Browse past news stories for Skagit Valley College in Mount Vernon, WA.
- Skagit Valley College to host "Back to School Blessing" event - goskagit.com
posted on August 9, 2016 at 05:03:25 pm
Skagit Valley College to host "Back to School Blessing" event“Skagit Valley College is focused on excellence and providing access to higher education f ...
- Kids learn about reptiles at Skagit Valley College - goskagit.com
posted on July 27, 2016 at 01:08:24 pm
Itzel Huerta (center) reacts Monday morning as the Son of Reptile Man hands Foundation for Academic Endeavors Summer Academy board member Julie Spang ...
- Education Focus: Kids learn to draw cartoons during Skagit Valley College summer classes - goskagit.com
posted on July 25, 2016 at 01:04:46 pm
Cameryn Joy, 9, focuses intently on drawing a cartoon character during a cartoon drawing class at Skagit Valley College. Cartooning Class. Brandy Shreve / Skagit Valley Herald. Lin Tuc ...
- Skagit Valley College holds reception night, awards students with scholarships - South Whidbey Record (subscription)
posted on July 20, 2016 at 11:03:57 pm
South Whidbey students received scholarships and awards at a June 3 Skagit Valley College, Whidbey Island Campus honors reception. Vanessa Link (Clinton): Irene Schumaker-Vocational; Bangston Memo ...
- Skagit Valley College holds commencement - Whidbey News-Times (subscription)
posted on June 25, 2016 at 11:15:05 am
Skagit Valley College held its eighty-ninth annual commencement ceremony Monday, June 17 at Oak Harbor High School. Each year, Whidbey Island Campus students recognize f ...
- Skagit Valley College to move - South Whidbey Record (subscription)
posted on June 22, 2016 at 09:11:47 pm
Skagit Valley College's South Whidbey Center is slated to move once again according to school documents, though it won't travel far. The college will relocate from its current locat ...
- Students look forward after graduating from Skagit Valley College | Slideshow - Journal of the San Juan Islands
posted on June 16, 2016 at 08:34:48 pm
The 2016 graduating class of the Skagit Valley College San Juan Center capped their time in school with a graduation ceremony that looked towards the future. Student speaker Gavi ...
- Skagit Valley College nursing program benefits from anonymous $180000 donation - goskagit.com
posted on June 13, 2016 at 01:16:21 pm
First-year nursing student Kaitlyn Eggers holds a bowl for Olaf, Skagit Valley College's newest training tool. The “virtual patient,” a SimMan 3G, can talk to students and ...
- Skagit Valley College Culinary Arts students medal at regional competition - Whidbey News-Times (subscription)
posted on June 8, 2016 at 01:01:54 pm
Four Skagit Valley College culinary arts student chefs recently earned medals at a two-day American Culinary Federation, or ACF, regional competition in Bellingham. Student competitors traveled ...
- Skagit Valley College, EDASC partner for business training workshops - goskagit.com
posted on May 28, 2016 at 04:05:29 pm
MOUNT VERNON — Skagit Valley College and the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County have partnered to host monthly business training workshops. Works ...
- Skagit Valley College celebrates Craft Brewing Academy grand opening - KING5.com
posted on May 25, 2016 at 08:15:06 am
"My first reaction when I heard about the program was that I wish it was here when I went to school at Skagit Valley College," said Tony Savoy, who is a full-time brewer now working as the Academy's Brewery Lab Technician. "The explosion and the grow ...
- Skagit Valley College president honored as distinguished WWU alumni - goskagit.com
posted on May 24, 2016 at 03:10:11 pm
From left, Deborah DeWees, Western Washington University Assistant Vice President for Alumni, Annual Giving and Advancement Communications; Shari Campbell, WWU Pr ...
- Skagit Valley College moving Life Transitions program onto main campus - goskagit.com
posted on May 12, 2016 at 01:09:39 pm
The Life Transitions program and the other services offered in the east campus building have existed at the college in one way or another for more than 30 years. And ...
- Skagit Valley College students collect harvest to help food bank - goskagit.com
posted on March 16, 2016 at 12:07:52 pm
Skagit Valley College student Joshua Elliott cleans the leaves of a greenhouse crop of romaine lettuce Tuesday afternoon. greenhouse. Scott Terrell / Skagit Valley He ...
- Skagit Valley College using grant money to train employees at local businesses - goskagit.com
posted on March 3, 2016 at 03:01:01 pm
Skagit Valley College is also using part of a $155,100 grant awarded to Green River College to train new hires at Hexcel Corporation, a composite technology manufacturer in ...
- Skagit Valley College softball team hits the diamond - goskagit.com
posted on March 3, 2016 at 01:04:47 pm
MOUNT VERNON — The Skagit Valley College softball team has been working well into the night to get ready for its season. The Cardinals have practiced from late e ...
- Skagit Valley College baseball readies for season - goskagit.com
posted on March 1, 2016 at 01:08:08 pm
Skagit Valley College baseball coach Grady Tweit hits balls to his infielders during an afternoon workout Wednesday. . Scott Terrell / Skagit Valley Herald. For ...
- Skagit Valley College program inspires students to help others - goskagit.com
posted on February 29, 2016 at 01:05:10 pm
Steven Simmons and Jodi Howson, with their reflections shown in a mirror that hangs on a wall at the college's East Campus Building, are students in Skagit Valley Co ...
- Brewing class on tap for Skagit Valley College - goskagit.com
posted on December 15, 2015 at 04:04:11 pm
“We wanted to give folks some really hands-on experience,” said Kenneth Lawson, vice president of instruction for the college. “It's for people who want to de ...
- Skagit Valley College to move to South Whidbey High School - South Whidbey Record (subscription)
posted on December 5, 2015 at 10:12:54 pm
The square footage of classroom space is what's currently unoccupied at the high school; it will house around 35 Skagit Valley College students, several administrative and f ...
- KUDOS | Skagit Valley College students receive academic honors - South Whidbey Record (subscription)
posted on January 24, 2015 at 04:09:42 pm
Skagit Valley College announced its fall quarter honor roll in a recent press release. Honorees from the South Whidbey campus are Clinton residents Alexa Hess, Shelby Lubchuk ...
- Professor gives haunting lesson at Oak Harbor Skagit Valley College campus - Whidbey News-Times (subscription)
posted on October 18, 2014 at 01:08:45 pm
Ross Allison, full-time ghost hunter and professor at the University of Washington, uses a device that picks up changes in temperature during a ghost tour at Skagit Valley Col ...
May 20, 2017
Corrosion technology is one of the hottest new industries community colleges are training for. Currently, only a handful of schools offer a program, but the field is open for new graduates.
May 20, 2017
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
May 20, 2017
We take a look at the latest annual college rankings from Washington Monthly, which provide a list of the top community colleges in the country as well as four-year schools.