Category: Community Engagement

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 […]

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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 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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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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Robotics competition draws young students to campus

Robotics competition draws young students to campus

Middle- and elementary-age students from across Western Washington gathered at Shoreline Community College, Jan. 17-18, 2015 for the First Lego League Western Washington Semifinal Tournament. First Lego League is a robotic competition and sponsored in Washington by Washington First Robotics, organized to engage young people in science and technology. The semifinal event at Shoreline was one of two in Western […]

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Shoreline hosts discussion on Ferguson events

More than 60 students, faculty and staff joined a discussion, Tuesday, Nov. 25, on topics surrounding the events in Ferguson, Mo. The Shoreline Community College Student Leadership Center, along with members of the Equity and Social Justice faculty members, hosted the event prompted by the Monday, Nov. 24 decision by a grand jury to not charge a police officer in 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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