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ERIC Number: ED470923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Columbia Basin College Facts & Impacts: A Report to the Tri-Cities Community.
Knutzen, Judi; LaGrange, Jill; Jones, Ty
This fact book for Columbia Basin College (CBC) (Washington) covers seven subject areas: (1) mission statement; (2) access; (3) academics; (4) career and workforce development; (5) basic skills; (6) cultural enrichment; and (7) physical and emotional well-being. Report highlights include: (1) in 2001, CBC presented to the Tri-Cities community a new student service complex and the Byron Gjerde Multipurpose Center; (2) in the fall quarter of 2000, CBC offered 25 online classes which were taken by 399 students; (3) a total of 341 students took 25 different classes offered to residents over the age of 55; (4) during the 1999-2000 academic year, Workfirst offered $129,848 in tuition assistance to low income working parents; (5) during the 1999-2000 academic year, 7,171 attended CBC's Summer Arts Showcase, 15,000 K-12 students watched the CBC Blue Ladder Players, and the CBC Touring Repertory Group perform at local elementary and junior and senior high schools; (6) during fiscal year 1999-2000, CBC received more than $4,963,000 in grants and awards from various agencies to support projects ranging from distance education and training to K-12 information technology programs; (7) CBC awarded 1,315 degrees and certificates in 1999-2000; and (8) CBC's economic impact on the community totaled over $31,000,000 for the 1999-2000 academic year. (NB)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Columbia Basin Coll., Pasco, WA.