-ready grads in two years

Next to an atrium filled with historic airplanes at the Museum of Flight, Boeing celebrated hiring more than a thousand Washington high school graduates from the Core Plus Aerospace program on Tuesday morning.
The Seattle Times, Oct. 4, 2023

Student debt relief scams on the rise. Here’s what borrowers need to know.

Complaints about student debt relief scams are increasing as borrowers must restart payment on their student loans this month after more than a three-year pause.
KNKX, Oct. 2, 2023

Few Americans say conservatives can speak freely on college campuses, an AP-NORC/UChicago poll shows

Americans view college campuses as far friendlier to liberals than to conservatives when it comes to free speech, with adults across the political spectrum seeing less tolerance for those on the right, according to a new poll.
The Seattle Times, Oct. 1, 2023

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