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Highline to Celebrate Disability Justice Week Nov. 6-9
11/06/23 to 11/09/2310/31/23
Registration Open for 14th Annual Black and Brown Male Summit
Free Events at Highline College to Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Week
10/09/23 to 10/12/2309/28/23
Free Lectures to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day
Community Invited to Highline College Foundation Event
Highline College Foundation Awards $182,500 in Scholarships
Amazon Selects Highline College as Education Partner for Career Choice Program
Highline College Hires First Vice President of Equity, Diversity and Transformation
Highline College Broadens Business Applied Bachelor’s Degree with Name Change
2013 Highline College Graduate Named 2023 Distinguished Alumnus
Registration Open for 2023 Y.E.L.L. Female Summit
Highline Student Joins 2023 All-Washington Academic Team
Nominate a Former Highline Student for Alumni Award
Highline College and Arizona State University Partner to Offer College Students Transfer Pathways with New Online Tools
Highline’s MaST Center Aquarium Hosts New Plankton Exhibit1/26/23 to 3/25/2301/26/23
Highline College to Host Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week 20231/17/23 to 1/20/2301/09/23
Highline College Lifts COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement11/02/22
Registration Open for 13th Annual Black and Brown Male Summit11/19/2211/01/22
LGBTQIA+ Week at Highline to Raise Awareness, Support10/05/22
Jesse Johnson Joins Highline College Board of Trustees09/14/22
Highline College to Develop Talent Search Program at Local Schools to Help Students Persist to College09/06/22
Highline Receives Funding for Summer Quarter Running Start06/07/22
1990 Highline College Graduate Named 2022 Distinguished Alumnus06/06/22
Highline College, Highline Public Schools & Community Partners Awarded $1.6 Million Grant from King County05/27/22
Two Kent Students Join All-WA Academic Team05/12/2205/23/22
Registration Open for Highline College Female Summits05/14/2204/25/22
The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting May 1305/13/2204/18/22
Nominate a Former Highline Student for Alumni Award03/07/22
Highline College is a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars02/28/22
Highline College Awarded $232,500 for New Certificate to Help Those Living Homeless in Hotels02/25/22
Highline College Adds New Geology Degree02/10/22
Get Free Income Tax Help at Highline College02/02/22
The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center to Hold Public Tours Jan. 701/07/2212/15/21
Registration Open for 12th Annual Black and Brown Male Summit12/11/2111/30/21
Travis Exstrom Joins Highline College Board of Trustees11/15/21
Dr. Jamilyn Penn Chosen as Interim Vice President for Highline College Student Services11/10/21
Aspen Institute Selects Highline Among Top 150 Community Colleges11/03/21
College Students Partner to Advance Mentorship, Equity in STEM11/02/21
U.S. Dept. of Education Awards Highline College Competitive Grant09/30/21
Highline College to Celebrate 60 Years in Higher Education09/10/21
Highline College Will Become a Vaccine-Required Campus Fall 202107/28/21
The Hub: Federal Way Higher Education Center to Open Fall 202106/16/21
Highline College, Partners Release Findings in Inequity by Design Report06/08/21
Highline College Honors University President06/07/21
Nominate a Former Highline College Student for Distinguished Alumnus Award03/02/21
Joe Bowman Joins Highline College Board of Trustees10/21/20
Physics Students Help Highline Community with 3D-Printed Face Shields09/17/20
COVID-19 Testing Now Available at Highline College08/18/20
Emily Lardner Selected as VP of Academic Affairs07/06/20
Staff and Faculty Win 4 Awards at Virtual Spring Brunch'In06/22/2006/24/20
Highline College Foundation Launches COVID-19 Student Support Fund05/08/20
Nominate a Former Highline College Student for Distinguished Alumnus Award02/24/20
Renton Technical College Dean Chosen as Vice President for Student Services at Highline College 03/02/2002/19/20
Free Income Tax Help at Highline College01/27/20-04/18/2001/27/20
NEA Big Read Comes to Highline College01/27/20-03/09/2001/21/20
MLK Jr. Week Kicks Off at Highline College01/21/20-01/24/2001/13/20
Highline College Health and Life Sciences Building Scheduled to Open January 202001/06/2012/30/19
Extraordinary $10 Million Bequest Will Benefit Students at 17 Western Washington Community Colleges12/13/19
Black and Brown Male Summit Celebrates 10 Years11/15/19-11/17/1911/01/19
Highline College Faculty Member Wins National Honor10/18/1910/22/19
