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Lake Washington Institute of Techniology to offfer Cloud Computing Classes
March 11, 2013; Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington Institute of Technology in partnership with Cloud Genius now offers certification courses in cloud technologies, architecture and design and cloud development operations.

Metro cuts would hurt local college students | Guest Editorial
March 6, 2014; Bothell-Kenmore Reporter

Lake Washington Institute of Technology President Dr. Amy Goings and Cascadia Community College President Eric W. Murray co-author an OpEd piece opposing proposed cut to Metro bus routes that serve their campuses.

LWIT President Dr. Amy Morrrison Goings attended a White House Skills Summit held on Jan. 16 aimed at developing ideas and actions that help students enroll and succeed in college. Here is some media coverage of the summit

MSNBC

Seattle Times Blog article

Kirkland Reporter

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene visits LWIT, fights for nutrition assistance funding
Dec. 2, 2013; Kirkland Reporter

Once a successful plumber of 30 years, Chris Doty found himself laid off with the fear of losing his house, car and "everything that normal people have." But he didn't know what else he could do, the construction industry had taken a hit. That is, until he walked through Lake Washington Institute of Technology's doors.

Snapshots of Upwardly Mobile Areas
July 22, 2013; New York Times

She used her severance to pay for her first year of college at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Wash., studying for a pair of associate's degrees, one for premedicine and one to be a medical assistant.

New LWIT president Amy Goings looks to build more community partnerships
July 17, 2013; Kirkland Reporter

And now just three weeks into her new position as president of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology, this notion is what has impressed Goings the most about the college so far. 

Legislative Wrap-up
July 18, 2013; President's Blog

I want to take a moment to express my gratitude to the Washington State Legislature for their hard work this legislative session...

LWIT students place in the national SkillsUSA competition
July 8, 2013, Kirkland Reporter

All three Lake Washington Institute of Technology students who attended the 2013 SkillsUSA national competition on June 24-28 in Kansas City, Mo., brought home medals.

Bothell Biomedical Manufacturing Innovation Zone Announces Mercury Medical Technologies, a Medical Device Incubator with Machine Shop for Precision Rapid Prototyping, Located at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
July 10, 2013, Wall Street Journal

The Bothell Biomedical Manufacturing Innovation Zone today announced the opening of Mercury Medical Technologies (Mercury MedTech), a medical device incubator at Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
(NOTE: This showed up all over the country as a reprint of a press release through a paid service from Bothell Biomedical Manufacturing Innovation Zone.)

LWIT Students Place First, Second and Third in the Nation
July 10, 2013, Kirkland Patch

All three LWIT students who attended the 2013 SkillsUSA National Competition June 24-28, in Kansas City, Mo., brought home medals.

Students Sweep SkillsUSA Nationals
July 8, 2013: LWIT

All three LWIT students who attended the 2013 SkillsUSA National Competition June 24-28, in Kansas City, Mo., brought home medals.

LWIT President Amy Goings Takes the Helm
July 8, 2013; President's Blog

"I am truly thrilled to be here at Lake Washington Institute of Technology and serve as your new president ..."

EBDG Seattle Continues Staff Growth; adds LWTECH graduate
July 2, 2013; Marinelink.com

Justin Jones is a dynamic, rising CAD Designer and Industrial Designer who comes to EBDG with strong leadership, organizational and management skills. He graduated with honors from the Lake Washington Institute of Technology He graduated with honors from the Lake Washington Institute of Technology where he became highly proficient in state-of-the art design techniques.

Dr. Marcia Somer Named Associate Dean of Instruction
July 3, 2013; lwtech.edu

Dr. Somer comes to LWIT from Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, Calif., where she served as the Dean of English and Social Services. 

Amy Goings named president of LWIT | On the Move
May 28, 2013; Seattle Times

Amy Goings was named president of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) in Kirkland.

Higher education and healthcare are changing with the times
May 26, 2013; The News Tribune

At a recent meeting of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, members had on the agenda applications from Columbia Basin, Highline, South Seattle, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Seattle Central, North Seattle, Green River to set up new four-year degree programs.

Super Kid: Cameron Bonholzer, Mountain View High
May 20, 2013; Everett Herald

I'm going to the Lake Washington Institute of Technology. I want to do precision machining and I want to get a manufacturing technology degree. I love working with metals. Someday, I'd like to work at Boeing. 

