CSFilm Director to do three-day teaching residency at Highline College, WA

September 8, 2016
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CSFilm director Michael Sheridan has been invited by the Film Studies and Multimedia Design departments at Highline College to conduct classes and make a campus wide presentation over three days in October.

Highline provides community college programs and bachelors degrees to a diverse population in Des Moines Washington which overlooks beautiful Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

With more than 15,000 students and 350,000 alumni, Highline is one of the state’s largest institutions and one of 34 community and technical colleges in the state of Washington.  For more than 50 years, community members have counted on Highline to meet their educational needs close to home. Today, students can pursue more than 100 fields of study – including Film Studies and Multimedia Design, the latter established in 2015.

highline-college-library-resourcesHighline is internationally recognized as a premiere community college, a reputation earned through the development of an institutional culture that values diversity, innovation, globalization of curriculum and community participation.  The college’s commitment to diversity, social justice and multiculturalism recently earned it prestigious awards: the 2014 Award of Excellence for Advancing Diversity from the American Association of Community Colleges and the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award three years in a row (2013–2015) from Insight Into Diversity magazine.

Michael is very much looking forward to working with students and faculty at Highline.  Thanks for the invitation!

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