Category: Community Engagement

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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Governor’s Clean Technology Sector Lead Speaks at Biofuels “Train the Trainer” Academy on Shoreline’s Campus

Governor’s Clean Technology Sector Lead Speaks at Biofuels “Train the Trainer” Academy on Shoreline’s Campus

Brian Young, Governor Inslee’s Clean Technology Sector Lead, spoke at Shoreline Community College on Tues., August 18 to a roomful of educators attending the National Science Foundation’s Train the Trainer Renewable Energy Biofuels Academy. The academy is being hosted on Shoreline’s campus Aug. 17-21. Young, who is a veteran of Imperium Renewables, the largest independent biodiesel producer in the U.S., […]

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Shoreline’s “Project Biotech” Camp Inspires the Next Generation of Biotechnology Thinkers

Shoreline’s “Project Biotech” Camp Inspires the Next Generation of Biotechnology Thinkers

For the second year in a row, Shoreline’s Biotechnology Lab Program recently hosted Project Biotech, a summer camp for high school students. Over two dozen area high schoolers from 18 different schools attended this year’s program, which offered two separate five-day camps. The first camp, held on Shoreline’s campus June 22-26, was themed “Introduction to Biotech.” It taught students the […]

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Vintage VW show draws thousands to campus

Vintage VW show draws thousands to campus

  The Cascade Kombis Vintage VW Club returned to Shoreline Community College on July 18, 2015 with their 34th Annual NW Vintage VW Car Show and Swap Meet. The judged show that features vintage Volkswagens with air-cooled engines and the club runs a raffle with proceeds benefitting the automotive and manufacturing programs at Shoreline. Weather for the 2015 was clear […]

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Graduates get warm reception at 2015 Commencement

Graduates get warm reception at 2015 Commencement

A gymnasium full of Shoreline Community College students became Shoreline Community College graduates at the 51st Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, June 7, 2015. With the bleachers and overflow rooms packed, the event was presided over by President Cheryl Roberts, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Bob Francis and Board of Trustees Chair Tom Lux. Joining them on stage were […]

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Student Bio Expo draws hundreds of high school students to campus

Student Bio Expo draws hundreds of high school students to campus

Students from 24 high schools across the Puget Sound region converged on Shoreline Community College May 27, 2015, for the 15th Student Bio Expo, hosted by the Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR). The judged event drew more than 300 students competing in categories from art and dance to molecular modeling and lab research. Shoreline President Cheryl Roberts welcomed the […]

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