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The main campus in Everett is closed as of 11 a.m. July 29 due to an anticipated loss of power to many of our buildings and IT services, including phones and computers. All classes day and evening are cancelled at the main campus location. All off-site locations will remain open (Cosmetology, CCEC, Aviation Maintenance, Monroe).
The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) today launched OPEN Washington, a website that connects faculty to the nation’s finest open resources to save students money. With OPEN Washington, SBCTC assembles links to top quality open educational resource collections and adds step-by-step training and other tools to help instructors identify, adopt and modify relevant materials. The goal is to make the best materials available to all students at a cost much lower than that of published textbooks. The site features videos of six Everett Community College faculty members who used Open Educational Resources (OER) to save students money. The college’s Textbook Alternative Committee worked to develop open resources for history, environmental science, IT, art appreciation, adult basic education and math classes.
Everett Community College’s East County Campus is registering students now for 35 fall quarter classes, including two new programs – information technology and Youth Re-engagement. “We’re offering almost twice as many classes at EvCC’s East County Campus this fall to meet the growing demand from students who want to earn a college degree close to home,” said East County Director Rob Prosch. Students can register now for these and other daytime, evening and online classes for fall quarter, which starts Sept. 22. To get started, call 425-259-8732, visit https://www.everettcc.edu/eastcounty or stop by EvCC’s East County Campus at the Lake Tye building.
Everett Community College has hired Alison Stevens as the college’s new executive vice president of instruction and student services. Stevens, of Seattle, has more than 27 years of higher education experience. Prior to EvCC, she served as the interim vice president for Academic and Student Affairs at Shoreline Community College. “EvCC is doing fantastic work, and I’m excited to be part of the college’s future,” Stevens said. “The college is well known throughout the region and state for innovative initiatives, including that of combining student services with instruction under one umbrella to help students get what they need efficiently and effectively.”
Five Everett Community College basketball players and one baseball player have signed letters of intent to play for four-year schools next year.
Everett Community College has received an $18,500 grant from Washington Campus Compact for a program that encourages low-income students from two Snohomish County high schools and four middle schools to attend college. The grant pays for two AmeriCorps members to recruit and train EvCC student volunteers to serve as college access coaches at Weston High School in Arlington, Mountain View High School in Marysville, Marysville Middle School in Marysville, Totem Middle School in Marysville, North Middle School in Everett and Evergreen Middle School in Everett.