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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: 1/5/2017 12:07:05 PM by Mark Baker

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Community Colleges of Spokane Chancellor Christine Johnson selected Steve Chen to serve as the chief information officer for the community college district. 

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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: 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: 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: 6/29/2016 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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