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 >>
GHC selected to participate in free/reduced-price meal pilot program | Creative Retirement Institute to celebrate 30th anniversary Aug. 22 at Edmonds College | Walla Walla Community College acquires new 3D technology to enhance health care teaching | A new transit line and freeway are heading to Spokane Community College, but Kevin Brockbank prefers to walk around campus | SFCC hosts Spokane Tribe students in STEM program | Bob Mohrbacher commentary: Take a leap to get a foot in the door at Centralia College >>
SFCC graduate pivots focus to medicine after seeing pandemic’s impact on local tribes | Spokane Falls Community College offers summer course for high schoolers to explore field of cybersecurity | Edmonds College to launch medical assistant program | Snapshots | WWCC wine program now accepts part-time students | Five-year workforce projections will rely on tech workers >>
TCC begins construction of new Center for Innovative Learning and Engagement | World Refugee Day celebrated thanks to RISNW and EvCC | Hometown Hero: Motivational speaker and coach pushes others to seize the day | Olympia appoints Kathleen Byrd as new poet laureate | Centralia College’s new construction trades program postponed to fall quarter | New program aims to add more child care professionals to workforce | Peninsula College 2023 Student Art show winners announced >>
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