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Glenn Johnson elected chair of CCS Board of Trustees

Posted: 11/23/2020 8:52:06 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Glenn Johnson, who is a professor emeritus at Washington State University and the mayor of Pullman since 2004, is the new chair of the Community Colleges of spokane Board of Trustees.

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Campus update: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020

Posted: 11/17/2020 4:29:23 PM by Jonathan Glover
 

A surge in COVID cases has led Governor Jay Inslee to enact new restrictions in our state, some of which impact our campuses.

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Community Colleges of Spokane has a coloring book

Posted: 11/16/2020 3:59:05 PM by Skitch, the Sasquatch
 

We have a coloring book. Thanks.

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CCS hires new women's head basketball coach

Posted: 11/16/2020 12:51:53 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

An assistant women's basketball coach at Whitworth University will be joining the Community Colleges of Spokane as head coach of the women's basketball program. Jessica Kramer played basketball at Eastern Oregon University from 2010 to 2013 and at Whitworth from 2013 to 2015 before becoming assistant coach at Whitworth after an internship with the team.

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Author presents 'Talking About Race in Turbulent Times'

Posted: 11/9/2020 2:39:56 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

“Talking About Race in Turbulent Times” is the title of a virtual public presentation by author Clyde W. Ford of Bellingham, Wash., scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, and sponsored by the Hagan Center at Spokane Community College. The morning session is more for students and faculty and the evening session for the public.

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Departing CCS Trustee reflects on 10 years of service

Posted: 11/9/2020 10:24:09 AM by Carolyn Casey
 

More than a decade ago, Governor Christine Gregoire asked Bridget Piper to serve as a member of the CCS Board of Trustees. At that point, she already had served as a volunteer member of the board of the CCS Foundation for two terms, including time as the Foundation’s president. She gave an enthusiastic yes and has volunteered her time as a leader for CCS in the two roles for nearly two decades. Her final board meeting was in October and a new trustee will begin serving in November. 

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Election hacking, working from home and virtual doctor’s offices – oh my! How SFCC is helping you stay secure in a new age of remote life

Posted: 11/5/2020 9:45:01 AM by President Kimberlee Messina
 

Cyberspace. Cyberpunk. Cyberstalking. Cyberbullying. These days, you can stick an internet-laden prefix on just about anything. And odds are – good or bad – it’ll have its time and place in 2020.

But what about cybersecurity? At once a buzzword with a lineage as old as the internet itself, cybersecurity – like its world wide web counterpart – is now an integral, significant part of our lives whether we recognize it or not.

At Spokane Falls Community College, we recognize it.

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SCC and EWU partner to create educational pathway for skilled trades workers

Posted: 11/4/2020 8:26:10 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

A new agreement between Spokane Community College (SCC) and Eastern Washington University (EWU) has established a pathway for skilled trade workers to earn a bachelor’s degree. The partnership comes after more than two years of work between the two schools and creates a pathway for a journeyman to receive their associate’s degree at SCC, with the option to then transfer to EWU and earn their bachelor’s degree in Applied Technology.

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Community Colleges of Spokane has been offering remote learning for over 40 years

Posted: 10/27/2020 9:03:27 AM by Jonathan Glover
 

Did you know CCS first dipped its extra-large, hairy toes into remote learning as far back as 1978 (the same year the musical film “Grease” was released)?
 

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SCC hosts State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna

Posted: 10/20/2020 5:02:32 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

SCC's Hagan Center for the Humanities has teamed up with Humanities Washington to host two virtual visits with Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna on Oct. 28.

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