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2017-2018 Newsletters

  • Currents Dr. James Ford Special Edition

    Currents magazine, James Ford Special Edition issue

    Special edition honoring Dr. James M. Ford's legacy in higher education at Skagit Valley College.


  • Currents Summer 2017

    Currents magazine, Summer 2017 issue

    Special Campaign Edition highlighting the SVC Foundation's public launch of Removing Barriers: A Campaign for Student Achievement and Excellence.


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2016-2017 Newsletters

  • Currents Spring 2017

    Currents magazine, Spring 2017 issue

    This issue features Governor Jay Inslee's visit to SVC, Culinary Arts students at the Governor Inaugural Ball, SVC's "Seed to Table" community partnership, and more.


  • Currents Fall 2016

    This issue features the SVC Foundation Annual Report and a spotlight on a member of the inaugural class of SVC's Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Conservation program.


  • Currents Spring/Summer 2016

    This issue features the launch of Skagit Valley College’s Craft Brewing Academy; and articles on community partnerships, student success and spotlight articles on Alumni.


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2014-2015 Newsletters

  • Currents Fall 2015

    This issue features the Skagit Valley College Fall Powwow held in October; and articles on new grants to support strategic planning, student success and spotlights on Alumni.


  • Currents Spring/Summer 2015

    Connected with Community, This issue features the The Multi-Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours hosted by SVC, articles on community partnerships, student success and spotlight articles on Alumni.


  • Currents Fall 2014

    This issue features the Grand Opening of Lewis Hall and the Legacy of Dean Charles Lewis' commitment to students. Articles include Outstanding Faculty and Staff supporting student success, Foundation 2013-14 Highlights, and more...


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2013-2014 Newsletters

  • Currents Spring 2014

    This issue centers on "Being Connected with Community" featuring articles focused on Skagit Valley College's work with the community, a cover story celebrating Steve Epperson, plus updates from the SVC Foundation...

  • Currents Fall 2013

    This issue centers on "Being Committed to Students" with articles focused on Student Success, a cover story about the Experience China program, plus updates from the SVC Foundation...

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2012-2013 Newsletters

  • Currents Spring/Summer 2013

    This issue focuses on "Celebrating Student Success" with articles highlighting this year's Sydney S. McIntyre, Jr. Memorial Scholarship winners. Other articles include Trustee of the Year, Aligning programs with industry, Lewis Hall update  - Plus updates from the SVC Foundation...

  • Currents - September 2012

    This issue features a visit from Seattle Kitchen, a welcome message from SVC President, Dr. Thomas Keegan, a feature focused on Champions of Diversity, and a feature about Skagit's unique learning environment - Plus much more...

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2011-2012 Newsletters

  • Currents February 2012

    This issue features stories of the college's transformation under the leadership of Dr. Gary Tollefson, the SVC Board of Trustees approval of initial steps toward offering the College’s first-ever Bachelor of Applied Science degree, and the college's 2010-2011 Accountability Report.

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2010-2011 Newsletters

  • Currents September 2011

    This issue features a story about the college's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students, Jeramy Harstad and Kathryn Hale, who were named to the All-Washington Academic Team 2011. The SVC Foundation section includes articles about benefactors, Wade and Frances Schroeder, and a million dollar year for fundraising!

  • Currents January 2011

    This issue features a story on Legson Kayira—the 50th anniversary of his journey to
    Skagit Valley College, the SVC Accountability Report to the Community, and an article about the Foundation's Marine Tech Scholarship.

  • Currents Winter Quarter 2010

    This issue features a story on the new Angst Hall, Mother/Daughter Foundation Scholarship recipients and the college's 2008-2009 Accountability Report.

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2009-2010 Newsletters

  • Currents Spring/Summer 2010

    This issue features stories on the Hall of Fame—Honoring Service and Achievement, the Washington State Supreme Court visit to the Mount Vernon Campus, and the SVC Foundation.

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2008-2009 Newsletters

  • Currents Fall/Winter 2008, Vol. 2/Issue 3

    This issue features stories on SVC Culinary Arts and Hedlin Farms, SVC Sustainability efforts, the college's 2008 Accountability Report, and the Foundation's Annual Report.

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2007-2008 Newsletters

  • Currents, Spring/Summer 2008, Vol. 2/Issue 2

    This issue features stories on Top Cardinal, Gary Knutzen, The Foundation in Support of the Arts, our Jalisco, Mexico partnership, Celebrating Students and much more. The issue also includes a special 30-year commermoration of the Foundation.

  • Currents, Winter 2008, Vol. 2/Issue 1

    The Third issue features stories on former SVC President, James Ford, and former Science Instructor Jim Monroe. The issue also includes the 2006-2007 Accountability Report, and the Foundation Annual Report

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2006-2007 Newsletters

  • Currents, Spring 2007, Vol. 1/Issue 2

    This second issue includes the Sustainability Fair; 19th Annual James M. Ford Golf Classic; the Marine Maintenance Technology Program; Doris Dunn and Don Fotheringham, Whidbey Island Campus instructors; and a feature story on Jack and Micki Deierlein, long-time Foundation supporters.

  • Currents, Fall 2006, Vol. 1/Issue 1

    Includes the 2005-2006 Annual Report, Cheng Jin: The China Connection, Campus Center: Looking Ahead, Jack Kenney: Helping the Foundation Grow.....