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News Links | October 17, 2023

October 17, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

New program at BTC for homeless residents

... Bellingham Technical College, along with the Lighthouse Missions Ministries and Northwest Youth Services, announced their new Break the Cycle partnership earlier this week.
KGMI, Oct. 14, 2023

Columbia Basin College awarded $25,000 for behavioral healthcare students

Columbia Basin College was awarded $25,000 to support degrees that are facing workforce shortages in the healthcare system.
Apple Valley News Now, Oct. 13, 2023

Bellevue College receives grant from National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has awarded Bellevue College a $749,543 grant that will assist in the development and execution of the Pacific Northwest Open Extended Reality Initiative. 
425 Business, Oct. 12, 2023

Pierce College partners with Tumwater for paramedic training program

Pierce College has a new paramedic training program and is partnering with Tumwater, which would provide students with internship opportunities to provide them with hands-on experience.
JOLT News, Oct. 12, 2023

Wenatchee Valley College names Pedro Navarrete new associate vice president

Wenatchee Valley College has named Pedro Navarrete as associate vice president of enrollment management and community partnerships.
Wenatchee World, Oct. 12, 2023

Clark College enrollment up 10.4%, still about 1,000 fewer students than pre-pandemic

Fall enrollment at Clark College is up 10.4 percent among full-time enrolled students compared to this time last year, rebuilding from a pandemic collapse in enrollment, according to data shared by the school Tuesday afternoon.
Columbian, Oct. 11, 2023

Yakima Valley College receives $1 million for STEM student scholarships, opportunities

The National Science Foundation has awarded Yakima Valley College nearly $1 million in grant funding over the next six years to support STEM students from low-income backgrounds.
Apple Valley News Now, Oct. 10, 2023

Supporting manufacturing in Lakewood

... Companies like Milgard, Boeing, Brown and Haley and many more had representatives there to answer questions and connect with [Clover Park Technical College] students and those looking for a career in manufacturing.
Suburban Times, Oct. 9, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Gauging youth on non-degree options

Interest among youth in alternatives to college degrees continues to grow, but a new survey indicates many young people don’t know much about non-degree options or how to gauge their quality.
Community College Daily, Oct. 17, 2023

Beyond the rankings: The college welcome guide

College decisions used to depend mostly on an institution’s academic reputation and its social life. Today, many other factors influence a prospective student’s thinking.
The Hechinger Report, Oct. 16, 2023

Students want more space for cultural understanding, affinity groups

A majority of students believes multicultural centers and identity groups can contribute to a positive campus environment, according to new research from NASPA. 
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 16, 2023

Managing the demand cliff

While leaders in higher education have been consumed for years with discussions about the looming threat of the demographic cliff, the demand cliff has already arrived.
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 16, 2023

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