Category: Community Engagement

Shoreline Soccer Unifies for Historic Tournament With Special Olympics this Weekend

Shoreline Soccer Unifies for Historic Tournament With Special Olympics this Weekend

  This Saturday, April 18, Shoreline Community College will join 15 other colleges and universities from Washington and Oregon to compete in the first ever collegiate-level Unified Sports soccer tournament through Special Olympics Washington. Unified Sports is a program initiated through Special Olympics promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences. By joining people with and without intellectual […]

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Plastic Bag Whale Comes to Shoreline for Earth Week – Makes a Big Splash

Plastic Bag Whale Comes to Shoreline for Earth Week – Makes a Big Splash

On Fri., April 10 a 32-foot gray whale constructed of 9,000 plastic bags and other plastic waste arrived on the Shoreline campus where it will be housed in the PUB lobby until April 30 as part of the campus-wide Earth Week celebration. The project is the brainchild of local artist and Solid Waste educator Carrie Ziegler, who designed the art […]

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Larry Fuell, Director of Shoreline's Global Affairs Center, leads a discussion.

Shoreline’s Global Affairs Center’s Great Discussions Series Starts April 9

Do we need to rethink U.S. foreign policy? Robert Reich identifies four myths of American culture, one of which he calls “The Mob at the Gate,” and is the idea that we see ourselves as “uniquely blessed but continually endangered by foreign menaces.” Reich argues that we need to rethink this and other myths about ourselves and the rest of the […]

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Shoreline Automotive Center Hosts Annual Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference

Shoreline Automotive Center Hosts Annual Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference

The Shoreline Community College Professional Automotive Training Center’s Dealer Training Academy hosted the Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference (VMMC) for the fourth year in a row this week. The conference, which attracted approximately 150-300 industry participants from across the nation, ran from March 24-26. The annual conference offers a chance for industry members to learn from experts in their fields about […]

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U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake Visits Shoreline, Greets New Student Families

U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake Visits Shoreline, Greets New Student Families

  Indonesian students in attendance at Shoreline’s international student orientation for spring quarter got a surprise Mon., March 23 when U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake made an appearance at the college. Ambassador Blake stopped by Shoreline as part of an outreach tour and spent over an hour meeting with Indonesian students and their families, as well as with Shoreline […]

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Shoreline Community College and North Seattle College See the Light, Break the Rules With New Solar Project

Shoreline Community College and North Seattle College See the Light, Break the Rules With New Solar Project

When it comes to championing student learning, Louise Petruzzella, Director of Shoreline Community College’s Clean Energy Tech program, once was a student in the program, so it’s only natural that she puts student success at the heart of everything she does. So when Mark Weber, a faculty member at North Seattle College, called with an idea for a partnership between […]

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Math Olympiad draws hundreds to campus

Math Olympiad draws hundreds to campus

More than 700 “mathletes,” their family, friends and teachers too over the Shoreline Community College campus on Pi Day, March 14, 2015 for the Shoreline Math Olympiad math competition. Dignitaries on hand for the awards ceremony in the gymnasium included Shoreline’s President Cheryl Roberts, schools Superintendent Rebecca Miner, school board members Mike Jacobs and Richard Potter, Shoreline City Council member […]

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Shoreline’s Biotech Program Gives 25 Rural High School Students Glimpse at Careers in STEM

Shoreline’s Biotech Program Gives 25 Rural High School Students Glimpse at Careers in STEM

For the third year in a row, Shoreline’s biotech program hosted students from Oregon. This past Friday, March 6, 25 students from  Glide High School in the rural town of Glide, Ore., came to participate in Amgen Biotechnology Experience labs funded by the Amgen Foundation. The upper-level high-schoolers spent the day in Shoreline’s Biotech lab where Amgen outreach coordinator Adrienne […]

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Shoreline, auto dealers association forge relationship

Shoreline, auto dealers association forge relationship

The network of new car dealers connected with Shoreline Community College just got bigger. “We’re excited about the opportunities that will come with the merger of Puget Sound Automobile Dealers Association and the Washington State Auto Dealers Association (WSADA),” said Shoreline President Cheryl Roberts. “The dealer associations are coming together with one voice for this critically important industry in our […]

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Shoreline Community College’s Co-ops: How One Family Discovered Community Out of Tragedy

Shoreline Community College’s Co-ops: How One Family Discovered Community Out of Tragedy

Four-year-old Kailey Wartinger could count her possessions on one hand after a December fire ravaged the two-bedroom Shoreline apartment where she lived with her mom. Everything that wasn’t burned in the blaze itself was ruined by water damage. When the firefighters packed up their gear, Kailey was left with just two undamaged toys and a handful of clothes for the […]

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