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College board to vote on community and technical college system operating budget request

August 20, 2018

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges at its Thursday, Aug. 23 business meeting is set to vote on the college system's biennial budget request which, if approved, will go to the Office of Financial Management and the Washington State Legislature as they begin developing the state's 2019-2021 operating budget. >>

College board set to vote on capital budget request, grants to colleges and partners

June 26, 2018

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges is set to vote at its meeting Thursday, June 28 on the college system's 2019-21 capital budget request to the Washington state Legislature. The $623 million request covers designs for 24 projects and construction of 13 projects at colleges around the state, in addition to funds colleges use for emergencies and minor improvements and repairs. >>

Study shows community and technical college transfer students shine at universities

May 23, 2018

A new study paints a bright picture of community and technical college transfer students in Washington.  The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges looked at 23,470 bachelor degree graduates from public universities in 2016, and found that 39 percent of them started at a community or technical college. Most of the transfer students — 80 percent — already had a 2-year transfer degree in hand, saving thousands in tuition. Once there, they did just as well as their students who started as university freshman, earning similar GPAs and credits upon graduation. >>

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