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Archive for June, 2011

Board approves tuition increases for state’s community colleges

Kitsap Sun, June 23, 2011 - For the 2012 fiscal year, The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) has approved student tuition increases. The SBCTC also approved limits on the amount of classes Running Start students can take for free. Read more here

Olympic College tuition to increase 24 percent – Two-year plan coincides with rising tuition at state universities

Bremerton Patriot, June 21, 2011 – Tuition increases at Washington’s community and technical colleges like Olympic College are coming.

During the 2010-2011 academic year tuition was 3 percent below national average, according to the Washington’s Higher Education Coordinating Board. The board still expects tuition to be below the national average after the coming tuition increases. Read more here

Olympic College Shelton Announces Schedule for Summer 2011

SHELTON, Wash. – There is still time to register for Summer Quarter! Summer 2011 classes begin Tuesday, July 5, 2011 through Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 at Olympic College Shelton. Summer classes include core offerings such as English, math, computer and business management classes to name a few. In addition there will be several Continuing Education (CE) classes held during the summer weekends such as Coastal Navigation, The Art of Wine Tasting, and Flagging Certification.

Also, early registration is underway now for Fall Quarter, which begins Monday, September 19, 2011.

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OC leader touts college’s impact on community

Kitsap Sun, June 9, 2011 – ‘Speaking to the President’s Advisory Council Thursday morning, OC President David Mitchell said the community sees a good return on its tax investment in the college.’ Read more here

Commencement speaker took long road to Olympic College degree

Kitsap Sun, June 12, 2011 – ‘Stella Heard, who earned an Associate in Technical Arts degree in Business Management, spoke about her desperate decision to leave two young daughters behind in Kenya nine years ago for a better life in America.’ Read more here