Stories tagged: Spokane Community College
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 …
Wed., Oct. 2, 2013
Bob Lombardi is back on the Food Network. The Spokane Community College culinary arts instructor appears in the first episode of the third season of “Halloween Wars,” which premieres at …
Wed., Oct. 2, 2013
Food documentary hits Magic Lantern
A new documentary exploring genetically modified crops is coming to the Magic Lantern Theatre. In “GMO OMG,” director Jeremy Seifert searches for answers to questions about how genetically modified foods …
Mon., Sept. 9, 2013
Getting There: Spokane airport to offer quicker screenings
Spokane International Airport is among 60 airports around the country that will offer an expedited passenger screening process for pre-approved travelers. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced last week a …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2013
Getting There: GOP offers alternative to hiking gas tax
Failure this summer of a proposed 10.5-cent increase in Washington’s gas tax to fund big transportation projects such as the North Spokane Corridor has caused some state lawmakers to seek …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013
New GED will have higher price, new curriculum
Spokane educators knew changes to the General Education Development test were coming. After all, testers revamp the high school equivalency exam every decade. Also, the two partners offering the test, …
Fri., July 5, 2013
Shawn Vestal: 50 years later, CCS thriving in Spokane
Fifty years ago, Jane Johnson’s mother heard the news that there would be a new kind of school starting in Spokane. The community college would take over vocational-technical training from …
Thu., April 11, 2013
Gardening: SCC Spring Flower Show is Saturday
Ah, spring! Last week’s streak of warm weather was all that was needed to give the daffodils, hellebores and forsythia the push to break into bloom. Not only did the …
Thu., April 4, 2013
Education Notebook: LC drill team places at state
The Lewis and Clark High School Drill Team competed at the Washington State Drill Team Competition, March 22 and 23 in Yakima, taking second place in the military division and …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
Mom of twins prepares for life after graduation
Senior year can be a hectic time for high school students. College applications must be mailed, senior project deadlines loom, plus there’s the daily grind of regular schoolwork. Imagine tackling …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012
Poinsettias, cacti for sale at SCC
Learning by doing is one of the most effective teaching methods out there. Books, videos and people telling you how to do something are great but it’s when you get …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2012
Spotlight: Chicago artist Kaczynski featured at SFCC, EWU
Chicago sculptor and installation artist Kelly Kaczynski will be exhibiting her work and discussing it in Spokane beginning this week. Kaczynski is the featured artist in a dual show – …
Sun., July 8, 2012
Education investment: College students face tough choices
Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate. But with the cost of …
Thu., May 10, 2012
Inspired by cats, sisters saw garden expo take root
They are three sisters and they’ve always lived in the Spokane Valley house where they grew up. They agree that their love of gardening and all things growing and green …
Thu., April 26, 2012
Diagnosis devastates families
Keeping track of hundreds of details was all in a day’s work for Amy Shives. For 27 years she served at Spokane Community College as a nursing/allied health counselor. She …
Thu., April 5, 2012
Education Notebook: School to host author
St. George’s School will feature Sherry Jones, a historical-fiction author and journalist, at 7 p.m. Monday at the school’s Founders Theater. Jones will give a reading in costume from her …