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News Briefs

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.

COVID-19 relief funds available to students

Applications for Highline’s COVID-19 Financial Relief Fund are opening April 9 for Spring Quarter.

Students who have experienced increased expenses or financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible, and are encouraged to apply for award. Students must be enrolled for Spring Quarter in order to be eligible.

Highline Foundation opens student scholarship applications

The Highline College Foundation has opened applications for its 2021-2022 student scholarships.

Students can fill out a single online application to apply for the several Foundation scholarships on offer. Part-time, full-time, transfer, incoming, international, and undocumented students are all eligible to apply.

Spring Quarter editing positions open for Arcturus magazine

Highline’s literary arts magazine the Arcturus Literary Journal is looking for editors.

Professor Susan Rich’s Editing the Arcturus course (ENGL 290) is being offered for Spring Quarter, and gives students the opportunity to edit for the magazine.