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September 21, 2023 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Edmonds College President Singh selected for the Aspen Institute’s Presidents Fellowship

The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program announced Tuesday that Edmonds College President Dr. Amit B. Singh was selected for the inaugural class of the Aspen Presidents Fellowship.
My Edmonds News, Sept. 19, 2023

SPSCC welcomes five full-time faculty members

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) kicked off its 2023-24 academic year by welcoming five new full-time tenure-track faculty members to the college.
Nisqually Valley News, Sept. 19, 2023

Internship through college presents career pathways

... Skelly and fellow Peninsula College sophomore Ian Coughran were members of the inaugural class of the national Summer Pathway Program sponsored by the Department of Energy Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists.
Peninsula Daily News, Sept. 19, 2023

Centralia College celebrates new commercial driver license location and trucks

Centralia College’s commercial driver license (CDL) program celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its two new dedicated trucks and a new driving range ...
Centralia Chronicle, Sept. 18, 2023

Lowe’s gifts $750,000 to Seattle Colleges’ Wood Technology Center

The Lowe’s Foundation has awarded a $750,000 grant to the Seattle Colleges for their Wood Technology Center, a division of Seattle Central College that offers training programs for students new to the trades as well as experienced carpenters.
The Seattle Times, Sept. 18, 2023

Bates Technical College celebrates student Emily Stech’s selection as 2023 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Bates Technical College student Emily Stech has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship presented by Phi Theta Kappa.
Suburban Times, Sept. 16, 2023

Sixth WVC program receives Career training endorsement

... "The endorsement from Career Connect Washington certifies that our programs provide our students with paid work experience in the field," says Yuritzi Lozano, [Wenatchee Valley College] dean of allied health and professional technical programs.
News Radio 560 KPQ, Sept. 14, 2023

Higher Education and Politics

More flexibility sought in WIOA for innovation

... The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), last reauthorized in 2014, doesn’t provide the needed flexibility for states and other stakeholders to keep up with quickly shifting workforce demands ...
Community College Daily, Sept. 20, 2023

Where are the 2020 high school grads?

At the height of the Covid pandemic in 2020, many graduating high school students decided to hold off enrolling in college. A new report indicates many of them still haven’t done so.
Community College Daily, Sept. 20, 2023

Advocacy quick hits: Proposed regs on website accessibility

... The NPRM estimates that within five years, 90% of classes at community colleges will be required to make these changes to course content, citing enrollment trends for individuals with vision, hearing, dexterity or cognitive disabilities.
Community College Daily, Sept. 15, 2023

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