Everett Community College is hosting “CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections,” 4-8 p.m. Oct. 16 at EvCC’s Henry M. Jackson Conference Center. The event will start with a live webcast talk by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and will be followed by a presentation about eco-villages and the environmental impact of China's urban growth by Melinda Herrold-Menzies, associate professor of environmental analysis at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif. Following Herrold-Menzies’ speech and time for questions and answers, a recorded version of Carter’s earlier address will be replayed, followed by more community discussion. Participants can submit questions online as part of the national conversation and ask questions and share their thoughts as part of the local discussion.
Everett Community College is asking students to participate in an online survey between Sept. 22 and Nov. 14. Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a $150 Amazon gift certificate.
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee will join Everett Community College in celebrating the opening of EvCC’s new Advanced Manufacturing Education & Training Center (AMTEC) at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the center, 909 N. Broadway. The 37,000-square-foot center is located in a remodeled college-owned warehouse on the east side of EvCC’s Broadway campus at 2000 Tower St. AMTEC opens for fall classes Sept. 22. The $3.75 million remodel of the building started in May 2014, including creating classrooms, computer labs, faculty and staff offices and abundant shop space.
See drawings, paintings and mixed media installations by Everett Community College art instructor Linda Berkley at EvCC’s Russell Day Gallery Sept. 22 to Oct. 17.
The exhibit, called Awakening to Presence, features artwork in a variety of mediums that often references natural forms, landscapes and the human body.
Everett Community College nursing students are raising money and collecting donations of supplies for the college’s fifth annual trip to the Dominican Republic to provide care for impoverished families.
Two Everett Community College instructors are traveling to Indonesia Aug. 14-24 to establish a college program to teach English to impoverished Indonesian children thanks to donations from Rotary Club members in Lake Stevens and North Delta, British Columbia, an EvCC grant and individual contributions.
Debe Franz and Karen Schilde are traveling to Bali, Indonesia to My Father’s Home, a home for 36 orphaned and impoverished children. The non-profit organization was created in 2008 and run by Kim Boyer of Snohomish.
The instructors’ trip was funded by a $500 donation from the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens, $600 from the Rotary Club of North Delta, British Columbia, $700 from online donors and a $1,965 EvCC global initiative grant.