KIRKLAND, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) will hold its first in-person commencement since 2019 this Friday, June 17, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA. LWTech's commencement ceremony will also honor graduates from 2020 and 2021, and Distinguished Alumni honorees from the past two years who were unable to experience this cherished tradition due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. "Commencement is one of my favorite days of the year," said Dr. Amy Morrison, president of LWTech. "The past two years have been challenging for many, and to once again be able to gather and celebrate the great accomplishments of our graduates is something that I've so looked forward to doing. I can't wait to see our graduates from 2020, 2021 and 2022!"Read More
One Student Also Named to All-USA Academic Team. KIRKLAND, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) students Tabitha Arellano, Jonathan Lee, Benjamin Rawald, and Gabriela Sanchez have been named to the 2022 Phi Theta Kappa All-Washington Academic Team. Rawald was one of 20 students from around the country who was also named to the All-USA Academic Team. Arellano is a student in the Accounting Associate degree program. When her oldest son confided in her that he was nervous about being the first college student in the family, she decided to change that and start a degree of her own. Her experience at LWTech has helped show her three sons that anything is possible. Her goal after completing her degree is to advance her career in the school district where she works.Read More
KIRKLAND, Wash. - The Board of Trustees of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), have awarded tenure to six faculty members: Dr. Amber Wyman, Andrea Brady, Andrew Fischer, Larry Paolicelli, and Sarah Mason, and posthumously awarded tenure to Mohamed Zerrouki. Wyman teaches general Education and Life Sciences, and holds a Toxicology PhD degree from the University of Rochester; Brady teaches Nursing and holds a MSN degree from Western Governors University; Fischer teaches Computer Security and Network Technology and holds a MS degree in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance from Western Governors University; Paolicelli teaches Digital Gaming and Interactive Media and holds a BS degree in Industrial Design - Product and Transportation from the Art Center College of Design; Mason teaches Welding Technology and is pursuing her BAS from South Seattle college. She holds an AAS in Welding Technologies from LWTech; and Zerrouki taught software development and received a M.S. in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University.Read More
KIRKLAND, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) has received a 2021 Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR). The award, for "Communication Success Story or Crisis Communication," celebrates the college's marketing team for its work creating and implementing a robust communications plan focused around the year anniversary of the college being "Campus Zero" as the first college in the country directly affected by COVID. Stories focused on Nursing and Physical Therapist Assistant students and faculty who were at ground zero of the first outbreak in the country, and where they were one year later.Read More
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), is receiving $1 million in federal funding from the Community Project Funding (CPF) to replace portable classrooms in the Early Learning Center (ELC), on LWTech's Kirkland campus.Read More
Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in the state of Washington. LWTech offers 11 applied bachelor's degrees, 41 associate degrees, and 83 professional certificates in 41 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
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