Reminder: Tickets on sale for Creative Retirement Institute's lunch with Mark Lijek

The Creative Retirement Institute hosts a lunch with Mark Lijek, retired Foreign Service officer, for his presentation, “The Best Bad Idea: The True Story of Argo,” which will focus on his experience with his wife and four others of sanctuary in the Canadian embassy and being smuggled out of Iran following the 1979 revolution. Seating…

Shawna Juarez tapped as Edmonds Community College’s new softball coach

Edmonds Community College has hired Shawna Juarez as head coach of its softball team. “I am extremely excited to be welcomed to the Triton family,” Juarez said in a Tuesday press release. “I have a strong desire and drive to make a positive impact on this program and lead it in the direction of several…

Shawna Juarez tapped as Edmonds Community College's new softball coach

Edmonds Community College has hired Shawna Juarez as head coach of its softball team. “I am extremely excited to be welcomed to the Triton family,” Juarez said in a Tuesday press release. “I have a strong desire and drive to make a positive impact on this program and lead it in the direction of several…

Edmonds Community College appoints first student member of Board of Trustees

Edmonds Community College has named John Jessop the first student representative on its Board of Trustees. “This is truly historic for the college and something students have advocated for,” said Wayne Anthony, director of Edmonds Community College’s Center for Student Engagement and Leadership. The responsibilities of the student trustee — a voting member — are…

Creative Retirement Institute presents 'The Best Bad Idea: The True Story of Argo'

The Creative Retirement Institute hosts a lunch with Mark Lijek, retired Foreign Service officer, for his presentation, “The Best Bad Idea: The True Story of Argo,” which will focus on his experience with his wife and four others of sanctuary in the Canadian embassy and being smuggled out of Iran following the 1979 revolution. Seating for the…

Creative Retirement Institute presents ‘The Best Bad Idea: The True Story of Argo’

The Creative Retirement Institute hosts a lunch with Mark Lijek, retired Foreign Service officer, for his presentation, “The Best Bad Idea: The True Story of Argo,” which will focus on his experience with his wife and four others of sanctuary in the Canadian embassy and being smuggled out of Iran following the 1979 revolution. Seating for the…

Washington State Studio Network Film Showcase coming to Black Box Theatre

The Washington State Studio Network Film Showcase is coming to Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre at 7 p.m on July 26. The Summer Edition lineup includes filmmakers from Whatcom, Snohomish and King County. The showcase will include films in categories such as animation, documentary, music videos, commercial, and experimental. Films scheduled to be screened in include Debut…

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary’s Concours d’Elegance auction, car show set for July 12-13

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club is sponsoring the Concours d’Elegance at The Wood Gala Auction, featuring “All Things Italian”, in Woodway Hall at Edmonds Community College, Friday, July 12, 6-10 p.m. And on Saturday, July 13, the club will hold its annual Concours d’Elegance car show, featuring 60 hand-picked cars including Bentleys, Rolls Royces, Packards, Mercedes, and…

Edmonds Community College to host candidates' forum

Edmonds Community College’s Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Joan Penney will be moderating a Lynnwood City Council and Mayor’s question-and-answer forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 in the college’s Black Box Theatre. The forum is free and open to the public Each candidate, after giving a brief introduction, will have an opportunity to address…

Edmonds Community College to host candidates’ forum

Edmonds Community College’s Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Joan Penney will be moderating a Lynnwood City Council and Mayor’s question-and-answer forum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 in the college’s Black Box Theatre. The forum is free and open to the public Each candidate, after giving a brief introduction, will have an opportunity to address…

Edmonds Community College adopts new LGBTQ initiative

As part of the registration process, students enrolling at Edmonds Community College and other Washington community and technical colleges statewide are now being asked to answer two optional questions about gender identity and sexual orientation. Students are encouraged to provide this confidential information so the colleges can design and implement programs and services that provide…

