Category: Faces

Student Success Coaches Off to a Successful Start at Shoreline

Student Success Coaches Off to a Successful Start at Shoreline

Newly hired Student Success coaches Nicki Sunwall and Erin Wilson both have very personal reasons for wanting students to put their best foot forward at Shoreline. Sunwall, who now helps students navigate college for a living, never intended to go to college herself. And Wilson was living out of her car when she first set foot on North Seattle’s campus […]

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Transforming Lives: Simon Walker, Switching Gears From Auto Mechanic to Master’s Candidate Via Shoreline

Transforming Lives: Simon Walker, Switching Gears From Auto Mechanic to Master’s Candidate Via Shoreline

Never say never. When Simon Walker dropped out of high school during his junior year because “school just wasn’t for me,” he never expected that almost 10 years later he’d wind up as the editor-in-chief of the prestigious Jackson School Journal at the University of Washington. He also never dreamed he’d travel to Valencia, Spain where he’d serve as a […]

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Transforming Lives — Hayley Warren: Soccer Star Signs to MSUB With Full Ride

Transforming Lives — Hayley Warren: Soccer Star Signs to MSUB With Full Ride

Dolphin women’s star forward Hayley Warren came to Shoreline for the soccer. And in her two years at the college, she’s certainly made her mark in the sport — Warren twice led the NWAC in goals, was selected as the Northern region MVP both her freshman and sophomore seasons and was voted most inspirational player by her teammates.

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Transforming Lives: Miguel Escalera — From Bronze Star to UW Medicine Via Shoreline

Transforming Lives: Miguel Escalera — From Bronze Star to UW Medicine Via Shoreline

After speaking with Shoreline Community College student Miguel Escalera even for a moment, you get the sense that he was born to help people. After speaking with him for an hour, you understand why Escalera’s friends say, “He’s just got a huge heart. He will do anything for anyone.” Escalera, a Navy-corpsman-turned-Mercedes-mechanic-turned-college-student, will walk in June as a graduate of […]

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Cathy Otto named new dean of health and business division

Cathy Otto named new dean of health and business division

Cathy Otto is the new Dean of the Health Occupations, Physical Education and Business Division at Shoreline Community College. “I’m very excited to bring Cathy with her academic and professional experience to the college in a leadership position for these important programs,” said Bob Francis, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. “I want to thank the members of the […]

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Dynamic duo staffing Student Leadership Center

Dynamic duo staffing Student Leadership Center

The Student Leadership Center at Shoreline Community College is heading into fall quarter with a new staffing lineup. “I’m very pleased that Rae-Ann Barras and Rezina Habtemariam are in place and supporting students,” said Dean of Students Kim Thompson. “Rae-Ann and Rezina bring a tremendous amount of energy and expertise to this very important hub of student life.” Barras is […]

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Forst is captain of criminal-justice program

Forst is captain of criminal-justice program

By Daria Kroupoderova the Ebbtide Sitting on a blue exercise ball in a small office on the third floor of the FOSS building watching the Today Show on a small TV is a woman with long blond hair and a longer career in criminal justice career. This is retired police Capt. Linda Forst. Forst is an instructor of criminal justice […]

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Bench in memory of Troy Wolff

Bench in memory of Troy Wolff

A group of friends and co-workers gathered Monday, June 16, 2014 for a quiet moment to remember Shoreline Community College Prof. Troy Wolff. Wolff, 46, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 after being stabbed the previous evening while walking in the Pioneer Square area of Seattle following a soccer match at Century Link Field. Wolff’s girlfriend who was with him was […]

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Service for Marty Olsen draws crowd of best friends

Service for Marty Olsen draws crowd of best friends

More than 350 of Marty Olsen’s best friends came to Shoreline Community College on Saturday, April 26, 2014 pay their respects and reflect on a life well-lived. Olsen a faculty counselor and Professor Emeritus passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 13. Olsen joined Shoreline in 1973 and retired in 2009, touching the lives of co-workers and thousands of students during […]

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Service set for retired counselor Marty Olsen

Service set for retired counselor Marty Olsen

A memorial service for long-time Shoreline Community College faculty counselor and Professor Emeritus Marty Olsen scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26, 2014 in the PUB Main Dining Room on campus. Olsen passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 13. Olsen joined Shoreline in 1973 and retired in 2009; 36 years of service to thousands of students. At a retirement gathering, Olsen […]

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