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Team Named ACF Western Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl Champions
April 30, 2013; ACF Press Release

The smartest culinary students in the Western Region are from Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT), Kirkland, Wash., according to the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

Amy Goings | People on the Move
May 13, 2013, Puget Sound Business Journal

Amy Goings was named president of the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

Clover Park Technical College's Amy Goings Named President of Lake Washington Institute of Technology
May 10, 2013, Lakewood Patch

Amy Goings, a vice president at Clover Park Technical College and once a staff member for former Congressman Norm Dicks, has been chosen as Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) ninth president.

Amy Goings Named President of Lake Washington Institute of Technology
May 10, 2013, Lakewood Patch

Amy Goings, a vice president at Clover Park Technical College and once a staff member for former Congressman Norm Dicks, has been chosen as Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) ninth president.

Amy Goings named LWIT President
May 10, Kirkland Reporter

Amy Goings was unanimously chosen as Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) ninth president by the college's board of trustees Wednesday evening at a special board meeting.

Amy Goings heading to Kirkland
May 9, 2013, Business Examiner

Amy Goings, vice president of operations and college relations at Clover Park Technical College, will become president of Lake Washington Institute of Technology in July.

Motivation, hiring top talent the hot topics at WIN 2013
Collision Repair Magazine, May 7, 2013

Schroeder and Santor also acknowledged Conference Student Scholarship recipients Zoe Gorrow from Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kaitlyn Lease from Lexington Technology Center, Columbia, South Carolina.

WIN Announces Conference Scholarship Winners
Fender Bender Collision Repair News, April 2013

The Women's Industry Network (WIN) on Friday announced the recipients who have won scholarships to attend the 2013 WIN Educational Conference ... [including] Zoe Gorow, student at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, Wash.

Meet the finalists for Pierce College Puyallup president
Puyallup Patch, April 12, 2013

Pierce College District invites the public to meet the four finalists for president of the Puyallup campus this week. Included is Andrea Olson, J.D., special assistant to the president at Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Redmond.

Finalists for the Lake Washington IT President's Job Announced
Kirkland Patch.com, April 12, 2013

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Board of Trustees announced five finalists for the President position

Lake Washington Institute of Technology selects presidential finalists
Kirkland Reporter, April 12, 2013

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Board of Trustees this month announced five finalists for the LWIT President position.

Online classes may worsen educational achievement gap, study shows
Seattle Times, March 20, 2013

LWIT is mentioned in the sidebar with our online versus classroom completion rates.
(The SBCTC is preparing a letter to the editor in response. We were not contacted as a part of the story.)

ABODA makes $150,000 Endowment to Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Release by ABODE, Feb. 28, 2013

ABODA makes generous $150,000 donation to Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) in the name of former LWIT instructor Ralph L. Jones.

Students seek debt-free path to higher education
Yakima Herald-Republic, March 9, 2013

Elaine Melnik used a dual-credit strategy to get a jump-start on college. She spent her junior and senior years of high school at the public Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, in a free program similar to Running Start that allowed her to graduate at 18 with both her high-school diploma and an associate degree.

13 Things You Might Not Know About Our IT Services Department
March 11, 2013

As an institute of technology, it's no surprise we value technology, not only in our classrooms to enhance education but also to make sure things run efficiently within the college. It is also something we all tend to take for granted. We take for granted that our computers will work, that sufficient bandwidth exists to carry our communications, that our software programs will be installed, and that someone will answer the phone when something needs to be fixed.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology to hold open house
Feb. 22, 2013, Kirkland Reporter

Learn how Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) can help you reach your career goals at a free open house featuring information sessions, campus tours, and hands-on activities using the cutting edge equipment utilized in class.

College on the cheap
Feb. 23, 2013, Seattle Times

She spent her junior and senior years of high school at the public Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland, in a free program similar to Running Start that allowed her to graduate at 18 with both her high-school diploma and an associate degree.

People In the News: Solomon Karmel
Feb. 21, 2013, Puget Sound Business Journal

Solomon Karmel named to Lake Washington College Foundation Board.

People In the News: Sherry Zins
Feb. 21, 2013, Puget Sound Business Journal

Sherry Zins named to Lake Washington College Foundation Board.

