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Achieving the Dream Announces the Selection of Washington Colleges for the National Community College Expansion of the Working Families Success Network Strategy

August 28, 2014

Achieving the Dream today announced a national community college expansion of the Working Families Success Network (WFSN) strategy. The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges partnered with four community colleges – Big Bend, Clark, Highline and Walla Walla – to help implement the strategy to promote postsecondary completion for students whose economic challenges can thwart their academic and career goals. The strategy is used at more than 100 sites in the nation to help low-income individuals and families achieve financial stability >>

Community and technical college board to weigh capital budget priorities, student success initiatives

May 05, 2014

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will convene its regular business meeting in Pasco Thursday, May 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. The board will act on a resolution establishing system priorities for the 2015-2017 capital budget request, which will be submitted to the Office of Financial Management for consideration by the Governor and the Legislature. >>

Six Washington community and technical colleges named contenders for $1 million Aspen Prize

January 23, 2014

Six community and technical colleges in Washington have been named among the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the prestigious Aspen Institute and are now eligible to compete for a $1 million prize. The nonprofit institute placed the following colleges in the running for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence: Columbia Basin College, Olympic College, Renton Technical College, Skagit Valley College, Walla Walla Community College and Whatcom Community College. >>

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