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October 31, 2016

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Leslie Shattuck Communications & Marketing Director (425) 739 - 8236

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Offers New, Improved Math and English Placement Process for College Admission Free of Charge

Kirkland, Wash. -Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) has started a new math and English placement process for students looking to enroll in college. The new math and English placement assessment free of charge and provides calculators for students to use. Students can sharpen their math skills in preparation for the exam by going to the Washington Mathematics Assessment and Placement website. The traditional test used for placement, called a Compass test, was phased out November 1, 2016.

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September 13, 2016

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology Simplifies College Admissions Process for Students

Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington State, has created a new process to simplify the college admissions process to make it easier for students to enroll in college. The process includes three specialized admissions coaches, available during business hours, who will guide potential students through the college admissions process from beginning to end.

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August 25, 2016

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Leslie Shattuck Communications & Marketing Director (425) 739 - 8236

LWTech Students to Exhibit Gaming Creations at PAX West Expo

Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington State, has more than 30 Digital Gaming and Media students putting the final touches on games to exhibit in booth #6219 at PAX West. PAX West, one of the largest gaming events in North America, will be held at Washington State Convention Center Sept. 2-5.

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August 24, 2016

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Leslie Shattuck Communications & Marketing Director (425) 739 - 8236

Washington Colleges Partner to Build Architecture Program Pathway for Students

Pullman and Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington state, and Washington State University (WSU) have signed an articulation agreement that will allow LWTech students in architectural technology to transfer directly to WSU's undergraduate architectural studies program without having to apply as formal transfer students.

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June 23, 2016

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Leslie Shattuck Communications & Marketing Director (425) 739 - 8236

Kirkland College First in State to Offer Computer Science Direct Transfer Agreement

Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington state, has been approved by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) to offer an associate degree program in Computer Science Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program (DTA/MRP) to students. Students can sign up for the Computer Science DTA/MRP program at LWTech and start in Fall quarter, 2016. The degree requires 90 credits and takes an average of two years to complete. Students graduating from LWTech with an associate degree are prepared to transfer as a junior to a participating four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor's degree.

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June 20, 2016

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Leslie Shattuck Communications & Marketing Director (425) 739 - 8236

Lake Washington Institute of Technology to Offer Scholarships to Graduates from Four Local School Districts

Information Session Scheduled for Wednesday, June 22 at 6 p.m. Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington State, announces Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships for newly expanded transfer degrees at LWTech. The first 10 high school graduates of Lake Washington School District, Northshore School District, Issaquah School District and Riverview School District to enroll in LWTech's specific transfer degrees will receive grants and scholarships to cover their first quarter tuition. This applies only to the following transfer degrees offered by LWTech: Associate in Biology; Computer and Electrical Engineering Associate in Science (Transfer); and Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, Industrial, Materials Science Pre-Engineering Associate in Science (Transfer). The Associate in Biology degree is ideal for students interested in earning transferable pre-med, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy, and pre-veterinarian credits and plan to transfer to a four-year university.

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June 16, 2016

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Lake Washington Institute of Technology and Pierce College to Use Open Educational Resources in Degree Programs to Reduce Costs, Reinvigorate Teaching and Raise College Completion Rates

Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington State, received a grant from Achieving the Dream (ATD) to create new degree programs using high quality open educational resources (OER) in new degree programs. The initiative, which involves 38 community colleges in 13 states, is designed to help remove financial roadblocks that can derail students' progress and spur improvements that will increase the likelihood of degree and certificate completion.

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June 4, 2016

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CEO of Evergreenhealth to Deliver Lake Washington Institute of Technology Commencement Address

Kirkland, Wash. - Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington State, is pleased to announce that Robert Malte, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EvergreenHealth, will deliver the 2016 commencement address at 2 p.m. on June 17 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Eight hundred students are expected to graduate from LWTech this year.

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About Lake Washington Institute of Technology

As the only public institute of technology in Washington state, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) a provides students with the latest cutting edge skills relevant to today’s workplace. LWTech offers six bachelor’s degrees, more than 45 associate degrees, and more than 85 professional certificates in 44 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.