Edmonds CC to participate in Great ShakeOut Oct. 17

Edmonds Community College will participate in The Great ShakeOut on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Great ShakeOut is a global emergency preparedness event that encourages participants to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during an earthquake. The Edmonds CC drill will held between 10-10:30 a.m. Thursday, and begin with a digital message display on…

Edmonds CC to celebrate Manufacturing Day Oct. 4

Edmonds Community College will host a Manufacturing Day event from noon-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, to highlight modern manufacturing — a vibrant and growing industry that offers diverse, high-paying career opportunities. Manufacturing Day is an annual, national event that showcases modern manufacturing careers and encourages thousands of companies and educational institutions to open their doors…

Registration now open for fall Edmonds CC classes

Getting the classes you want at the time you want them is a top priority for students. The secret: Register early. “Core classes, like English and math, that are required as prerequisites for upper-level classes and graduation tend to fill quickly,” said Kim Chapman, Edmonds Community College’s dean of Humanities and Social Sciences Division. “If…

Edmonds CC child care center recognized for excellence

Edmonds Community College’s Center for Families (CFF) has been recognized for excellence as a child care provider by the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families. The center received a Level 4 rating for its Early Achievers program, recognizing it for interactions and environment, accreditation, and professionalism. According to state officials, the center’s teachers…

Edmonds CC alumna to serve as executive director of human resources

Edmonds Community College has hired Mojgan (Mushka) Rohani to serve as the college’s Executive Director of Human Resources. Her first day was June 3. “I’m happy to have Mushka join the college,” said President Dr. Amit B. Singh. “She has an impressive resume, and her extensive knowledge and experience in HR will enhance our efforts…

Edmonds School District employee earns EdCC Foundation’s Associate Faculty award

Luke McQuade, Edmonds School District Behavior Specialist at Edmonds-Woodway High and College Place Middle, has been recognized with the 2019 Associate Faculty Professional Development Award by the Edmonds Community College Foundation. McQuade is a part-time associate faculty member at Edmonds Community College and received the award during the Foundation’s Building Community Day. Michelle Cimaroli, program…

Edmonds CC Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen service members

Edmonds Community College hosted its sixth annual Memorial Day Ceremony Wednesday, May 22, in the college’s Black Box Theatre. The ceremony invited members of the community to celebrate and honor military service personnel who have fought and died for their country. This year’s ceremony paid tribute to D-Day veterans who served during WWII. The ceremony…

Reminder: World Diversity Day 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: 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…

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…

Save the date: 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…

Save the date: 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,…

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,…