Kitsap Sun, June 30, 2012 – “Olympic College hired a new women’s golf coach and softball coach, athletic director Barry Janusch said Friday. Breanne Toigo was named the golf coach and Danny Haas will take over the softball program.” Read More Here
Kitsap Sun, June 13, 2012 - ’OC is sort of a family tradition. Her grandfather, Henry Milander, was president of the college in the 1970s and ’80s. Her father attended OC for two years before going to a university.”What a great resource we have in our own backyard,” she said.’ Read more here
Kitsap Sun, June 18, 2012 – When Rosa Maria Sebastian De Lopez thinks about post-graduation life, it’s more than her own future she thinks of.
She’s thinking also of her daughters, 3-year-old Eulalia, friendly and tall for her age, and chubby cheeked, 11-month-old Rosaura…The 18-year-old, who graduated from North Mason High School on Monday night, already has enrolled at Olympic College to study to become a medical assistant. Read more here
Olympic College has been working to provide more digital services to students. For the past four years, the college has moved a number of services to an electronic format so they are accessible by mobile devices and can be viewed anywhere by students. The trend reflects the rising number of smart phones, computer tablets, and other mobile devices that can download content from the web. In fact, by the end of 2012, it’s predicted that the number of mobile devices in use will outnumber the world’s population. Read more
Kitsap Sun, May 12, 2012 – “Military chefs in Kitsap County get to brag they are the best in the Northwest.
At least for the next year or so, that is, after a cooking competition Saturday morning at Olympic College that is part of the area’s Armed Forces Festival.” Read more here
Olympic College Shelton celebrated more than 40 years in Mason County on Wednesday May 9, 2012 at OC Shelton. The community was invited to celebrate this milestone. Read more
Kitsap Sun, May 9, 2012 – “Among the graduates last weekend at Washington State University in Pullman, there were 14 who earned their mechanical engineering baccalaureate degrees primarily at Olympic College…Implementation of the program also moves Olympic College closer toward a “university center”… ” Read more here
Kitsap Sun, May 4, 2012 – The historic first class from the WSU-OC Mechanical Engineering Program graduates in Pullman. Read more here
Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, April 30, 2012 – “What’s still needed, however, is more infrastructure to make the industrial sites more attractive to companies looking for a place to expand, and increased education and training programs to provide workers who have the skills those companies need
“Vitrually every high-tech aerospace firm will tell you that they’re hungry for trained people,” said state Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-Tacoma, a leading advocate in the legislature for higher education.
Cantwell saw where some of that training will take place when she visited Olympic College in Bremerton…” Read more here