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Brandon Degarimore - August 03, 2016

Brandon Degarimore

For Brandon Degarimore, college was just part of the story. The June 2016 Green River College graduate used his time in school to take the classes he needed to earn a Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology: Software Development. He also used the time to go above and beyond his classroom requirements. ...

Merrill Williams - December 18, 2015

Merrill Williams

Merrill Williams is blazing new trails in her life thanks to personal dedication and higher education opportunities. ...

Bryan Daniels - December 15, 2015

Bryan Daniels

Bryan Daniels is on track to graduate with a bachelor of applied science (BAS) from Clover Park Technical College. ...

News Features

Community colleges win grant to change how they advise students

July 28, 2016

This month, five Washington community colleges -- including Everett -- won $2.5 million in grant money to change the way they advise college students. (The other winners were South Seattle College, Pierce College, Peninsula College in Port Angeles and South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia.) ...

Collaboration, Not Competition

July 26, 2016

Colleges in the same region often view each other as competitors, whether on the athletics field or in the admissions office. But the nine colleges in Pierce County, Wash., see each other as the opposite: collaborators. ...