Stories tagged: Spokane Community College
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 7 a.m.
Demolition of Riverfront Park’s Imax building expected in March
Permits for the demolition of the Imax building and the roof over the ice rink were reissued last week by the city of Spokane, signaling that work on the redevelopment …
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9 a.m.
SCC building suites for nursing simulation
Spokane Community College is spending $482,500 to build new nursing simulation suites and observation rooms.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
Slain SCC instructor remembered as ‘a brilliant, very funny woman’
Jade Bost was known as a tough instructor, prone to speeding through lectures and surprising her students with tricky test questions.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:54 p.m.
SCC students step up to provide Christmas to family displaced by fire
The eyes of 4-year-old Alizea and 16-month-old Julius flashed fear as they were led Monday into a room of carol-singing Spokane Community College students.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane Community College cancels classes after power outage
Spokane Community College canceled classes Friday as a result of a power outage. The outage was reported about 9:30 a.m. Avista reports that 364 customers are affected by it.
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: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 3:44 p.m.
Gardening: SCC students will show off fruits of labor at annual Poinsettia Open House
Spokane Community College students Jamie Lucas and Jarred Reitan are part of the greenhouse management class that is raising poinsettias for the annual Poinsettia Open House Thursday and Friday at …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Music, stories resonate at 2017 Spokane Fall Folk Festival
Happiness at 11 in the morning is watching the Neeman Youth Choir dance and sing. Such could be said, at least, for the dozens of people filling the stands of …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017
Musicians, dancers share talents at Spokane Folklore Society’s Fall Folk Festival
The festival, now in its 22nd year, will take place Saturday and Sunday at Spokane Community College.
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., 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.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 3:17 p.m.
SCC welcomes students back with peaceful ceremony led by Tibetan Buddhist monks
Spokane Community College will begin the school year by bringing focus to world peace with the help of Tibetan Buddhist monks. Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta will …
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: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
SCC’s Newport branch launches welding and fabrication program
The Newport branch of Spokane Community College will offer a welding and fabrication certificate beginning in January, with room for 20 students in each graduating class.
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: 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.