“How did you become successful in the newspaper business?” asked Sarah Lubitz, a Bellevue College student who interviewed me for a class project. To be honest, I don’t consider my business successful. The more I think about it, the more I feel like I have failed. I flunk the vision test not just a little — but a lot — I have been completely off base.
Bellevue College will offer free work prep classes to non-native English speakers, immigrants, refugees, and citizens who live in Bellevue this spring. There are going to be three classes: Preparing for work Dates: April 5 to June 16 Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m., and an hour of online work each week Location: R101 (Main […]
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has named Richard Fukutaki, of Bellevue, to the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College. In this role, Fukutaki will participate in the six-member board that oversees college operations and finance. Fukutaki is the managing director of the SunBreak group, which he co-founded in 1999, working with organizations such as the American […]
“How you spend each day, is of course, how you live your life.” — Annie Dillard Cheryl Roberts President Shoreline Community College “This season is always my favorite, where the anticipation of a new school year gives way to exciting possibilities and opportunities. Students, this is your time. With hard work, I know it will […]
Congressman Adam Smith 9th District “The beginning of each new school year represents an opportunity to move forward toward achieving your goals. Focusing on your education is one of the most important ways you can help create a fresh start and a better world for yourself, your family, and our community.” Hsiao-Lin Wang Owner […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.<!–more–> The honorees: Chief Kathleen O’Toole was sworn in as Chief of the Seattle […]
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has named Shelmina Babai Abji, of Bellevue, to the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College. In this role, Abji will participate in the six-member board, whose duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets. (end)
“Welcome back to school. Be curious. Question everything. Serve your community.” — Kenyon S. Chan Chancellor, UW-Tacoma “It’s how we react to the adversity that matters. I encourage all students to make a goal and plan to reach that goal. When adversity strikes, step back and figure out how to remove the roadblock. When you […]
Meet Louis Watanabe at a community fundraiser on April 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, 5041 Rainier Ave. S. #108. Watanabe is running to be a representative in the Washington State Senate’s 37th District.