Redmond Firm Helps Establish New Scholarships at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Feb. 7, 2013, Redmond Patch

This month the Lake Washington College Foundation established the Ralph L. Jones Memorial Endowment, creating two new annual $3,000 scholarships for students.

Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation launches new scholarship in honor of Bill Petter
Feb. 8, 2013, Kirkland Reporter

Throughout his life, Petter was involved in various facets of the automotive industry, so the Kirkland Kiwanis Foundation decided that the best way to honor him was to offer scholarships to selected graduating seniors in Lake Washington School District high schools who want to pursue careers in the field of transportation technology offered by the Lake Washington Institute of Technology. 

Kiwanis Club says, Thank you Kirkland Community!
Jan. 29, 2013, Kirkland Views

Another soon-to-be launched program is the Bill Petter Memorial Scholarship, which will focus on helping young high school graduates pursue technical careers in Transportation Technology at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.  

Student Nominated for Transforming Lives Award
lwtech.edu News, Feb. 6, 2013

Each year the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges awards five community and technical college students $500 in their Transforming Lives award banquet. For consideration of the 2013 Transforming Lives honor, LWIT nominated Tiara Martinez.

13 Things to Celebrate about Instruction at LWIT
President's Blog, Jan. 31, 2013

Without quality programs, exceptional faculty, and great administrative support, we wouldn't be able to serve our students the way we do. Here are 13 great things to celebrate about instruction.

The Elvis crowd at EMP; Inslee to have a ball
Seattle Times, Jan. 23, 2013

The food is being prepared by cooking students from all over the state, but it will be students from the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland handling the marshmallows, truffles and mini fruit pies. 

13 Things in 2013 (The Year of Celebration)
Jan. 16, 2013, President's Blog

One of the things we don't do enough of, both in our work and in our personal lives, is to celebrate the good things. You know what I'm talking about ... 

LWIT receives $10,000 Puget Sound Energy Foundation grant
Jan. 10, 2013, Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) recently received $10,000 from Puget Sound Energy Foundation to support the development of an emergency operations center (EOC) for the college.

LWIT Receives $10,000 PSE Foundation Grant for Emergency Operations Center
Jan. 10, 2013, Kirkland Views

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) recently received $10,000 from Puget Sound Energy Foundation to support the development of an emergency operations center (EOC) for the College.

LW Tech Gets Grant to Create Emergency Ops Center
Jan. 10, 2012, Kirkland Patch

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) recently received $10,000 from Puget Sound Energy Foundation to support the development of an emergency operations center (EOC) for the College. 

Lake Washington Institute of Technology receives grant to serve adult English learners
Jan. 2, 2012, Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) will receive $136,282 through a State Board for Community and Technical Colleges grant supported by funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Kirkland's LWIT Adds Engineering Technology Degree
Nov. 28, 2012, Kirkland Patch

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) is pleased to announce its new Associate of Applied Science Engineering Technology degree.

Engineering degree offered in Kirkland
Nov. 27, 2012, Daily Journal of Commerce

Lake Washington Institute of Technology is offering a new associate of applied science engineering technology degree for students who benefit from a hands-on, rather than a more theoretically-inclined, program.

LWIT in Kirkland adds engineering technology degree
Nov. 26, 2012, Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) has added a new Associate of Applied Science Engineering Technology degree.

LWIT Adds Engineering Technology Degree
Nov. 26, 2012, lwtech.edu

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) is pleased to announce its new Associate of Applied Science Engineering Technology degree.

Booming manufacturing market generates interest in LWIT's machining tech program
Nov. 9, 2012, Woodinville Weekly

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Machining Technology program is red hot these days.

Trio Awarded Eisenhower Fellowships
Nov. 14, 2012

Three Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) Engineering Graphics students recently won the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship, offered by the Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.

LWIT Board of Trustees Names Dr. Sharon McGavick as Interim President
Nov. 11, 2012, Kirkland Patch

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Sharon McGavick as Interim President of the college effective Nov. 7.

LWIT Board of Trustees names McGavick as interim president
Nov. 9, 2012, Kirkland Reporter

This week Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Sharon McGavick as interim president of the college, effective Nov. 7.

