Category: Academics

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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Global Affairs Center serves up GMO panel

Global Affairs Center serves up GMO panel

A stellar panel of experts gathered Thursday, Feb. 5, 2014 at Shoreline Community College to discuss one of the more hotly debated subjects of the day: Genetically modified food. The panel included Toby Bradshaw, Ph.D., chair of the University of Washington Biology Department, Natalie DiNicola, Ph.D., Vice President of Sustainable Ag partnerships at Monsanto Co., and Christina Own, Ph.D., program […]

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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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Grant to power growth for Clean Energy Technology Program

Grant to power growth for Clean Energy Technology Program

A leader in education and training for Washington’ solar industry, Shoreline Community College has landed a prestigious grant to enhance its role in sustainable, renewable energy. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), with support from the National Science Foundation, has awarded a $20,000 MentorLinks grant to be used for Shoreline’s Clean Energy Technology Program. Shoreline is one of only […]

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Project Biotech camp has formula for success

Project Biotech camp has formula for success

Two dozen budding scientists just spent a week on the Shoreline Community College campus at the first ever Project Biotech. “It was a huge success,” said Adrienne Houck, Amgen Biotech Experience outreach manager at the college. The camp, July 7-11, drew students ranging from graduating eight-graders to graduating high school seniors from schools around the Puget Sound region. “The students […]

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