Edmonds Community College receives $1.97 million energy grant

Edmonds Community College has received a $1.97 million grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce to lower energy and maintenance costs. “This is about reducing our utility and maintenance costs, reducing our carbon footprint, and, in the process, ensuring a comfortable environment for teaching and learning,” said Kevin McKay, Vice President for Finance and…

Teens can learn basics of clay building through ArtsNow/uLearn class at EdCC

On July 8, teens ages 13-17 will be able to create their own hand-built projects in a new basics of clay building class offered by ArtsNow/uLearn at Edmonds Community College. Whether students are new to working in clay, or have previously taken pottery classes, this is a great opportunity for them to experiment and explore….

High school students earn certificates through Edmonds Community College program

Eleven graduating Sno-Isle Tech Skills Center students interested in aerospace and manufacturing careers recently earned a college Manufacturing Core Certificate through a partnership with Edmonds Community College’s Tech Prep Program and the Washington Aerospace Training and Research (WATR) Center. Scholarships provided by the WATR Center gave Sno-Isle students the opportunity to take the four-week online…

Snohomish County NAACP celebrates Juneteenth 2013 on Saturday, June 22 at EdCC

Snohomish County NAACC hosts Juneteenth 2013 from 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at Edmonds Community College. Juneteeth is a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. It also is known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States….

Edmonds Community College hosts soccer camp

The Triton Soccer Camp will be Aug. 5-9 at the Edmonds Community College Triton Field. The camp is for all ages, from kindergarten through high school: Grades K-7 (co-ed) • Grades 8 -12 (girls) Coach Jeanette Delaney and her staff will be targeting all skill levels, with emphasis on speed, agility, ball control, finishing, goalkeeping, attacking, and defense.The…

EdCC students graduate from Latino Leadership program

The Latino Leadership Institute pilot program celebrated its first annual commencement ceremony on June 8 at Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon. Sixteen students from Edmonds, Everett, and Skagit community colleges were selected to participate in the pilot program and exhibited leadership skills on campus and in their communities. The following five students from Edmonds…

Edmonds Community College twins off to different schools

Hong Lap Wong and Kin Lap Wong are a lot alike, which is no surprise. They’re twins who grew up in Hong Kong and who are about to embark on to their next exciting phases as they join more than 2,000 students graduating from Edmonds Community College on June 14 at Comcast Arena in Everett….

More than 2,000 students to graduate from Edmonds Community College

“Benjamin Franklin famously wrote: ‘An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.’ We agree,” said Edmonds Community College President Jean Hernandez. “We value the motivation of our graduates and eagerly look forward to the contributions they will make as industry and civic leaders, entrepreneurs, volunteers, lifelong learners, and members of our local and global…

Edmonds Community College recognized as top rated CC in state for sustainability

In recognition of its sustainability achievements, Edmonds Community College was awarded a STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, is a new program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. “Achieving a silver rating in…

Music takes center stage at Black Box Theatre

The Edmonds Community College Music Department presents a Classical Music Showcase at 7:30 p.m, Wednesday, June 5 at the school’s Black Box Theatre. The school’s Digital Music program hosts an innovative, multimedia performance,Music + Computers = Happiness/MUSAIC, featuring students from the Digital Music program at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Black Box Threatre. This…

Edmonds Community College awarded grant from Verdant Health Commission

Edmonds Community College has been awarded a $369,000 grant from Verdant Health Commission to fund the creation of a Wellness and Health Promotion program for students, employees, and community members. The grant covers two years, as well as funding half of a third year as the program becomes a sustainable college resource. Under the direction…

Digital Music students to showcase multimedia performance in 'Musaic'

Students in the Edmonds Community College Digital Music Program will be showcased in an innovative multimedia performance called “Musaic” at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the college’s Black Box Theatre. “Musaic” is open to the public. A $7 suggested donation supports Edmonds Community College music scholarships. This year’s concert performance features student musicians interacting…