People on the Move: Sharon McGavick
Nov. 8, 2012, Puget Sound Business Journal

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Board of Trustees names McGavick as interim president
Nov. 7, 2012, Redmond Reporter

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Sharon McGavick as interim president of the college effective Nov. 7.  

High Hopes: Aerospace an industry hungry for workers
Oct. 28, 2012, Everett Herald

Loretta Aragon tightens a bit as she prepares to drill a hole in part she's machining. Aragon is working on a degree at Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

High Hopes: New skills and a new passion
Oct. 28, 2012, Everett Herald

Loretta Aragon, 40; City: Everett; Program: Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Machine Technology AAS

Multi-Level College Prep Courses in Math and English Save Time and Money
Oct. 17, 2012, LWIT

While some of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) students come straight from high school with high school coursework still fresh in their memories, many are interested in our college to retrain for a new career, upgrade their skills to increase their chances of promotions in their current field, or to start work on a college degree after years away from school. Unfortunately, the lapse between their high school classes and today can be a barrier. Until now.

LWIT Machining Technology program receives $400,000 in new machines
Oct. 12, 2012, Kirkland Reporter

Kirkland's Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Machining Technology program this week received nine new machines totaling around $400,000, which helps the popular program further increase student skills in the hot manufacturing market.

LWIT receives $400,000 in new equipment for machining technology program
Oct. 12, 2012, Redmond Reporter

This week, Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) machining technology program received nine new machines totaling about $400,000, which will help the program increase student skills in the manufacturing market.

Popular LWIT Machine Tech Program Gets $400,000 in New Lathes, Mills
Oct. 10, 2012, Kirkland Patch

This week Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Machine Technology program received nine new machines worth a total of $400,000, which helps the popular program further increase student skills in this hot manufacturing market.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Machining Program receives $400,000 in new machines
Oct. 10, 2012, Kirkland Views

This week Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Machining Technology program received nine new machines totaling around $400,000, which helps the popular program further increase student skills in the hot manufacturing market. The three Protrack lathe machines, three Protrack milling machines, two high-tech HAAS milling machines, and the cutting edge HAAS lathe with live tooling capability are the latest technology in the manufacturing industry, giving LWIT students a distinct edge when it comes to hands-on experience at graduation.

LWIT is proud to serve our veterans
Oct. 3, 2012,  LWIT

Through our Veterans Service Office, LWIT provides a host of services to veterans and their dependents, from helping them navigate the G.I. Bill, grants, and other sources of educational funding for veterans to providing resources for such things as counseling, filing for disability benefits, and the like.

Reminder: Memorial Service, Scholarship Fund Organized to Honor LWIT President Dr. Woodall
Sept. 26, 2012, Kirkland Views

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) will hold a public memorial honoring the life and accomplishments of college president Dr. David Woodall at 11 a.m., Sept. 27, 2012, in the LWIT Library.

President's Blog Post
Sept. 26, 2012,  The Best Academic Workplace

Dr. Woodall turned in two final blog posts the Friday before he passed away. We scheduled the final one to post last week just before his memorial, his final call to action.

President's Blog Post
August 6, 2012, Summer Pursuits

Cascadia CC Announces Computer Tech Agreements with LWIT, UW Bothell
August 5, 2012, Kirkland Patch

Cascadia Community College has announced agreements with the University of Washington Bothell and Lake Washington Institute of Technology that will allow students who earn a two-year degree in computer science at Cascadia to transfer into bachelor programs in computing at the two other schools.

Cascadia Community College Announces New Agreements with UW Bothell, LW Institute of Technology
August 5, 2012, Woodinville Patch

In addition to the agreement with UW Bothell, Cascadia Community College and the Lake Washington Institute of Technology agreed to a program that will allow Cascadia students who earn two-year degrees in any of five applied science programs to transfer to the Bachelor of Technology in Applied Design at Lake Washington.

Gardening for a good cause
July 27, 2012, Bellevue Reporter

Then, the long-time member of the Pine Lake Garden Club heard of a fundraiser for Lake Washington Technical College.

Newsmakers: Appointments
July 26, 2012, Community College Times

Kathleen Curphy will join Lake Washington Institute of Technology (Washington) as its vice president for academic affairs, effective Aug. 13. She brings more than 20 years of experience as a two-year college administrator in Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin and Iowa, 11 of those at the senior level, and has served as provost, chief academic officer and vice president.

