Stories tagged: Community Colleges of Spokane
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 12:19 p.m.
Settling in as SCC president, Kevin Brockbank focuses on building region’s workforce
Kevin Brockbank already knows what it’s like to be president of Spokane Community College. He’s been doing it for the better part of a year, since his predecessor resigned in …
UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 10:47 p.m.
Kevin Brockbank chosen as president of Spokane Community College
Kevin Brockbank, the acting president of Spokane Community College, has been selected to lead the college permanently following a nationwide search.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Area roundup: Cardinals sweep Sasquatch in softball doubleheader
Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:08 p.m.
Area roundup: Blue Mountain snaps Community Colleges of Spokane’s 10-game baseball winning streak
Christian Padilla tripled, homered and drove in four runs Wednesday to lead Community Colleges of Spokane to a 10-4 win over Blue Mountain to open a Northwest Athletic Conference baseball …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Judge permanently blocks release of unredacted records on SFCC’s Darren Pitcher
A judge signed an order Friday permanently barring the Community Colleges of Spokane from releasing unredacted records of the sexual harassment investigation that led Darren Pitcher to resign as acting …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Area roundup: North Idaho men romp to stay one game out of first place
Jalen Burkett led five players in double figures with 18 points and North Idaho kept its East Region title hopes alive Wednesday with a 110-51 win over Blue Mountain in …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5 a.m.
Glenn Johnson, ‘voice of the Cougs,’ appointed to Community Colleges of Spokane board of trustees
Glenn Johnson, the four-term mayor of Pullman and college football announcer known as “the voice of the Cougs,” has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Community Colleges …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
John Blanchette: CC Spokane’s Cesar Sandoval, North Idaho’s RayQuan Evans have taken winding roads to hoops success
Junior colleges are the blue highways on the basketball map, but they can still get you where you want to go. Sometimes it just takes a little recalculating of the …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Area college basketball: Sasquatch men run roughshod over Vikings 109-81
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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. …