Scholarship Named for Former Instructor
The Lake Washington College Foundation has established the Ralph L. Jones Memorial Endowment, creating two new annual $3,000 scholarships for students.
LWIT Receives $10,000 Puget Sound Energy Grant
LWIT receives $10,000 from Puget Sound Energy to develop the college's emergency operations center.
LWIT Receives Grant Money to Serve Adult English Learners
Lake Washington Institute of Technology will receive $136,282 through a State Board for Community and Technical Colleges grant supported by funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
LWIT Adds Engineering Technology Degree
LWIT has added an Associate of Applied Science Engineering Technology degree designed for students who like the practical application of engineering, and who would benefit from a hands-on, rather than more theoretically-inclined, program.
Trio Awarded Eisenhower Fellowships
Three LWIT Engineering Graphics students recently won the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, offered by the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
Board Names Dr. Sharon McGavick Interim President
The LWIT Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Sharon McGavick as Interim President of the college effective Nov. 7, 2012. She replaces Dr. David Woodall, who passed away suddenly on Sept. 3, 2012. Dr. McGavick recently served as LWIT's president from 2007 to 2010.
Multi-Level College Prep Courses in Math and English Save Time and Money
While some LWIT students come straight from high school with high school coursework still fresh in their memories, many are attend after years away from school. Unfortunately, the lapse between their high school classes and today can be a barrier. Until now.
Machine Technology Program Receives $400,000
LWIT's Machine Technology program has received nine new machines totaling around $400,000, which helps the popular program further increase student skills in the hot manufacturing market.