Jacob Kukuk, Software Developer at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, was a member of a ten-person team that created the esperLINQ wristband for people in recovery, an idea pitched by Technology Entrepreneur Daniela Tudor. Through a social network application, the esperLINQ band wearer's support network will be able to notice a decrease in activity in the three key categories and be able to reach out before a relapse begins! More than 25 million Americans of all socioeconomic classes, genders and ethnicities are in recovery from alcoholism and substance/drug abuse, 40% - 60% of whom relapse sometimes leading to deaths.Read More
Kirkland, WA - Bright Futures 2014, an annual benefit breakfast held by Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Foundation, packed LWTech's dining facility with eastside dignitaries, students and faculty and brought in more than $100,000 in donations to support scholarships and program equipment.Read More
Juan Rodriguez moves from strawberry fields to Fortune 500 company Kirkland, WA - The story of a recent LWTech graduate was so compelling, the LWTech Board of Trustees moved to create a new award associated with the statewide Transforming Lives Award. Juan Rodriguez' life from Tijuana, Mexico to the strawberry fields of Watsonville, California to a fulltime, benefitted employee at Skyline Steel in Longview, Washington sparked the action.Read More
KIRKLAND, WA - The Lake Washington Institute of Technology announces new faculty and administrative staff as the new academic year begins. Executive Director of Human Resources Melissa Lamy has been appointed Human Resources Executive Director. Melissa comes to LWTech from Boeing and most recently the City of Bellevue-Meydenbauer Center. She has more than 20 years of experience Human Resources and a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Development from Villanova University. "Our hiring team looked for a Human Resources Director who values diversity and has experience with organizational and professional development," said Dr. Morrison. "We expect Melissa will implement HR initiatives that strongly support LWTech's vision of becoming an employer of choice." Melissa arrived on campus Sept. 15.Read More
Foundation will award more than $40,000 in scholarships this year Kirkland, WA - It is one of the best opportunities of the year to make the biggest difference of the year in student education at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. The LWIT Foundation is taking reservations now for the popular Bright Futures Benefit Breakfast set for Nov. 5 in the Chef City Grill, LWTech's Culinary Program Restaurant.Read More
KIRKLAND, WA - Looking to expand your skill set? Thinking about a new job? Lake Washington Institute of Technology is hosting an expanded information session on Aug. 27 to provide more information on more than 100 classes that start late September.Read More
KIRKLAND, WA - Lake Washington Institute of Technology President Dr. Amy Morrison will return to the White House on Tuesday, Aug. 12 to be a part of a new national approach to college education. Dr. Morrison's first visit to the Obama White House took place in January.Read More
Afternoon event boasts tours, free massages and free wine seminars Redmond, WA - The Lake Washington Institute of Technology will hold an open house at the Redmond Campus on Aug. 13 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. to introduce students to Redmond Campus classes and local business to Redmond Campus partnership possibilities.Read More
Top embalming historian on site to deconstruct Seattle's famous mummy "Sylvester" Kirkland, WA - An international film crew is coming to Kirkland's Lake Washington Institute of Technology's funeral service lab on August 6 to complete interviews for "Mummies Alive!," a new international television series scheduled to debut in 2015.Read More
Students can study and work in Kirkland while getting an Ellensburg degree Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) and Central Washington University (CWU) inked a deal this week making it easier to get a four-year CWU information technology degree without ever leaving Kirkland. It's a unique partnership giving students more options.Read More
Kirkland, WA - The United State Department of Education released its national list of Public 4-year or above colleges with the lowest net price Monday, July 7. Lake Washington Institute of Technology ranked 36. Only one other Washington state school, Seattle Community College's Central Campus - ranked higher at 17.Read More
Kirkland, WA - The Lake Washington Institute of Technology had an excellent week by any standard. More than 400 students graduated in a variety of fields, an engineering team beat the odds and placed well at an international competition and the college's I-BEST program was profiled in a story about what colleges are doing right.Read More
Kirkland, WA - Lake Washington Institute of Technology Multimedia Design students enter the "Shark Tank" this week as they prepare to present their final two-year projects to a panel of industry experts for review.Read More
Next stop: Seoul, South Korea Editors: Ana Kasparova will prepare japchae for lunch at LWTech's on-campus restaurant Wednesday, June 11 11:30 a.m. Kirkland, WA - Lake Washington Institute of Technology culinary student Ana Kasparova won the international "Global Taste of Korea" competition held May 31, 2014 at the Art Institute of Seattle. The Russia-born student beat out more than a dozen students and national restaurant chefs with her twist on japchae, a traditional sweet potato and noodle dish served for Korean special occasions.Read More
Kirkland, WA - It's not a pop-up exhibit, but if you aren't quick, you'll miss it. A feast for the eyes moves into the main Museum Forum at the Bellevue Arts Museum June 20-22 as the BAM and Lake Washington Institute of Technology present a visual and varied showcase of multimedia and multi-dimensional design.Read More
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