Category: Community Engagement

FIRST LEGO League brings STEM, robots, and hundreds of area students to campus this weekend

FIRST LEGO League brings STEM, robots, and hundreds of area students to campus this weekend

For the second year running, Washington FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics is partnering with Shoreline Community College to bring the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competition to Shoreline’s campus this Saturday and Sunday, January 23-24. A robotics competition developed for upper elementary and middle school-aged students, FLL aims at inspiring youth to take interest in science […]

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College street banners on Aurora Avenue

College street banners on Aurora Avenue

A collaboration between Shoreline Community College and the City of Shoreline to bring visibility to the college and note the community’s rich heritage of excellence in education is now on display, hanging from light poles along Aurora Avenue North from 155th Street to 165th Street. College-themed street banners were added to the light poles on Jan. 10, 2016. The double […]

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Three Shoreline cooperative preschools seek new homes

Three Shoreline cooperative preschools seek new homes

For more than 50 years, three early childhood education programs in Shoreline have been helping children and families grow, but now it is the growing number of families enrolling children in the Shoreline School District that is forcing those programs from their home and perhaps out of existence. The three cooperative preschools are North City, Shorenorth, and Shoreline Cooperative. Currently, […]

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Shoreline’s Nursing students break fundraising record for students in need

Shoreline’s Nursing students break fundraising record for students in need

Each year, the Shoreline Community College Association of Nursing Students (SCCANS) raises money to help one student with financial need. Funds are distributed anonymously and can be used for tuition or to help with living expenses that may be barriers to a student’s success. This year SCCANS raised a record amount and was able to distribute funds to several students. […]

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A Shoreline student translates powerful lessons from South Africa into traditional Chinese art

A Shoreline student translates powerful lessons from South Africa into traditional Chinese art

This past summer, Shoreline professor Dr. Ernest Johnson took a group of students to South Africa for four weeks as part of a study abroad program designed to examine the social and cultural history of South Africa and the current efforts to create a democratic, multicultural nation. One student, Xiaoxue (Amy) Hu, a native of China, was inspired to channel […]

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Shoreline and KIMSeattle Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Leaders with Heart Health Education

Shoreline and KIMSeattle Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Leaders with Heart Health Education

About 60 third graders from Parkwood Elementary visited Shoreline’s campus on Tues., Nov. 3 and Fri., Nov. 6 to explore careers in science and medicine while learning about heart health. The visit was part of a new partnership between Shoreline and local non-profit Kids in Medicine & Science Seattle (KIMSeattle). Led by teachers from KIMSeattle, the Parkwood students learned the […]

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Shoreline’s CIEP Students Find Meaningful Work on Campus

Shoreline’s CIEP Students Find Meaningful Work on Campus

When the focus of Shoreline’s Community Integration Employment Program (CIEP) shifted recently from helping students with barriers to employment develop job skills to actually helping place students in employment opportunities, CIEP Program Manager Rosemary Dunne looked to Shoreline’s campus community for help in fulfilling the program’s new mission. “An obvious place to look is our campus,” said Dunne. “Many of […]

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Shoreline Professor Torrey Stenmark Moonlights as Superhero to Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Students

Shoreline Professor Torrey Stenmark Moonlights as Superhero to Inspire the Next Generation of STEM Students

In her off time, Senior Associate Faculty chemistry professor Torrey Stenmark moonlights as a superhero. More specifically, Ms. Marvel. On Oct. 10-11, Stenmark donned her crime-fighting boots to help run the DIY Science Zone at GeekGirlCon 2015. Now in its fifth year, GeekGirl is a Seattle-based conference that “celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; […]

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Shoreline’s Clean Energy Tech Program Looks to the Future of Solar, Hosts the 2015 Washington State Solar Summit

Shoreline’s Clean Energy Tech Program Looks to the Future of Solar, Hosts the 2015 Washington State Solar Summit

Multiple legislators and over 170 solar industry stakeholders visited Shoreline’s campus Oct. 9-10 as the college hosted the 2015 Washington State Solar Summit. The theme of this year’s event was “The Future of Solar in Washington State: Caution: Curves Ahead.” This was the first year Shoreline Community College was tapped to host the annual industry event. “It’s fitting that the […]

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Clean Energy Technology Program Helps Students Land Real-World Jobs

Clean Energy Technology Program Helps Students Land Real-World Jobs

Shoreline Community College’s Clean Energy Technology (CET) program not only teaches students the skills that make them desirable to industry employers, but it also offers a class that helps them to land real-world jobs. In Louise Petruzzella’s Career Seminar course, students get to practice their interviewing skills on real employers in the clean energy industry during a mock interview session. […]

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