EvCC Hires Eugene McAvoy as Dean of Communication and Social Sciences

Press Release

Release Date: Jan. 3, 2014
Contact: Sandra Fowler-Hill, Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, 425-388-9216; sfowler-hill@everettcc.edu

EvCC Hires Eugene McAvoy as Dean of Communication and Social Sciences

EVERETT, Wash. – Eugene McAvoy is Everett Community College’s new dean of the college’s Communication and Social Sciences division. 

McAvoy, of Marysville, relocated from Pennsylvania where he was the dean of Academic Services and first year programs at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pa.

Prior to that role, he was assistant dean of Integrated Studies, department head of Media Arts and an assistant professor of English at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

EvCC’s Communication and Social Sciences division includes anthropology, communication studies, early childhood education, education, English, geographic information systems (GIS), geography, global studies, history, humanities, the Nippon Business Institute, Northwest Language Center, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology and world languages classes. 

Prior to working at Pennsylvania College of Technology, McAvoy was an English instructor at Old Dominion University and worked as a Nuclear Training Supervisor for Newport News Shipbuilding.  

McAvoy has a master of fine arts in creative writing from Old Dominion University, a bachelor’s degree in literature in English and sociology from Excelsior College in New York. He also graduated first in his class from U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School in Orlando, Fla. and first in his class at Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

For more information about EvCC’s Communication and Social Sciences division, visit www.everettcc.edu