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Celebrate Father’s Day By Studying Lingcod Sat. 6/20

Celebrate Father’s Day By Studying Lingcod Sat. 6/20

Father’s Day is this coming weekend, and what better way to celebrate than by comparing dear ol’ Dad to a lingcod?

Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST), located in Redondo Beach (in Des Moines), is holding a special “Fatherhood Under the Sea” presentation from Noon to 12:45pm this Saturday, June 20th, and it’s FREE.

Here are the details…

Celebrate World Ocean Day Monday At MaST

Celebrate World Ocean Day Monday At MaST

World Ocean Day is Monday, June 8th, and Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST) will be holding a celebration from 10am to Noon.

Here are the details…

Highline College Scholars Earn $624,000 In Financial Aid

Highline College Scholars Earn $624,000 In Financial Aid

Highline Community College’s 14 Honors Scholars for the 2008-2009 academic year received $624,000 in financial aid and scholarship offers to continue their education, including Burien student Jennifer Anne Kemp.

The Honors Scholar program’s 70 graduates have earned a combined $2.4 million in scholarships and other financial aid since the program began in 2003…

Senior Expo Coming To Highline College March 27th

Senior Expo Coming To Highline College March 27th

When you think of Highline Community College, you usually think of fresh-faced young college kids, right? Well, maybe it’s time to add another demographic to the pie – senior citizens –... [Read more]

Know An Accomplished HCC Alum? Here’s Your Chance…

Know An Accomplished HCC Alum? Here’s Your Chance…

Are you, or do you know of, an accomplished Highline Community College alum? HCC is currently seeking nominations for its most prestigious award for alumni – the “Distinguished Alumnus Award,”... [Read more]

Highline College Offering Free Tax Help Fridays Thru 4/10

Highline College Offering Free Tax Help Fridays Thru 4/10

Student volunteers, who have studied and received income tax preparation certification from AARP and IRS, are providing free help to anyone needing assistance preparing certain non-complex 2008 income... [Read more]

Find A Career In A Down Economy At HCC 3/10 & 4/14

Find A Career In A Down Economy At HCC 3/10 & 4/14

Highline Community College is sponsoring a seminar entitled “Steps to Finding a Career in a Down Economy” on Tuesday, March 10th from 9:30am to 11am, and again on Tuesday April 14th from 2pm... [Read more]

Hip Hop Summit Bustin’ Its Way To Highline College 2/26-27

Hip Hop Summit Bustin’ Its Way To Highline College 2/26-27

The 5th Annual Hip-Hop Summit is returning to Highline Community College on Thursday Feb. 26th and Friday, Feb. 27th, and it should be an all gravy, all raw, bustin’ time (in other words…it’ll... [Read more]

Highline College Health Care Job Fair Is March 4th

Highline College Health Care Job Fair Is March 4th

Highline Community College will be doing what it can to resuscitate the local unemployment rate by holding a Health Care Job Fair on Wednesday, March 4th in the student union building on its main campus. It’s... [Read more]

Highline College To Cut Federal Way Campus + 44 Jobs

Highline College To Cut Federal Way Campus + 44 Jobs

Highline Community College administrators announced Friday their decision on how to deal with the college’s $2.1 million financial hit necessitated by Gov. Chris Gregoire new budget cuts: Closing... [Read more]

“Science On The Sound” Speaker Series Starts Feb. 7th

“Science On The Sound” Speaker Series Starts Feb. 7th

Highline Community College’s Marine Science and Technology Center (MaST), located on Redondo Beach in Des Moines (map below), is holding a “Science on the Sound” speaker series beginning... [Read more]

Highline College Nursing Club’s Blood Drive Is Jan. 20th

Highline College Nursing Club’s Blood Drive Is Jan. 20th

Highline Community College’s Student Nursing Club is sponsoring a blood drive on Tuesday, Jan. 20th to help with the recent blood supply shortage. The blood supply dropped dramatically as a result... [Read more]

Our Latest Advertiser: Breeders Theater’s “Prairie Heart”

Our Latest Advertiser: Breeders Theater’s “Prairie Heart”

The B-Town Blog is proud to welcome our latest Advertiser: Breeders Theater’s “Prairie Heart,” a new romantic comedy playing at E.B. Foote Winery starting Jan. 16th! Love blooms unexpectedly... [Read more]

Highline College Honoring Martin Luther King Week 1/19-23

Highline College Honoring Martin Luther King Week 1/19-23

Between Jan. 19th and 23rd, Highline Community College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Week will feature nationally known authors and scholars discussing a variety of topics, including diversity, politics,... [Read more]

“Deadliest Catch” Star At HCC’s MaSt Center Dec. 13th

“Deadliest Catch” Star At HCC’s MaSt Center Dec. 13th

We doubt that an alleged snow storm will stop a rugged Alaskan crab fisherman from showing up, but keep that in mind for this scheduled event – “Deadliest Catch” star Mike Fourtner will... [Read more]

Marine Science & Tech Center Opens Monday

Marine Science & Tech Center Opens Monday

The brand spankin’ new Highline Community College Marine Science & Technology (MaST) Center opens Monday (June 16th) at 9:30am, with a special Dedication Ceremony featuring Congressman Adam Smith... [Read more]