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Seattle Times editorial | WSU North Puget Sound breaking ground on the future in Snohomish County

 Nancy Ohanian / Op Art (Nancy Ohanian)

Nancy Ohanian / Op Art (Nancy Ohanian)

 

By Seattle times editorial board
The Seattle Times

IT’S a mouthful: WSU North Puget Sound at Everett. Moniker-sensitive administrators insist you don’t call the Washington State University presence a branch campus or future branch. Those are fighting words in the turf-conscious sphere of higher education.

On Tuesday, dignitaries break ground on the new University Center building on Broadway across from Everett Community College. For Everett residents, seeing the construction cranes and hard hats signals the promise of baccalaureate and graduate-degree programs in Snohomish County. In fact, graduate and degree-completion programs have been offered through Everett and Edmonds community colleges for years…read more at The Seattle Times