Edmonds College to host Amazon hiring event Nov. 15-17

Amazon will host a hiring event at Edmonds College from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 15-17 at Alderwood Hall, Room 105. The event is also open to the general public. The three-day event is designed to allow Edmonds College students to apply for jobs, complete any necessary testing, and sign on with the company…

Edmonds College to host 10th annual Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 8

Edmonds College will host its 10th annual Veterans Day celebration in person and virtually on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The event starts at 2 p.m. at the college’s Black Box Theatre and is free to the public. Veterans will be honored throughout the celebration, with special recognition given to Native American vets. Phill Allen, a U.S….

EC Jazz and Salsa Band fundraiser Nov. 5 to support trip to Puerto Rico

The Edmonds College Jazz and Salsa Band will transform the Black Box Theatre into a nightclub on Saturday, Nov. 5, to host a fundraiser to support an upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. The event will feature salsa dancing, music from the band, dance lessons, and an auction. The event will take place from 7-9 p.m.,…

Edmonds College Art Gallery’s fall exhibit features instructor Minh Carrico’s work

The Edmonds College Art Gallery’s fall exhibit showcases the work of Minh Carrico, an Edmonds College instructor and chair for photography and visual communications. The exhibit, titled “Double Take,” surveys Carrico’s home life while sheltering in place during the pandemic. Carrico completed the work under their new creative identity, noise = grain, a name that…

Edmonds College to offer certification in data analytics starting in October 

Edmonds College launched an affordable data analytics certification program that will start in October. No programming experience is necessary, and students can complete the program in as little as nine months. “Edmonds College continues to introduce innovative programs designed to meet employers’ needs for more skilled workers,” said Dr. Carey Schroyer, dean of STEM at…

Edmonds College hosting Enroll Edmonds Day Sept. 10

Edmonds College students are encouraged to get a head start on the 2022-23 academic year by attending Enroll Edmonds Day on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fall quarter starts Monday, Sept. 19. During Enroll Edmonds Day, students can pick up their parking passes, shop for books and visit services available to…

Edmonds College receives $1.5 million cybersecurity grant 

Edmonds College will receive nearly $1.5 million in grants for its cybersecurity program, the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (WSBCTC) announced. The grant is part of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion Build Back Better package, which approved more than $500 million for cybersecurity funding. The WSBTCC distributed $6.85 million in grants to…

Running Start program at Edmonds College receives nearly $1 million grant

The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has approved Edmonds College’s Running Start Emergency Relief Funds Program and awarded the college a $989,511 grant to be used during the 2022-23 academic year. Running Start is a statewide program that allows high school juniors and seniors to take college-level courses without paying tuition. Students receive…

Edmonds College launches FastTrack, a collection of short-term, career-building programs 

Edmonds College has launched FastTrack, a collection of short-term, affordable programs that can be completed in under six months, allowing students to quickly jump into the job market. Each FastTrack program is designed to provide training for new professionals or to gain a competitive advantage for in-demand jobs. Students are taught by industry professionals and…

Edmonds College launches dental assistant program 

Edmonds College will launch a dental assistant program starting fall quarter of 2022, in which students can earn a certificate in as little as nine months. The dental assistant program is the latest under the Allied Health Education umbrella at Edmonds, joining medical lab sciences, patient care services, pharmacy practice, behavioral health, and health care…

Shinhae Hwang appointed student trustee on Edmonds College Board of Trustees

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Shinhae Hwang to the Edmonds College Board of Trustees. The college’s 10th student trustee, Hwang’s term began July 1 and runs through June 2023. “I want to do my best to improve our school and hear all the students’ voices from all different backgrounds,” Hwang said. “I love Edmonds College. This…

Edmonds College awarded grant for new AI lab through incubator network 

Edmonds College Tuesday was awarded a $40,000 grant from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), Dell Technologies and Intel, as part of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Incubator Network Initiative. The funds will go toward building an AI incubator for greater access to AI computing power, tools and resources, aiming to foster the skills needed for…

Edmonds College to host drive-through commencement and virtual ceremony on June 17

Edmonds College will host an on-campus, drive-through commencement celebration from 2-5 p.m. on Friday, June 17, in Lots C and D (near Seaview Gym). The college will also release a commencement ceremony video at edmonds.edu/commencement starting at noon. The ceremony is open to all GED, high school diploma, degree and certificate completers from summer 2021…

Edmonds College music students to host last concert of season June 15

Edmonds College is hosting its last student showcase of the 2021-22 school year this Wednesday, June 15, at the Black Box Theatre. Music students will perform classical and jazz pieces as well as some contemporary music.  The event will run from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Six Edmonds College students receive STEM scholarship awards from AAUW

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized six 2022 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Scholarship recipients at “Create the Future,” a celebration and networking event at Edmonds College on June 2. “Edmonds College is very pleased to again partner with AAUW to encourage women to pursue STEM careers,” said Program Manager and Edmonds College…

Edmonds College Head Start program receives $6 million grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a continuation of a $6,250,285 grant for Edmonds College’s Head Start program. The grant is reviewed every five years and is currently in its second year. The program started in 1983 at Edmonds College and has remained the only full-service Head Start program in Snohomish…

Reminder: Edmonds College Black Box Theatre hosts weekly Fiasco nights in May

Each week, the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds College presents improvised stories of the world of greed, lust and betrayal based on the Bully Pulpit role playing game called Fiasco! New settings, characters and plots are introduced every week. Stories are mainly guided by the audience and the narrator. Each two-act play is inspired by…