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Transfer Week Oct. 21-24


Join us for a week of information sessions and workshops to help you learn about transferring to a four-year university. Subjects include Choosing a Major, Transfer 101, Associate of Science/Arts degrees, Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degree, and more! Visit www.edcc.edu/advising for locations and more information, or call 425.640.1925.

PACE-IT: Free tuition for five new IT certificates

Edmonds Community College’s new PACE-IT (Progressive Accelerated Certifications for Employment in Information Technology) program offers two new information technology certificates this fall. The first two — offered completely online and 44 credits each — are Technology and Integration Support and Web Developer. Three more certificates — Network Security, Ethical Hacker, and Data Management — will be rolled out during the 2013-2014 academic year.

Find out more 425.374.1680 | paceitonline@edcc.edu | www.edcc.edu/pace-it.Now showing in the Art Gallery Lynnwood Hall | Sept. 27-Dec. 13
photos of Michael WewerThe photos of Michael Wewer, a photography instructor at the college for more than a decade and a former Edmonds CC student, are featured in “Wild Spaces of the Northwest.”

Meet the artist! Reception | 4-6 p.m. Fri., Oct. 18 | Art Gallery, Lynnwood Hall, third floor

Save the date: Jazz band concert

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 | Black Box Theatre Watch and listen to the award winning Edmonds CC jazz band perform a broad range of jazz ensemble repertoire. Top Seattle trombonist and educator David Marriott will direct.

Popular Mechanics puts spotlight on Washigton Aerospace Training and Research Center

The WATR Center, which opened in 2010 at Paine Field in Everett and is operated by Edmonds CC in partnership with Aerospace Futures Alliance of Washington, was named an innovator in an article titled “Hacking Your Education.” The article touted the WATR Center's Aerospace Assembly Mechanic program as one of the six most creative new paths to great careers.

Write on the Sound: Oct. 4-6

English instructors Dan Hurley, Holly Hughes, Kenneth Rich, and Marcia Woodard will offer writing critique workshops Friday, Oct. 4, at the 28th annual Write on the Sound pre-conference in Edmonds.

Fall quarter at Edmonds Community College runs through Dec. 12.

Registration for winter quarter begins Nov. 13. See our new projected annual schedule, which includes classes for winter — and beyond!


Program in the spotlight

Culinary Arts

Explore your passion for food in ourCulinary Arts program. Our graduates work in some of the finest restaurants. Learn classical cooking methods and the skills to own your own restaurant. Take Principles of Cooking, CLART 101; Beginning Baking Theory, CLART 102; or Introduction to Catering, CLART 105.

Brown Bag Lecture Series

Spencer West

Three speakers — Andrew Lam, Dan Savage, and Spencer West — have been announced for the fall series of the Brown Bag Lecture Series, sponsored by the college’s Center for Student Engagement & Leadership. All lectures, free and open to the public, will be held at the Black Box Theatre on campus, 20000 68th Ave. W.

Spencer West | Tuesday, Oct. 15 | 12:30 p.m.

Dan Savage | Tuesday, Oct. 29 | 12:30 p.m. Andrew Lam | Thursday, Nov. 21 | 12:30 p.m.

Edmonds CC earns national recognition for certificate programs

Edmonds Community College has earned national recognition as one of the top 100 community colleges for producing one-year-certificate graduates for the 2011-2012 academic year. Some of the certificates offered at Edmonds CC that can be completed in a year are Accounting, Basic Office Skills, Baking, Desktop Support Specialist, Event Planning, Hospitality and Tourism, Paralegal, and Pharmacy Technician.

Check out all of our degrees and certificates!

Did you know? Education pays!

Weekly earnings by education leve>l

  • $1,066 with a bachelor’s degree (four years of college)
  • $785 with an associate degree (two years of college)
  • $652 with a high school diploma
  • $471 without a high school diploma

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, median weekly earnings in 2012)

Meet the 2013-14 student government team!

Student government

This student board is the official voice of the student body, representing Edmonds Community College students to faculty, staff, administrators, and legislators. The board can only act on issues raised by students, so voice your concerns and share your accolades!

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