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Audit gives college clean bill of fiscal health

Audit gives college clean bill of fiscal health

Getting a physical checkup is important and Shoreline Community College just passed an important one with flying colors. In its first-ever financial statement audit, the college received a clean bill of health from the Washington State Auditor’s Office. The audit was dated Nov. 12, 2014, and the college just recently received the official version of the report. The results were […]

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Robotics competition draws young students to campus

Robotics competition draws young students to campus

Middle- and elementary-age students from across Western Washington gathered at Shoreline Community College, Jan. 17-18, 2015 for the First Lego League Western Washington Semifinal Tournament. First Lego League is a robotic competition and sponsored in Washington by Washington First Robotics, organized to engage young people in science and technology. The semifinal event at Shoreline was one of two in Western […]

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Asia trip strengthens relationships, partnerships

Asia trip strengthens relationships, partnerships

While leadership may have changed this past summer at Shoreline Community College, the commitment to international education is as strong as ever. In December, college President Cheryl Roberts, International Education Executive Director Diana Sampson and Associate Director of Outreach Bo Fu visited China, Cambodia and Indonesia. “We fully accomplished our mission to strengthen Shoreline’s relationships and cooperation with international partners […]

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Former Group Health Foundation CEO joins college effort to raise resources

Former Group Health Foundation CEO joins college effort to raise resources

Shoreline Community College is taking a significant step toward increasing resources that will help the college better serve the needs of students. Laura Rehrmann will join the college as Special Assistant to the President for Community Engagement following action by the Board of Trustees on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, to approve funding for the position. “I couldn’t be happier that […]

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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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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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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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Ann Garnsey-Harter

Organizational move further integrates online education

Whether it is on campus, online or a combination of both, Shoreline Community College continues to integrate the ways students can access the education and training they need to change their lives. Three years ago, the college launched the virtual-college initiative to expand the number of degrees and certificates offered online and enhance the quality of the online experience for […]

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Shoreline has emergency plans in place

Shoreline has emergency plans in place

With details of a shooting at Seattle Pacific University still coming in, the question at Shoreline Community College is, “How prepared is this campus to deal with such a tragedy?” Interim President Daryl Campbell said the college does have emergency-response plans in place and continues to expand and refine those procedures. “First, let me offer condolences to victims and all […]

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Shoreline students take their art where the jobs are

Shoreline students take their art where the jobs are

A final step for many students before graduation is displaying what they’ve learned. Sometimes that’s a final exam, sometimes a portfolio of work or a culminating project that is then reviewed, usually by instructors. A group of visual arts students at Shoreline Community College are no different, except they’ve decided to turn a requirement into an opportunity to take their […]

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