Edmonds CC employees honored for advancing student success

Two Edmonds Community College employees were recently recognized for their exemplary efforts in championing and advancing student success. Dennis Denman is the associate director of the Center for Student Engagement and Leadership and was recently awarded the 2018 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region V Community College Professional award. “It means the world…

March 9 ‘Learn to Laugh’ comedy night to fund EdCC scholarships

The Edmonds Chamber Foundation is hosting a “Learn to Laugh” comedy night fundraiser on Saturday, March 9, at the Wade James Theater. Proceeds from the show will go toward scholarships for Edmonds Community College students. “It is named ‘Learn to Laugh’ because the proceeds go to fund scholarships for students who plan to study business, health care or…

Save the date: Edmonds CC to host estate planning seminar March 5

Edmonds Community College will be hosting an estate planning seminar, “Leaving a Legacy,” on Tuesday, March 5, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The conversation will be led by Bill Zook, principal of Evergreen Estate Planning, LLC. Lunch will be provided for those attending. The seminar will be held at Edmonds CC in Gateway Hall, third floor,…

Edmonds CC seeks nominations for 2019 Distinguished Alumni award

The Edmonds Community College Foundation is pleased to announce a Call to Nominations for its 2019 Distinguished Alumni awards. Established in 1991, the Foundation’s Distinguished Alumni award has honored Edmonds CC alumni for academic success, professional achievement and community service. Past recipients include outstanding community leaders who are artists, attorneys, musicians, educators, fire chiefs therapists,…

Edmonds CC Bee Club to show ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ Feb. 21

Curious about the longest known insect migration on Earth? The Edmonds Community College Bee Club and Green Team is hosting a screening of Flight of the Butterflies on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Black Box Theatre. The documentary follows a butterfly monarch leading her family on a perilous, 2,000 kilometer journey from Mexico to Canada….

Unexpected Productions presents Improvised Pain Games at Edmonds CC Feb. 23

Unexpected Productions North will host an “Olympic-style” competition where improvisation meets extreme sports at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 in the Black Box Theater at Edmonds Community College. Concessions and beverages will be available (cash only) at the show. The Black Box Theater is located on the EdCC campus a 20310 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Tickets…

Lynnwood police looking for missing Edmonds CC student

Lynnwood police are looking for an Edmonds Community College International student missing since Feb. 13. Juheon Kim was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 13 at his residence in Lynnwood.  He is described as an 18-year-old Asian male, 5-foot-4, approximately 120 pounds. His current clothing description is unknown. If you have any information about his whereabouts, contact…

Edmonds CC awarded Snohomish Co. Human Rights Diversity Visionary award

Edmonds Community College has been recognized for its strides in diversity, equity and inclusion by the Snohomish County Commission on Human Rights with the commission’s 2019 Human Rights Diversity Visionary award. “It is an honor to receive the award and be recognized by the Snohomish Commission on Human Rights as an organization that is committed…

Late start for Edmonds CC Feb. 13

Due to icy road conditions, Edmonds Community College will start at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. All classes and activities with a start time before 10 a.m. are canceled. The college said it will assess the weather conditions again in the early morning and notify students and employees of any changes in campus operations by 6:30 a.m.  

Edmonds Community College announces Monday closure

Edmonds Community College said that “due to continued inclement weather and unsafe driving conditions,” it would be closed Monday, Feb. 11. All classes (including evening and online classes) and activities are canceled.

Firefighters’ charity basketball game Jan. 19 to benefit burn foundation

Firefighters from South County Fire & Rescue and the Everett Fire Department will play a Firefighters Charity Basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, at 4:30 p.m., with ticket proceeds benefiting the Washington State Council of Firefighters Burn Foundation. The game will be at the Walt Price Fitness Center at Everett Community College and will be played between…

Edmonds CC’s MLK Jr. celebration Jan. 15 to feature keynote by Dr. Michael Benitez Jr.

