Employment expert to talk about thriving in today's workplace

Students and workers living in the Snohomish and King counties will be given the tools to “go further” in their educations and careers when best-selling author and workplace expert Bob Rosner speaks May 23 in the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College. The event, at 12:30 p.m., is free and open to the public….

Employment expert to talk about thriving in today’s workplace

Students and workers living in the Snohomish and King counties will be given the tools to “go further” in their educations and careers when best-selling author and workplace expert Bob Rosner speaks May 23 in the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College. The event, at 12:30 p.m., is free and open to the public….

Dine-in and support the Edmonds Public School Foundation

Looking for a great meal and want to support the Edmonds Public School Foundation. Then head on over to Buca di Beppo in Lynnwood from 4-9 p.m., April 25 and enjoy a special dinner featuring Caesar salad, spaghetti, fettuccine alfredo, chicken parmigiana, homemade brownies and beverages for the special price of $24 per person (tax…

Edmonds Community College schedules annual Open House

Edmonds Community College’s annual Open House will be from 6-8 p.m, May 14, in Woodway Hall 202 on campus. Edmonds Community College provides many educational opportunities, including: More than 40 professional/technical programs that keep pace with the real needs of regional employers; Two-year degrees for transfer students seeking bachelor’s degrees — with a choice of…

Reminder: International film festival starts Tuesday at Edmonds Community College

The fifth annual Edmonds Community College International Film Festival with a focus on “Women in Cinema: starts April 16, and continues through April 18 at the school’s Black Box Theatre. All films are free and open to the public. Through innovative, thought-provoking cinema, the film festival strives to expose audiences to the artistry, immediacy, and…

Lynnwood Mayor to speak at Edmonds Community College on Monday

Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough will speak and field questions during a presentation Monday, April 15, in the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College. The event, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., is free and open to the public. Gough’s presentation is titled “How Local Government is Designed to Work or Sometimes Not to Work.” Among Gough’s topics: the…

Edmonds Community College hosting Earth Month events

Edmonds Community College has several events planned in conjunction with Earth Month that are open to the public. Here is a list of events, which extend into May. Earth Month Kick-Off Event 12:30 p.m., Thurs., April 11 | Black Box Theatre Peter Ward: “In Celebration of Earth Month” Ward is a paleontologist and professor of…

High school chefs face off at Edmonds Community College on April 23

A cooking competition featuring Edmonds District high school students will be at 3 p.m. April 23 in Brier Hall’s College Café at Edmonds Community College. Loosely based on the popular “Iron Chef” television program, the event is an annual competition sponsored by the Edmonds School District. It features the winners from competitions at Edmonds-Woodway, Lynnwood,…

'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown' coming to Black Box Theatre on May 16-18

The Edmonds Community College Music Department and the Black Box Theatre presents Charles Schulz’s “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” 7:30 p.m. May 16-18, and 2 p.m. May 17-18, in the college’s Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students, youth (17 and under), and seniors (65-plus). Spend an evening…

‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown’ coming to Black Box Theatre on May 16-18

The Edmonds Community College Music Department and the Black Box Theatre presents Charles Schulz’s “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” 7:30 p.m. May 16-18, and 2 p.m. May 17-18, in the college’s Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students, youth (17 and under), and seniors (65-plus). Spend an evening…

Second annual Celebration of Food Festival coming to Convention Center on May 19

Food Revolution Snohomish County, a movement aimed at encouraging growing, cooking, preserving, and eating real and healthy food, brings the Celebration of Food Festival to Lynnwood for the second straight year on May 19 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The festival is a free, family event where participants can taste, explore, and experience real food…

EdCC's Diversity Student Center announces spring events

The Diversity Student Center at Edmonds Community College has announced the schedule for its spring diversity events, which begin April 17, and continue through May 9. All events are free and open to the public and will be held on campus. Here’s the schedule: Latin-American Festival 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wed., April 17 | Courtyard/Brier Hall…

EdCC’s Diversity Student Center announces spring events

The Diversity Student Center at Edmonds Community College has announced the schedule for its spring diversity events, which begin April 17, and continue through May 9. All events are free and open to the public and will be held on campus. Here’s the schedule: Latin-American Festival 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wed., April 17 | Courtyard/Brier Hall…

UW Geological Science Professor headlines Brown Bag Lecture

In honor of Earth Month: Peter D. Ward,a paleontologist and professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Washington, will talk at 12:30 p.m., April 11 at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theater. Ward specializes in the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction event (the one that killed the dinosaurs), the Permian-Triassic extinction event, and mass extinctions in general….

Coming Home: Baseball’s America lecture on Tuesday at EdCC

Historian Bill Woodward presents “Coming Home: Baseball’s America,” a talk about baseball’s grip on America, using metaphors of hope and homecoming to trace the history of the game and our nation at 7 p.m., April 9 at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre. The lecture is free and open to the public. Woodward’s presentation is…

Coming Home: Baseball's America lecture on Tuesday at EdCC

Historian Bill Woodward presents “Coming Home: Baseball’s America,” a talk about baseball’s grip on America, using metaphors of hope and homecoming to trace the history of the game and our nation at 7 p.m., April 9 at Edmonds Community College’s Black Box Theatre. The lecture is free and open to the public. Woodward’s presentation is…

Career fair coming to Edmonds Community College

Edmonds Community College hosts its annual Career Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 1 in Woodway Hall 202. This event is for current and alumni students and community members seeking jobs. Meet more than 30 local employers with full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions. These are jobs which will help to support you while in school, and/or career…

Edmonds Community College hosts 28th annual Powwow

Edmonds Community College’s Native American Student Association hosts its 28th annual Powwow, “Teachings of the Wolves,” May 3-5. The Powwow brings together students, families, and communities to celebrate American Indian singing, drumming, dancing, and arts and crafts. It will be held in Seaview Gym on campus. Dance and drum ceremonies start at 7 p.m., Friday;…

Female students expand their horizons at STEM conference

More than 200 young women attended Edmonds Community College’s Expanding Your Horizons conference on March 27, where they learned about science and math courses and were encouraged to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The young women came from 13 schools in five public school districts, as well as from two private…

Community supports EdCC Foundation auction

The Edmonds Community College Foundation auction in February raised more than $230,000 in support of access, success, and excellence for students, faculty, and staff at the college. “Even with the challenge of tough economic times and the growing number of students, our guests and donors remained extremely generous and raised their paddles for the students…

Edmonds Community College hosts fifth annual film festival

The fifth annual Edmonds Community College International Film Festival with a focus on “Women in Cinema: starts April 16, and continues through April 18 at the school’s Black Box Theatre. All films are free and open to the public. Through innovative, thought-provoking cinema, the film festival strives to expose audiences to the artistry, immediacy, and…

Edmonds Community College instructors receive state award

Edmonds Community College instructors Kathleen Murphy and Beth O’Donnell have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award. The award recognizes contributions to assessment, teaching, and student learning at a public two- or four-year college in Washington State. To be eligible for an award, nominees must teach and/or…