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SVC Marketing and Communications wins national award

What an AMAZING YEAR it has been … so far!! Huge kudos to the SVC Marketing and Communications team! They are excited to share two of their many outstanding accomplishments this year! First of all, please join us in congratulating  James Walters, Director of Marketing and Communications at SVC, who has been selected as the director of […]

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Skagit Valley College partners to host this year’s Back to School Blessing; Meet the Cardinal mascot!

The start of the school year will be brighter for approximately 1,800 people (and 1,200 students), thanks to the Christian Community of Skagit County and their sponsorship of the Back to School Blessing on Saturday, August 11th at Skagit Valley College’s Gary Tollefson Plaza, which will again serve as the host location. The event will […]

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Skagit Valley College holds 91st Annual Commencement at the Mount Vernon Campus

Celebrating Student Success: Skagit Valley College held its 91st Annual Commencement on June 15th in the Dave DuVall Pavilion on the Mount Vernon Campus.       Carolyn Dorothy (Camano Island) Allied Health instructor, received the 2018 Teacher of the Year Award. This annual award is voted on and bestowed by the SVC student body […]

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Skagit Valley College Receives Grant from Lumina Foundation’s Fund for Racial Justice and Equity

From a pool of 312 nationwide applicants, Skagit Valley College was one of 19 colleges and universities selected to receive funding from Lumina Foundation’s Fund for Racial Justice and Equity, a project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. The fund was created last year in response to racially motivated violence in Charlottesville on the campus of the […]

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SVC Whidbey Island Campus and South Whidbey Center celebrate student achievement at 61st Annual Honors Reception

With many family members and friends in attendance, Skagit Valley College’s (SVC), Whidbey Island Campus and South Whidbey Center celebrated student achievement at the College’s 61st annual Honors Reception on June 6th at the Oak Harbor Elks Lodge. Between the Mount Vernon and the Whidbey Island Campus ceremonies this year, more than $600k in scholarships were […]

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