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SFCC starts saving cafeteria leftovers in effort to curb hunger, food waste

The college’s new food-recovery efforts were spearheaded by Josh Hechtman, an enterprising senior at Lewis and Clark High School.


New SFCC president aims to ‘embrace innovation,’ provide stability

“We are known as the transfer institution,” said Kimberlee Messina, the new president of Spokane Falls Community College. “What I think people don’t know is that we also have great …


Achievements: Spokane Falls Community College Spring 2019 Honor Roll

The following undergraduate students have achieved the honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College for spring quarter 2019.


UPDATED: Tue., June 18, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

Appellate judges require full disclosure of records from SFCC sexual harassment probe

“The people do not give public servants the right to decide what is good and what is not good for the people to know,” the judges ruled. “Free and open …


UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:43 p.m.

Transit station on SFCC campus to consolidate area’s bus stops

Spokane Transit Authority is beginning construction on a transit station on the campus of Spokane Falls Community College, according to city permit data.


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:46 a.m.

WSU, EWU, SCC students face growing dilemma: Pay for food or tuition?

Thousands of Washington college students are hungry. Washington State University, Eastern Washington University and the Spokane Community Colleges are are struggling with the problem, despite varied approaches to dealing with …


UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 9:12 a.m.

Kitchen fire in apartment near Spokane Falls Community College leaves five displaced

Five people were displaced from their apartment Sunday after a fire broke out in an apartment near Spokane Falls Community College.


Two SFCC Piano students earn scholarships to Whitworth

Two classical piano students at Spokane Falls Community College each earned a $40,000 scholarship to the Whitworth University classical piano music program, and will start as juniors in the fall. …


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

SFCC has new president after two nationwide searches

Kimberlee Messina, interim vice president of instruction at Clovis Community College in Fresno, California, will take the helm of Spokane Falls Community College in June.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 8:27 p.m.

SFCC student reports she was raped on campus

The student told Spokane police she was raped by a male student, whom she knows, at about noon Monday in a first-floor restroom in the school’s gymnasium building, according to …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:43 p.m.

Identity Evropa posters removed from Spokane Falls Community College

Posters advertising prominent white nationalist group Identity Evropa were removed from around the Spokane Falls Community College campus Tuesday.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 9:10 a.m.

Artists Holcomb, Ebendorf take inspiration from the outdoors in ‘From the Landscape’

The exhibition runs through Oct. 19 at Spokane Falls Community College.


SFCC students shine in PACE Has Got Talent showcase

The 35 students in the class will perform Friday at Life Center Church. Art created by PACE students will also be on display during the show.


SFCC officials determine student newspapers covering Pitcher scandal weren’t stolen

Campus security officials at Spokane Falls Community College determined hundreds of copies of the student newspaper were not stolen in early April, as student journalists suspected.


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 10:28 p.m.

Two finalists but no winner in SFCC’s presidential search; decision postponed a year

After a year of rapid leadership turnover, officials have passed over two candidates for president of Spokane Falls Community College and postponed the selection process by another year.


UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018, 10:47 p.m.

Kevin Brockbank chosen as president of Spokane Community College

Kevin Brockbank, the acting president of Spokane Community College, has been selected to lead the college permanently following a nationwide search.


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Two finalists named in SFCC presidential search

Two finalists have been named in the search for a new president of Spokane Falls Community College.


UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Sunday marchers raise awareness, funds for multiple sclerosis

Now in approximately its 25th year in Spokane, hundreds of people gathered Sunday at Spokane Falls Community College for the annual Walk MS event.


Concern, condemnation after SFCC student newspaper reports on Pitcher scandal disappear

The editor of the student newspaper at Spokane Falls Community College, and a journalism instructor who serves as the paper’s adviser, believe someone may have stolen 400 copies from the …


Judge permanently blocks release of unredacted records on SFCC’s Darren Pitcher

A judge signed an order Friday permanently barring the Community Colleges of Spokane from releasing unredacted records of the sexual harassment investigation that led Darren Pitcher to resign as acting …


UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 3:41 p.m.

At SFCC, claims of sexual improprieties followed Darren Pitcher for years

The investigation that led Darren Pitcher to resign as acting president of Spokane Falls Community College began with an anonymous letter. Five women signed it with an “X” in place …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

SFCC acting president resigns amid allegations of sexual harassment

Darren Pitcher, the acting president of Spokane Falls Community College, has resigned amid allegations of workplace sexual harassment.


Glenn Johnson, ‘voice of the Cougs,’ appointed to Community Colleges of Spokane board of trustees

Glenn Johnson, the four-term mayor of Pullman and college football announcer known as “the voice of the Cougs,” has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Community Colleges …



UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:27 p.m.

$650,000 grant helps Spokane Falls Community College attract women, minorities to engineering program

Spokane Falls Community College will use a $650,000 National Science Foundation grant to attract women, minorities and students from rural areas to its engineering program.


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: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 2:11 p.m.

SFCC to mark 50th anniversary with lawn games, food trucks, a drive-in movie

Spokane Falls Community College will celebrate its 50th anniversary with lawn games, food trucks and other activities during a public event Friday afternoon.


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.


SCC president resigns, eyeing top jobs at other schools

The president of Spokane Community College has resigned after two years on the job.


‘Transformative’ renovations on the way for section of Fort George Wright Drive

For the span of just a few hours each year, it’s safe to stroll along Fort George Wright Drive near Spokane Falls Community College. Just you and 50,000 other people …