Grants and Sponsored Research

Posted: 1/30/2017 12:53:21 PM by Gretje Witt

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Spokane Community College’s environmental science department was recently awarded a $24,811 grant from the Hagan Foundation, which was established in 1997 by Cornelius E. Hagan, Jr. in Spokane. The grant is in partnership with Central Valley High School’s AP environmental science program.  SCC instructor Dave Stasney and CVHS instructor Krista Larsen will be leading the project, which is expected to include more than 30 students collaborating on the service-learning project.

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Posted: 11/30/2016 11:56:35 AM by Gretje Witt

Spokane Community College’s Adult Basic Education Division was recently awarded a Washington Department of Transportation grant to support students in the Skills Trade Preparation Program. The Pre-Apprenticeship & Supportive Services (PASS) grant program provides funding for defined supportive and wrap-around services and pre-apprenticeship training for females, minorities and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. The goal of the program is to create diversity in the highway construction workforce and to create pathways into apprenticeship for the highway construction trades.

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Posted: 10/19/2016 3:39:06 PM by Gretje Witt

Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) will serve as the lead host for six of Eurasia’s most dynamic and highly educated emerging leaders through the Rumsfeld Foundation’s Open World Program next week. The group will be in Spokane to learn about accountable government and economic development while experiencing some American culture and building connections to our community.

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Posted: 10/1/2016 12:06:13 PM by Gretje Witt

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Local high school teachers and college instructors will once again have an opportunity to participate in a sustainability workshop project hosted by SFCC faculty members, Scott Rollins and Adriana Bishop. The two instructors are co-principal Investigators for a National Science Foundation grant to provide college instructors and K-12 teachers with tools for integrating sustainability into existing programs through problem-based learning communities. The project focus is to support future science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce by partnering with business and industry on sustainability initiatives. Upcoming workshop registration will begin in early spring for the June 2017 projects.

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Posted: 9/26/2016 8:46:48 AM by Global Administrator

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SFCC Information Technology students led an IT summer camp in June funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.  Seventy middle school girls participated in the camp, which was taught by six female IT students.

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Posted: 7/20/2016 8:52:01 AM by Global Administrator

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Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation recently announced the recipients of their 2016-2017 scholarship awards. 304 students received major scholarship awards totaling over $440,000. This is an increase of more than $77,000 in major awards from the previous school year. These major awards range from $500 to covering the students’ full tuition. The foundation will also provide approximately $50,000 in emergency scholarships this year for students with an immediate need. These awards cover everything from books and testing fees to childcare costs or new glasses so a student can read assignments.

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Posted: 7/18/2016 1:42:10 PM by Global Administrator

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Hospital workers at Valley Hospital in Spokane Valley have a new opportunity to advance their careers thanks to a $97,493 grant Spokane Community College received from the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC).

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Posted: 6/26/2016 3:34:40 PM by Global Administrator

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Expanding the world of information technology for girls interested in the STEM field is the focus of a National Science Foundation grant received by Spokane Falls Community College.

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Posted: 5/9/2016 1:15:58 PM by Global Administrator

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Community Colleges of Spokane was recently awarded a $149,991 grant from College Spark Washington to partner with five rural school districts in eastern Washington to improve college and career readiness for high school students.

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Posted: 10/9/2015 11:50:06 AM by Gretje Witt

Spokane Community College’s Adult Education program is kicking off its new mobile food bank with Second Harvest on Wednesday, October 14 from noon to 2 p.m. at its Adult Education Center at 2310 N. Monroe Street, Spokane.

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Tags: AdultEducation, Grants, MobileFoodBank, PressRelease, SCC


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