Category: Academics

DECA team all business at international competition

DECA team all business at international competition

  The Shoreline Community College DECA team has returned from the 2015 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) with nine Top Ten finishers, four Top Three plaques and numerous medals. Out of 18 students competing, 14 were finalists in the competition at Orlando, Fla. The individuals and teams participating in this year’s conference had stiff competition from other college in […]

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Shoreline’s Intersextions Class Ain’t Your Mama’s Sex Ed Class

Shoreline’s Intersextions Class Ain’t Your Mama’s Sex Ed Class

“Don’t even get me started on ‘50 Shades of Grey,’”, said Diana Knauf, professor of Psychology at Shoreline. “What a completely incorrect portrayal of the BDSM community.” “Laughable,” said Rachel David, Shoreline’s Director of Women’s Studies. “By the way, have you seen the Salvation Army domestic violence ad campaign that just came out?” With that, Knauf, David and their cohort, […]

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Shoreline DECA 2015 Club Takes Top Prizes at Regional Competition

Shoreline DECA 2015 Club Takes Top Prizes at Regional Competition

Shoreline’s DECA 2015 team returned from the Collegiate DECA Pacific Northwest Career Development Conference held Feb. 19-21 in Victoria, BC with five first place wins, making this year’s team the most decorated in recent memory. Of the 17 students representing Shoreline in 13 different events at this year’s conference, 15 students placed third or better. All 17 Shoreline participants qualified […]

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Cathy Otto named new dean of health and business division

Cathy Otto named new dean of health and business division

Cathy Otto is the new Dean of the Health Occupations, Physical Education and Business Division at Shoreline Community College. “I’m very excited to bring Cathy with her academic and professional experience to the college in a leadership position for these important programs,” said Bob Francis, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. “I want to thank the members of the […]

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Shepherd speaks on Japan-China relations

Shepherd speaks on Japan-China relations

Samuel M. Shepherd spoke Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at Shoreline Community College as part of the Global Eyes series sponsored by the Global Affairs Center at the college. Shepherd’s presentation was titled, “Chinese-Japanese Relations in a New World Order.” Shepherd is  Senior Advisor with the Associates in Cultural Exchange based in Seattle and manages his own consulting firm, Shepherd & […]

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National workforce conference comes to SCC

National workforce conference comes to SCC

Educators from across the country came to Shoreline Community College on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 to continue work on how to align education and training with the needs of business and industry. Titled the “Credentials to Careers (C2C) National Peer Learning Conference,” the event is part of a $12.3 million, three-year, federal Department of Labor grant with a goal of […]

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‘Science of Cannabis’ class ready for fall quarter

‘Science of Cannabis’ class ready for fall quarter

Don’t bother bringing a bag of Doritos to Biology 140 this fall at Shoreline Community College. The new class may be titled “The Science of Cannabis,” but instructor David Baldwin says the emphasis will be on the science surrounding cannabis, not how to cultivate it and there definitely won’t be any consumption. “There will be some discussion of agricultural and […]

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Solar-powered garden to feed vegan deli and neighbors

Solar-powered garden to feed vegan deli and neighbors

The sun provides the energy vegetables need to grow. So it makes sense that when a farmer needs electricity to give those veggies a head start and then sell nature’s bounty, he might also turn to the sun. Urban-horticulture convert Dennis Comer says that while he appreciates the potential for cosmic alignment, his motivation was much more pragmatic. “The City […]

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Child Advocacy Studies certificate online at Shoreline

Child Advocacy Studies certificate online at Shoreline

By Tyler Alben the Ebbtide Violence and sex abuse are things that children should never have to endure, yet horrific stories of youth in appalling situations seem to be more and more common. Out of all preventative measures, education can be the most effective at turning the tides on child abuse and Shoreline Community College recently joined in that effort. […]

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Philosophy and Film MOOC about to begin

Philosophy and Film MOOC about to begin

Coming soon to a computer screen near you! Shoreline Community College is preparing to host its first ever massive open online course, better known as a MOOC, on July 21. William Lindenmuth, an Associate faculty member in Philosophy at Shoreline, will examine a variety of philosophical issues through the medium of film for the class that will be hosted on www.canvas.net until Sept. 15. […]

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