American Culinary Federation Announces its 2012 National Award Winners
July 18, 2012, Sacramento Bee

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF) honored chefs, culinary industry professionals and foodservice establishments at the 2012 ACF National Convention held at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, Fla., July 14-17. ... Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl: Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, Wash.; ACF Washington State Chefs Association; Team members: Richard Hill, Randall Poole, Sarah Ridges and Margaret Venema. Matthew DiMeo and Janet Shaffer, CWPC, are the team's coaches. [In March, the team competed against five other schools in three states to claim the gold in competition that tested fundamental cooking skills and culinary knowledge. The LWIT team represented the entire western region of the ACCF in the national competition.]

LWIT's Culinary Knowledge Bowl Team Wins National Competition
July 16, 2012, Kirkland Patch

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Culinary Knowledge Team cooked up a national win Sunday, seizing the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl national champion position at the ACF National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

Rep. Adam Smith treads new ground as he faces four rivals
July 13, 2012, Seattle Times

Orlinski, who lives in South Bellevue, has served on the Lake Washington Technical College board of directors for 10 years. He ran unsuccessfully as a Democrat in the 8th District in 2010.

Local Garden Tour Supports LWIT Horticulture Students
July 9, 2012

Smell the roses and grow a gardening idea or two while supporting Lake Washington Institute of Technology's horticulture program this summer.

People on the Move - Dr. Kathleen Curphy
July 5, 2012, Puget Sound Business Journal

LW Tech Hires New VP for Academic Affairs
July 2, 2012, Kirkland Patch

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) announced Monday that Dr. Kathleen Curphy will join the polytechnic college as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs on Aug. 13. Culinary Knowledge Bowl Team Wins National Competition

LWIT's Culinary Knowledge Bowl Team Wins National Competition
July 16, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Culinary Knowledge Team cooked up a national win yesterday, seizing the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl national champion position at the ACF National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

Times Have Changed
President's Blog, June 12, 2012

LWIT Offering Summer Classes for Teens
News & Events, June 11, 2012

LWIT Chosen for Gateway to College Trial
Kirkland Patch, June 11, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology, a member college of Gateway to College National Network, has been selected as one of up to nine sites across the country to participate in a comprehensive randomized control trial (RCT) of the Gateway to College model.

LWIT Chosen for Gateway to College Trial
Press Room, June 11, 2012

Lake Washington Technical Academy allows Redmond resident to graduate college early, at a fraction of the cost
Redmond Reporter, June 4, 2012

She enrolled in Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Lake Washington Technical Academy, a public high school program that places high school juniors and seniors in college-level courses at no cost to the student - books are even provided at no charge.

Students earn SkillsUSA awards
Everett Herald, June 4, 2012

The SkillsUSA Washington secondary and post-secondary skills contests were held in April at Renton Technical College and Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

LWIT Graduate Receives BA from CWU at 20 Thanks to Transfer Program
News & Events, June 4, 2012

Think outside the box and receive a bachelor's degree at less than half the cost of a traditional four-year program. This is the lesson innovative Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) graduate Elaine Melnik (20) of Redmond, Wash., will prove this month when she graduates from Central Washington University (CWU).

Five Win Hot Rod Hall of Fame Scholarships
News & Events, June 4, 2012

Five Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) students received $2,000 scholarships last weekend from the Washington State Hot Rod Hall of Fame.

New arts and music festival comes to Kirkland in early August
Kirkland Views, May 7, 2012

Besides the volunteer planning committee, students at Lake Washington Institute of Technology contributed artwork used for the event logo and promotional materials.

Funeral Service Education Program receives accreditation at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Redmond City Blog, May 4, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Funeral Service Education program received accreditation last week by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

LWIT Funeral Services Program Receives Full Accreditation
Redmond Patch, May 1, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Funeral Services Education Program-the only accredited one in Washington-has received full accreditation after graduating its first class.

LWIT's Funeral Service Education Program receives accreditation
Kirkland Reporter, April 30, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Funeral Service Education program received accreditation last week by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.

Funeral Services Program at Kirkland's LWIT Receives Full Accreditation
Kirkland Patch, April 30, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) Funeral Services Education Program -- the only accredited one in Washington -- has received full accreditation after graduating its first class.

