Stories tagged: Spokane Falls Community College
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: Wed., May 3, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
SFCC instructor known as ‘Doc Polly’ named Washington community colleges’ faculty member of the year
A Spokane Falls Community College instructor has been named “faculty member of the year” by the Washington State Association of College Trustees. Polly McMahon has taught social services and gerontology …
Sat., April 29, 2017, midnight
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: Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Work starts on new $18 million gym at Spokane Falls Community College
Groundbreaking began Wednesday on a new gymnasium that could raise the profile of Spokane Falls Community College. And not just in intercollegiate sports.
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., 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., Dec. 4, 2016, 5:25 a.m.
YMCA to open South Hill branch in former Gold’s Gym
YMCA of the Inland Northwest plans to open a South Hill branch by mid-December, after agreeing to buy the business assets of a Gold’s Gym operation from Dave and Alethea …
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 …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
High levels of lead, iron found in water in SFCC building
Very high concentrations of lead and iron have been found in the water supply of a building on the Spokane Falls Community College campus, prompting officials to shut off the …
Wed., May 18, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
Pullman’s SFCC branch to stay open; cuts unknown
The Pullman branch of Spokane Falls Community College won’t be shutting down at the end of the semester as many had feared.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
SFCC’s Pullman branch in jeopardy of closing
Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.
Mon., March 21, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Bill Clinton in Spokane: Hillary Clinton is ‘a change maker’
Former President Bill Clinton stumps for his wife, candidate Hillary Clinton, in Spokane on Monday
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
CCS star Levi Taylor finds new life with basketball
Levi Taylor is making a fresh start in the sport he’d left behind years ago.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 11:15 p.m.
Judge erases conviction of man who struggled to get ahead because of old misdemeanor charge
For years, a misdemeanor assault charge from 2008 hampered Steven Terrasas’ every move. Despite earning, an associate’s degree from Spokane Falls Community College and impressing professors Terrasas struggled to find …
Fri., May 1, 2015, midnight
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 …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015, midnight
Spokane Falls Community College to offer bachelor’s degree
Spokane Falls Community College will begin offering a four-year applied science degree. The expansion is part of a statewide effort to boost educational opportunities targeting high-demand fields and is designed …
Fri., Feb. 6, 2015, midnight
Artist views Native life with modern lens
Wendy Red Star recognized Chief Medicine Crow on the cover of a textbook and on the label of her Honest Tea, among other places. It was clear: When designers needed …
Sun., Nov. 16, 2014, midnight
Appetite for history: Instructor makes food a centerpiece of SFCC course
While many instructors teach history through themes like social justice, military maneuvers or economics, Monica Stenzel uses a different – and perhaps more relatable – lens. She teaches history through …
Thu., Oct. 2, 2014, midnight
Colville’s Vining mixes hunting, football
COLVILLE – The scruffy beard adorning Colville’s Colton Vining makes him look like a teenage version of the 1970s TV character Grizzly Adams. But watching the 5-foot-7, 175-pound senior stiff-arm …
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, midnight
Attempt at sub-four minute mile highlights return of Spokane Summer Games
Herm Caviness wants Spokane to set aside four minutes to witness some history Saturday evening. Three top-level American runners will take aim at running the first sub-4-minute mile on a …
Thu., July 31, 2014, 9:39 p.m.
Strong field to make run at sub-4 mile
Three top-level American runners will take aim at running the first sub-four mile on a Spokane track when the Spokane Summer Games are revived at Spokane Falls Community College.
Sun., June 15, 2014, midnight
Partially deaf graduate follows passion for piano
As a partially deaf, self-taught pianist enrolled in college as a reluctant nurse-to-be, Rana Mahmood may have been an unlikely concert musician. After graduating Friday from Spokane Falls Community College, …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014, midnight
Rapper Chuck D talks importance of intelligence, character at SFCC
Chuck D – the iconic rap pioneer and cultural antagonist extraordinaire – was peeking out from the wings at a Spokane crowd Wednesday, pondering what he called “my elder statesman …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014, midnight
American Honors community college program expanding Spokane test run
A two-year pilot program at Community Colleges of Spokane is expanding and putting students on a fast track to elite universities nationwide. American Honors offers the same academic rigor a …
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013, midnight
Spokane Public Schools pays for college entrance exams
Spokane Public Schools is paying for all its sophomores and juniors to take college entrance exams through next school year. The $104,000 expense is expected to help teachers learn whether …
Tue., Oct. 29, 2013, midnight
Former model, Playboy playmate raises HIV awareness
Before she ever stood in front of a group of college students, waving condoms in the air and telling stories about adult diapers, Miss September 1986 came out as a …
Thu., April 4, 2013, midnight
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 …
Tue., March 12, 2013, midnight
Woman killed near SFCC
Spokane police want help identifying a woman found shot to death early Monday at apartments near Spokane Falls Community College. Officers responded about 4:30 a.m. to reports of a gunshot …
Sun., March 3, 2013, midnight
Spotlight: Prism Quartet sets tone for area calendar
OK, kiddos. Buckle in. We’re in for a fun week. The award-winning saxophone ensemble Prism Quartet will land in Moscow, Idaho, for a performance Tuesday that concludes the University of …