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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. >>

College board set to vote on 2018 supplemental budget allocation

March 26, 2018

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will meet for its regular business meeting Thursday, March 29 from 8 a.m. to noon. The board is scheduled to give final approval to the system's plan to distribute fiscal year 2018 funds from the 2018 supplemental operating budget, the 2017-19 capital budget and the 2018 supplemental capital budget passed by the Washington state Legislature this session. >>

Community and technical college board to vote on applied bachelor's degrees

February 06, 2018

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will convene its regular business meeting Thursday, Feb. 8 from 8 a.m. to noon. On the agenda is final consideration of applied bachelor's degrees — early childhood education: infant and child mental health at Green River College in Auburn and human services at Clark College in Vancouver. >>

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SBCTC is led by a Governor-appointed board and provides leadership, advocacy, and coordination for Washington’s system of 34 public community and technical colleges. Each year, about 381,000 students train for the workforce, prepare to transfer to a university, gain basic math and English skills, or pursue continuing education. Visit our website at SBCTC.edu or email us a SBCTCCommunications@sbctc.edu.

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