Did you attend DMII: Kitsap – the next tech HOTSPOT?

Download the “The Pillars of Technology” and learn about our first tech meetup! A record crowd attended Decision Makers II, KEDA’s annual fall event, which took place on Thursday, October 26th at Kiana Lodge. The program “Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT?” featured two engaging and lively panel discussions, a rousing address from Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib, and insights on the state’s role in tech from special […] Read more »

Decision Makers II explores Kitsap’s Tech Economy

DMII 2017: Kitsap-the next tech HOTSPOT? will share information on technology developments in Kitsap with a focus on nurturing a healthy tech economy in Kitsap County. The program which features renown technology leaders and innovators who will explore issues and progress surrounding workforce and talent development, regional connectivity and infrastructure, entrepreneurship, and how how you can keep up with tech in YOUR business! (Click here […] 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 »

Western on the Peninsulas Open House

WWU on the Peninsulas Open House , Tue, May 2, 2017 at 6:00 PM You are invited to join Western Washington University for an evening to learn about available programs, scholarship opportunities, students resources, and more! Hear about all the new opportunities happening in your community and have a chance to speak with program experts. Free food and refreshments will be provided. Please click here to […] Read more »

Poulsbo cyber range is a first for Washington

Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Think of it as a shooting range for cyber security personnel. By year’s end, the Western Washington University campus at Poulsbo will be home to the first public cyber range in Washington state. Western Washington University made the announcement at the March 15 meeting of the Poulsbo City Council. According to Poulsbo City Councilman Ed Stern, it will be one […] Read more »

WWU names new director for SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo

Western Washington University marine scientist Sylvia Yang has been named director at Western’s SEA Discovery Center in Poulsbo. The SEA Discovery Center, located on the Liberty Bay waterfront in downtown Poulsbo, includes a tide pool touch tank, theater and aquariums as well as over 100 species of marine plants and animals found in Puget Sound. It offers a range of educational programs and events for […] Read more »

Kitsap Bank Establishes Pair of Scholarships for Students at WWU Center at Olympic College in Poulsbo

Western Today  Kitsap Bank has donated $25,000 to the Western Washington University Foundation to establish a pair of renewable $2,500 scholarships for students attending WWU Center at Olympic College Poulsbo. The scholarships were announced at Kitsap Bank’s edg3 FUND small business competition on Thursday, Nov. 17. “We are very pleased to support Western Washington University and their work with Olympic College to bring four-year degrees […] Read more »

Western Washington University Center at Olympic College Poulsbo Graduates First Business Administration Program Class

Western Washington University Center at Olympic College in Poulsbo has announced a significant milestone with its first graduating class from its College of Business and Economics (CBE) Business Administration bachelor’s degree program. On June 11, the University will confer degrees to nine students who have completed the coursework required to graduate from the Business Administration program. A private reception will be held in their honor […] Read more »

Colleges roll out programs to meet IT workforce demand

Tim Kelly, Editor, The Kitsap Peninsula Journal of Business With one four-year degree program beginning its second year and another one starting in fall 2016, Olympic College is doing all it can to help meet the growing workforce demands of the information technology sector. Norma Whitacre, dean of Business and Technology, said any four-year degree program offered for OC students “must be a professional/technical or […] Read more »

New cybersecurity program coming to Poulsbo

Western Washington University’s Board of Trustees this week approved Western’s 2015-2016 state-funded operating budget, which includes funding for Western’s new cybersecurity program at Olympic and Peninsula colleges. The Washington State Legislature appropriated $1.5 million in its two-year biennial budget for the program, which will offer baccalaureate completion degrees in computer and information systems security. The program will be based at WWU’s Western on the Peninsulas instructional center […] Read more »