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News Links | June 23, 2022

June 23, 2022 by SBCTC Communications

System News | Opinion

Peninsula College announces winners of 2022 art show

Peninsula College’s Pirate Union Building Gallery of Art has announced the winners of its 2022 Student Art show. Best in show was awarded to Kim Wimer of Port Angeles for the ceramic sculpture “Warhol’s Studio Recycling.”
Peninsula Daily News, June 23, 2022

A&E briefs — June 22, 2022: PC releases first season of Carver podcast

Peninsula College has launched a new audio podcast honoring poet and short story writer Raymond Carver. Carver lived the last 10 years of his life in Port Angeles and is buried in Ocean View Cemetery.
Sequim Gazette, June 22, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS! South Seattle College celebrates Class of 2022

The Seattle Colleges commencement ceremony last night at T-Mobile Park celebrated 3,200 graduates from around the system, including 878 who earned a degree or certificate from South Seattle College (WSB sponsor).
West Seattle Blog, June 22, 2022

YVC student overcomes big hurdles in path to graduation

In many ways, graduating from Yakima Valley College is a symbol of the change and achievements Laurel Robert Winter has created in her own life. Robert Winter, 35, graduated from YVC on Friday with an Associate of Applied Science degree in business technology-medical office assistant. 
Yakima Herald-Republic, June 18, 2022

Trends | Horizons | Education

How students are scrubbing their social media profiles

Many current college students have had social media accounts since they were young teens, regularly posting on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook without fear of repercussions. But posts riddled with profanity or raucous party photos can come back to haunt them once they start looking for a job.
Inside Higher Ed, June 23, 2022

Ups, downs in undergraduate degree completion

The number of undergraduate-level credential earners started to increase after a pandemic-induced standstill. In the 2020-21 academic year, the total number of undergraduate credential earners increased by 1.1% (or 39,000) to 3.7 million graduates.
Community College Daily, June 22, 2022

Getting hacked — and then what?

In early January 2021, Mott Community College (MCC) in Flint, Michigan, faced every institution’s worst cybersecurity nightmare: its network was breached and taken down, users were effectively locked out, and sensitive information was compromised.
Community College Daily, June 22, 2022

Government to cancel $6 billion in student loans for defrauded borrowers

... Many of the schools included in the settlement are out of business. They include large chains like the Art Institutes and other campuses run by the Dream Center, whose operations abruptly collapsed in 2019, and those owned by Career Education Corp. 
The Seattle Times, June 23, 2022

Politics | Local, State, National

New rules on Title IX

The Biden administration’s proposal includes revisions to how colleges should address cases of sexual assault and extends protections to LGBTQ students. It does not cover athletics, which will be addressed in the future.
Inside Higher Ed, June 23, 2022

Washington Watch: How community colleges have used HEERF money

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recently asked some of its member colleges how they have used their allotment of federal funds through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, which ranged from commonly reported activities ...
Community College Daily, June 21, 2022

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