Gallery: Spring Plant Sale Blossoming Vividly at LW Tech Friday-Saturday
Kirkland Patch, April 26, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology's highly regarded Environmental Horticulture Program will be in full, kaleidoscopic bloom beginning Friday during its popular Spring Plant Sale.

Phi Theta Kappa Winners in USA Today
USA Today, April 23, 2012

See attachment for a scan of the winners. LWIT student Elizabeth Valdez is listed in this national newspaper.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology students win scholarships
Kirkland Reporter, April 20, 2012

Two Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) students received scholarships at the All-Washington Academic Team competition in March

Episode 31: This Student's Dream? To Be a Funeral Director
Chronicle of Higher Education, April 16, 2012

In this episode, we hear from Beth Ann Grouell, a single mother and a devoted funeral-services student at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

Art by Kirkland High School Students to be Shown at Cascadia College
Kirkland Patch, April 4, 2012

The show 'Keys to the Studio' opens April 9 and features work by students from several local high school and the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

STEM School to Be Temporarily Housed at Eastlake, Following Failed Appeals
Sammamish-Issaquah Patch, March 29, 2012

LWSD says it made the decision to house the school at Eastlake "after extensive research into alternatives," including seeking out space in neighboring districts and at Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

New STEM School to housed temporarily at Eastlake High
Redmond Reporter, March 29, 2012

The district also contacted neighboring school districts and the Lake Washington Institute of Technology to determine if classroom space was available elsewhere.

Community colleges put federal money to work on aerospace training
The Herald, March 25, 2012

The group, Air Washington, consists of 11 community and technical colleges across the state:  Columbia Basin, Everett, Green River, Olympic, South Puget Sound and Yakima Valley community colleges along with Bates Technical College, Bellingham Technical College, Renton Technical College and Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

WWCC culinary students place third at regional competition
Walla Walla Union Bulletin, March 23, 2012

The gold medal went to the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland.

LWIT culinary arts students win gold, head to nationals
Kirkland Reporter, March 22, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) culinary arts students won the American Culinary Federation's (ACF) Western Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl in Reno, Nev. last week.

LWIT Joins National Skills Program in Offering Aerospace Machining Course
Kirkland Patch, March 15, 2012

The Kirkland technical institute's two-quarter course was designed with help from Boeing as part of the national 'Right Skills Now' program.

11 community, technical colleges to offer aerospace-related certificate
Seattle Times, March 14, 2012

The 11 Washington colleges are: Columbia Basin, Everett, Green River, Olympic, Shoreline, South Puget Sound and Yakima Valley community colleges along with Bates Technical College, Bellingham Technical College, Renton Technical College and Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

LWIT Culinary Arts Team Cooks Up Gold in Knowledge Bowl
Kirkland Patch, March 19, 2012

Culinary arts students from Lake Washington Institute of Technology burned the competition at the recent American Culinary Federation's (SCF) Western Region Knowledge Bowl in Reno, Nevada, claiming the gold medal over five other teams.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Culinary Students Named ACF Western Region Knowledge Bowl Champions
Acfchefs.org, March 19, 2012

The smartest culinary students in the region, according to the American Culinary Federation (ACF), are from the Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, Wash., and are members of ACF Washington State Chefs Association.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Culinary Arts Students Win Gold At Regional Championships, Head to Nationals
Kirkland Views, March 19, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) culinary arts students won the American Culinary Federation's (ACF) Western Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl in Reno, Nevada last week.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Culinary Arts Students Win Gold At Regional Championships, Head to Nationals
Bellevue Business Journal, March 21, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) culinary arts students won the American Culinary Federation's (ACF) Western Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl in Reno, Nevada last week.

Recent industry/education roundtable at Shoreline CC explores future of job training
Shoreline/Lake Forest Patch, March 9, 2012

The Feb. 29 roundtable included officials from Snap-on, Boeing, Royell Manufacturing and others as well as Miramar Community College (San Diego), Gateway Community College (Wisconsin), Francis Tuttle Technology Center (Oklahoma) and local colleges including Shoreline, Edmonds, Everett and Lake Washington [Institute of Technology].

