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News Links | October 10, 2023

October 10, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Washington state child care providers are struggling to survive. Sen. Murray calls for feds to help

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat, is calling for the federal government to renew its historic investment in the child care industry. [Shoreline Community College]
KUOW, Oct. 9, 2023

Skagit Valley College holds automotive event

Car enthusiasts, automotive technology students and community members gathered Saturday for the first Under the Hood Expo held by the Skagit Valley College Automotive Technology Program.
Skagit Valley Herald, Oct. 9, 2023

Identidad: The words we use to identify ourselves and their history

... Maria Cuevas, a Chicano studies instructor at Yakima Valley College, grew up in Southern California during the ‘60s and ’70s. She experienced first-hand the power the Chicano movement had in helping young Latinos ...
Yakima Herald-Republic, Oct. 8, 2023

Tibetan Buddhist monks complete intricate sand mandala then seep it away during Clark College ceremony

... Dozens of Clark College staff, students and visitors from the community marveled as monks Nawang Shakga and Lobsang Dawa put the finishing touches on the mandala Friday afternoon in the Clark College library.
Columbian, Oct. 6, 2023

140 Grays Harbor College graduates within Stafford Creek honored this week

Grays Harbor College announced that they awarded 140 degrees and certificates to graduates within the Stafford Creek Corrections Center last week in the first graduation ceremony there since the winter of 2020.
KXRO, Oct. 6, 2023

Olympia’s new Poet Laureate to focus message on climate change, resiliency

Kathleen Byrd has been chosen the city of Olympia’s Poet Laureate for 2023-2025, and her message will focus on climate change and resiliency. [South Puget Sound Community College]
Olympian, Oct. 5, 2023

EC exhibit features Nakisa Dehpanah

The Edmonds College Art Gallery's fall exhibit, "Rebel," is an homage to artist Nakisa Dehpanah's Iranian roots. ... The multilayered exhibition features Dehpanah's visual art alongside a video of her dance performance inside a moving, nine-piece structure.
Edmonds Beacon, Oct. 5, 2023

YVC awarded grant to promote student success

A grant from the U.S. Department of Education will support students of Hispanic heritage or from low-income households achieve academic and professional success at Yakima Valley College.
NBC Right Now, Oct. 4, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

DataPoints: Multiple goals

Community college students often have multiple goals. In fact, more than half (55%) of recent two-year college students had at least two goals, and one-third (33%) had three or more goals ...
Community College Daily, Oct. 10, 2023

A DEEPer approach to dual enrollment

For dual enrollment to be transformational at scale, it needs a revamped strategic approach that aligns better with students’ interests and potential career pathways ...
Community College Daily, Oct. 10, 2023

Waiting for FAFSA

A major overhaul to the federal student aid form delayed its launch at least two months. That means headaches for everyone from financial aid officers to applicants.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 6, 2023

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