By Emiri Aoki Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees announced the finalists for a new chancellor on Feb. 23. The new chancellor is going to take over for Jill Wakefield, who is retiring in June 2016, after seven years. The finalists are: Gale Gibson Gayle, president of Essex County College, N.J. Mark […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly North Seattle Community College (NSCC) President Mark Mitsui has been selected to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges in the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The selection follows a many-month-long process that began in January.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly recognizes some of the most influential community leaders in the area at the Diversity at the Top awards dinner and gala. This year, the paper honors 10 individuals who have fought to break through the bamboo ceiling to get to the top.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Mark Mitsui became the 12th president of North Seattle Community College (NSCC) in July 2010. He also serves as vice chancellor of student success for the Seattle Community College District and was recently appointed board chair of the new Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges and Universities. Mitsui […]
President George W. Bush appointed two Asian Americans to his cabinet. The Asian community was impressed. But President Obama gave us more—three cabinet secretaries, Gary Locke, Steve Chu, and Secretary Eric Shinseki, and many other powerful appointments, including Chris Lu, one of the 25 assistants to the president since 2008.
North Seattle Community College President Mark Mitsui has been appointed chair of the Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges and Universities (APIACU) Board of Directors. APIACU aims to help address the complex set of social realities facing students in the underrepresented and underserved Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Vice chair is President […]
Passport to Success is North Seattle Community College (NSCC)’s annual dinner and the only fundraising event for the Education Fund of North Seattle Community College
As publisher, I looked back on 2010 to see if our blessings exceeded our losses. Indeed, they did …
The Women of Color Empowered luncheon honored 11 female educators on Sept. 24 at the China Harbor Restaurant. Despite the fact that the event honored women
When Mark Mitsui was appointed as the president of North Seattle Community College, I felt that he could very well be another Peter Ku, chancellor emerita of Seattle Community Colleges.