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State Finds SCC Lax on Accounting Standards

State Finds SCC Lax on Accounting Standards

Joshua Groom

May 15, 2020

The Washington State Auditor’s Office (SAO) found SCC to be out of compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures in an audit of the college’s finances completed last month. A draft of those audits, obtained by The Ebbtide, stated that SCC had “material weaknesses in internal contr...

Honors Director Safe in New Recommendations for Budget Reductions

Honors Director Safe in New Recommendations for Budget Reductions

Joshua Groom

May 1, 2020

Honors Director Mari Kosin’s job is no longer on the chopping block in SCC’s final budget reduction recommendation. The Ebbtide had previously reported that her position was slated to be eliminated. In a presentation on the final recommendations at an April 22 Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, ...

Dental Hygiene Program to Relocate to UW

Dental Hygiene Program to Relocate to UW

Joshua Groom

May 1, 2020

SCC has partnered with the UW school of dentistry to house SCC’s displaced dental hygiene program. The decision was announced last week at an SCC board of trustees meeting. “We’re happy we’re going to continue somewhere,” Program Director Maryrose Bellert said. The new partnership caps a turb...

SCC Admin Offers New Options for Dental Hygiene Program Relocation

Joshua Groom

March 7, 2020

SCC has identified several new possibilities for permanent relocation of the college's Dental Hygiene program as the school continues to explore possibilities for the future of the program. Those locations, announced by SCC President Cheryl Roberts at a Feb. 26 Board of Trustees meeting, include ...

Dental Hygiene Students to Finish Degree at SCC as Demolition of 2500 Building Postponed

Dental Hygiene Students to Finish Degree at SCC as Demolition of 2500 Building Postponed

Joshua Groom

February 9, 2020

SCC has extended its time frame to devise a long-term plan for the dental hygiene program after the college’s board of trustees voted on Jan. 31 to pause the demolition of the 2500 building and construction of the Allied Health, Science and Advanced Manufacturing Complex. The dental hygiene program w...

Dental hygiene faculty, SCC admin spar over program relocation

Dental hygiene faculty, SCC admin spar over program relocation

Joshua Groom

January 24, 2020

Dental hygiene students work with dental professionals to provide affordable care for patients in the area. (Photo by Joshua Groom / The Ebbtide) UPDATE 2/9: SCC has decided not to move forward with plans to relocate the college's dental hygiene program to the Lake Washington Institute of Technol...

Classes Delayed and Canceled As SCC Sees First Snow Day of Year

Joshua Groom

January 24, 2020

In a sign of winter’s true arrival, SCC was forced to close campus last Tuesday due to snow and ice. The college also opened two hours late on Monday and Wednesday in addition to closing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. “Conditions do not appear to be like last year,” SCC President Cheryl Roberts wrote...

Cauterizing SCC’s Budget

SCC President Cheryl Roberts speaks at a Dec. 5 budget meeting. She took questions from staff on upcoming layoffs as well as the futures of the dental hygiene program and food services. (Photo: Joshua Groom / The Ebbtide)

Joshua Groom

December 6, 2019

Layoffs and class cancellations loom over SCC as the college plans to trim $1.9 million from the budget. Those cuts will be made primarily through workforce reductions.

Bachelor’s Program Delayed

Joshua Groom

November 22, 2019

Dental Hygiene Takes a Backseat SCC’s plans to implement a Baccalaureate in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BAS-DH) have been delayed. The process was put on hold due to “competing priorities, such as the budget review process,” according to Dean of Health Occupations Mary Burroughs....

Crime Log – Nov. 21, 2019

Joshua Groom

November 22, 2019

Theft 11 a.m. Nov. 7 — 5000 Building Safety and Security processed a complaint of stolen property in Rm. 5101. Hit and Run 4:40 p.m. Nov. 7 — Greenwood Parking Lot A student informed Safety and Security of hit and run damage to their car. The incident was referred to the Shoreline Polic...

Caught and Killed

Caught and Killed

Joshua Groom

November 8, 2019

Investigative Journalist's Book Takes On Major Network Photo by Brigitte Lacombe & Little, Brown and Company via Entertainment Weekly In these bitter, partisan times, America is united behind a distrust of journalists and the media. Conservatives claim the press is too liberal and out to get President Trump. ...

Leader of the PACT

Leader of the PACT

Joshua Groom

November 8, 2019

SCC Honored by Honda American Honda Motor Company named SCC’s Honda PACT (Professional Automotive Career Training) Program the Co-Top PACT School in July. SCC shares the spot with Eastfield College in Dallas. A plaque commemorating the award was given to instructors of SCC’s program at an annual c...

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