Edmonds Community College will host a free Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The community is invited to celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. King with an inspirational message from keynote speaker Dr. Michael Benitez Jr. Benitez is a nationally-acclaimed activist-scholar, practitioner, and educator. He has extensive experience in diversity issues…

Edmonds CC baking students get in holiday spirit for a good cause

Nothing says “Happy Holidays” more than a bustling kitchen filled with baking students busy making cookies for a good cause. This week Edmonds Community College Baking and Pastry Arts students made 480 cookies, or 40 dozen, to donate to CookieFest 2018, a festive pop-up cookie sale to benefit the nonprofit Seattle Milk Fund. “This is…

Reminder: Haunted STEM lab comes to Edmonds CC Oct. 26

Edmonds Community College invites the community to visit the haunted STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) lab from noon-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in Monroe Hall, 6606 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Witness STEM demonstrations by Edmonds CC engineering students and participate in hands-on activities. The event is free and open to the public. All ages…

Edmonds CC to recognize WWI veterans, 100-year anniversary of the war’s end Nov. 7

Edmonds Community College will host its sixth annual Veterans Day Celebration from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, on campus in the Black Box Theatre. Edmonds CC welcomes students and employees, as well as veterans from our surrounding communities who served during times of war and peace, to the celebration. The public is also invited…

Edmonds CC trains grads to work in aerospace in 12 weeks

The aerospace industry is thriving in Snohomish County, with more than 200 aerospace manufacturers and suppliers who employ about 80,000 workers. However, the industry will soon face a shortage of skilled workers due to its aging workforce. To help fill this critical need, Edmonds Community College offers short-term job training programs at the Paine Field-based…

Gallery: EdCC celebrates groundbreaking of new SET building

Edmonds Community College celebrated the groundbreaking of its new SET building, which will house science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses, as well as Allied Health nursing labs and a few general use classrooms. The 70,000-square-foot building will stand on what campus officials consider the main “spine” of the college, just north of Mountlake Terrace…

Reminder: Edmonds CC to break ground Sept. 12 for new STEM building

Edmonds Community College will break ground Sept. 12 for a new 70,000-square-foot building aimed at meeting the region’s increasing demand for employees who are trained in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). “Edmonds CC plays a vital role in educating and training students for an increasing number of in-demand, high-wage STEM jobs,” said Dr. Amit…

EdCC wins $550,000 grant to help prevent sexual violence

Edmonds Community College (EdCC) received a $550,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to help address sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking both on campus and within the greater community. This is the second time EdCC has won such a grant, though the new grant is not a continuation of the last…

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Costa Rican student wins competitive scholarship to study engineering at Edmonds CC

Six Costa Rican high school students won competitive scholarships to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the U.S. One will be heading to Edmonds Community College this spring to study engineering. “I would like to study at Edmonds CC because of the prestige the college has earned, as well as the excellent academic…

Edmonds CC’s new student trustee advocates for inclusive academic policy

Returning to the classroom after nearly three decades out of school might deter some, but for one Edmonds Community College student the challenge has motivated her to make change — from the top. “Why not go all the way and aim for the top,” said Angela Durham, Edmonds CC’s newly appointed student trustee to the…

New Edmonds CC president says he is invested in student success, partnerships

Edmonds Community College’s new president has a vision for the college: To make Edmonds CC the school of choice for the Puget Sound region. “It’s a broad vision,” said Dr. Amit Singh, Edmonds CC’s fifth president. He thinks the college and the region are uniquely positioned – geographically and economically – to serve the needs…

Edmonds CC to celebrate its 51st annual commencement ceremony June 8

Edmonds Community College will celebrate its 51st annual Commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. As the Irish poet William Butler Yeats once said, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” “We honor and applaud the hard work, talent,…

EdCC Foundation awards bachelors degree scholarships

Edmonds Community College Foundation awarded scholarships to students in the school’s first bachelor’s degree program. Scholarship winner Dwanye Carpenter, along with Teresa Lin, MSW, manager of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Child, Youth, and Family Studies (BAS), spoke with Edmonds Community College Foundation board members about the program and the impact of receiving a…

Edmonds CC’s Tonya Drake named chancellor at WGU Washington

Online nonprofit university WGU Washington announced April 18 that Tonya Drake of Edmonds Community College will lead the university as chancellor. Drake will begin her job April 26. In higher education for nearly 25 years, Drake has worked at Edmonds Community College since 2013, starting as special assistant to the president for equity and inclusion….