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News Briefs

Access Services moving for Winter

Highline’s Access Services will be moving to the fifth floor of the Library, Building 25, suite 531 and will be available to students starting Winter Quarter.

Access Services provides support, auxiliary aids, and accommodations for those with disabilities on campus and in the classroom.

Finals survival workshop offered at Highline

An interactive workshop with tips and strategies to make it through finals week and how to finish the end of the quarter strong will be open to students starting Dec. 4.

Distinguished alum found his path at Highline

Tom Jackson came to Highline as an athlete, and left on a path toward becoming a leader.

Dr. Jackson, president of Humboldt State University in California, was named Highline’s 2020-21 Distinguished Alumnus last June. He came to Highline to compete in track, and graduated in 1982.

Student government elections to be held June 2 and 3

The Associated Students of Highline College will hold its 2021-2022 elections beginning Wednesday, June 2.

Highline names new dean

Finalist Maribel Torres Jiménez has been chosen as Highline’s dean for academic pathways and partnerships.

Sound Transit extending feedback period for future development near Highline

Sound Transit is extending its Kent/Des Moines transit development survey through June 7.

Highline offering free healthcare careers program for summer

Highline will be hosting a free “Healthcare Exploration for Youth” program during summer 2021.

United Way of King County hiring for HungerCorps summer jobs

Nonprofit organization United Way of King County AmeriCorps is hiring for its summer HungerCorps program.

Partial closure on I-5 South in Kent

One lane of southbound I-5 will be closed overnight starting May 3. The closure will take place between Kent Des Moines Road and South 272nd Street.

Advising Center offers college success workshops

Highline’s Advising Center will be holding a series of “Keys to Highline” college success workshops this April.

Staff and faculty will provide tips and strategies to help keep up grades, save time and money, and manage stress as a college student. All students are welcome to attend.