From Puget Sound Creatures to Climate Change11/2/19-6/6/2010/17/19
Sharmila Swenson joins Highline College Board of Trustees10/10/19
LGBTQIA Week Honors the Resistance 50 Years Later10/07/19-10/11/1909/23/19
Four Highline College Employees Earn Honors: Annual Awards Recognize Professional Excellence07/01/19
Emily Lardner Named Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs06/03/19
Angela Sheffey-Bogan Named Distinguished Alumna: Renton Principal Recognized by Highline College for Commitment to Equity05/28/19
Universal Design at Center of New Highline College Program05/20/19
Goats, Greenhouses, Gardening at Free Summit: King Conservation District and Highline College Partner for Urban Ag Event
Local Colleges and Universities Declare Affordable Housing Week, May 13–1705/13/19–05/17/1905/06/19
Registration Open for Summit for Young Women of Color: Y.E.L.L. Summit at Highline College Targets South King County Students05/18/1904/30/19
Registration Open for Native Student Success Summit: Highline College and Highline Public Schools Team Up for May 2 Event05/02/1904/24/19
7 Programs, Parade of Nations During Diversity Week: Week of Free Events at Highline College04/22/19–04/26/1904/11/19
Kent Resident Earns Scholarships, Statewide Award: Highline College Student Honored As All-Washington Scholar03/21/1903/21/19
106 Poems Yield 10 Finalists in Annual Poetry Contest04/01/19–05/30/1903/18/19
College Students on Front Line of Cyberattacks03/22/19–03/24/1903/13/19
Highline College Searches for Next Distinguished Alumnus02/26/19
Extended Hours for Free Income Tax Help at Highline College01/15/19–04/18/1901/24/19
Free Events to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.: 7 Talks Over 4 Days Begin Jan. 22 at Highline College01/22/19–01/25/1901/15/19
Saovra Ear Named Interim Vice President at Highline College11/14/18
Altmayer Elected to National Board of Community College Trustees10/30/18
Free Job Fair at Highline College10/23/1810/15/18
Free Talks to Mark Indigenous Peoples Day at Highline10/08/1810/02/18
LGBTQIA Week Provides Support, Raises Awareness at Highline10/08/18–10/12/18 09/24/18
Gerstman Chosen As Vice President at Highline College09/17/18
7 at Highline College Earn Awards for Service and Excellence06/22/18
Highline College Honors Diversity and Inclusion Advocate06/14/18
New President Selected at Highline College05/31/18
3 Finalists Named for Highline College Presidency: Open Forums to Be Held May 14–16 to Meet Candidates05/14/18–05/16/18 05/09/18
Registration Open for Native Student Success Summit: Highline College and Highline Public Schools Team Up for May 16 Event05/16/1805/07/18
Registration Open for Summit for Young Women of Color: Y.E.L.L. Summit at Highline College Targets South King County Students05/19/1805/03/18
Making More Room for More Students in Health and Wellness Careers: Demolition Day to Mark Launch of Major Renovation to Highline College Building05/07/1804/24/18
Music, Lectures, Films Free for All: Week of Events at Highline College to Celebrate Diversity04/23/18–04/27/1804/16/18
Highline College Searches for Next Distinguished Alumnus03/29/18
2 Earn Scholarships at State Awards Ceremony: Highline College Students Honored as All-Washington Scholars03/22/18
10 Local Students Earn Cash, Kudos in Poetry Contest04/01/18–05/31/1803/15/18
Free Job Fair at Highline College: Nearly 60 Employers Expected at March 14 Event03/14/1803/06/18
Film Contest Winners Earn Recognition, Cash Prizes at Highline: 2 Students Tie for First With Distinct Films03/01/18
Free Summit Fuels Careers in City Farming03/02/18–03/03/1802/26/18
Help Is Here at Tax Time: United Way and Highline College Partner for Free Income Tax Prep01/09/18–04/19/1801/29/18
Once Hungry and Homeless, Highline Student Now Has Hope01/25/18
Looking for Values-Driven, Inspirational Leader: Highline College Now Accepting Applications for President01/18/18
50 Years After Martin Luther King Jr.: Week of Free Events Begins Jan. 16 at Highline College01/16/18–01/19/1801/04/18
Listening Sessions Planned for Highline's Presidential Search12/04/17, 12/06/17, 12/11/1711/27/17
Bermingham Named President Emeritus11/21/17
8 Community Members Will Help With Presidential Search11/16/1711/08/17
Community Will Be Called On to Help With Presidential Search11/07/1711/02/17
Highline Student, Social Justice Advocate to Headline Oct. 26 Event10/26/1710/19/17
Free Job Fair at Highline College: Nearly 60 Employers Expected at Oct. 18 Event10/18/1710/9/17
2nd Annual Indigenous Peoples Day at Highline10/9/1710/4/17
Highline College Trustee Wins National Honor: Altmayer Recognized for Excellence With Leadership Award10/3/17
Wagnitz Named Interim President at Highline College9/28/17
