Everett Community College

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Everett Community College
EvCC Logo.png
Established 1941
Type Public community college
President David N. Beyer, Ph.D.
Academic staff 111 Full-time, 214 Part-time
Students 19,666
Location Suburban
Campus Main campus, north Everett;
East County Campus, Monroe;
Aviation Maintenance Technical School at Paine Field, Everett;
Corporate & Continuing Education Center, south Everett;
School of Cosmetology, Marysville;
Tulalip Education Center, Marysville
Main campus location 2000 Tower St.
Everett, WA 98201-1352
Nickname EvCC
Mascot Trojans
Website www.everettcc.edu

Everett Community College (EvCC) is a community college located in Everett, Washington, in the Seattle metropolitan area. EvCC educates almost 20,000 students every year at seven learning centers throughout Snohomish County, Washington with most students and faculty at the main campus (2000 Tower Street, Everett, Washington 98201).

History[edit]

EvCC was founded in 1941, with the college's first students taking classes at a converted elementary school. The college's main campus moved to its present site in 1958.[1]

Campus[edit]

Index Hall on the north Everett campus of EVCC

Everett Community College's north Everett campus is located at 2000 Tower St. in Everett on 46 acres near the Legion Memorial Park Golf Course. The campus includes 14 classroom and lab buildings named after the peaks of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.

In early 1999, the college built a state-of-the-art Instructional Technology Center, Shuksan Hall, named after a local mountain. Whitehorse Hall, one of the newest buildings on campus, opened January 2007. The 88,000-square-foot (8,200 m2) building is home to the college's physical sciences, visual arts, and journalism programs.[2][3] The building is part of a 10-year expansion plan that includes the new $40 million undergraduate education center, Gray Wolf Hall, which opened Spring 2009.

Everett Community College's new $19.5 million Student Fitness Center off of Tower Street, near its main campus, opened in January 2011. The 49,000-square-foot (4,600 m2) building replaced the college’s 1958 gym.

In addition to the college’s main campus in north Everett, EvCC offers classes at its East County Campus in Monroe, Aviation Maintenance Technical School at Paine Field, Corporate & Continuing Education Center in south Everett, School of Cosmetology in Marysville, and at several other locations in north and east Snohomish County.

Organization and administration[edit]

EvCC is one of 34 community and technical colleges governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges. The college is administered by a five-member board of trustees[4] appointed by the Washington state’s governor. EvCC's president is Dr. David Beyer.[5]

Academic profile[edit]

In 2011-12 the college had 19,666 students. EvCC students range in age from 12 to 85 with the largest number of students between 18–21 years of age. One-fourth of EvCC's students are students of color. During the past five years, student enrollment has increased 15 percent.

Students come to EvCC to affordably start their four-year degrees, earn certificates, train for new jobs, experience hands-on training in professional and technical programs, learn English, develop basic skills, finish high school, train for a promotion, or to learn just for fun.

The college offers associate’s degrees[6] in Arts and Sciences, Science, Business, Applied Science, Technical Arts, Fine Arts, and General Studies. Certificates of completion are awarded in more than 30 technical and career fields.[6] Students can also enroll in Adult Education, English as a Second Language, high school completion, and General Education Development programs. EvCC also offers professional and employee training through its Corporate & Continuing Education Center.[7] In addition to traditional classroom courses, EvCC offers courses that can be taken online through the CANVAS learning platform.

The University Center of North Puget Sound offers more than 25 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs at EvCC’s north Everett campus and supports a dozen online degree programs from colleges and universities,

Student life[edit]

Sport[edit]

Everett Community College offers 11 intercollegiate sports to both its male and female students and faculty. These include baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, cross country, and volleyball. All teams use the same school colors of Red and White, with their mascot being the Trojans.

Notable people[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see Category:Everett Community College alumni.

Aaron Cunningham has played baseball for several major-league teams.

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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 48°00′21″N 122°12′10″W / 48.00583°N 122.20278°W / 48.00583; -122.20278