Green River College in Covington

Green River College will offer a variety of free workshops and lectures, as well as a for-credit course, to serve the needs of the Covington community and surrounding SE King County area.

The workshops and lectures will take place at the Covington Library (27100 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042), and are free and open to the public. Workshops are drop-in only; a library membership is not needed to attend.

“This program is a tool and an asset for our community and those around our community. We have a lot of people that started school and then for whatever life reason had to stop... We hope this is an opportunity to go back to school and finish their education.” - Covington City Manager Regan Bolli

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Workshops, lectures and classes are offered in partnership with the Covington Chamber of Commerce, the Covington City Council, the King County Library System, Kent School District, and the Economic Development Council.

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Credit Classes at Kentwood High School

Kentwood High School is located at 25800 164th Ave SE, Covington, WA 98042

Art Appreciation

Introduces the basic elements and principles of art and the media with which artists create. Satisfies a humanities requirement for AA-DTA degree.


Class begins Sept. 24 and ends Dec. 13 » First week: Monday and Wednesday, 6–7:30 p.m., then Mondays only until class ends.

English Composition 1

A composition course designed to teach critical reading and clear, purposeful, and effective writing. Writing tasks are related to course readings and prepare students for writing
assignments in other college classes. PREREQUISITE: READ 104 and ENGL 099 with a grade of 2.0 or higher; or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 117: or appropriate English/reading placement. Satisfies basic skills requirement for AA degree.


Class begins Sept. 24 and ends Dec. 13 » Monday and Wednesdays from 7:30–9 p.m.

Upcoming Faculty Lectures

Faculty lectures take place at the Covington Library.

Save these dates: Attend a free lecture - Registration not required.

Calendar date of Sept. 27

A Capitol Experience: Teenage Pages & Their 200 Year History in Congress

Sept. 27
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

The Capitol Page Program allowed high school juniors to serve as nonpartisan federal employees performing duties within the House, Senate and Supreme Court. Author of “Capitol Hill Pages” and instructor, Marcie Sims, shares interviews of past pages and current political figures.

Calendar date of Oct. 11

My Time with the Mariners

Oct. 11 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Carsh will discuss his former position as the Mental Skills Coach for ourl ocal Mariner’s Baseball team. Carsh Wilturner, Instructor, PH.D

Calendar date of Nov. 8

Experience the World Through International Artist Residencies.

Nov. 8
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Art Making + Travel Influence Art Making. Join Cindy Small, Instructor, as she discusses her experiences with artist residencies. She will show short movies created from her residencies in Akureyi,
Iceland and Budapest, Hungary.

calendar date of December 13

Military Nurses in the Vietnam War

December 13
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Learn about a blend of a former Military Nurse’s personal experience and her research of Military Nurses in the Country of Vietnam. Presented by Dr. Marianne Jacobs, Instructor and Registered Nurse.

For information about the Credit Classes, workshops and lectures, call Sandra Davidson at 253-333-4941.

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