Commentary: Front Porch: English 101 teacher’s critique was life-changing | City of Puyallup celebrates Pierce during College Appreciation Week | C-Tran breaks ground on Vancouver’s second bus rapid transit line | Two Seattleites, an infectious disease scientist and a poet, win MacArthur ‘genius grants’ | Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept. says 27% of new COVID cases are ages 20 and under | New higher education center, The Hub, opens in Federal Way >>
Everett Community College clears student debt from pandemic | WCC gets national recognition for this program that could boost local economy | Editorial: Students, economy need boost of free college | President Kimberlee Messina of Spokane Falls Community College chosen for Aspen Institute's New Presidents Fellowship | $1.3 million in federal grant funding awarded to Peninsula College | New trustee joins board at Big Bend Community College | Three new light rail stations to open in North Seattle next month | Weekend with kids: Seattle Southside >>
How it feels to join a nursing program at Campus Zero | Yakima Valley College starts fall quarter with limited in-person classes | Wenatchee Valley College extends vaccination deadline | Home Away from Home exhibit opens Sept. 22 in The Gallery at TCC | Everett Community College cancels $1.2 million in student debt | Demand for COVID testing grows in Yakima Valley, rest of the state | Eastern Washington colleges begin crackdown on submission of student, staff vaccine statuses | Big Bend Community College enrollment down; professor leaves >>
WCC receives major cybersecurity grant | Centralia College names new director of the Pacific Northwest Center of Excellence for Clean Energy | Everett Community College’s AMTEC hosts aerospace roundtable | Edmonds College awarded more than $800K in grants to address student homelessness, emergency needs | Spokane artist appears in Bob Ross documentary and reminisces about his old friend | Get to know: Laura Flores Cailloux | TCC Provost Marissa Schlesinger to participate in Habitat Challenge | Workforce Snohomish, Edmonds College awarded $360,000 for Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program | Peninsula College sets vaccine protocol | SPSCC to require COVID-19 vaccination for any on-campus class or activity | Opinion: Stepankowsky column: Only one way to beat COVID >>
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