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CCS Expands Two Cabinet Roles for Greater Innovation

Posted: 6/18/2019 11:27:30 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Two key cabinet positions at Community Colleges of Spokane are expanding in July to ensure CCS continues as the regional leader in educating the workforce of the future. Last week CCS awarded more than 3,300 degrees and certificates in graduations throughout its six-county service area.

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CCS 2019 commencements set for Friday

Posted: 6/13/2019 4:35:03 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College will confer more than 3,100 degrees and certificates upon students at graduation ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane on Friday, June 14.

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Todd Woodard new president of CCS Foundation board

Posted: 6/12/2019 2:52:41 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Todd Woodard, director of Marketing and Public Affairs for Spokane International Airport, recently was elected president of the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation board of directors.

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Four Spokane college students accepted on state academic team

Posted: 4/2/2019 11:57:23 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Four Spokane college students are among the 59 students in Washington state recently recognized for their scholastic achievement and service to college and community.

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Dr. Kimberlee Messina selected as SFCC President

Posted: 3/8/2019 3:16:25 PM by Carolyn Casey
 

Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) Chancellor Christine Johnson announced today she has selected Kimberlee Messina to serve as the new president of Spokane Falls Community College. The decision follows a comprehensive recruitment and selection process that began in November.

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CCS earns praise from state auditor for clean audit

Posted: 3/7/2019 1:26:46 PM by Carolyn Casey
 

CCS earns praise from state auditor for clean audit

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Opioid crisis focus of Feb. 20 presentations at SCC

Posted: 2/15/2019 9:42:40 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

The opioid crisis is the focus of a speech and panel discussion with philanthropist and music industry professional Kevin Lyman at Spokane Community College Wednesday morning, Feb. 20.

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SCC Science Open House Set for Feb. 23

Posted: 2/14/2019 10:07:42 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Dozens of hands-on activities in such fields as geology, anatomy, biology, chemistry and more will be available for exploring at the 5th annual open house of the science department at Spokane Community College from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23.
 

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NSF grant provides free tuition for cohort of SCC science students

Posted: 2/1/2019 11:13:45 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Students interested in pursuing a science-related college education may be eligible for a new two-year free tuition program at Spokane Community College.

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Ms. Marvel comic series writer coming to Spokane

Posted: 1/23/2019 9:14:30 AM by Lorraine Nelson
 

G. Willow Wilson of Seattle, the current writer of the Ms. Marvel comic series, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in the Spokane Community College Lair Auditorium (Building 6) and again at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the SCC Library (Building 16).

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Speaker explores omissions of Martin Luther King’s legacy on Thursday, Jan. 23

Posted: 1/14/2019 3:31:24 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

“Bread and Circuses:  Exploring the Legacy of the “Real” Martin Luther King Jr.” is the title of the presentation by Darryl Brice, Ph.D., and it explores why a myopic view of King has become the most popular and accepted version of the civil rights leader and what is omitted from most dialogues about King’s life and legacy.

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Theft from SCC student brings gifts from strangers

Posted: 12/17/2018 9:21:43 AM by Theft from SCC student brings gifts from strangers
 

A student at Spokane Community College who was the recent victim of a theft of his laptop containing his schoolwork and his backpack filled with school books has received support from total strangers who learned about his plight from KHQ.

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SCC Celebrates Winning $100,000 Metallica Scholarship

Posted: 12/13/2018 3:47:15 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

It’s no secret around Spokane Community College that President Kevin Brockbank is a fan of the heavy metal band Metallica, making it a point to attend their concerts when they are in the area.

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Sasquatch Volleyball Coach Jenni Rosselli-Hull Named AVCA West Region Volleyball Coach of the Year

Posted: 12/3/2018 4:52:09 PM by Lorraine Nelson
 

Community Colleges of Spokane Volleyball coach Jenni Rosselli-Hull has been selected as one of two West Region Coaches of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

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Governor Appoints SFCC Graduate and Banking Executive to Community Colleges of Spokane Board

Posted: 10/31/2018 9:14:24 AM by Mark Baker
 

Governor Jay Inslee selected Steven Yoshihara, Senior Vice President for Washington Trust, to serve on the Board of Trustees for Community Colleges of Spokane. Yoshihara has worked in banking for nearly 40 years and currently works with businesses whose credit needs range from $250,000 to $25 million.

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Spokane County higher education institutions to host U.S. Senate debate Oct. 20

Posted: 10/11/2018 7:19:32 AM by Mark Baker
 

Spokane County higher education institutions to host U.S. Senate debate Oct. 20

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Governor Reappoints Beth Thew to CCS Board of Trustees for Second 5-Year Term

Posted: 10/4/2018 10:35:49 AM by Mark Baker
 

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced his reappointment of Beth Thew to the Board of Trustees for the Community Colleges of Spokane.

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SCC grant brings biology courses to Republic, WA

Posted: 10/1/2018 4:38:14 PM by Mark Baker
 

Spokane Community College’s Republic Center is getting a new biology teaching lab thanks to a $39,231 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant.

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SCC awarded more than $649,000 grant from National Science Foundation for STEM scholarship program

Posted: 9/18/2018 4:16:00 PM by Mark Baker
 

A new scholarship program at Spokane Community College will provide funds for the college to recruit and support 36 students studying science thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. This month, the SCC STEM Scholars Project was awarded $649,561 over the next five years.

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Sasquatch Volleyball Player Honored by the AVCA

Posted: 8/30/2018 10:57:33 AM by Ryan Bodecker
 

Sasquatch Middle Blocker Joelle Mahowald has been honored as the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Player of the Week.

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