Stories tagged: Community Colleges of Spokane
Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
Price tag for community colleges’ new IT system goes up $45 million
The troubled information technology system for Washington community colleges will cost another $45 million.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Area roundup: Cesar Sandoval leads CCS men to Bates Invite title
Cesar Sandoval poured in 35 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Community Colleges of Spokane held off Umpqua 107-102 in double overtime Sunday to win the Dale J. Bates Invitational …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
SFCC names $18 million gym after longtime athletic director
Spokane Falls Community College will name its $18 million athletic center after Maurice “Maury” Ray, a former coach and athletic director who spent more than three decades with the school.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
State pays $2.6 million to settle dispute over community college computer system
State settles lawsuit from technology company over community colleges’ troubled system for $2.6 million.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
CCS hall honors track, cross country, soccer stars
Soccer and cross country/track will share the dais when Community Colleges of Spokane conducts a fall induction ceremony into its Athletic Hall of Fame at noon on Saturday, Nov. 18, …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Books and laptops, soccer balls and garden rakes? Spokane Community College’s Library of Things offers myriad items for students
Students can check out more than books and laptops at Spokane Community College’s new “Library of Things.”
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Area roundup: Michele Whan, Molly Webster lead Pirates over Blues
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
Foundation provides vital scholarship help to Community Colleges of Spokane students
After winning full-time custody of her three daughters in a bitter divorce, Anne Abbott knew it was time to get back to work.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
College volleyball notes: WSU enters rugged Pac-12 after strong preconference run
A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
SCC president resigns, eyeing top jobs at other schools
The president of Spokane Community College has resigned after two years on the job.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Washington State volleyball building off 2016 success
Success didn’t come overnight for the Washington State University volleyball program. It’s been a slow, steady build under coach Jen Greeny that resulted in 2016’s breakout season. The goal this …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
CCS offering senior classes
Registration for senior classes in the Community Colleges of Spokane is underway.
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Spokane community college students face child care rate hikes
Four days a week, before heading to classes at Spokane Falls Community College, Amanda Miller drops off her 2-year-old daughter at a day care center on campus. As a single …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:04 a.m.
Community colleges’ computer system costs mount, schedule delayed
Community colleges’ computer system stalled by bankruptcy and lawsuit, could be $15 million over budget, special joint Senate hearing told.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
NIC men finish second at NWAC tournament
Southwestern Oregon (580) finished five strokes front of North Idaho’s men to win an NWAC match in Bandon, Oregon
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
SFCC president stepping down to lead college in Virginia
Janet Gullickson is stepping down as president of Spokane Falls Community College to lead another college in Virginia.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Community Colleges of Spokane to offer classes at WSU in Pullman
The Community Colleges of Spokane will start offering classes on the Washington State University campus starting April 3.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Spokane Community College student Aaron Miller – a former convict – hopes to ease transition from incarceration to education
After spending three years in jail, second year Spokane Community College student Aaron Miller wants to help former convicts transition from incarceration to education.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
Trades provide Spokane family hope, fill needed labor shortage
Skilled labor is at a premium in Spokane and the region, said Cheryl Stewart, the executive director of the Associated General Contractors. And the shortage is only going to get …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
Spokane’s community colleges still wrestling with ‘troubled’ software system
Problems with the community colleges’ new computer system, ctcLink, continue. The $100 million software system is $10 million over budget, the schedule remains in doubt and schools in Spokane and …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
For-profit American Honors program, offered at Community Colleges of Spokane, draws scrutiny
A national for-profit honors program offered at Community Colleges of Spokane has drawn scrutiny for making claims that some parents and higher education officials say don’t live up to promises. …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016
Complaint against Spokane Community College alleging sexism, racism leads to program review
Following allegations of sexism and racism earlier this year, Spokane Community College has created training materials and clarified the complaint process for students, faculty and staff. Additionally, the Criminal Justice …
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
Washington community college software system ctcLink now two years behind schedule, $10 million over budget
Problems persist in a statewide community college software system already years behind schedule and $10 million over budget, although officials say the program is headed in the right direction.
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Area roundup: Idaho women top field at Cougar Cup
Area roundup: Idaho powered through Palouse Ridge Golf Course in Pullman to win the WSU Cougar Cup on Tuesday by four strokes over Washington State and Cal State-Fullerton – the …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
SFCC, SCC helping former ITT Tech students transfer
The Community Colleges of Spokane are opening their doors, and wallets, to former ITT Technical Institute Students following the for-profit college’s closure yesterday.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
Conrad Provan passes on his love for tennis to young students
Conrad Provan has been in love with the game of tennis since he first started taking lessons as a youngster.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
CC Spokane Sasquatch win Administrators Cup
The Community Colleges of Spokane has won a major athletic title.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 9:49 p.m.
College roundup: Zags lose finale, No. 3 seed in WCC tournament
The No. 3 seed awaits Gonzaga when the Bulldogs venture to Stockton, California, for the start of the West Coast Conference baseball tournament on Thursday after dropping their regular-season finale …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 6:46 p.m.
College softball: CC Spokane, North Idaho knocked out at NWAC Championships
North Idaho College and Community Colleges of Spokane were both eliminated during the second day of the Northwest Athletic Conference Softball Championships at Delta Park in Portland.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
SCC determines instructors accused of sexism didn’t violate federal law
Two Spokane Community Colleges instructors accused of sexism, racism and retaliation did not violate Title IX, according to investigators. However, the Criminal Justice instructors were found to have violated college …