Edmonds College to award $1.44 million in CARES Act funding to students

Edmonds College will receive $1.44 million in federal CARES Act funding to provide emergency assistance to students who are experiencing financial hardships related to COVID-19. The one-time, limited assistance is aimed at helping students with rent, food, bills, tuition, course materials, child care and health care. “We recognize how challenging it is for our students…

Edmonds College student government donates $50,000 to Student Emergency Fund

The Associated Students of Edmonds College donated $50,000 to the college’s Foundation April 10 in response to emergency funding requests from students who have been impacted by COVID-19 and are in need of food, housing, basic necessities, medicine, and technology equipment for spring quarter. “Thanks to our student leaders for their generous $50,000 donation to…

Edmonds CC trustees approve college’s new name: Edmonds College

Edmonds Community College is moving forward with its new name – Edmonds College – beginning Monday, April 13. The decision was approved by the college’s Board of Trustees during its Monday meeting. “As Edmonds College, we remain committed to serving our community as an open-access institution, and that will stay central to our mission. We…

Edmonds CC extends remote operations through May 10, all spring classes online

In accordance with Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision to extend his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order through May 4, Edmonds Community College will extend its remote operations and will serve students and the community remotely through May 10. College offices will reopen to the public on Monday, May 11 (pending further notice). All spring quarter classes…

Edmonds CC to hold all spring quarter classes online

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the greater community, Edmonds Community College announced Tuesday it will serve students and the community remotely through April 24. Additionally, all spring quarter classes will be held online. What students and community members need to know for spring quarter 2020:  Spring quarter start delayed one…

Edmonds CC students recognized as top Washington state scholars

Edmonds Community College announced Monday that students Bahareh Rouhijahromi and Hayden Tran have been selected as members of the All-Washington Academic Team. Phi Theta Kappa — an honor society serving two-year colleges — chooses team members based on their academic achievement and community service. Each member is awarded a scholarship, and a number of public…

Creative Retirement Institute is going online — temporarily

The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by going online, at least in part. CRI, an organization affiliated with Edmonds Community College  and located on the Edmonds CC campus, is a member-driven, self-supporting organization whose mission is to provide affordable, quality, lifelong learning opportunities for adults in a supportive environment. Spring…

Edmonds CC moves most classes online, says campus visitor tested positive for COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Edmonds Community College says it has moved most of its classes online for the remainder of winter quarter. Many college services are also available for the remainder of winter quarter, including the learning support center and advising, the college said. In addition, Edmonds CC President Dr. Amit B. Singh…

COVID-19: Edmonds CC baseball team plays in empty stadium after college bans spectators

There was the familiar sound of batted balls, dugout chatter and player introductions during Wednesday’s Edmonds Community College Triton baseball game, but one sound was eerily missing — the sound of cheering fans. The Tritons and the visiting Lower Columbia College Red Devils played their Northwest Athletic Conference baseball game Wednesday night in front of…

Registration opens March 10 for Creative Retirement Institute spring quarter classes

The Creative Retirement Institute (CRI), an organization affiliated with Edmonds Community College, provides non-credit academic-level classes to lifelong learners. Classes are offered weekday mornings and afternoon. Each class normally runs on the same day each week from one to four weeks in a row.  Brochures describing the more than 30 courses offered for spring quarter can be picked…

Edmonds CC free recycling event still on for March 7

Edmonds Community College’s free recycling event is still on for this Saturday, March 7, the college says. The college Thursday announced it was canceling all campus events expected to draw more than 50 attendees, due to ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by coronavirus. However, Edmonds CC spokesperson Marisa Pierce said…

Edmonds CC canceling large campus events until further notice

Edmonds Community College announced Thursday that it is canceling all campus events with “an expected attendance of 50 or more people” until further notice, in light of the coronavirus. The college itself will remain open. The college said the action — effective at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 5 — was taken “based on the recommendations…

Edmonds CC student Vinicius Armucho honored with Transforming Lives award

The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees awarded Vinicius Armucho with its 2020 Transforming Lives award. “Vinicius exemplifies the kind of student we hope to support and foster through an education at Edmonds CC and is well-deserving of this honor and recognition,” said Edmonds CC President Dr. Amit B. Singh. The award is given annually…

Edmonds CC to offer free electronics, paper recycling March 7

Edmonds Community College will offer free electronic and styrofoam recycling, and free paper shredding from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, on campus at 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Follow the signs at the 68th Avenue West and 200th Street S.outhwest entrance. “Mercury, lead, cadmium, and other hazardous and toxic material can be found in…

Hazel Miller Foundation donates $1.5M to Edmonds CC’s STEM campaign

Edmonds Community College on Wednesday announced a $1.5 million donation from the Hazel Miller Foundation dedicated to its STEM campaign for funding of the college’s new 70,000-square-foot Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Nursing building, as well as STEM scholarships, programs, and technology. “This generous gift from the Hazel Miller Foundation will allow Edmonds…

Congressman Rick Larsen meets with Edmonds CC student leaders

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen met with members of the Associated Students of Edmonds Community College Board Monday to discuss issues facing students. Congressman Larsen represents the 2nd District, which includes Lynnwood. The board advocates for college, local, state and national issues that directly affect students’ educational opportunities and access to those opportunities. The board also…

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…