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Edmonds Conference Center could be future home to North Sound Church

Edmonds Conference Center could be future home to North Sound Church

It appears there could be some truth to the rumor passed along to My Edmonds News that Edmonds Conference Center may eventually sell its building at 3rd Avenue and Bell Street, and that a possible buyer would be North Sound Church, located across the street. North Sound Pastor Barry Crane said Wednesday night that for the past few years, the church has been renting the Edmonds Conference Center fo... »

EdCC alum’s firm named one of Top 5 fastest-growing companies

EdCC alum’s firm named one of Top 5 fastest-growing companies

The Puget Sound Business Journal recently ranked Irrevo as the fifth-fastest-growing privately held company in Washington state. The award acknowledges a 462 percent revenue growth over the past three years by Irrevo, founded by Edmonds Community College alumnus Jason Kaufman. Kaufman graduated from Edmonds Community College in 1995. “I loved going to school at EdCC,” said Kaufman recently. “I mad... »

Edmonds CC Foundation closes in on $1 million campaign goal in support of student veterans

The Edmonds Community College Foundation is in its final stretch of a $1 million fundraising campaign — the Boots to Books and Beyond campaign — to support student veterans and their families at Edmonds Community College. “Edmonds CC is committed to ensuring a supportive path from military service to college and beyond,” said Dr. Jean Hernandez, Edmonds CC President. “Over the past two years, we h... »

Edmonds Community College presents fall lecture series

Edmonds Community College presents fall lecture series

Three speakers — Kip Fulbeck, Jane Wong, and Parfait Bassalé — have been announced for the fall segment of Edmonds Community College’s Brown Bag Lecture series, sponsored by the college’s Center for Student Engagement and Leadership. Kip Fulbeck | “What are you? The Changing Face of America” | Wednesday, Oct. 8 | 12:30 p.m. Kip Fulbeck is a pioneering artist, spoken word performer, and filmmaker. ... »

Edmonds Community College President selected to attend White House summit

Edmonds Community College President selected to attend White House summit

Edmonds Community College President Dr. Jean Hernandez will be attending an event on Aug. 12 hosted at the White House designed to highlight new and existing commitments to strengthen college remediation. In January, a number of community college presidents joined President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to commit to dramatically improving success rates in remedial education. Next week... »

Edmonds Community College names dean for Humanities and Social Sciences divisions

Edmonds Community College names dean for Humanities and Social Sciences divisions

Edmonds Community College has appointed of new dean, Kim Chapman, who will oversee the Humanities and Social Sciences divisions. In her new position, Chapman plans to have a strong focus on collaboration, conflict resolution, and student advocacy. “I’m dedicated to fostering diversity within the college environment,” Chapman said. Her expertise includes managing large educational programs, serving... »

Edmonds CC Foundation honors long-time college supporter

Edmonds CC Foundation honors long-time college supporter

The Edmonds Community College Foundation awarded Dean Echelbarger — a long-time Edmonds resident and business leader — the Cornerstone Award for his distinctive contributions to the college at an event on June 25. Echelbarger was awarded this honor because of his long-standing devotion and support of Edmonds CC and its Foundation, providing truly significant and meaningful leadership as well as fi... »

Changes at Edmonds Conference Center and uLearn/ArtsNow programs

After seven year as the Director of Community Education (which includes uLearn/ArtsNow and Creative Retirement Institute) and the Edmonds Conference Center, Gretchen Johnston is retiring at the end of this week. Mary Heffernan will be taking over Johnston’s duties. She can be reached at mary.heffernan@email.edcc.edu. Heffernan is assisted by Program Coordinator Lisa Jonesmoore, who assists i... »

Triton Student Veteran Association hosts Memorial Day program on Wednesday

Triton Student Veteran Association hosts Memorial Day program on Wednesday

The Triton Student Veteran Association hosts its first Memorial Day program from 10-11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 21, at the Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre. The presentation will feature guest speakers, including artist Michael Reagan, musical performers, a memorial wreath laying and a flag lowering ceremony.  The Black Box Theatre will open at 9:30 a.m. and event parking will be avail... »

Edmonds Community College hosts 29th annual powwow ‘Honoring Veterans: Past, Present and Future’ May 2-4

Edmonds Community College hosts 29th annual powwow ‘Honoring Veterans: Past, Present and Future’ May 2-4

Edmonds Community College’s Native American Student Association hosts its 29th annual powwow, “ Honoring Veterans: Past, Present, and Future,” May 2-4. The powwow brings together students, families, and communities to celebrate American Indian singing, drumming, dancing, and arts and crafts. It will be held in Seaview Gym on campus. Dance and drum ceremonies start at 7 p.m., Friday; 1 and 7 p.m., ... »

