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Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared same goals, former member says at Edmonds CC King lecture

Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared same goals, former member says at Edmonds CC King lecture

The Black Panther Party is viewed by many as one of the most controversial movements of the 20th century. Originally called the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, the organization initially was known for its armed citizen patrols and its opposition to police brutality. It might come as a surprise to some people that the work of the party actually aligned with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his ... »

Police looking for man accused of exposing himself to Edmonds Community College students

Edmonds Community College Campus Security and the Lynnwood Police Department have received multiple reports of a man exposing himself to students of Edmonds Community College off campus. In two of these alleged incidents, students were waiting for public transportation at marked bus stops on Highway 99 when approached. The most recent incident occurred near campus on 68th Avenue West when the subj... »

Edmonds CC to host Brown Bag lecture with Emory Douglas on Jan. 15

Edmonds CC to host Brown Bag lecture with Emory Douglas on Jan. 15

The Martin Luther King Jr. evening program featuring Emory Douglas scheduled for Jan. 15 has been canceled, according to Edmonds Community College. However, the community is invited to attend the college’s Brown Bag Lecture with Douglas at 12:30 p.m. on the same day — Thursday, Jan. 15 — in the college’s Black Box Theatre. For close to five decades, Douglas has dedicated his life and art to ... »

Edmonds Community College alumnus Kanligi awarded national grant

Edmonds Community College alumnus Kanligi awarded national grant

Edmonds Community College and Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program alumnus Benjamin Kanligi was awarded a prestigious grant offered by the U.S. Department of State Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF). Kanligi — a participant in the NWCCI — studied at Edmonds in 2012-13 as an international student from Ghana and earned a certificate in Business Information Technology. NWCCI i... »

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

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

The Edmonds Community College Foundation announced Friday it reached its $1 million fundraising campaign goal for the Boots to Books and Beyond campaign. “We are ecstatic that our community has overwhelmingly responded to our efforts to support student veterans and their families in helping us reach our campaign goal,” said Dr. Jean Hernandez, Edmonds CC President. “Edmonds CC is committed to ensu... »

Edmonds CC Horticulture Department receives $9,500 grant for aquaponics system

Edmonds CC Horticulture Department receives $9,500 grant for aquaponics system

Edmonds Community College received a $9,500 grant from the Sustainable Path Foundation to build an aquaponics system Sustainable Agriculture Education (SAgE) students are helping to design and build the system, which will be used for student instruction, research and food production. The system is made up of two aquaponic units — a unit consists of a pond and raised planting beds. “The system will... »

Edmonds Community College to be honored as sustainability champion at Sunday Seahawks game

Edmonds Community College to be honored as sustainability champion at Sunday Seahawks game

Edmonds Community College will be recognized as a Champion of Sustainability at the Seattle Seahawks game on Nov. 23. The award, based on EdCC demonstrating a commitment to sustainability, is given by the Seattle Seahawks and McKinstry, a Seattle-based consulting, construction, energy, and facility services company. According to McKinstry, Edmonds CC has demonstrated actions to upgrade buildings’ ... »

Edmonds CC students to resolve real-life scenarios in Ethics Challenge

Edmonds CC students to resolve real-life scenarios in Ethics Challenge

Twenty-five Edmonds Community College students from various academic programs will compete in an Ethics Challenge sponsored by the college’s Business Management program and Workforce Development and Training, in partnership with The Boeing Company. The competition — free and open to the public — will be from 1:30-3:45 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20 in the college’s Black Box Theatre on campus, 20000 68th... »

Edmonds CC anthropology instructor wins local award for his impact in the community

Edmonds CC anthropology instructor wins local award for his impact in the community

Dr. Tom Murphy, anthropology instructor at Edmonds Community College, has been recognized for his work bringing together faculty and students, local governments, non-profits, Native American Tribes, and other community partners to foster cross-cultural communication and activism. Murphy last week received the KSER Community Impact by an Individual Award during the radio station’s annual Voic... »

The Women of the Boeing Company to be discussed at Saturday presentation

The Women of the Boeing Company to be discussed at Saturday presentation

Betsy Case’s book, “Trailblazers: The Women of The Boeing Company” will be the subject of a presentation and panel discussion on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Edmonds Community College. Women have played strong roles as aviation pioneers and innovators in the growth of The Boeing Company. Case’s book tells the stories of these women and their contributions of dedication, skill, and passion. The free program... »

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... »

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