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News Links | October 31, 2023

October 31, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Education briefly: College hires new dental therapy director

Dr. Cheyanne Warren has joined Skagit Valley College as the dental therapy education program director after a national search conducted by the college and the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.
Skagit Valley College, Oct. 30, 2023

Bob Mohrbacher commentary: Honoring one of Lewis County’s treasures, Doris Wood-Brumsickle

On Nov. 1, Centralia College will be paying homage to one of Lewis County’s greatest treasures — Doris Wood-Brumsickle. Nov. 1 is Doris Wood Day at Centralia College and we will be having a special reception for her ...
Centralia Chronicle, Oct. 27, 2023

Clark College celebrates indigenous cultures with annual Powwow

On Fri., Nov. 3, Clark College welcomes the community to its annual Powwow event as it hosts “Educating for the Seventh Generation,” a celebration of Indigenous cultures.
Oregonian, Oct. 27, 2023

Dia de los Muertos altar exhibits a chance to remember loved ones in Yakima area

... Marleni Hernandez, a Yakima Valley College student and member of the school’s Spanish Club, was one of the community partners present during the setup phase of the exhibition.
Yakima Herald-Republic, Oct. 27, 2023

An inside look at the hydraulics and pneumatics automation lab at SCC

The hydraulics and pneumatics automation program gives students at Spokane Community College the opportunity for hands-on experience while working towards a two-year degree. [Video]
KHQ, Oct. 25, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

Washington Watch: Bipartisan bill supports community college nursing

Bipartisan legislation introduced last week in the House and supported by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) aims to enhance the participation and funding of community colleges in federal nursing education programs.
Community College Daily, Oct. 30, 2023

DataPoints: Public support and perceptions

Americans are much more comfortable with their tax dollars going to support community colleges than any other higher education sector, and many also feel they are underfunded by states and the federal government, according to an annual New America survey.
Community College Daily, Oct. 30, 2023

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