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SVC celebrates Black History Month with events

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 2, 2024 | Comments Off on SVC celebrates Black History Month with events

Skagit Valley College will host events in observance of Black History Month. The college has organized these events in recognition of the sacrifices of African Americans and to honor their contributions. Events: Tuesday, Feb. 6: Disrupting Anti-Blackness Workshop Mount Vernon campus: Diversity Center, Knutzen Cardinal Center | 11 a.m. This event is free and open…

Code Red – Urgent Need For Blood Donors

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Code Red – Urgent Need For Blood Donors

Mount Vernon Police Chief Hiring Process

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Police Chief Hiring Process

The City of Mount Vernon will soon re-open its search for the City’s next police chief. The decision to open the process again comes a day after learning that the candidate to whom the City offered the position withdrew his application to pursue an opportunity in another department. This was the second candidate to withdraw…

2024 SWAN scholarships now available

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 2, 2024 | Comments Off on 2024 SWAN scholarships now available

Christianson’s Nursery February Garden Notes

By Jeremy Kindlund | February 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Christianson’s Nursery February Garden Notes

Located in beautiful Skagit Valley, we offer a wide variety of common and uncommon plants, garden accessories, antiques, and gifts. Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Join Us at the Northwest Flower and Garden Festival! The Seattle Northwest Flower and Garden Festival is set to take place February 14th – 18th, 2024. Tickets for…

Skagit Valley College Foundation receives a $1.68 million bequest, its third-largest gift in its history

By Jeremy Kindlund | January 30, 2024 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College Foundation receives a $1.68 million bequest, its third-largest gift in its history

The Skagit Valley College Foundation received the third-largest gift in its history, a $1.68 million bequest from the estate of Stella Rolph.   The gift will be endowed and used to fund two scholarships. The donor, Stella Rolph of Burlington, passed away in December 2022.  The Stella Rolph Memorial Scholarships will be awarded to students in…

Skagit Valley College names Darren Greeno as vice president of academic affairs

By Jeremy Kindlund | January 29, 2024 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College names Darren Greeno as vice president of academic affairs

Skagit Valley College named Darren Greeno, a dynamic leader in higher education with more than 17 years of experience, as its vice president of academic affairs. He will begin his permanent role on Feb. 1.   Greeno has been serving as SVC’s interim vice president of academic affairs for the past six months. Prior to that,…

Empowering The Youth: Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County Addresses Mental Health Needs in Diverse Communities

By Jeremy Kindlund | January 24, 2024 | Comments Off on Empowering The Youth: Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County Addresses Mental Health Needs in Diverse Communities

In response to the critical need for mental and behavioral health support among children, especially in communities where English is a second language, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County is pioneering efforts to make a meaningful impact. With a particular focus on LaVenture Middle School, Mental Health Specialist, Yesica Solano and Site Coordinator,…

Monthly News & Updates From McIntyre Hall

By Jeremy Kindlund | January 24, 2024 | Comments Off on Monthly News & Updates From McIntyre Hall

McIntyre Hall is Celebrating 20 years of building community through the arts! We invite you to enjoy the second half of the season! Help Us Spread the Word: Area High school and Skagit Valley College students may attend McIntyre Hall Presents FREE. mcintyrehall.org Box Office:360.416.7727 Regular Box Office Hours: Tuesday – Thursday 10am – 2pm…

Skagit Valley College receives $1 Million Grant to enhance Dental Therapy Program

By Jeremy Kindlund | January 19, 2024 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College receives $1 Million Grant to enhance Dental Therapy Program

Skagit Valley College recently received a $1 million grant from Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies (MACP) to further the college’s dəxʷx̌ayəbus Dental Therapy program.  Running from Jan. 1, 2024, to June 30, 2026, this project focuses on teacher training, student navigation, and wrap-around support to ensure student success.   The dəxʷx̌ayəbus (pronounced Dahf-hi-ya-buus) Dental Therapy Program, a joint effort…

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