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Posted: 5/5/2017 4:15:03 PM by Annie Gannon

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The Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation held its largest fundraiser, Sip, Savor & Swirl, recently and raised a record $154,000. This year marked the 10th anniversary of Sip, Swirl & Savor, and since its inception, the event has raised over $700,000 for the foundation and colleges.

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Posted: 5/4/2017 9:42:32 AM by Gretje Witt

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Heather Beebe-Stevens has been selected to serve as new executive director for the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation. Beebe-Stevens currently serves as the executive director for the Spokane Parks Foundation. She will begin her new role on June 12.

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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: 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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Posted: 6/28/2016 4:42:00 PM by Gretje Witt

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Bank of America grant will equip youth in our community with skills they need to enter the workforce.

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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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Posted: 6/24/2016 3:35:46 PM by Mark Baker

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Steve Trabun of Avista has been named Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year. CCS Foundation Executive Director Tony Higley made the announcement at the CCS Board of Trustees meeting on June 21.

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Posted: 5/11/2015 1:43:34 PM by Global Administrator

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Longtime Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation supporter and former Spokane Falls Community College instructor Margaret Thrailkill passed away in February at the age of 98, but her legacy will continue to live on. Thrailkill donated a life insurance policy of $25,000 to the CCS Foundation. This gift is one of many Thrailkill made throughout her lifetime and more than doubles her fund providing scholarships to outstanding Spokane Community College and SFCC students.

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Posted: 5/5/2015 2:03:05 PM by Global Administrator

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Scott Ewing has been named Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year. Foundation Executive Director Tony Higley made the announcement at the CCS Board of Trustees meeting on April 28.

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Posted on: May 04, 2017

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