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Green Careers start at Skagit: Sustainable Agriculture

Open Enrollment for Winter Quarter at SVC is going on now! Classes begin Tuesday, January 5. For students who want to step into a new career or upgrade their job skills, SVC’s Professional/Technical programs are aligned with local and state economic development strategies. High demand areas include: Sustainable Agriculture — www.skagit.edu/sage  Environmental Conservation — www.skagit.edu/environmental Culinary […]

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SVC Automotive program named among the Top 20 programs nationwide

Congratulations to SVC’s Automotive Technology program!  The program has been named among the Top 20 automotive schools nationwide by Tomorrow’s Tech and its partners WIX Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts.  SVC is the only program in Washington to receive the honor. “With a focus on excellence, Skagit Valley College has aligned its programs to respond to […]

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Champions of Diversity program at SVC honors 101 local High School students

Four hundred community members attended the 16th Annual Champions of Diversity Awards ceremony, which honored 101 area high school students for their contributions to diversity in their schools and communities. On December 2nd, educational institutions, local businesses, and community organizations awarded $245,000 in scholarships to 70 seniors who have shown exemplary service in leadership, community service, […]

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Remembering Jerry Banta: passionate about training firefighters

Today‘s story on the cover of the Skagit Valley Herald honors former assistant fire chief Jerry Banta who was passionate about training firefighters at Skagit Valley College. [Read the Article]  

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Meet our Faculty: Chris Theiss, ceramics instructor

SVC’s commitment to excellence is a reflection of the dedication and enthusiasm of our exceptional faculty. They create a learning environment that is focused on excellence and one that supports the College’s core themes of access, achievement, and community. Whether he’s teaching in SVC’s ceramics studio or inspiring creativity and personal expression among his students, ceramics instructor […]

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