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With Declining Applications, PNW Universities Easing Admissions Process

Universities in Washington fear there may soon be fewer students to fill their classes due to a national decrease in births during the Great Recession. Children born during the economic recession that struck in December 2007 will begin graduating from high school in five years, but the recession caused many people to delay having children.…

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WVC Launching Pharmacy Technician Program Next Month, Sign Ups Going Now

With a growing need for healthcare workers in North Central Washington, Wenatchee Valley College is launching a Pharmacy Technician Program in January. Jenny Capelo, Dean of Allied Health and Nursing at WVC, said the sign-up deadline is this Thursday, but they’ll take applicants until classes start. The only prerequisite is a high school diploma. Also…

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NCW Students Code ‘One Hour’ At A Time

What began as a one-hour challenge to give students and their families a fun first introduction to computer science, has grown into a global learning and awareness event. No experience is needed to participate in an ‘Hour of Code.’

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Wenatchee Valley College Financial Aid Workshop Tonight

Wenatchee Valley College is presenting a FAFSA/WASFA workshop tonight from 5-8 p.m. This financial aid event is free. Students will get help filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) with the help from WVC experts. Assistance will be available in English and Spanish. To…

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