Some face-to-face classes for workforce training to resume at community colleges following coronavirus closures | Washington State Patrol reports 21 troopers trained to draw blood to help reduce DUIs | Pierce College adapts to 'new normal,' helps students reach goals in spite of challenging circumstances | VIDEO: Community Preschools’ message for families | Schools struggle to keep out-of-class students connected during COVID-19 crisis | Centralia College trustee Jim Lowery named Washington Trustee of the Year | 'Somehow we make it work': How Washington's community college students are navigating the pandemic | Former Gov. Gary Locke named interim president of Bellevue College | Kitsap's graduations will look different this year. Here's how | Rebuilding America: How pandemic will change the way we learn >>
Planning for coronavirus with fewer resources | Editorial: Lack of funding for two-year schools affects state economy | $6.5 million awarded to increase energy efficiency and reduce costs in state-owned buildings and facilities | WWU, WCC move all classes online after Whatcom County’s first COVID-19 diagnosis | Similar approaches for dealing with COVID-19 | WWCC's chief warrior resigns, reserving his strength for battle against cancer | Pierce College announces 2020 All-Washington Academic Team members | Schools changing plans amid COVID-19 fears | Big Bend Community College employee self-quarantines | Shoreline Community College puts most classes online and cancels athletic competitions and theater productions through March 25 | Green River College cancels classes, switches to alternative formats for coronavirus | Clark College professor Steven Clark talks about belonging in three-part series >>
Finding hope in college | Versatile Pierce College alum shares her journey | Virus pushes colleges online; infection touches Stanwood | Neah Bay singer wins Peninsula’s Got Talent | Pierce College alum Lauren Adler connects Congressman with community | WVC student tested negative for coronavirus | Highline College president releases statement on coronavirus outbreak | First U.S. colleges close classrooms as virus spreads. More could follow. | EvCC to go online with some classes in response to COVID-19 | Two colleges close, another cancels classes and others brace for coronavirus impact on campus | Coronavirus and higher education | Edmonds CC free recycling event still on for March 7 | Centralia College Foundation breaks ground for construction on new training facility | WVC crew pulls off overnight cleaning after student tested for coronavirus | WWCC alumnus/playwright to present 'Dangerous Little Creatures' | Edmonds CC canceling large campus events until further notice | Clover Park Tech reopens campuses after disinfecting, offers online updates for students | Computer science students prepare for life after graduation | A white wine revolution is underway in Washington's reddest appellation >>
Christine Johnson and Marie Cini: The future of work is gray. Here’s how Community Colleges of Spokane is dialing back the clock | Clark College faculty union OKs contract in 257-9 vote | State association to honor WCC student Jodi Borrelli as 'Transforming Lives Award' nominee | CPTC confirms partnership for new apprenticeship programs | Networking to recession proof your career | Sand mandala at Clark College aims to promote world peace | National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants | Scholarships and grants available to students at Shoreline Community College | WVC faculty union: 'no confidence’ in college president | Beloved retired president of Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, Denise Yochum, passed away Jan. 13 | Eben Pobee appointed to Shoreline Community College Board of Trustees >>
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