News for Education

Friday, February 24, 2017
W hatcom Community College (WCC) history and political science faculty and the Politics Club invite the public to a presentation by former United States amabassador John M. Koenig. He will discuss “The New Cold War – NATO, Russia, and the Re-division of Europe” 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at Heiner Theater on WCC’s campus. Koenig will discuss the current state of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, February 24, 2017
Upcoming workshops at Whatcom Community College will introduce middle school students to non-traditional education and career paths. The March 4 “Guys and Guts” and April 22 “Girls Go Tech” programs allow 11-14 year-olds to learn about the worlds of healthcare and technology respectively through thought-provoking activities. The workshops also include information sessions ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, February 24, 2017
Bellingham Technical College’s (BTC) Culinary Arts program team participated in the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Regional Culinary Salon held at Joliet Junior College in Illinois on Feb. 3-4. BTC came away with silver award (.21 of a point away from gold) at the annual ACF regional Student Team of the Year competition. “These types of competitions are key to our students’ ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Saturday, January 28, 2017
High school juniors and seniors can enroll now in SAT and ACT exam prep courses at Whatcom Community College (WCC). The standardized tests are often required for college admission. The SAT prep course begins Feb. 2; ACT prep course begins Feb. 22. A textbook is included in the $195 course fee for each class. “Preparing for the SAT” will help students navigate and succeed with all three ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College English professor Jeff Klausman has been awarded the 2016 Lisa Ede Excellence in Teaching Award by the Two-Year College English Association of the Pacific Northwest (TYCA-PNW). Klausman, who has been teaching at Whatcom for 20 years, was honored at the association’s annual conference in October. The Lisa Ede award is given to those who ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, October 28, 2016
Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College will offer its first applied baccalaureate degree – a bachelor of applied science (BAS) in IT Networking – in fall 2017. But eligible students – including those with an associate degree in an IT-related field – should begin planning now for the competitive entry process, which opens Jan. 17, 2017. Program administrators ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, October 14, 2016
Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Wash., will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017. What began as a “college without walls” is now regarded as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges (Aspen Institute). We will honor the positive impact Whatcom has had in our community and in the lives of our graduates at events throughout the year. And we invite community groups, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release