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Skagit Valley College celebrates student achievement at 63rd Annual Honors Reception

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 30, 2020 |

Skagit Valley College (SVC) celebrated student success at the College’s 63rd Annual Honors Reception that was held virtually on June 17th this year. Among the highlights, Gavel Awards were presented to Gus Kidane (Mount Vernon) and Christian King (Oak Harbor), in recognition of their service with the Associated Students of SVC (ASSVC). Gus served as…

Skagit Valley College’s Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy now offering 32oz. brews to go

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 29, 2020 |

Skagit Valley College’s Cardinal Craft Brewing (CCB) Academy is now offering pre-ordered 32oz. cans of student-made brews to go! At least 10 unique beers, including Viva Farms Strawberry Blonde, Make-Up Day IPA, and Not Your Ordinary Bitter, are offered at the Academy’s online store. “Although the Taproom remains closed to the public, Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy…

Think Local First by celebrating local businesses with Independents Month in July

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 29, 2020 |

Every July, Sustainable Connections joins together with local alliances, organizations, and partners to celebrate Independents Month, a month-long celebration of independent businesses throughout Whatcom County and the value, economic growth, and spirit they bring to our community. Local businesses are one of the biggest generators of wealth in the community — each dollar spent at an independent business returns three times more money to the local economy compared to one spent at…

Servpro of Skagit County Free Water Damage Continuing Education Event

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 29, 2020 |

Two Skagit Valley College faculty members receive the Dr. Ernest Tutt Teacher of the Year Award

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 29, 2020 |

Each year, students at Skagit Valley College’s Mount Vernon Campus select the Teacher of the Year. The Dr. Ernest Tutt Teacher of the Year Award was bestowed this year to two outstanding faculty members: Dr. Roxi Smith, Chemistry instructor, and Joy Curtis, Nursing instructor. Roxi and Joy were recognized for their passion for the subject…

Skagit Valley College celebrates the SVC Graduating Class of 2020

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 25, 2020 |

Skagit Valley College (SVC) was proud to celebrate its 93rd graduating class this past week. The SVC Graduating Class of 2020 accomplished so much this year—especially considering the unprecedented challenges they faced due to COVID-19. In support of the Stay Home, Stay Healthy directive by the Governor’s office, SVC made the difficult decision to cancel…

Mount Vernon Library to Offer Curbside Pick-Up

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 23, 2020 |

Patrons of the Mount Vernon City Library can now get their books and other library materials without leaving the comfort of their vehicles. Curbside service allows residents to request library materials by placing holds online or by calling the library. When an order is filled, the Library will contact the patron and provide directions for…

Skagit Valley College Athletic Department announces Male and Female Athletes of the Year

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 23, 2020 |

The Skagit Valley College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Male and Female Athletes of the Year. This annual award goes beyond more than athletic performance, as it recognizes academic success, community involvement, work ethic, commitment, dedication and many other qualities that are representative of Cardinals Athletics. Co-Male Athletes of the Year Jaime…

2020 Dog Gone Walk-a-Thon and Deputy Anne Jackson Memorial Walk by Humane Society of Skagit Valley

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 22, 2020 |

Support the Humane Society of Skagit Valley by taking part in this fun virtual fundraiser for the whole family! The Virtual Walk-a-Thon and Deputy Anne Jackson Memorial Walk is an annual fundraiser to raise community funds in support of our mission at HSSV. Anne Jackson, a great friend and supporter of HSSV was killed in…

Skagit Valley College’s Basic Education for Adults program will offer online classes

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 19, 2020 |

Skagit Valley College’s Basic Education for Adults program will offer online summer classes starting Monday, July 6th. Classes include: High School Completion, English Language classes, computer classes, and a Spanish GED and computer class. It’s Easy to Enroll! Email our advisors at hscompletion@skagit.edu and we will help you sign up. If you are new to online learning, SVC is offering a FREE College Success Skills…

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