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News Links | Sept. 7, 2023

September 07, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Edmonds College hosts event to empower justice-involved students

Service providers and those affected by incarceration recently gathered at Edmonds College to discuss how to help those released from jail to succeed on the outside.
Edmonds Beacon, Sept. 7, 2023

Soul of the CD: PACT Program building pipeline of construction talent

... That same study by the general construction association shows there aren’t enough qualified workers to hire. The PACT Program at Seattle Central College is helping fill that void. 
Fox 13 Seattle, Sept. 6, 2023

Last Warrior Wednesday of the summer set for WWCC

Warrior Wednesdays are an opportunity for interested first-time and returning students to learn about Walla Walla Community College and all the programs the college offers.
NBC Right Now, Sept. 6, 2023

Small Business Development Center at Pierce College provides one-to-one support for small business growth

“We are thrilled to partner with Pierce College and expand services to small business owners across Pierce County,” said Sheryl McGrath, state director of the Washington SBDC. 
Suburban Times, Sept. 4, 2023

My Legacy: Pierce College student looks forward to taking next step toward his dream career

For Samuel Pena-Rojas, Pierce College is a family affair. Pena-Rojas decided to enroll at Pierce College after both of his aunts attended – one to complete her GED, the other to earn a two-year degree.
Suburban Times, Sept. 2, 2023

Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou Joins Phi Theta Kappa’s Presidential Advisory Board

Bates Technical College President Lin Zhou has taken on the role of Washington state representative within the Phi Theta Kappa Presidential Advisory Board.
Suburban Times, Sept. 1, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

It’s complicated

Sixty percent of former community college students cite work goals as the main reason they enrolled at a two-year college, but only about half of those individuals say their education helped to fulfill those goals ...
Community College Daily, Sept. 6, 2023

Report shows gaps and successes in immigrant student support

A recent report shows that while nearly one in three community college students is of immigrant origin, nearly 80 percent of college practitioners say their community college isn’t fully meeting those students’ needs.
Inside Higher Ed, Sept. 6, 2023

For students with food allergies, college campuses can be hazardous

The number of young people with food allergies has been surging in the past few decades. This fall, many of them are heading to college.
Spokesman-Review, Sept. 5, 2023

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