Stories tagged: Spokane Community College
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
SFCC trims summer classes to save money as two-year schools grapple with funding challenges
To cope with a mix of financial problems, Spokane Falls Community College is offering substantially fewer summer classes compared to last year. It’s one of many areas where the Community …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Spokane family donates 1926 Star sedan to Spokane Community College automotive program
In the winter of 1880, an adventurous 26-year-old named Samuel Leonard Brown left his family’s homestead in rural Iowa and set his sights on Washington Territory.
Sat., May 6, 2017
Spokane Community College has announced its winter quarter 2017 honor roll. Students must earn a 3.0 grade-point average or higher for honor roll status. Students are listed by hometown.
Sat., April 29, 2017
Dr. Christine Johnson: State disinvestment in community colleges hurts economy
We provide educational opportunity to all searching to improve their lives. And yet, community and technical colleges receive the lowest level of state funding per full-time student in Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Naked man arrested in women’s bathroom on Spokane Community College campus
Police arrested a man Wednesday after a women reported finding him naked in a stall in a women’s bathroom on the Spokane Community College campus.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017
Achievements: Spokane Community College fall 2016 honor roll
The fall 2016 honor roll list at Spokane Community College includes more than 2,300 students. To receive honor roll status, students must earn a 3.0 grade point average or higher.
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., 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 …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 7 p.m.
Spokane Community College’s apprenticeship program is booming as more people turn to the trades for a solid career
SCC saw a 25 percent increase in enrollment in their apprenticeship programs in 2015, and is expected to grow this year as well, said Kenna May the manager of apprenticeships …
Fri., June 3, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
SFCC employee testing shows normal lead levels after contaminated water found
Employees who work in a building where extremely high levels of lead in the water was detected last month all had normal levels of lead in their blood, according to …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
Garden Expo returns with plants, seminars
The 17th annual Garden Expo returns to SCC on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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 …
Sat., April 16, 2016
Kate Peterson: Nothing funny about reinforcing stereotypes
Students shouldn’t be learning that it’s okay for a man to make jokes about women as sex objects, bad drivers or emotional manipulators.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
“Jokes” in SCC criminal justice class are corrosive
The “jokes” contained in a PowerPoint slide used in a criminal justice class at Spokane Community College aren’t funny. The attitudes built into these jokes – women are frivolous spenders …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Criminal justice professors focus of Title IX complaint
Two Spokane Community College criminal justice professors are under investigation for allegedly making sexist and racist comments in class and then threatening a student after she complained.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016
Front & Center: Business boot camp with Patrick Bisson
Patrick Bisson teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to launch their own business.
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016
Editorial: Air Washington a model for other states
Community colleges cooperate to educate aerospace work force.
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 10 p.m.
Problems still plague community college computers
Some teachers at the Community Colleges of Spokane weren’t paid for two months because of problems with the state’s new $100 million computer system.
Wed., May 13, 2015
Spokane Community College chooses new president
Spokane Community College has a new president in waiting. Ryan Carstens, vice president for academic affairs at New Mexico State University’s Alamogordo campus, was selected following a nationwide search to …
Tue., May 12, 2015, 10:25 a.m.
New president for SCC selected
Ryan Carstens, vice president for academic affairs at New Mexico State University, will become the next president of Spokane Community College.
Fri., May 1, 2015
Afghan group takes tour of SCC
Trained technicians are in such short supply across Afghanistan that workers have to be brought in from Pakistan and Turkey to keep sophisticated medical equipment operating properly. Spokane Community College …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
Have a blast at science department open house
Check out fossils, chemical reactions and biological specimens during an open house at the Livingston Science and Mathematics Building at Spokane Community College. “We thought it’d be a fun way …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2015
Spokane’s On Track Academy fights poverty with education
Spokane students in a program for would-be high school dropouts groaned with disbelief on Thursday when they learned they’ve been labeled based on their socioeconomic status. Close to 75 percent …
Sat., April 12, 2014
SCC students offer floral wonderland in first of area flower and garden events
The students in Spokane Community College’s horticulture program must have dropped down a rabbit hole on this one. Who would think of creating a giant caterpillar out of Brussels sprouts?
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
Pat Munts: SCC students test poinsettias’ market potential
It’s been cold this past week. We had dustings of snow three mornings in a row at our house as a reminder that winter and the holiday plant season are …
Fri., Oct. 25, 2013
Lewis and Clark criminal justice studies being expanded
Even a man nicknamed “SuperCop” by his peers gets distracted sometimes. After all, it’s not every day Atifete Jahjaga, the president of Kosovo, calls you personally.
Wed., Oct. 16, 2013
Ivar’s cookbook rings in 75th anniversary
Quick look: In honor of its 75th anniversary, Ivar’s, the iconic Seattle seafood eatery, has compiled a collection of favorite recipes, including its Famous Puget Sound White Clam Chowder and …
Sun., Oct. 13, 2013
Culinary instructor gives students real-world training
Pete Tobin’s culinary career took off like a rocket, only to crash on a 9,000-foot peak in New Mexico. “I’d just graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New …