Lake Washington Institute of Technology among 11 schools to ramp up machining programs for aerospace industry
Redmond Reporter, March 14, 2012

Eleven community and technical colleges in Washington state -- including Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) in Kirkland -- are among the first in the nation to implement a new national program touted by President Obama as key to getting Americans back to work.

Thumbs up to involved Kirkland residents, down to traffic mess in Totem Lake
Kirkland Reporter, Feb. 29, 2012

Thumbs up to the Lake Washington Institute of Technology for earning an accreditation at the baccalaureate level.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers four-year degree
Puget Sound Business Journal, March 5, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland has received accreditation to award four-year bachelor degrees.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology students to compete in culinary competition
Kirkland Reporter, March 5, 2012

Six teams from several colleges in the West, including Kirkland's Lake Washington Institute of Technology, will put their brainpower to the test March 12.

'Northwest-style' chowder, deconstructed | Food for Thought
Kirkland Reporter, Feb. 27, 2012

Written by our own Chef Matthew Dimeo

Auto Collision Repair Technician training program is flourishing
Parts & People Northwest, March 2012

The auto collision repair technician training program is flourishing at Lake Washington Institute of Technology.

LWIT Earns Accreditation for Four-Year Degree
Redmond Patch, Feb. 27, 2012

The institute in Kirkland may now award Bachelor's degrees for Technology in Applied Design and is planning for additional four-year degree programs.

LWIT Earns Accreditation for Four-Year Degree
Kirkland Patch, Feb. 27, 2012

The institute in Kirkland may now award Bachelor's degrees for Technology in Applied Design and is planning for additional four-year degree programs.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Receives Four-Year Baccalaureate Level Accreditation
Kirkland Views, Feb. 27, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology received accreditation at the baccalaureate level this month from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Lake Washington Institute of Technology earns four-year baccalaureate level accreditation
Kirkland Reporter, Feb. 27, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology has received accreditation at the baccalaureate level from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Business briefs
Sequim Gazette, Jan. 25, 2012

Sexton-Smith is an instructor of horticulture at Lake Washington Technical College.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Receives Over $135,000 To Give ESL Students a Jump Start to the Workforce
Kirkland Views, Feb. 1, 2012

Lake Washington Institute of Technology recently received more than $135,000 in grants toward its Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) program.

Lake Washington College Foundation Receives Largest Bequest Ever of $290,000
Bellevue Business Journal, Jan. 25, 2012

The Lake Washington College Foundation received its largest ever bequest on January 13, 2012: $290,000 from the estate of Eastside resident and educator Marlene "Malka" Fricks.

Target Marketing Rules at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Higher Ed Marketing Report, January 2012

LW Tech to Provide Free Dental Sealants for Kids on Feb. 4
Kirkland Patch, Jan. 25, 2012

Preventative dental sealant treatments will be provided free to children 6 to 13 by state-registered dental hygienists and dental hygiene students at Kirkland's Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Free Kids Dental Sealant Day at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Redmond Patch, Jan. 25, 2012

In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, Lake Washington's Dental Hygienists' Society is offering a free preventive dental program for children ages 6 to 13, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free Kids Dental Sealant Day at Lake Washington Institute of Technology
Kirkland Views, Jan. 23, 2012

In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month, Lake Washington's Dental Hygienists' Society is offering a free preventive dental program for children ages 6 to 13, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lake Washington Institute of Technology offering free dental care for kids on Feb. 4
Redmond Reporter, Jan. 23, 2012

Preventative dental sealant treatments will be provided free to children 6 to 13 by state-registered dental hygienists and dental hygiene students at Kirkland's Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Peninsula College inks interim president contract
Pennisula Daily News, Jan. 12, 2012

Sprague most recently has worked as special assistant to the president at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland and also taught at Cascadia Community College in Bothell.

LWIT in Kirkland part of state program to curb cost of books
Kirkland Reporter, Dec. 28, 2011

But the Lake Washington Institute of Technology in Kirkland is one of the main institutions in the state attempting to curb that cost ....

Dr. David Woodall named Lake Washington Institute of Technology president
Woodinville Weekly, Dec. 12, 2011

Woodinville resident Dr. David Woodall was recently chosen as Lake Washington Institute of Technology's (LWIT) new president after serving as the institution's interim president since January 2011.

 

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