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News Links | January 7, 2021

January 07, 2021

Commentary: Accelerating degree success for adult learners in uncertain times | Washington’s GED completions are down by half. The test changed amid COVID-19, but did it go far enough? | Peninsula College to host National Poet Laureate Harjo in virtual meeting | Pierce County Connected awards Tacoma Community College Early Learning Center $25,000 grant | Area Briefly: Minimum wage increases; more public access for waterfowl hunting; Sno-Park use soars | Opinion: Christine Johnson: COVID-19 defined our year. We won’t let it define our decade. | A student of Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics program at Shoreline Community College >>

News Links | November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020

WCC Running Start expert answers FAQs about earning college credit while still in high school | Seattle’s tuition-free community college program comes to the rescue during the pandemic | SCC’s Old Main building made sustainable through its reinvention | SPSCC’s virtual show of one-act plays tackles timely issues through social satire | Whatcom’s COVID case count decreased by 2 Wednesday, as WWU suspends in-person classes >>

News Links | September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020

Report analyzes impact of Guided Pathways practices at community colleges | Wenatchee Valley College offering resources for students affected by wildfires | Comment: For success, more students need education, training | Centralia College employee tests positive for COVID-19; Four total cases at college | State colleges grapple with fewer international student enrollments | Whatcom Community College builds its first housing | Three positive COVID-19 cases at Columbia Basin College dorm | Skagit/Islands Head Start, San Juan Island Community Foundation, and Skagit Valley College Foundation partner to expand Head Start access in Friday Harbor | State of the community: Education | EvCC group’s Empowerment Lunch connects community virtually >>

News Links | June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020

Opinion: The unstoppable spirit of 2020 graduates | SVC's first applied management class to graduate | Editorial: Deep cuts at WWCC hurt, but were necessary | At LCC, COVID-19 showed the benefits of digital and the need for tradition | Clark College holds first-ever virtual commencement ceremony | Commentary: The search for selfhood | Locally Writ: Local poet Irv Broughton releases two latest poetry collections | Grays Harbor College to conduct virtual graduation | Supreme Court DACA decision resonates in the Wenatchee Valley | Clark College grad overcomes denial to pursue his destiny | Photos: Centralia College grads make last trip back to pick up diplomas | High court ruling brings joy and relief for ‘Dreamers’ | ‘It’s very painful, it’s very difficult’: SCC & SFCC to furlough staff, cut $11 million from budget | Protest Book Club: Great reads for change with Seattle's hip-hop professor | Transitions: Bennington College and Ohio State U. select new presidents | A new take on the CPTC all-college celebration | Grays Harbor College passes budget, prepares for potential major cuts in state funding | Civil war, new country, new language, life | Vasquez overcomes it all to earn WVC degree | GHC's 10-minute play Play Fest goes online Saturday | Pandemic forces budget cuts at Walla Walla Community College >>

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