Edmonds Community College on regular schedule Thursday

After being closed earlier this week due to snow and ice, Edmonds Community College will operate on a regular schedule Thursday, Jan. 16. The college encourages all students and employees to use their own best judgment to get to campus safely. “Parking lots and sidewalks throughout campus may be icy,” the college said in an…

Edmonds CC says it’s committed to developing STEM talent to meet industry needs

In September, Edmonds Community College will open its 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) and nursing. The college will host a public ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration on Thursday, Sept. 17. All are welcome to attend. The Puget…

Winter quarter classes at Edmonds CC’s Creative Retirement Institute start Jan. 6

Winter quarter classes at CRI (Creative Retirement Institute of Edmonds CC) start on Jan 6, and many still have openings. These are lifelong learning classes, non-credit, just for fun, short duration and at affordable prices. It is an opportunity to meet other energetic creative people with common interests and gain a better understanding of yourself and…

Edmonds CC Foundation receives $550,000 donation from the Eva Gordon Estate

The Edmonds Community College Foundation has received a $550,000 donation from the estate of Eva Gordon — a local centenarian who cared deeply about education. The Edmonds CC Foundation is one of 17 Washington state community college foundations to receive approximately $550,000 as part of a generous $10 million gift from the Eva Gordon Estate….

Edmonds CC to host free “Careers in Electronic Discovery’ seminar Dec. 21

Electronic discovery is a fast-growing field, and law firms, government entities, businesses, and other employers are searching for professionals with expertise on the subject. Those interested in learning more about the field should attend Edmonds Community College’s “Careers in Electronic Discovery” seminar from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, on campus in Meadowdale Hall, room 124….

Edmonds CC Foundation honors Diana Clay with lifetime achievement award

The Edmonds Community College Foundation honored Diana Clay with its Cornerstone Lifetime Achievement Award during the Oct. 24 Foundation Scholarship Reception, where more than 200 scholarship recipients and donors recognized Clay’s service. Clay recently retired from her many volunteer roles at the college and will be greatly missed, the foundation said. “For over two decades…

Edmonds CC announces appointment of two new members to Board of Trustees

Edmonds Community College announced Wednesday that Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Adrianne Wagner and Wally Webster II  to the college’s Board of Trustees. “I’m proud to welcome our newest trustees to the board and look forward to working together to take Edmonds CC from good to great,” said Edmonds CC President Dr. Amit…

Edmonds CC to participate in Great ShakeOut Oct. 17

Edmonds Community College will participate in The Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Great ShakeOut is a global emergency preparedness event that encourages participants to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during an earthquake. The Edmonds CC drill will held between 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, and begin with a digital message display on…

Edmonds CC to celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 4

Edmonds Community College will host a Manufacturing Day event from noon-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, to highlight modern manufacturing — a vibrant and growing industry that offers diverse, high-paying career opportunities. Manufacturing Day is an annual, national event that showcases modern manufacturing careers and encourages thousands of companies and educational institutions to open their doors…

Registration now open for fall Edmonds CC classes

Getting the classes you want at the time you want them is a top priority for students. The secret: Register early. “Core classes, like English and math, that are required as prerequisites for upper-level classes and graduation tend to fill quickly,” said Kim Chapman, Edmonds Community College’s dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Division. “If…

Edmonds CC child care center recognized for excellence

Edmonds Community College’s Center for Families (CFF) has been recognized for excellence as a child care provider by the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families. The center received a Level 4 rating for its Early Achievers program, recognizing it for interactions and environment, accreditation, and professionalism. According to state officials, the center’s teachers…

Edmonds CC President Amit Singh to speak at June 27 Edmonds Chamber luncheon

Edmonds Community College President Dr. Amit Singh will be the guest speaker at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce luncheon this Thursday, June 27 at Edmonds CC’s  Gateway Hall, Room 352, 6600 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Singh joined Edmonds CC in June 2018 as the school’s fifth president, replacing Jean Hernandez, who retired. Singh holds four…

Edmonds CC alumna to serve as executive director of human resources

Edmonds Community College has hired Mojgan (Mushka) Rohani to serve as the college’s Executive Director of Human Resources. Her first day was June 3. “I’m happy to have Mushka join the college,” said President Dr. Amit B. Singh. “She has an impressive resume, and her extensive knowledge and experience in HR will enhance our efforts…

Edmonds School District employee earns EdCC Foundation’s Associate Faculty award

Luke McQuade, Edmonds School District Behavior Specialist at Edmonds-Woodway High and College Place Middle, has been recognized with the 2019 Associate Faculty Professional Development Award by the Edmonds Community College Foundation. McQuade is a part-time associate faculty member at Edmonds Community College and received the award during the Foundation’s Building Community Day. Michelle Cimaroli, program…

Edmonds CC Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen service members

Edmonds Community College hosted its sixth annual Memorial Day Ceremony Wednesday, May 22, in the college’s Black Box Theatre. The ceremony invited members of the community to celebrate and honor military service personnel who have fought and died for their country. This year’s ceremony paid tribute to D-Day veterans who served during WWII. The ceremony…

Reminder: World Diversity Day world café at Edmonds CC May 21

The Snohomish County Human Rights Commission will celebrate World Diversity Day with a world café event at Edmonds Community College from 12:30-3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21. The event is in partnership with the Edmonds Community College Equity and Inclusion Department and Communities of Color Coalition. Through dialogue and development, the organizations hope to: raise…

Edmonds CC’s Project Home to raise funds for students facing homelessness

Edmonds Community College’s Project Home Ambassadors (PHA) student club has one goal –– to help students who are facing homelessness with housing expenses, which can sometimes seem insurmountable. Across the U.S., about one-third of community college students go hungry and 14% are homeless, according to 2017 national survey by the University of Wisconsin of more…

Native dancers share traditions during 34th annual Edmonds CC powwow

Edmonds Community College’s Native American Student Association hosted their 34th annual powwow, “Restoring the Salish Sea,” last weekend. Powwows are gatherings to celebrate the Native Americans who live in the U.S. They feature dancing, singing and drum playing by the indigenous people, usually dressed in a variety of different types of regalia. When asked what…

May 3 fundraiser to help Edmonds CC Salsa Band travel to Puerto Rico

The Edmonds Community College Jazz and Salsa Band students will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, in January to listen to and learn la musica salsa from world-renowned salsa musicians during the San Sebastian Street Festival, one of the largest festivals in Puerto Rico. “These opportunities to experience Caribbean music and culture first hand are…

Edmonds CC Gala raises $355,000 for scholarships; spotlights alumni and students

More than 350 guests gathered at the Grand Hyatt Seattle Hotel on April 13 for the Edmonds Community College Foundation Gala in celebration of alumni and students and the transformational power of education. The gala is held annually to raise funds to provide direct support for students through scholarships, emergency funding in times of crisis,…