LGBTQIA Week at Highline to Raise Awareness, Support10/09/17–10/13/179/25/17
Presidential Search at Highline to Have Help From Consultant9/22/17
Highline College Trustees to Take Next Step in Presidential Search9/21/179/18/17
First Decisions Made in Search for Next Highline College Leader8/31/17
Presidential Search Process to Begin at Highline College8/31/178/29/17
College Achievement Lower for Latinos: New Program at Highline College Aims to Increase Enrollment, Graduation8/28/17
President of Highline College Announces Retirement7/27/17
Increasing Diversity of Teaching Corps Aim of New Highline Program7/17/17
Honors All Around at Highline College6/20/17
Students From 3 Continents in First Worldwide Cyber Defense Event06/20/17–06/22/176/12/17
10 in 10 Challenge Offers Chance to Help College Students5/4/17
450+ Expected at Event for Young Women of Color5/20/175/2/17
Summit Seeks to Support Native Students5/17/174/27/17
Author Sherman Alexie Among Notable Presenters During Diversity Celebration04/24/17–04/28/174/17/17
Local Students Earn Scholarships at State Awards Ceremony: Highline College Students Honored as All-Washington Scholars3/23/173/23/17
10 Students Earn Recognition, Cash for Poetry04/01/17–05/31/173/20/17
Career Change for Cookie Veteran: Cupp to Lead New Development Effort at Highline College3/14/17
College Students on Front Line of Cyberattacks03/24/17–03/26/173/13/17
City Farming and Food Access Focus of New Summit03/17/17–03/18/173/2/17
Free Job Fair at Highline College: Nearly 50 Employers Expected at March 15 Event3/15/173/2/17
Study Shows Highline Added $631.5 Million to Local Economy2/22/17
Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Crime Interventions: Free Training at Highline College to Explore Evidence-Based PolicingCancelled
Highline College to Host Free Summit for Latino Students: New Format, New Name for 3rd Annual Summit, Feb. 252/25/172/9/17
Help Is Here at Tax Time: Free Income Tax Preparation Available at Highline College01/11/17–04/20/171/12/17
Highline Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. With Free Events01/17/17–01/20/171/10/17
Film Festival to Show Work of 5 Students1/25/171/6/17
14-Year Highline Veteran to Head Financial Services12/13/16
Saechao Promoted to Administrative Role at Highline College11/28/16
Four-Time Winner of National Diversity Award11/1/16
Free Job Fair at Highline College: Nearly 50 Employers Expected at October 26 Event10/26/1610/18/16
Underwater Pumpkin Carving and More: Highline College's MaST Center Offers Free Events for Fall FunFall 201610/17/16
Use Your Power During Disability Awareness MonthOctober10/3/16
‘The Politics of Pee’ Kicks Off LGBTQIA Month at HighlineOctober9/29/16
From Puget Sound Creatures to Climate Change: Free MaST Center Seminars2016–179/26/16
Awards for Three Highline College Employees9/15/16
Menke to Head Public Safety Efforts at Highline College7/14/16
Free Job Fair at Highline College7/13/166/28/16
Five Highline College Employees Win Awards6/23/16
Highline College Honors Longtime Nurse and Army Veteran 6/2/16
Octopus Graduates ‘Magna Cum Crabbe’ at Highline College5/26/16
Native Students in South King County Invited to Summit5/18/165/5/16
Volunteers Clear Hundreds of Pounds of Debris from Redondo Beach Area4/23/164/28/16
Highline College to Host 3rd Annual Summit for Young Women of Color5/14/164/26/16
From Creativity and Communication to Money and More05/02/16–05/05/164/21/16
Free Weeklong Program Celebrates and Explores Diversity04/25/16–04/29/164/19/16
Highline College Wins Second Award of Excellence4/12/16
Job Fair Focuses on Transportation, Distribution and Logistics4/19/164/7/16
Nearly 70 Employers Coming to Job Fair4/18/164/5/16
Forum to Highlight Threats to Global Supply Chains4/13/164/1/16
Writing Talent Earns Recognition, Cash for 10 Students04/07/16–05/31/163/31/16
Highline College in Search of Distinguished Alumni3/28/16
Highline College Students Honored at State Awards Ceremony3/24/163/24/16
Moving People From Food Assistance to Self-Sufficiency3/22/16
Training the Next Generation of Cyber Defenders04/22/16–04/24/163/21/16
Valencia Promoted to CLS Director3/8/16
Free Health Fair Coming to Highline3/9/163/1/16
Martinez Promoted to Student Affairs Leadership Team2/29/16
Sisavatdy to Lead New Highline College Program2/11/16
Local Artist and Educator Lends Time and Talent to Latino Summit02/23/16–02/24/162/2/16
Highline College Among Nation’s Leading Community Colleges1/26/16
College Bound in the Fall?1/30/161/21/16
Preparing for US Citizenship1/14/16
Help Is Here at Tax Time1/12/16
Highline Hosts Martin Luther King Jr. Week Celebration01/18/16–01/26/161/11/16