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Opioid crisis focus of Feb. 20 presentations at SCC

Posted: 2/15/2019 9:42:40 AM by Lorraine Nelson

The opioid crisis is the focus of a speech and panel discussion with philanthropist and music industry professional Kevin Lyman at Spokane Community College Wednesday morning, Feb. 20.

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SCC Science Open House Set for Feb. 23

Posted: 2/14/2019 10:07:42 AM by Lorraine Nelson

Dozens of hands-on activities in such fields as geology, anatomy, biology, chemistry and more will be available for exploring at the 5th annual open house of the science department at Spokane Community College from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.

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NSF grant provides free tuition for cohort of SCC science students

Posted: 2/1/2019 11:13:45 AM by Lorraine Nelson

Students interested in pursuing a science-related college education may be eligible for a new two-year free tuition program at Spokane Community College.

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Ms. Marvel comic series writer coming to Spokane

Posted: 1/23/2019 9:14:30 AM by Lorraine Nelson

G. Willow Wilson of Seattle, the current writer of the Ms. Marvel comic series, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the Spokane Community College Lair Auditorium (Building 6) and again at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the SCC Library (Building 16).

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Visiting sociologist at CCS studies migrating population effects on global society

Posted: 1/17/2019 8:50:00 AM by Lorraine Nelson

A visiting Fulbright Scholar from Morocco is in Spokane and adding depth to the Global Education program at the Community Colleges of Spokane with his interest in world population mobility and its effects on the social structure of society.

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Speaker explores omissions of Martin Luther King’s legacy on Thursday, Jan. 23

Posted: 1/14/2019 3:31:24 PM by Lorraine Nelson

“Bread and Circuses:  Exploring the Legacy of the “Real” Martin Luther King Jr.” is the title of the presentation by Darryl Brice, Ph.D., and it explores why a myopic view of King has become the most popular and accepted version of the civil rights leader and what is omitted from most dialogues about King’s life and legacy.

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Theft from SCC student brings gifts from strangers

Posted: 12/17/2018 9:21:43 AM by Theft from SCC student brings gifts from strangers

A student at Spokane Community College who was the recent victim of a theft of his laptop containing his schoolwork and his backpack filled with school books has received support from total strangers who learned about his plight from KHQ.

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SCC Celebrates Winning $100,000 Metallica Scholarship

Posted: 12/13/2018 3:47:15 PM by Lorraine Nelson

It’s no secret around Spokane Community College that President Kevin Brockbank is a fan of the heavy metal band Metallica, making it a point to attend their concerts when they are in the area.

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Two Sasquatch Earn Baden NWAC Athlete of the year recognition

Posted: 12/4/2018 9:18:48 AM by Ryan Bodecker

Sophomore Joelle Mahowald from Lakeside High School (Nine Mile Falls) and Sophomore Micaela Kostecka from Mt. Spokane High School both earn recognition as Baden NWAC Athletes of the year.

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Sasquatch Volleyball Coach Jenni Rosselli-Hull Named AVCA West Region Volleyball Coach of the Year

Posted: 12/3/2018 4:52:09 PM by Lorraine Nelson

Community Colleges of Spokane Volleyball coach Jenni Rosselli-Hull has been selected as one of two West Region Coaches of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

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From GED to PhD

Posted: 11/27/2018 1:35:26 PM by Asa Bradley

Physicist Kira Burt dropped out of school at 16. Now she teaches students that anyone can be a scientist.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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