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Goodwill Industries Names EvCC an Outstanding Community Partner

Seattle Goodwill Industries honored Everett Community College as an outstanding community partner (nonprofit) for assistance with Goodwill’s new Marysville Youth Aerospace Program. EvCC supported the development of the program, including creating a pre-employment course and offering tours and demonstrations to youth participants.

UW Professor Speaks about the History of Apprenticeships April 24

University of Washington history professor Bill Rorabaugh will speak about the history of apprenticeships at 7 p.m. April 24 at Everett Community College’s Henry M. Jackson Conference Center, room 101. Rorabaugh, who has a doctorate in American History, will discuss the apprentice system and famous American apprentices, including Benjamin Franklin. He’ll also explain how the Industrial Revolution radically changed apprenticeships.

Last ORCA Info Session of 2014: April 24

Everett Community College’s Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA) will host an information session at 6 p.m. April 24 at its waterfront location, 1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 203, in Everett. This is the final information session before the May 1 application deadline. Visitors and prospective students can see student work, meet faculty members, learn about the program and see the facility, including the oceanography research lab and 120-gallon seawater tank.

Celebrate Earth Week April 21-26

Everett Community College is celebrating Earth Week April 21-26 with a presentation by Pacific Northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris, a trash-fashion show, electronics recycling and more. All events are free and open to the public. Additional events, including a plant swap, Bargreen’s Coffee discount days, a used clothing drive and compost demonstrations are listed at www.everettcc.edu/EarthWeek.

Surviving the Holocaust: Ron Friedman Speaks April 23

Holocaust survivors and their family members will speak about their stories of survival this spring at Everett Community College. The speakers series, now in its 15th year, is part of EvCC’s Humanities 150D class “Surviving the Holocaust,” which includes written, filmed and personal accounts from eyewitnesses and their families. Speakers were arranged through the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center in Seattle. The presentations are free and open to the public and are from 12:20 to 1:20 p.m. at EvCC's Henry M. Jackson Conference Center, Room 101. No reservations are required.

See Photography and Collage by Paul Berger March 31 to April 25 at EvCC

See work by photographer and digital collage artist Paul Berger at Everett Community College’s Russell Day Gallery March 31 to April 25. The “Photographic Arenas” exhibit will feature a sampling of the retired University of Washington professor’s photographic and digital collage work over the past 38 years. Meet the artist at a reception at 12:30 p.m. April 3 in the gallery.