Spokane Community College News
Browse past news stories for Spokane Community College in Spokane, WA.
- Spokane community colleges to launch effort to improve college readiness in rural districts - Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)
The Olympian... says it could help students who are not otherwise ready for dual-credit courses for college credit, many of whom are in low-income households. If more students in rural districts can be successful in those dual-credit classes, t ...
- Spokane Community College investigates 2 professors - Washington Times
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Spokane Community College is investigating two professors, one of whom is accused of making sexist and racist comments in class. The Spokesman-Revie ...
- Spokane Police arrest man near Spokane Community College - KHQ Right Now
Spokane Police say they're looking for a man near Spokane Community College Tuesday afternoon. Officers are setting up a perimeter in the area west of Spokane Community Col ...
- Busch, Couch to play at Spokane Community College - Bonner County Daily Bee
SANDPOINT — A pair of good friends and longtime soccer teammates will get the opportunity to keep playing together, as Sandpoint seniors Ashly Busch and Riley Co ...
- Barnes & Nobel will operate Spokane community colleges two bookstores - The Spokesman Review (blog)
Barnes & Nobel will operate Spokane community colleges two bookstoresOffiicals with the Community Colleges of Spokane have signed a deal with Barnes & Noble College to ope ...
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.