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Goodwill Industries Names EvCC an Outstanding Community Partner

Seattle Goodwill Industries honored Everett Community College as an outstanding community partner (nonprofit) for assistance with Goodwill’s new Marysville Youth Aerospace Program. EvCC supported the development of the program, including creating a pre-employment course and offering tours and demonstrations to youth participants.

UW Professor Bill Rorabaugh Speaks about the History of Apprenticeships April 24

University of Washington history professor Bill Rorabaugh will speak about the history of apprenticeships at 7 p.m. April 24 at Everett Community College’s Henry M. Jackson Conference Center, room 101. Rorabaugh, who has a doctorate in American History, will discuss the apprentice system and famous American apprentices, including Benjamin Franklin. He’ll also explain how the Industrial Revolution radically changed apprenticeships.

Last ORCA Info Session of 2014: April 24

Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA) will host an information session at 6 p.m. April 24 at its waterfront location, 1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 203, in Everett. This is the final information session before the May 1 application deadline. Visitors and prospective students can see student work, meet faculty members, learn about the program and see the facility, including the oceanography research lab and 120-gallon seawater tank.

Celebrate Earth Week April 21-26 at EvCC

Everett Community College is celebrating Earth Week April 21-26 with a presentation by Pacific Northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris, a trash-fashion show, electronics recycling and more. All events are free and open to the public. Additional events, including a plant swap, Bargreen’s Coffee discount days, a used clothing drive and compost demonstrations are listed at www.everettcc.edu/EarthWeek.

RSVP Now for EvCC Foundation Breakfast April 22

RSVP now to attend the Everett Community College Foundation benefit breakfast April 22 to support student scholarships and college programs. The breakfast is at 7:30 a.m. at EvCC’s Student Fitness Center, 2206 Tower St. To attend, RSVP by April 18 to foundation@everettcc.edu or by calling 425-388-9434. There is no charge for the breakfast; attendees will be given an opportunity to contribute to the EvCC Foundation.

Families Speak about Surviving the Holocaust April 9-May 21

Holocaust survivors and their family members will speak about their stories of survival this spring at Everett Community College. The speakers series, now in its 15th year, is part of EvCC’s Humanities 150D class “Surviving the Holocaust,” which includes written, filmed and personal accounts from eyewitnesses and their families. Speakers were arranged through the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center in Seattle. The presentations are free and open to the public and are from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. at EvCC's Henry M. Jackson Conference Center, Room 101. No reservations are required.