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Sometimes they’re major college material and sometimes not, but one thing’s for certain: the athletes of the Community Colleges of Spokane have the most interesting stories in the region.
Jevena Thaxton missed a call from Community Colleges of Spokane athletic director Jim Fitzgerald earlier this month, but she had an inkling he was bearing good news.
The Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation says a $500,000 donation from a local charity will provide $4,000 scholarships to more than 100 students over the next five years.
The Northwest Athletic Conference – an association of junior colleges in Washington, North Idaho, Oregon and British Columbia – announced Thursday that it will push fall and winter sports to the spring semester due to coronavirus concerns.
The Community Colleges of Spokane have canceled another in-person graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump is preparing to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to prioritize a job applicant’s skills over a college degree, administration and industry officials say.
Two of the region’s longest-tenured and successful junior college women’s basketball coaches retired in March, giving way to new eras at Community Colleges of Spokane and North Idaho College.
Washington’s public colleges and universities, already taking financial hits from the COVID-19 pandemic, may have to contend with a 15% reduction in state funding in the next fiscal year – a move that could cost jobs and academic programs.
A business owner who prefers to remain anonymous donated the money to the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation, the foundation announced Tuesday.
In a unanimous opinion, a three-judge panel of Washington’s Court of Appeals Division III said a new Public Records Act exemption can retroactively apply to the documents in question.
The lecture on March 12 will mark the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.
College graduates could get their transcript even if there’s a hold on their account due to unpaid parking or library fees, under a bill that passed the House.
The heavy metal band describes its Metallica Scholars program as “a major workforce education initiative that provides direct support to community colleges to enhance their career and technical education programs.”
Nate Pryor finished one assist shy of a triple-double on Wednesday night as North Idaho College raced to a 46-30 halftime lead and breezed past Community Colleges of Spokane 85-68 in Northwest Athletic Conference action in Coeur d’Alene.
CCS squad is led by a self-made sophomore with an even humbler background than its coach, former Curlew star Jeremy Groth
Frontcourt mates Borislava Hristova and Jovana Subasic each scored 19 points, and Washington State marched to an 87-59 victory over UC Irvine in a nonconference women’s basketball game at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman. Both forwards, Hristova and Subasic combined for 16-for-28 shooting from the floor. Another frontcourt player, WSU center Bella Murekatete, contributed with a 6-for-12 effort for 15 points. The Cougars (6-4) shot 52% (36 for 69) from the field, compared to 29% (21 for 72) for UC Irvine.
Colleges and universities across the United States are bracing for an “enrollment cliff” in about five years – the result of a downturn in birth rates after the Great Recession. Washington and Idaho are expected to fare well compared to other states, though schools in the region are rethinking their recruitment strategies.
The promise of reparations to atone for historical ties to slavery is new territory in a reckoning at U.S. colleges