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Posted: 3/6/2017 11:48:48 AM by Annie Gannon

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Three Community Colleges of Spokane students are among 63 community and technical college students to be honored Phi Theta Kappa’s 2017 All-Washington Academic Team. They will be honored by higher education leaders, state legislators and others at a special ceremony at noon Thursday, March 23, at South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia.

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Tags: Academic, CCS, SCC, SFCC, State, Washington


Posted: 2/2/2017 1:22:56 PM by Gretje Witt

Last Friday President Trump signed an executive order that bans some refugees and immigrants from entering the United States and there are many questions about what the Executive Order means.

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Tags: CCS, SCC, SFCC


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: 1/10/2017 3:00:07 PM by Gretje Witt

Spokane Community College student Aaron Miller will be honored with a Transforming Lives Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) on Jan. 23 in Olympia. Only five students, out of 388,000 students across 34 colleges, are awarded each year.

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Posted: 1/10/2017 9:13:40 AM by Gretje Witt

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Spokane Community College is bringing Jamal Joseph to campus this week, and Spokane Falls Community College hosts Donisha Rita-Claire Prendergast next week.

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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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Tags: AdultEducation, Grants, SCC


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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Tags: CCS, Grants, SCC, SFCC


Posted: 9/9/2016 3:51:12 PM by Gretje Witt

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We urge former ITT Tech students to contact us about enrolling in Spokane Community College Spokane Falls Community College. A number of our programs are similar to what was offered at ITT Technical Institute in Spokane.

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Posted: 6/29/2016 10:34:21 AM by Gretje Witt

The Saling Awards for Excellence honor three staff members at the Community Colleges of Spokane. Cash awards of $1,000 accompany the honor from the CCS Foundation, which established the Saling Awards for Excellence Endowment Fund in 2006. Dr. Gerald Saling, former Spokane Falls Community College President and a former state legislator, contributed $40,000 to this effort in his lifetime. Saling’s friends and former co-workers contributed additional funds. The awardees are judged on criteria that includes representing the colleges well, displaying commitment to the students and demonstrating concern for others.

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Tags: CCS, Foundation, PressRelease, SCC, SFCC


Posted: 6/27/2016 8:27:12 AM by Gretje Witt

The CCS Foundation and STCU have awarded 10 Exceptional Faculty Awards to Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College faculty members last week. The awards come with $1,000. The awardees for 2015-16 are:

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Tags: Academic, Foundation, PressRelease, Pullman, SCC, SFCC


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