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Program supporting STEM students coming to EvCC

Press Release

Release Date: Oct. 10, 2017

Contact: Laura McDowell, Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges Director of Communications, 360-704-4310, lmcdowell@sbctc.edu

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The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) today announced that six more colleges will now offer MESA — a program that helps students of color and women transfer to universities for STEM-related degrees and careers. MESA — which stands for Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement — will expand to: Clark College (Vancouver), Everett Community College, Green River College, Spokane Falls Community College, Tacoma Community College, and Wenatchee Valley College. MESA serves students who are traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields, including African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, Pacific Islanders and women.

National Science Foundation awards $649,961 grant to EvCC for low-income STEM students

Press Release

Release Date: March 14, 2017

Contact: Kristine Washburn, EvCC physics instructor, 425-388-9431; kwashburn@everettcc.edu

National Science Foundation awards $649,961 grant to EvCC for low-income STEM students

EVERETT, Wash. – The National Science Foundation is giving Everett Community College a $649,961 grant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarships and support for low-income students.

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The National Science Foundation is giving Everett Community College a $649,961 grant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarships and support for low-income students. The grant, which will be paid out over five years, is part of a larger effort to recruit and retain a more diverse STEM student population.  “This grant is going to be a huge help for students. Not only will they get a strong start at the college in the summer STEM Bridge program, but they'll get ongoing support with faculty mentoring and scholarships for the whole time they're at EvCC,” said EvCC physics instructor Kristine Washburn, who co-authored the grant.

EvCC earns grant to get real-time student feedback

Press Release

Release Date: August 25, 2016

Contact: Heather Bennett, Executive Director Institutional Effectiveness and Resource Development, 425-388-9253; hbennett@everettcc.edu

EvCC earns grant to get real-time student feedback

Peg BalachowskiPhoto: Everett Community College Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning Peg Balachowski.

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Everett Community College Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning Peg Balachowski has received a grant from the IDEA Foundation to test a way to provide faculty with weekly feedback. She was awarded $8,734 to pilot test an online model that would anonymously collect information from students about their instructor’s teaching and progress toward achieving the expected learning outcomes for the class. 

EvCC Awarded Grant for College Access Coaches for K-12 Students

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Release Date: June 26, 2014

Contact: Jerod Grant, Director, EvCC Outreach, Diversity & Equity Center, 425-388-9040; jgrant@everettcc.edu

EvCC Awarded Grant for College Access Coaches for K-12 Students 

EVERETT, Wash. – 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.

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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.