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Sean McLachlan Becomes Winningest Coach in NWAC Cross Country History

Posted: 11/15/2018 12:05:17 PM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Community Colleges of Spokane head cross country coach Sean McLachlan became the winningest coach in NWAC cross country history this past weekend when the Spokane women’s team claimed the 2018 title.

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Tags:  Men's Cross Country Women's Cross Country
 

Jim Martinson steps down as CCS Women’s Soccer Coach; Brock Ogami Takes Over

Posted: 11/15/2018 11:56:08 AM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Jim Martinson has decided to hang it up after completing his 19th season as the women’s soccer head coach of the Sasquatch.

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Tags:  Women's Soccer
 

Governor Appoints SFCC Graduate and Banking Executive to Community Colleges of Spokane Board

Posted: 10/31/2018 9:14:24 AM by Mark Baker
 

Governor Jay Inslee selected Steven Yoshihara, Senior Vice President for Washington Trust, to serve on the Board of Trustees for Community Colleges of Spokane. Yoshihara has worked in banking for nearly 40 years and currently works with businesses whose credit needs range from $250,000 to $25 million.

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Tags:  Board of Trustees CCS SCC SFCC
 

Former Sasquatch Porter Signs with the Kodiaks

Posted: 10/11/2018 1:19:35 PM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Former Spokane Sasquatch guard Orin Porter signed to continue his college basketball career recently at Lethbridge College. Porter, a 6’2” Guard, came to Spokane from Incline Village, Nevada.

Full article on gokodiaks.ca

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Tags:  Men's Basketball
 

Spokane County higher education institutions to host U.S. Senate debate Oct. 20

Posted: 10/11/2018 7:19:32 AM by Mark Baker
 

Spokane County higher education institutions to host U.S. Senate debate Oct. 20

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Tags:  CCS District SCC SFCC
 

Governor Reappoints Beth Thew to CCS Board of Trustees for Second 5-Year Term

Posted: 10/4/2018 10:35:49 AM by Mark Baker
 

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced his reappointment of Beth Thew to the Board of Trustees for the Community Colleges of Spokane.

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SCC grant brings biology courses to Republic, WA

Posted: 10/1/2018 4:38:14 PM by Mark Baker
 

Spokane Community College’s Republic Center is getting a new biology teaching lab thanks to a $39,231 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant.

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Tags:  CCS Grants Press Release SCC
 

SCC awarded more than $649,000 grant from National Science Foundation for STEM scholarship program

Posted: 9/18/2018 4:16:00 PM by Mark Baker
 

A new scholarship program at Spokane Community College will provide funds for the college to recruit and support 36 students studying science thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. This month, the SCC STEM Scholars Project was awarded $649,561 over the next five years.

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Tags:  Grants Press Release SCC Scholarships
 

Sasquatch Volleyball Player Honored by the AVCA

Posted: 8/30/2018 10:57:33 AM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Sasquatch Middle Blocker Joelle Mahowald has been honored as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Player of the Week.

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Tags:  SCC SFCC Volleyball
 

Scholwinski Tabbed as Next Softball Coach at Community Colleges of Spokane

Posted: 8/9/2018 4:31:19 PM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Lindsie Scholwinski has been chosen to be the next coach at Community Colleges of Spokane.

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Tags:  Softball
 

Community Colleges of Spokane Names John Spatz head Track and Field Coach

Posted: 8/9/2018 4:23:14 PM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Community Colleges of Spokane has named John Spatz as their next head coach of Track and field

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Tags:  TrackField
 

SCC’s Environmental Sciences awarded $224,873 grant from National Science Foundation

Posted: 8/6/2018 4:41:28 PM by Annie Gannon
 

High school teachers in rural parts of northeast Washington will be getting some extra training and tools to help introduce students to careers in water and natural resources thanks to a $224,873 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant Spokane Community College’s environmental science department received.

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Tags:  Grants Press Release SCC
 

SCC Colville Center’s new manufacturing program earns $120,000 state grant

Posted: 7/31/2018 8:15:48 AM by Annie Gannon
 

Colville Center has partnered with the local manufacturing industry and school district to bring a new program to the area beginning fall 2019.

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Tags:  Apprenticeships & Skilled Trades Grants Press Release SCC
 

Grants Boost Local Health Care Training

Posted: 7/19/2018 9:38:06 AM by Annie Gannon
 

Health care professionals are in high demand in the Spokane region, and Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) is the leader in providing high-quality, affordable education in nearly 40 in-demand health care fields.
Both Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College recently received state grants aimed at increasing access to health care training for working adults.

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Tags:  CCS Grants Pathway - Health - SFCC Press Release SCC SFCC
 

Community Colleges of Spokane Receives Two College Spark Grants

Posted: 6/22/2018 10:54:03 AM by Annie Gannon
 

Community Colleges of Spokane was recently awarded two grants from College Spark Washington.

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Tags:  CCS Grants SCC SFCC
 

CCS Class of 2018 takes flight

Posted: 6/4/2018 4:28:06 PM by Annie Gannon
 

2018 graduation schedule and details

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SipSwirl&Savor Makes more than $175,000 for CCS Foundation

Posted: 5/17/2018 2:45:34 PM by Annie Gannon
 

This year marked the 11th anniversary of SipSwirl&Savor, and since its inception, the event has raised over $875,000 for the Foundation and Colleges

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Tags:  CCS Education Foundation Press Release SCC SFCC
 

Head Start Director Wins State Honor

Posted: 5/10/2018 2:20:39 PM by Annie Gannon
 

Patty Allen oversees child care operations that serve nearly 2,000 infants and preschoolers in the Spokane area.

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Tags:  CCS Head Start ECEAP
 

CCS Launches Three New Student-Centered Websites

Posted: 5/10/2018 2:00:23 PM by Annie Gannon
 

Students, prospective students and the community now have an improved experience connecting to the colleges from anywhere.

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Nancy Fair-Szofran to Continue as SFCC Acting President

Posted: 5/9/2018 4:27:18 PM by Annie Gannon
 

Nancy Fair-Szofran will continue in her role as acting president of SFCC until July 2019

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Tags:  CCS Press Release Pullman SFCC