Reminder: World Diversity Day with world café at Edmonds CC May 21

The Snohomish County Human Rights Commission will celebrate World Diversity Day with a world café event at Edmonds Community College from 12:30-3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21. The event is in partnership with the Edmonds Community College Equity and Inclusion Department and Communities of Color Coalition. Through dialogue and development, the organizations hope to: raise…

Edmonds CC’s Project Home to raise funds for students facing homelessness

Edmonds Community College’s Project Home Ambassadors (PHA) student club has one goal –– to help students who are facing homelessness with housing expenses, which can sometimes seem insurmountable. Across the U.S., about one-third of community college students go hungry and 14% are homeless, according to 2017 national survey by the University of Wisconsin of more…

Native dancers share traditions during 34th annual Edmonds CC powwow

Edmonds Community College’s Native American Student Association hosted their 34th annual powwow, “Restoring the Salish Sea,” last weekend. Powwows are gatherings to celebrate the Native Americans who live in the U.S. They feature dancing, singing and drum playing by the indigenous people, usually dressed in a variety of different types of regalia. When asked what…

May 3 fundraiser to help Edmonds CC Salsa Band travel to Puerto Rico

The Edmonds Community College Jazz and Salsa Band students will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, in January to listen to and learn la musica salsa from world-renowned salsa musicians during the San Sebastian Street Festival, one of the largest festivals in Puerto Rico. “These opportunities to experience Caribbean music and culture first hand are…

Edmonds CC Gala raises $355,000 for scholarships; spotlights alumni and students

More than 350 guests gathered at the Grand Hyatt Seattle Hotel on April 13 for the Edmonds Community College Foundation Gala in celebration of alumni and students and the transformational power of education. The gala is held annually to raise funds to provide direct support for students through scholarships, emergency funding in times of crisis,…

Edmonds CC honored with national marketing and PR awards

The Edmonds Community College’s Marketing and Public Information office took home a Paragon award and a national Rising Star award at the recent annual National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) national conference in San Antonio, Texas. Edmonds CC earned a silver Paragon in the Brochure-Booklet category for its Student Resource Guide. The Paragon…

With building booming, Edmonds CC offers construction management program

Construction is booming throughout the Puget Sound region, creating a demand for skilled workers and construction managers. Last year, Seattle earned the title of crane capital of the U.S. for the third year in a row with 65 cranes dotting the skyline. As the only accredited two-year construction management program in Washington state, Edmonds Community College…

Record turnout for Edmonds CC women of STEM conference

Edmonds Community College hosted its seventh annual Expanding Your Horizons conference last week for young women interested in studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The conference saw record attendance with nearly 500 students, grades eight through 12, from five school districts. Students had the option to attend interactive workshops led by women in STEM…

Gov. Inslee tours Edmonds CC engineering labs

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made an appearance at Edmonds Community College on Friday, March 22 to see the work of the engineering and engineering technology students.  Edmonds CC offers both engineering and engineering technology degrees. Students who study engineering can earn an associates degree, which can be used to transfer to a four-year university. The…

Reminder: Edmonds CC to host estate planning seminar March 5

Edmonds Community College will be hosting an estate planning seminar, “Leaving a Legacy,” on Tuesday, March 5, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The conversation will be led by Bill Zook, principal of Evergreen Estate Planning, LLC. Lunch will be provided for those attending. The seminar will be held at Edmonds CC in Gateway Hall, third floor,…

Reminder: March 9 ‘Learn to Laugh’ comedy night to fund EdCC scholarships

The Edmonds Chamber Foundation is hosting a “Learn to Laugh” comedy night fundraiser on Saturday, March 9, at the Wade James Theater. Proceeds from the show will go toward scholarships for Edmonds Community College students. “It is named ‘Learn to Laugh’ because the proceeds go to fund scholarships for students who plan to study business, health care or…

Reminder: Edmonds CC to offer free electronics, paper recycling March 9

Edmonds Community College will offer free electronic and foam recycling, and free paper shredding from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9, on campus at 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Follow the signs at 68th Avenue W. and 200th Street S.W. entrance. “Mercury, lead, cadmium, and other hazardous and toxic material can be found in…

