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PLU exec going to Bellingham

With its presidency in temporary hands pending a national search, Pacific Lutheran University is losing a senior executive to Western Washington University at the end of August.

August 2017

CHI enlarges UWT health services

Students at Tacoma's public university will be able to access their health services through neighborhood clinics closer to where they live, instead of only through an on-campus center, under a new plan announced today.

July 2017

Legislators ‘celebrate’ budget resolutions

Apparently proving the doubters wrong, state legislators are today putting final passage to a new Washington two-year budget, that adds significant new spending to 'basic education,' while bringing modest new tax revenues.

June 2017

Growing job categories

Pierce County payroll jobs grew by 3,500 from May to June, with most of those gains in three industrial sectors.

June 2017

Bank awards 7 scholarships to staff children

A significant employee benefit can include post-secondary education scholarships for the next generation, according to the plan of a local financial institution.

June 2017

Plaudits to Bates’ business programs

National education evaluators have proclaimed four business programs at Bates Technical College to be "accredited."

June 2017
‘Greeners’ win UWT Biz Plan contest

‘Greeners’ win UWT Biz Plan contest

Producers of a hard cider beverage product in Olympia earned a big jump-start with the top prize in a business plan competition for military veterans entering entrepreneurship through local higher education studies.

May 2017

When all see same, compromise is easier

Bringing four decades of fiscal management in education to South Sound school has meant valuable experience to face challenging fiscal realities.

April 2017

SPSCC ranked in ‘Top 50’

A leading community college in the South Sound is included in a ranking of the 50 best such schools in the U.S., coming on the recent analysis that shows it returns more money to government budgets than it costs.

April 2017

UPS is tops in jobs for grads

Finding a job after college is a matter of great concern to most graduates – and their parents – and a new study of outcomes from most American universities lands one South Sound institution atop the list for Washington state.

April 2017
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