Edmonds Community College offers data recovery for Oso mudslide victims

Edmonds Community College offers data recovery for Oso mudslide victims

Edmonds Community College digital forensics and advanced data recovery students and faculty are volunteering to help recover data for the Oso mudslide victims. “The students will perform the data recovery in the college’s state-of-the-art digital forensics lab and cleanroom,” said Steve Hailey, Edmonds Community College Information Security and Digital Forensics instructor. “Even if a computer has... »

Edmonds CC Foundation hosts event to recognize significant contributors in the community

Edmonds CC Foundation hosts event to recognize significant contributors in the community

The Edmonds Community College Foundation hosted Fanfare — an event to celebrate achievements and distinctive contributions to the college on April 17 on campus. Among the winners were Arista Wine Cellars of Edmonds. “It’s important to honor businesses, organizations, and alumni that make service to the community a priority,” said Edmonds CC President Jean Hernandez. The college’s highest awards — ... »

Edmonds Community College president to speak at April 17 Edmonds Chamber luncheon

Edmonds Community College president to speak at April 17 Edmonds Chamber luncheon

Dr. Jean Hernandez, President of Edmonds Community College, is the guest speaker at the April 17 Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon, set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Edmonds CC’s Gateway Hall, Room 352, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Hernandez will discuss facilities changes on campus, including International Student Services, and the college’s enrollment growth plan. Hernandez was nam... »

Volunteers needed for Celebration of Food Festival at Lynnwood Convention Center May 18

Food Revolution Snohomish County is looking for volunteers to help at the Celebration of Food Festival May 18. The festival, co-sponsored by Edmonds Community College, is a free, family event from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center, where participants can learn how to grow, purchase and prepare wholesome, local food. The convention center is located at 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. ... »

Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles to speak on human trafficking for Edmonds Community College lecture series

Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles to speak on human trafficking for Edmonds Community College lecture series

Washington State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles Washington state Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles will offer historical, cultural, socioeconomic and public-policy perspectives on human trafficking 7 p.m., Tues., April 8, as part of Edmonds Community College’s ongoing series of public lectures with thought-provoking and inspirational scholars, artists, activists, and community leaders. Kohl-Welles presentation, “H... »

Edmonds CC art gallery to feature six alumni

Edmonds CC art gallery to feature six alumni

Edmonds Community College’s art gallery this spring will feature photos from six alumni — Katelyn Campen, Emily Getts, Felix Hidajat, Jordan Ingmire, Brian Oh, and Matt Verzola — in a group exhibit titled “Looking Back.” It opens April 7 and continues through May 2 in the college’s art gallery on the third floor of Lynnwood Hall. A reception with the artists is 4-6 p.m., Fri., April 18 in the coll... »

Edmonds CC President Jean Hernandez applauds Real Hope Act

Edmonds CC President Jean Hernandez applauds Real Hope Act

Edmonds Community College released the following statement from President Jean Hernandez about the passage of the Real Hope Act in Washington state, which would allow undocumented immigrant high school graduates to apply for state-funded financial aid to help pay for college: As an institution with an unblinking commitment to strengthening our diverse community through education, equity, and inclu... »

Get free tuition and earn an IT certificate online through Edmonds CC’s PACE-IT program

Get free tuition and earn an IT certificate online through Edmonds CC’s PACE-IT program

The PACE-IT program at Edmonds Community College is hosting an open house on Wednesday, March 12 from 1-3pm in the Snohomish building, 304A. Through a new federal grant program, PACE-IT offers up to five stackable certificates, including Technology and Integration Support and Web Developer. The former will assist students in achieving the A+, Network+, and Apple industry certifications, while the ... »

Documentary ‘Blackfish’ and cast members at Edmonds CC Thursday

A screening of the documentary film “Blackfish” at Edmonds Community College will feature two of the cast members, starting at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6 in the Black Box Theatre on campus, 20000 68th Ave. W. “Blackfish” reveals the life of captive killer whales, especially at SeaWorld. The documentary chronicles the life of Tilikum, a captive orca responsible for the dea... »

Edmonds CC offering free electronics recycling March 15

Instead of collecting and wondering what to do with that outdated electronic equipment, why not get rid of it? Edmonds Community College will offer free electronics recycling to the public 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the college, 20000 68th Ave. W. Signs will be provided from the entrance at 68th Ave. W and 200th St. S.W. Download the college’s parking lot map at www.edcc.edu/parking.... »

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