News for Education

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Kids are getting ready to go back to school soon.  Whatcom County School Districts have varying degrees of school supplies available for kids, with Bellingham Schools being the only district to provide the majority of supplies. Regardless, backpacks are not provided, and can be a pricey hurdle for many homeless, low-income and foster families. Blue Skies for Children is currently distributing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Students who need to balance work and life obligations with school now have a more flexible option to earn their degree at Whatcom Community College. Evening and online classes at WCC provide students and working adults the opportunity to attend college part-time and work toward an associate in arts and sciences degree. Students take two classes each quarter during fall, winter and spring. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Whatcom Community College has been approved by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to offer a bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree in applied business management beginning fall 2020. Pending accreditation approval by the Northwest Commission on Community Colleges & Universities, applications will be accepted winter or early spring 2020. The degree will help meet the workforce ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, June 17, 2019
ABILITREK OFFERS ACCESSIBILITY CERTIFICATION Certification indicates businesses have an inclusive environment that provides accessibility to all potential customers. Certification is backed with a window decal. ACCESSIBILITY INDICATORS: An onsite evaluation will be provided annually for members in order to obtain certification. Certification will be based on the following ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education