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Celebrating Veterans’ Day 2017

In honor of Veterans’ Day 2017, Skagit Valley College’s Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses will team up to honor those who serve and those who have served. From November 6-17, the Whidbey Island Campus will display a special exhibit in recognition of veterans in Oak Hall, as well as provide information on the television […]

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Celebrating First-Generation College Students

  Today, November 8th, Skagit Valley College is pleased to join other colleges around the country in the inaugural First-Generation College Student Celebration. This year’s celebration coincides with the 52nd anniversary of the Higher Education Act. As we welcome first-generation college students to our campuses and centers, we want them to know that the dream of […]

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SVC Chemistry Department inspires future scientists

Skagit Valley College Chemistry instructor Dr. Roxi Smith and her students made a visit to La Venture Middle School for some hands-on science work. The SVC team was there to celebrate National Chemistry Week and work with La Venture science students in their classroom. Awesome STEM activity! #skagitvalleycollege #stem #nationalchemistryweek Read More  

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SVC and EDASC to offer Social Media and Change Management workshops

Skagit Valley College and the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County will offer the following training workshops from noon to 2:00 pm at SVC’s Craft Brewing Academy, located at the Port of Skagit, 15579 Peterson Road, Burlington: Social Media 101 with Tony Salas Wednesday, November 1; noon – 2:00 Social Media 101 includes an overview […]

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Supporting Disaster Relief | Northern California and Puerto Rico

Over the last several weeks, we have all seen news reports about the devastating natural disasters that are impacting the lives of many. Despite the distance, we have students and staff with strong connections to family and friends in Northern California and Puerto Rico. Wildfires in Northern California have burned thousands of acres. These fires […]

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