Category: Community Engagement

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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College fair draws region’s high-school students

College fair draws region’s high-school students

About 500 students representing 20 high schools from across the Puget Sound region came to Shoreline Community College on Oct. 30, 2014, for the Seattle AVID College Fair. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, a San Diego-based nonprofit organization “dedicated to closing the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and other postsecondary opportunities.” Schools can opt to […]

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Students join worldwide anniversary celebration of Confucius Institute

Students join worldwide anniversary celebration of Confucius Institute

Five Shoreline students will help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Confucius Institutes. The five students from Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Korea will participate in a panel discussion hosted by The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington, from 1-4 p.m., Sept. 27, at Chief Sealth High School, 2600 SW Thistle St, Seattle WA 98126. The Shoreline students […]

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Shoreline hosts fourth annual Overcoming Barriers Summit

Shoreline hosts fourth annual Overcoming Barriers Summit

Being blind might be enough of a barrier to most people, but it didn’t stop Cyrus Habib from graduating from Columbia, Oxford and Yale Law School, becoming a Rhodes Scholar and professor at Seattle University Law School and getting elected to the Washington state House of Representatives. During his keynote speech at the fourth annual Overcoming Barriers to Employment summit […]

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SolarFest shines on Shoreline campus

SolarFest shines on Shoreline campus

The 11th Annual NW SolarFest: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living Fair was a huge success, according to organizers. The event opened Saturday, July 26, 2014 on the Shoreline Community College campus to clear blue skies, warm temperatures and smiling fairgoers. At noon, Cheryl Roberts, the incoming college president, welcomed the crowd and acknowledged her fellow education leader, Superintendent of Shoreline […]

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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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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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Young scientists come to campus for STEM fair

Young scientists come to campus for STEM fair

The second Shoreline Science, Technology and STEM Career Exposition got off to a great start on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Hundreds of young scientists brought their experiments, results and to Shoreline Community College for the event that is the brainchild of Shoreline resident Ray Koelling and supported by Shoreline Community College and the Shoreline School District. The free event is […]

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‘Great Discussions’ off to a great start

‘Great Discussions’ off to a great start

Participants in Great Discussions 2014, a program of the Global Affairs Center at Shoreline Community College, discussed the issue of America’s energy independence at a May 1, 2014 event at the college. The program is an eight-week series of discussions on issues of worldwide importance. The program is based on the very successful Great Decisions program sponsored by the Foreign […]

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Shoreline on the silver screens at film festivals

Shoreline on the silver screens at film festivals

Shoreline Community College is well-represented on silver screens across the region at the huge  Seattle International Film Festival and the adjacent and quirky Seattle True Independent Film “I am extremely pleased to announce that between the two festivals, Shoreline film students, recent alumni and faculty worked on at least 19 movies!” said Kris Boustedt, faculty member in Shoreline’s digital filmmaking […]

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