Category: Faces

Sue Ennis’s heart, expertise helps music students succeed in today’s industry

Sue Ennis’s heart, expertise helps music students succeed in today’s industry

Best known for writing chart-topping songs for the band Heart, Shoreline music faculty, Sue Ennis, claims her industry success is based on three things: skill in songwriting, relationships with the right people, and a whole lot of luck. But these days, she contends, success also requires music industry savvy and business know-how, skills she teaches in her classes at Shoreline […]

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International alum finds her path to Microsoft through Shoreline

International alum finds her path to Microsoft through Shoreline

When Evelyn Mahasin came to Shoreline from Jakarta, Indonesia in the fall of 2014, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to study. Now, thanks to some supportive faculty and her on-campus experiences, she’s finishing up a degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering at University of Washington Bothell and already has a job at Microsoft waiting for her after graduation. […]

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Foundation welcomes newest board member, looks ahead to 20th annual Student Success Community Breakfast

Foundation welcomes newest board member, looks ahead to 20th annual Student Success Community Breakfast

Helping students achieve success and removing barriers to student’s educational and career goals is the mission of The Shoreline Community College Foundation. Providing scholarships to deserving students is key to fulfilling this mission. The Foundation Board of Directors welcomes their newest member, Cheryl Lee. Cheryl is an Attorney and Business Advisor. She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA, […]

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Commencement 2017 Student Speaker Azeb Tuji uses her voice to inspire others

Commencement 2017 Student Speaker Azeb Tuji uses her voice to inspire others

Performance arts and digital film student Azeb Tuji is a storyteller who’s started writing her story at Shoreline. This year’s Commencement student speaker, Tuji hopes her experience helps others find their voice as well. The daughter of a Somali mother and Ethiopian father, Tuji immigrated to the US from Kenya when she was two years old and is the first […]

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Cranes spread hope, unity across Shoreline’s campus

Cranes spread hope, unity across Shoreline’s campus

Toward the rear of the main floor of the Ray W. Howard library, on a wall just south of the Math Learning Center, 1,000 origami cranes folded by Shoreline students, staff, and faculty hang as a reminder that even the littlest gestures can bring delight and positivity into the world. The public art installation is the brainchild of Emma Parkinson, […]

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Seattle PI reporter learned to write his story in Shoreline’s honors program

Seattle PI reporter learned to write his story in Shoreline’s honors program

When Daniel DeMay started at Shoreline in 2009, he had little expectation of navigating college with success. Eight years later, DeMay is now a culture, business, and transportation reporter for the Seattle PI. He’s also a graduate of Shoreline’s Honors Program. DeMay describes his past as “checkered” revealing that, after dropping out of high school, his 20s were largely spent […]

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Mark McVeety passes away

Mark McVeety passes away

Mark McVeety, a staff and faculty member at Shoreline Community College, passed away Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015. McVeety, 46, came to the college in November, 2007, as Director of the Small Business Accelerator. The project is an innovative collaboration between the college and the City of Shoreline. He also taught a class on entrepreneurship as part of the college business […]

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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’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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