|Type||Public community college|
|President||Daria J. Willis, Ph.D.|
|111 Full-time, 214 Part-time|
|Students||19,673 in 2016–17|
Everett Community College (EvCC) is a community college in Everett, Washington, in the Seattle metropolitan area. EvCC educates more than 19,000 students every year at locations throughout Snohomish County, Washington with most students and faculty at the main campus in Everett.
Everett Junior College (EJC) was founded in 1941,with the college's first students taking classes at a converted elementary school. In 1957, construction began on a new college campus in north Everett. The campus, which originally included seven buildings, opened in 1958.
The college's name changed to Everett Community College in 1967 to conform with the Washington State Community College Act.
On February 16, 1987, an arson fire broke out at the college's library that destroyed the main student services building and killed firefighter Gary Parks. The arson destroyed 48,000 books and remained unsolved for decades. million to construct and stock with new books, using funds from the state legislature and private donations.In 2021 Elmer Nash pleaded guilty to the death of Gary Parks. Nash was 12 years old at the time of the blaze and revealed he had started the fire with matches in order to conceal evidence of theft. A new library and service building was opened in October 1988 at the same site and dedicated to Parks, who was honored with a statue in the courtyard. The building cost $8
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 20 buildings, many of them named after the peaks of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.
In the past 10 years, EvCC has completed more than $150 million of new construction:
The Nippon Business Institute at EvCC was founded in 1987 to provide education in Japanese language and culture, in part due to Everett's relationships with Japanese partners.The school's building is located at the southwest end of the campus and includes Nishiyama Garden, a traditional Japanese garden with Sukiya-zukuri wooden gates, gravel paths, and a portion of the Kintai Bridge from Iwakuni, Japan, one of Everett's sister cities.
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.
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 trusteesappointed by Washington state's governor. EvCC's president is Dr. Daria J. Willis.
In 2016-17 the college educated 19,673 students. EvCC students range in age from 12 to 85 with the largest number of students between 18 and 21 years of age.
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 more than 90 different majors and programs. Associate degreesare available 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. Students can also enroll in Transitional Studies classes to improve their basic skills, upgrade job skills, prepare for college-level classes, learn to speak English, complete high school, and earn a GED.
EvCC also offers professional development and career training options through its Corporate & Continuing Education Center.Courses can be customized and delivered on-site throughout Snohomish County and the Northwest.
In addition to traditional classroom courses, EvCC offers courses that can be taken online through the CANVAS learning platform.
Everett Community College has 11 athletic teams including baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, cross country, track and field, and volleyball. All teams use the school colors of red and white. The college's mascot, the Trojan, was selected by students in 1941. Everett Community College teams compete in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC).
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