• News for Education

  • Tuesday, May 24, 2022
    The public is invited to attend the Leadership Skagit class of 2022 project presentations and graduation ceremony June 7 at McIntyre Hall. The celebration will be split into two events, with the project presentations from noon to 2 p.m. and the graduation ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m. There is no cost to attend either session but donations are encouraged to support the event.Click here to learn more ...read more
    Categories: Events, Education, Press Release
    Friday, May 20, 2022
    The Skagit Valley College Weld Club has created an eight-foot-tall and 20-foot-long Allosaurus sculpture for the Mount Vernon Arts Commission‘s permanent Art Collection. City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau will dedicate the sculpture during a ceremony on the SVC Mount Vernon campus at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20.  “The Mount Vernon Arts Commission has enjoyed a partnership with the Skagit ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, May 19, 2022
    HED: Leadership Whidbey hires Mary Anderson as new program manager  (Mount Vernon, Wash.) –– Leadership Whidbey recently hired Mary Anderson as its new program manager. Her first day was May 2. Leadership Whidbey provides accessible, high quality development opportunities to connect, inspire, and advance transformational leadership across Whidbey Island.   “Skagit Valley College is very ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, May 17, 2022
    The Small Business Administration is now accepting applications for THRIVE,  a no-cost six-month intensive training program for CEOs, executives and business owners. The THRIVE Emerging Leaders Reimagined advanced training series is open to small-business owners and executives who:  Have annual revenues of at least $250,000 Have been in business for at least three years Have at least one employee ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, May 12, 2022
    Burlington, WA – Heritage Flight Museum is honored to announce the arrival of a moon rock for display as part of the NASA “Ambassador of Exploration” program. This exclusive program was established for astronauts to select a venue to receive and display important pieces of space exploration history. The Heritage Flight Museum in Burlington, Washington is the latest on that highly exclusive list, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, May 10, 2022
    May is Mental Health Awareness Month and it’s a more important observance than ever.  In recognition and support, we’d like to share 2 resources that we hope you find useful. The first is a guidebook that can be distributed to your team as a campaign or even placed in a common area at your discretion. The second is a group wellness opportunity designed to encourage healthy living and workforce ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Education, Press Release