Olympic College Offering free Women in Welding Workshop

Olympic college is offering a FREE workshop, Women in Welding, on December 15th at the OC Bremerton Campus. Women in Welding Bremerton flyer 2017 See if a career in the trades is the path for you! The workshop includes all welding materials, instruction, and lunch. Must be 18 or older to participate. December 15th 9am-2pm Call, e-mail or visit the Career Center to register: 360.475.7480 or careercenter@olympic.edu Women in Welding […] Read more »

Honoring one of our technology leaders

Monica Blackwood, Vice Chair, KEDA Board of Directors; Principal, Rice Fergus Miller 〉 Guest column for the KPBJ OC Alumni Association and KEDA honor Nathan Evans with Distinguished Alum Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Local Economic and Community Development Work Technology is a hot topic in Kitsap County, and was the focus of KEDA’s October 26th Decision Maker’s II event.  A record crowd […] Read more »

News Release: Microsoft’s Nathan Evans Honored at Annual Fall Event on October 26th

THE OLYMPIC COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION & KITSAP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLIANCE CELEBRATE LOCAL LEADER FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE Microsoft’s Nathan Evans Honored at Annual Fall Event on October 26th [Monday, October 30, 2017, Kitsap County, WA]  In partnership with The Olympic College Alumni Association (OCAA), Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) announced important news on Thursday, October 26th, at the Decision Makers II event at Kiana Lodge, Suquamish.  The 2017 […] Read more »

Bremerton ranked No. 9 in College Destination Index

Bremerton is getting a lot of attention recently, and it’s easy to see why. Nature surrounds the city, which has strong employers like Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, excellent public transportation with Kitsap Transit, and award winning Olympic College. The American Institute for Economic Research recently ranked Bremerton No. 9 in the nation among small metropolitan areas in its College Destinations Index. It was […] Read more »

Olympic College purchase will ease parking crunch

Michaela Roman, Kitsap Sun As enrollment at Olympic College rises, parking at the Bremerton campus becomes more of an issue. To the college’s surprise, they have an opportunity to ease the problem. New Beginnings Church, just west of campus on the 1400 block of Ohio Avenue, sold their property to the school in June. The church building, previously First Baptist Church of Bremerton, sits between […] Read more »

Business & government leaders celebrate Kitsap-King connection

Puget Sound delegation tour Kitsap economic drivers on two-day study mission cosponsored by Puget Sound Regional Council and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Terry Asla  •  Kitsap Daily News BREMERTON — “Puget Sound is [no longer] a division, it’s a connection.” With those words at the July 5 inaugural celebration for the fast ferry, Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent defined what she called the new thinking […] Read more »

Olympic College’s new role in stopping cyber attacks and viruses

New cyber range will enable local students to receive top-notch training close to home Mark Krulish   Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Creating partnerships and building connections over geographical boundaries were major themes during a presentation July 13 at Olympic College on training the next wave of cybersecurity professionals right in their own backyards. The development of a new cyber range — which will be housed […] Read more »

Kitsap’s Olympic College and Western on the Peninsulas technology degree programs in the news!

Cybersecurity is hot, and these Washington colleges teach it Seattle Times, Katherine Long Cybersecurity experts are among the most sought-after workers in the tech field, and Washington colleges and universities are stepping up to help fill the many job vacancies. Click here to read more and learn about how WWU’s new CyberRange will prepare students for high demand jobs>> Olympic College offers BA in digital […] Read more »

Olympic College – Presidential Search Community Forums

Olympic College (OC) is conducting a nationwide search to identify its next president and they want to hear from you. During the month of May, OC is holding Presidential Search Forums at their campuses and in the community. The forums are your chance to contribute to the process by providing input on the qualities and skills you would like to see in the President. The OC Board of […] Read more »

OC and PSNS & IMF win national award for apprenticeship partnership

News Release – For Immediate Release NEW ORLEANS – Olympic College and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) won the American Association of Community College’s Outstanding Outstanding College/Corporate Partnership Award, announced yesterday, April 24. Partnerships between community colleges and industry are vital to preparing a skilled workforce. Olympic College and PSNS & IMF collaborated on training programs that have raised the skill […] Read more »