Just as the sun is beginning to rise on the campus of Everett Community College, students from all walks of life bustle from the student parking lots to attend classes and learn things that will vastly enhance their careers and change their lives. The social scene on campus is all about learning and the students attending are serious and dedicated to maximizing their learning experience.
Everett Community College (EvCC) is a diamond in the resource treasure chest of our Everett and Snohomish County. More and more, people are realizing what an incredibly important resource Everett Community College is to the people who live here. As this institution of higher learning has expanded and developed, is has given the graduates the crucial skills, training, and knowledge that is applicable to real life scenarios — especially on the employment front.
The college’s theme of “Stay Close. . .Go Far” closely describes the fact that residents of Everett (and surrounding communities) can stay within their community but still attain the scholastic training required to catapult their career far forward. The college’s very successful running-start program has given area High School students the option of taking college coursework on campus while earning credits toward both a diploma and a college degree. Indeed those students who participate hit the ground running, and this alone has made the campus invaluable to the high school students who want to maximize their eduction and life training experience.
For a community college, the curriculum is far reaching, appropriate for today’s career challenges,and yet it it offers the liberal arts bent that gives students a more rounded approach to life and career. Obviously, the Boeing Assembly plant located here is a major employment factor for the community and EvCC has formulated degree coursework that fulfills the needs of the aerospace and manufacturing industry. But other divisions include Arts and Learning Resources, Business, Communication and Social Science, Health Sciences and Public Safety, Mathematics, and Sciences.
Obviously, the Internet is key in the knowledge realm and Everett Community College has masterfully integrated the online experience into their curriculum. In fact their website states the following:
“eLearning at EvCC offers a variety of online, hybrid and web enhanced courses which provide students who have jobs, a family, or other responsibilities with a more flexible and independent approach to their education. Online, hybrid and web enhanced courses use ANGEL as the online learning management system.”
Transportation to Everett Community College is a breeze, in fact the college has its own Bus station/stop called College Station. So if you’d rather leave the car home and save some gas, the bus is a great option to get you to your studies, while saving on the budget. And what the heck, its a greener approach to your college career as well. If we all teamed up on buses once in a while we’d be far less dependent on foreign oil.
For those who might be interested in furthering their education, visit www.everettcc.edu/prospective and you can obtain a good run-down of what to expect. They stipulate the need-to-knows including: tuition, financial aid, activities, athletics, and programs of study.
Everett Community College is a FANTASTIC resource for our entire community. College course a literally for any adult that wants to attend. During challenging economic times, EvCC is the key that can open new and exciting doorways to your future life. Investigate it! Celebrate it! And don’t ignore the incredible opportunity that Everett Community College can present to your life.