Reminder: Edmonds CC Feb. 20 film screening to honor Japanese American WWII Veterans

Edmonds Community College will host a film screening and discussion to honor Japanese American World War II veterans on Feb 20. The screening will include the films Honor & Sacrifice: The Roy Matsumoto Story and Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawai’i. Lucy Ostrander and Don Sellers, who directed and produced the…

One person receives minor injuries during Edmonds CC chemistry experiment

One person was reported to have sustained minor injuries Wednesday afternoon when a science experiment went awry at Edmonds Community College, according an Edmonds CC announcement. At 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, a chemistry class experiment involving dry ice caused a sound that resembled an explosion in Brier Hall — located at 20122 68th Ave. W. in…

Edmonds CC names new vice president of finance and operations

Edmonds Community College has hired Gregory Hinton, a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army, to serve as the college’s vice president of finance and operations. His first day was Jan. 16. “Gregory has a track record of managing resources with both efficiency and integrity,” said Edmonds CC President Dr. Amit B. Singh. “His leadership and…

Student rocketeers invited to Edmonds CC’s 2020 Aerospace Conference Feb. 15

Rocketeers in middle school, high school and college are invited to Edmonds Community College’s third annual Washington State Aerospace Collegiate Conference on Feb. 15. The free event features a keynote address by Erin Evans, Anna Jensen, and Samantha Westall, three engineers from Kent-based aerospace manufacturer Blue Origin. Attendees will have opportunities to share news about…

Edmonds CC Planned Giving seminar Feb. 11

          The Edmonds Community College Foundation is sponsoring a Planned Giving seminar from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11 featuring local estate planning professionals. The event, which includes lunch, will be at Edmonds CC Gateway Hall, 6600 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Whether you are just beginning to create an estate plan with…

Edmonds CC collects 22,500 food donations to help feed hungry students 

Edmonds Community College said it collected a record-breaking 22,512 food items through its third annual food drive. Donations were divided equally between the college’s food pantry and the Foundation for Edmonds School District’s Nourishing Network, which provides meals for hungry and homeless students in the school district. Dr. Terry Cox, Edmonds CC’s vice president for…

Learn how to start a business this spring at Edmonds CC’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs and “wantrepreneurs” can learn how to start their own business this spring at Edmonds Community College’s new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The center will serve as a hub where community members can network, connect with resources and take classes. The inaugural course, PRIMER, will cover entrepreneurship and small business essentials. “Our instructors are…

Edmonds CC’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration rescheduled for Feb. 6

Edmonds Community College will host a free Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Thursday, Feb. 6. All are invited to celebrate the life and teachings of Dr. King with an inspirational message from keynote speaker Nikkita Oliver. The event was originally set for last month, but was rescheduled due to snow. Nikkita Oliver is a…

Update: Edmonds CC Martin Luther King Jr. celebration postponed to Feb. 6

The Jan. 16 Edmonds Community College Martin Luther King Jr. celebration featuring Nikkita Oliver has been postponed until Feb. 6. The new events — scheduled for 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. — will be a dual celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month with Oliver as the keynote speaker. Oliver is…

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….

Annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving 5k draws record crowd, donations

A record number of community members kicked off their Thanksgiving festivities Thursday morning by participating in the Turkey Trot 5k to support the Lynnwood Food Bank. The sixth annual event held at Edmonds Community College drew 199 participants who ran,  jogged or walked around the Lynnwood Municipal Golf Course. Community members of all ages turned…

Edmonds CC students participate in high-power rocket launch

Edmonds Community College Rocketry Society members joined other rocket enthusiasts from Central Washington University and the Tri-Cities Rocketeers for a high-powered launch near Pasco, Wash. earlier this month Edmonds CC’s team of students launched five rockets on Nov. 9. Experienced rocketeer and past club president Brie Hall made the launch process look easy when launching…

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…

Reminder: Edmonds CC to recognize immigrant veterans during Nov. 6 ceremony

Edmonds Community College will host its seventh annual Veterans Day Celebration from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 6, 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…