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Student Positions Face Furloughs Amid COVID Concerns

Student Positions Face Furloughs Amid COVID Concerns

Kamryn Scurry, Staff Writer

May 29, 2020

As SCC transitioned to virtual learning to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, the college also moved a number of traditionally in-person services online.  Due to that lack of on-campus presence, a number of student held jobs now face furloughs. SCC’s Ray Howard Library adapted to the ch...

The Ebbtide Wins Seven PNAJE Awards

The Ebbtide Wins Seven PNAJE Awards

Nova Clark, Editor-In-Chief

May 29, 2020

The Ebbtide won seven awards and one honorable mention at the 2020 Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators (PNAJE) contest. As a publication, The Ebbtide won second place for Best Website. The judges pointed specifically to the paper's "strong and rare editorial leadership." Edit...

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...

Cheng Elected ASG President, Outlines Plan to ‘Rekindle SCC Economy’

Cheng Elected ASG President, Outlines Plan to ‘Rekindle SCC Economy’

Juan Páez

May 14, 2020

Sunshine Cheng will be instated as ASG president starting summer quarter. (Photo Courtesy: SCC Student Life) Sunshine Cheng has won the 2020 ASG presidential election. Cheng received 63 votes, while Yuan Dong trailed behind with 24 votes. The results were announced at Monday's ASG board meeting.  Chen...

Gregory Cranson Named Acting Security Director

Gregory Cranson Named Acting Security Director

Nova Clark

May 8, 2020

Gregory Cranson has been selected as SCC’s acting Director of Safety and Security through August 31, effective immediately. The move comes after former Director Edwin Lucero left the college to pursue a new position elsewhere, according to an announcement from the college. Cranson praised Lucero’s work as “superb.” Lucero had worked at SCC for more than 20 years, a number of thos...

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...

ASG In Review — April 30, 2020

Juan Páez

May 1, 2020

The Associated Student Government (ASG) is holding board meetings through Zoom for the rest of the spring quarter. As usual, meetings are held every other monday, and students are welcome to join to voice concerns or speak to their representatives. This meeting was held on April 27. The next meeting wi...

Spring Athletics Suspended, Returning Players Retain Eligibility in 2021

Ed Strong

April 17, 2020

SCC’s spring athletes will get a chance to replace their lost 2020 season. The Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) has joined the other major U.S. collegiate athletic associations (most notably the NCAA) by not charging athletes a year of eligibility for the spring season of 2020, according to a press release. As long as they continue to be enrolled, stud...

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 ...

More Details Emerge as SCC Moves Closer to Final Cuts

Juan Páez

March 7, 2020

SCC has entered the “problem solving” phase of its budget review process as the college plans to recommend a total of $2.4 million in cuts to the Board of Trustees (BOT) at their March 18 meeting. The college administration will undergo a “realignment process,” Philip King, SCC’s vice presi...

Four Major Dem Candidates End Run for President

Four Major Dem Candidates End Run for President

Juan Páez

March 6, 2020

Hold your ballots; Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren have suspended their presidential runs. Buttigieg and Klobuchar announced they were leaving the race in close proximity to one another, in an apparent bid to coalesce behind Joe Biden, who won the South Caroli...

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