Category: Community Engagement

Jelica Nuccio, the first deaf-blind director of the Seattle Deaf-Blind Service Center, (right) gives the keynote address at the 2012 Barriers Summit.

‘Overcoming Barriers to Employment Summit’ Sept. 6

The term “people with disabilities” is a very broad, but many have at least one thing in common: It’s hard to get employers to see abilities instead of disability. To help change that perception, and for the third year in a row, Shoreline Community College is hosting the free “Overcoming barriers to Employment Summit,” Friday, Sept. 6. The event will […]

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I-BEST catches the ear of public radio reporter

I-BEST catches the ear of public radio reporter

WAMU radio reporter Kavitha Cardoza (left) interviews Shoreline Community College student Erickson Aleman on Monday, July 22, 2013, in the Professional Automotive Training Center. More photos Students, teachers and employers know that the General Service Technician program is a great story and this September, listeners to public radio stations across the country will know it, too. “A year ago, we did […]

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President Lambert calls for discussion on violence

Recent tragic events provide an opportunity for all students, employees and visitors to the Shoreline Community College campus to review the emergency procedures and policies that are in place. President Lee Lambert is asking the campus to do more. “Reviewing our procedures is part of our daily work; it is expected,” Lambert said. “I would hope that the Connecticut shootings […]

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Legislators come to campus to talk budget and revenue

Six state legislators from three districts came together at Shoreline Community College for a public discussion and forum on state budget issues. To kick off the Dec. 6, 2012 meeting, the audience of about 50 people heard a presentation by Andy Nicholas, senior fiscal analyst at the Washington State Budget & Policy Center, on the impacts the recession and budget […]

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Grant will help align high school and college education

Faculty at Shoreline Community College and the Shoreline School District are working together to help students make the transition from high school to college classes.   The effort is called “Core to College” and funded by a $30,000 grant administered by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Washington is one of 10 states to get the money provided […]

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Shoreline Community College Receives $2 million for STEM training

A $2 million grant is coming to Shoreline Community College from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of a national effort to help meet our nation’s critical shortage of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workers. The project, known as “Credentials to Careers,” will involve colleges in five states. Shoreline will use the money to increase the number of […]

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SCC’s HEROES step up to make a difference

SCC’s HEROES step up to make a difference

The HEROES peer mentoring program has gotten off to a strong start this quarter. The program has introduced new components and now offers students club meetings, leader meetings, workshops, one on one mentoring, and opportunities to participate in group service projects. The program focuses on providing support to ESL, GED, and CEO students but welcomes and encourages any interested students […]

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Shoreline leads state, nation with jobs program

Shoreline leads state, nation with jobs program

Shoreline Community College and 10 other community and technical colleges in Washington state are among the first in the nation to implement a new national program touted by President Obama as key to getting Americans back to work. Working together, the 11 colleges are offering a two-quarter certificate in computer-numeric controlled machining. The course is designed specifically to meet the […]

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