Edmonds CC employees honored for advancing student success

Two Edmonds Community College employees were recently recognized for their exemplary efforts in championing and advancing student success. Dennis Denman is the associate director of the Center for Student Engagement and Leadership and was recently awarded the 2018 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region V Community College Professional award. “It means the world…

Edmonds CC’s 40th annual International Night set for March 1

Edmonds Community College will host its 40th annual International Night at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. This event celebrates community in diversity at Edmonds CC through music, dance, and the arts performed by students. “When International Night first began, it was a small, on-campus event,” said Lisa Thompson,…

Edmonds CC to present Tunnel of Intersections exhibit Feb. 26-28

Edmonds Community College will present its fifth Tunnel of Intersections exhibit from 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 26-27, and 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, on campus in Woodway Hall, room 202. “The Tunnel of Intersections is an interactive, multimedia experience designed to put participants in touch with intersections of diversity in our…

Edmonds CC seeks nominations for 2019 Distinguished Alumni award

The Edmonds Community College Foundation is pleased to announce a Call to Nominations for its 2019 Distinguished Alumni awards. Established in 1991, the Foundation’s Distinguished Alumni award has honored Edmonds CC alumni for academic success, professional achievement and community service. Past recipients include outstanding community leaders who are artists, attorneys, musicians, educators, fire chiefs therapists,…

Edmonds CC Bee Club to show ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ Feb. 21

Curious about the longest known insect migration on Earth? The Edmonds Community College Bee Club and Green Team is hosting a screening of Flight of the Butterflies on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Black Box Theatre. The documentary follows a butterfly monarch leading her family on a perilous, 2,000 kilometer journey from Mexico to Canada….

Unexpected Productions presents Improvised Pain Games at Edmonds CC Feb. 23

Unexpected Productions North will host an “Olympic-style” competition where improvisation meets extreme sports at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 in the Black Box Theater at Edmonds Community College. Concessions and beverages will be available (cash only) at the show. The Black Box Theater is located on the EdCC campus a 20310 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Tickets…

Lynnwood police looking for missing Edmonds CC student

Lynnwood police are looking for an Edmonds Community College International student missing since Feb. 13. Juheon Kim was last seen Wednesday, Feb. 13 at his residence in Lynnwood.  He is described as an 18-year-old Asian male, 5-foot-4, approximately 120 pounds. His current clothing description is unknown. If you have any information about his whereabouts, contact…

Edmonds CC awarded Snohomish Co. Human Rights Diversity Visionary award

Edmonds Community College has been recognized for its strides in diversity, equity and inclusion by the Snohomish County Commission on Human Rights with the commission’s 2019 Human Rights Diversity Visionary award. “It is an honor to receive the award and be recognized by the Snohomish Commission on Human Rights as an organization that is committed…

Late start for Edmonds CC Feb. 13

Due to icy road conditions, Edmonds Community College will start at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. All classes and activities with a start time before 10 a.m. are canceled. The college said it will assess the weather conditions again in the early morning and notify students and employees of any changes in campus operations by 6:30 a.m.  

Edmonds Community College announces Monday closure

Edmonds Community College said that “due to continued inclement weather and unsafe driving conditions,” it would be closed Monday, Feb. 11. All classes (including evening and online classes) and activities are canceled.

Firefighters’ charity basketball game Jan. 19 to benefit burn foundation

Firefighters from South County Fire & Rescue and the Everett Fire Department will play a Firefighters Charity Basketball game Saturday, Jan. 19, at 4:30 p.m., with ticket proceeds benefiting the Washington State Council of Firefighters Burn Foundation. The game will be at the Walt Price Fitness Center at Everett Community College and will be played between…

Reminder: Edmonds CC’s MLK Jr. celebration Jan. 15 to feature Dr. Michael Benitez Jr.

Edmonds Community College will host a free Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The community is invited to celebrates the life and teachings of Dr. King with an inspirational message from keynote speaker Dr. Michael Benitez Jr. Benitez is a nationally-acclaimed activist-scholar, practitioner, and educator. He has extensive experience in diversity issues…