Technical educators in Spokane are working to entice a new generation to join vital careers in the trades | SFCC’s Spartan Theatre balances the heartfelt and the humorous with play “Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)” | Acclaimed poets set PC reading | Whatcom Community College enrollment rebounds following pandemic dip | The Department of Education making changes to the FAFSA application | One reader’s view | Understanding the full value of college in Longview and beyond | New exhibit at Shoreline Community College >>
Education briefly: College hires new dental therapy director | Bob Mohrbacher commentary: Honoring one of Lewis County’s treasures, Doris Wood-Brumsickle | Clark College celebrates indigenous cultures with annual Powwow | Dia de los Muertos altar exhibits a chance to remember loved ones in Yakima area | An inside look at the hydraulics and pneumatics automation lab at SCC >>
CYYAD’s mural apprenticeship artwork on exhibit at Shoreline Community College | Washington’s Job Skills Program has trained employees for 40 years | Community news briefs: Ellis selected as PC trustee | Workforce Wednesday – Technical education: Future Sasquatch Day | Skagit Valley College automotive department to host Under the Hood Expo | SPSCC designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in cyber defense | CBC nursing program receives state funding >>
WWCC, Bellingham Tech get grant to promote technical programs | State Board awards high-demand program funds | GHC’s Dr. William Dyer receives Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Puget Sound | Even after the pandemic, broadband is critical for rural education. $1 billion won’t be enough to reach everyone in Washington. | 'Community centered': Wenatchee Valley College president gives definition to the institution's role | Culinary garden offers homegrown produce for Clark College’s kitchens | Commentary: Good news at Centralia College — Enrollment is up, $524,000 in scholarships awarded | Chancellor Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap’s new appointment will repair trust, bring stability >>
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