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.

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…

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…

ACT Award winners include two Edmonds College nominees

A pair of nominees by the Edmonds College Board of Trustees were recognized during last week’s 2022 Washington State ACT (Association of College Trustees) Spring Conference. Instructor David Breed received the Faculty Member Award, and Cathy Jackson and T-Mobile were named Partner of the Year for their work with Edmonds College. The Faculty Member Award…

Two Edmonds College students recognized on All-Washington Academic Team

Edmonds College students Emily Hall and Byeolah Kwon will be honored as members of the 2022 All-Washington (All-WA) Academic Team during a virtual ceremony on May 12 at noon. Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society serving two-year colleges, selects team members based on their academic achievements and community service each year. “Both Byeolah, a computer…

Edmonds College students to participate in Ethics Challenge May 12

What are the consequences of poor ethical behavior? Sixteen students at Edmonds College will use teamwork, communication and critical thinking skills to discuss real-life scenarios about ethics during the Ethics Challenge Thursday, May 12 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The challenge has a quiz show format and teaches ethics through the analysis of real situations….

Edmonds College sponsoring 36th annual powwow May 5-7

The Edmonds College Powwow returns May 5-7  — the first in-person powwow in over two years. The powwow brings together students, families and communities to celebrate American Indian singing, drumming, dancing, and arts and crafts. Learn the history and etiquette of powwows at Powwow 101 on May 5 and 6, enjoy an evening of drumming, dancing…

Sponsor spotlight: A bachelor’s degree is within reach at Edmonds College

Did you know students can earn four-year Bachelor’s of Applied Science (BAS) degrees at Edmonds College? If your answer is no, you are not alone. Edmonds College is no longer just a place to provide students a means to earn professional training certificates or act as a two-year stop for those seeking an associate’s degree…

AAUW offering scholarships for women planning to attend Edmonds College in STEM fields

The Edmonds SnoKing branch of the American Association of University Women is offering five $1,000 scholarships to women planning on attending Edmonds College in STEM fields. Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Elizabeth Sears STEM Scholarships. The link to application form is here. The application deadline is May 6. The scholarships will be…

Sponsor spotlight: Meet hiring employers at the Lynnwood Job Fair May 12

Have you been looking for a new job, career change, or even a side hustle? Look no further than the upcoming Lynnwood Regional Job Fair. You will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with more than 50 hiring employers. The job fair is completely free and open to all. Stop dreaming about working at Amazon,…

Officials break ground in Lynnwood for Swift Orange Line transit route

Approximately 100 people gathered at the Lynnwood Transit Center Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Swift Orange Line rapid transit route. Among those in attendance were Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray, U.S. Reps. Suzan DelBene and Rick Larsen, State Sen. Marko Liias, Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell and…

Edmonds College student wins Governor’s Student Civic Leadership Award

Edmonds College student Ahmad Hilal Abid will be honored at the 2022 Student Civic Leadership Awards as one of three recipients of the Governor’s Student Civic Leadership Award. Abid will be recognized at a ceremony at the Museum of Flight on Friday, April 15. Abid advanced for consideration for the Governor’s Student Civic Leadership Award…

Edmonds College Foundation raises $358,000 during INSPIRE Benefit

The Edmonds College Foundation raised $358,000 during its April 9 INSPIRE 2022 Benefit, exceeding its original goal of $325,000. The benefit raises money for the Student Success Fund, which helps students succeed in their educational journey through scholarships, emergency funding, and impactful programs. Participants were in a giving mood during the Saturday night event —…

Edmonds College to add two bachelor’s degrees in fall 2022

Edmonds College will launch two bachelor of applied science (BAS) programs starting in the fall of 2022. The addition of the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Technology (BAS-AMMET) and Integrated Healthcare Management (BAS-IHCM) programs means the college will hae a total of four, four-year degree options for students. “Edmonds College will double the number of…

Edmonds College alum reaches a musical milestone

Justin Huynh reached a remarkable milestone in the music industry, and he traces a large part of his success back to his time as a student at Edmonds College back in 2014 and 2015. Huynh, who uses the stage name Kauai45, produced and released a remake of the song “Just the Two of Us,” a…

Support student success at Edmonds College Foundation fundraiser April 9 

The Edmonds College Foundation is hosting its annual fundraising event, INSPIRE 2022: A Benefit for Student Success, April 9 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. For more than 37 years, the foundation’s annual fundraiser has raised money to help students succeed in their educational journey. This year’s benefit is a hybrid event, where donors, students, staff…

Registration starts March 16 for spring classes at Creative Retirement Institute

Registration opens Wednesday, March 16 for the spring session of the Creative Retirement Institute (CRI), the lifelong learning program at Edmonds College. The spring session lasts from April 4 to June 9. Classes of various lengths and start dates are offered. By now, you may have received in the mail a copy of the course…

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds College to hold annual benefit for student success fund on April 9

On Saturday, April 9, the Edmonds College Foundation will host its annual INSPIRE benefit for the Student Success Fund, which provides scholarships, emergency funding, and impactful programs to help every student reach their goals. This year’s benefit, presented by Fortive, is a hybrid event where donors, students, staff, and community members can participate either in…

Change, innovation at forefront for Edmonds College, officials say

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to be able to embrace change and foster innovation. Those were among the thoughts shared by the president of Edmonds College and his vice president of innovation and strategic partnerships during the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce’s virtual lunch meeting Wednesday. Featured speakers…

Two Edmonds College students honored with Transforming Lives awards

The Edmonds College Board of Trustees has recognized two students with Transforming Lives awards. Jessica Davila is the 2022 Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) Transforming Lives award recipient and Jeanett Quintanilla is the Edmonds College Board of Trustees 2022 Transforming Lives award recipient. “The Board of Edmonds College is deeply committed to and…

Afghan refugees find welcoming home in Snohomish County, thanks to multi-agency efforts

Afghan families and individuals looking for ways to escape the turmoil in their home country are finding new beginnings in Snohomish County, thanks to the coordinating efforts of the Everett-based Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest (RISNW). Started in 1977 to help newly-arrived refugees from Southeast Asia, RISNW was at first known as the Refugee Forum of…