Posts for category ‘Education’

Holocaust Survivors Speak April 13-May 25
denisegl | March 30, 2011 | 9:45 am

Four people who lived through the Holocaust will tell their stories this spring as part of Everett Community College’s Surviving the Holocaust forums. The forums, now in their 12th year, are part of EvCC’s Humanities 150D class Surviving the Holocaust, which includes written, filmed and personal accounts from eyewitnesses. Speakers were arranged through the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center in Seattle. The presentations are open to the public and are Read more »

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Everett Community College Receives $250,000 Achieving the Dream Grant
denisegl | March 2, 2011 | 6:04 am

Everett Community College is joining the national Achieving the Dream project and will receive a $250,000 grant to increase the number of students who stay enrolled and graduate. EvCC is one of 30 schools nationwide selected for Achieving the Dream in 2011, including nine other schools from Washington state. The funds will be received during the next four years.  Participating in Achieve the Dream will strengthen Everett Community College’s ongoing efforts to Read more »

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There is always something to do at the library from book discussions to Chinese New Year
denisegl | February 19, 2011 | 3:27 pm

Boredom is cured by going to the library. We’ve listed events to look forward to at the Everett and Evergreen libraries. For more information on anything listed see Read more »

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Seven Everett schools earn Washington Achievement Awards
denisegl | February 18, 2011 | 9:10 am

Silver Lake, Silver Firs, Woodside, Cedar Wood and Garfield elementary schools as well as Gateway and Evergreen middle schools recently received the 2010 Washington Achievement Award from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). The Washington Achievement Award is given to elementary, middle, high and Read more »

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Everett Area Chamber of Commerce upcoming events
denisegl | February 9, 2011 | 10:14 am

The Chamber’s monthly networking breakfast is a great way to meet a room full of people at one event. They like to say that ”Good Morning, Everett!” is like speed dating for business. Come check out how to make your membership work for you. For more info and to regster see the Everett chamber website .  Also be part of Snohomish County’s new economic vitality enterprise that is teaming up with City of Everett, MacDonald-Miller and Moss Adams to bring you Read more »

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Possession Sound writers speak about eating locally
denisegl | February 4, 2011 | 1:30 pm

Seattle food writers Langdon Cook and Shannon Borg will speak about eating locally-grown and foraged foods and sharing their culinary adventures in the kitchen, in the wilderness, and on the farm Feb. 8 at Everett Community College. The Local Foods, Living Well reading and panel discussion is scheduled for noon in Baker Hall Room 120. The panel is part of EvCC Reads, a year-long campus conversation about the book  Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet, by Alisa Smith and Read more »

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Everett welcomes bestselling author Jamie Ford to kickoff February’s Everett Reads month.
denisegl | January 25, 2011 | 7:00 am

Bestselling author Jamie Ford will be at Everett’s Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 4th at 7:30 p.m. in celebration of the kickoff for Everett Public Library’s one-community, one-book program, “Everett Reads!” For the month of February, the community of Everett is encouraged to read Ford’s popular book, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Admission to Ford’s talk is free, and he will also be signing books following his presentation. Everett Public Library selected Hotel Read more »

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Volunteers of America Welcomes Robert Reese as Regional Vice President
denisegl | January 20, 2011 | 5:17 pm

Volunteers of America Western Washington recently welcomed retired Brigadier General, Robert “Bob”Reese as its Regional Vice President for Snohomish County. Besides integrating Volunteers of America’s services across the county, he is responsible for Read more »

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Growing Your Future: The Business Side of Farming
Steve | January 14, 2011 | 11:57 pm

WSU Extension Class starts up on Tuesday, January 18

photo by benhodgson

Alternative agriculture is ramping up to meet the demands of a health-conscious culture: local produce, naturally-raised meats and fibers, organically-grown herbs, flowers, and more. For those hoping to start and sustain a profitable small farm or agricultural enterprise, as well as current growers wanting to enhance existing operations, WSU Snohomish County Extension is offering the 12-week award-winning course: Cultivating Success: Agricultural Entrepreneurship & Farm Business Planning. Read more »

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Everett Community College Student Fitness Center Opens Jan. 8
Steve | January 5, 2011 | 8:45 pm

Everett Community College will celebrate the opening of its new Student Fitness Center Jan. 8 after the first basketball game to be played in the new gym. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will happen after the 4 p.m. women’s basketball game, with the men’s game to follow. The EvCC Trojans are playing the Olympic College Rangers. Read more »

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