ERIC Number: ED470923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Ancillary School Services, Community Colleges, Cultural Enrichment, Distance Education, Economic Development, Economic Impact, Financial Support, Information Technology, Outcomes of Education, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Welfare Reform
For full text: http://www.cbc2.org/admin/ir/facts/2001facts-opt.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Columbia Basin Coll., Pasco, WA.