AMTEC

EvCC student, instructor earn American Technical Education Association awards

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Release Date: May 18, 2017

Contact: Sheila Dunn, Associate Dean of Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing Careers, 425-388-9164; sdunn@everettcc.edu

EvCC student, instructor earn American Technical Education Association awards

     

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Everett Community College advanced manufacturing student Nicole Zupke and instructor Michael Patching received awards at the American Technical Education Association (ATEA) national conference. Zupke, 28, of Everett, received the national ATEA Student Award for Notable Performance in Composite Design. She was honored for her leadership in EvCC’s Boeing AerosPACE team, encouragement of future advanced manufacturing students, technical skill and 3.9 GPA, which she earned while taking 20-25 credits per quarter while working part-time. Patching, of Clinton, was honored as one of three finalists for the ATEA Outstanding Technical Teacher award. He has taught at EvCC since 2012.

The Boeing Company awards grant to create mechatronics internships

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Release Date: Nov. 14, 2016

Contacts: Mary Kaye Bredeson, Executive Director of the Washington State Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing, 425-388-9987; mbredeson@everettcc.edu

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The Washington State Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing has received a grant from The Boeing Company to work with employers to create mechatronics internships for low-income students. The Center, located at Everett Community College, will build a web portal to match students with employer internships, encourage more employers to offer students work experience and share strategies with employers in four regional meetings.  “Students need practice applying technical knowledge outside of the lab while building a career network, developing critical thinking skills and honing other workplace soft-skills that all employers look for in a job candidate,” said Mary Kaye Bredeson, Executive Director of the Washington State Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing.

EvCC celebrates AMTEC expansion with Gov. Inslee

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Updated: Oct. 25, 2016

Contact: John Bonner, Vice President of Corporate and Workforce Training, 425-267-9520; jbonner@everettcc.edu

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Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee joined Everett Community College in celebrating the $2.5 million expansion of EvCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) Oct. 25 at the center, 909 N. Broadway. “This really is an astounding achievement to see the progress in just two years,” said Inslee, who previously visited the building before it opened in 2014 and for AMTEC’s grand opening later that year. “This is one of the more innovative efforts in job skill development in the nation.”

EvCC offers classes in Arlington: Open house Oct. 13 at Weston High School

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Release Date: Oct. 3, 2016

Contact: John Bonner, Vice President of Corporate and Workforce Training, 425-267-9520; jbonner@everettcc.edu

EvCC offers classes in Arlington

Open house Oct. 13 at Weston High School

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Community College is holding an open house 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 13 with information about the manufacturing training, professional development programs and basic skills classes now being offered in Arlington. 

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Everett Community College is holding an open house 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 13 with information about the manufacturing training, professional development programs and basic skills classes now being offered in Arlington. The open house is at Weston High School, 4407 172nd St. NE in Arlington, where EvCC started offering classes in September. During the open house, visitors can fly drones and race radio controlled cars as they learn about the hands-on training opportunities offered in Arlington through EvCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center, Corporate & Continuing Education Center and Transitional Studies division. 

EvCC plans $2.5 million expansion of its Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center

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Release Date: Oct. 2, 2015

Contact: John Bonner, Vice President of Corporate and Workforce Training, 425-267-9520; jbonner@everettcc.edu 

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Everett Community College is celebrating National Manufacturing Day today by announcing a $2.5 million expansion of the college’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC). The expansion will add 17,000 square feet to AMTEC, which is home to the college’s precision machining, welding and fabrication, engineering technician, composites and pre-employment programs. The new space includes eight classrooms and a lab for EvCC’s new mechatronics technician program. Construction will start in April 2016.

Everett Community College joins Boeing’s AerosPACE program

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Release Date: June 25, 2015

Contact: John Bonner, Vice President of Corporate and Workforce Training, 425-267-9520; jbonner@everettcc.edu

Everett Community College joins Boeing’s AerosPACE program 

EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Community College is the first community college in the nation to join five universities in a Boeing-led collaboration to close the skills gap in aerospace engineering.

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Everett Community College is the first community college in the nation to join five universities in a Boeing-led collaboration to close the skills gap in aerospace engineering. EvCC is the newest partner in AerosPACE (Aerospace Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering) along with Purdue, Georgia Institute of Technology, Tuskegee, BrighamYoung and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Universities. Boeing created the program in 2013 to help the next generation of aerospace employees learn through real-life collaboration on a project.

EvCC’s Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center Grand Opening Oct. 1 Grand Opening Oct. 1

Release Date: Sept. 11, 2014

Contacts: John Bonner, Executive Director of Corporate & Continuing Education, 425-267-9520; jbonner@everettcc.edu

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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.

EvCC Receives $1.5 Million for Aerospace Training, Equipment

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Release Date: June 10, 2014

Contact: John Bonner, Executive Director of Corporate & Continuing Education and EvCC Aerospace Industry Liaison, 425-267-9520; jbonner@everettcc.edu

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Everett Community College and the Center of Excellence for Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing at EvCC will receive more than $1.5 million in new state funding to train students for aerospace jobs. The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges awarded $1,577,703 to EvCC to pay for faculty, curriculum design, equipment and staffing to support aerospace programs as part of a statewide effort to increase training opportunities for aerospace jobs. “This investment will help Washington state continue to provide employers with the best-trained aerospace workforce in the world,” EvCC President David Beyer said. “We are thankful for Gov. Inslee and the Legislature’s support for aerospace education and training.”