By Jennifer Bates For Northwest Asian Weekly Recently there has been a lot of publicity and news coverage about the Ride the Ducks tour bus crash. There were five deaths and more than a dozen seriously injured exchange students. There has been one lawsuit filed on behalf of a student who sustained fractured fingers and/or […]
By Greg Young Northwest Asian Weekly On August 29th, the Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City Association held an event at North Seattle Community College, “Remembering the Past & Welcoming the Future: 40 Years Since the Killing Fields.” This year marks the 40th anniversary since the breakout of the Cambodian genocide conducted by the Khmer Rouge, a period […]
It would be an “honor” and a “homecoming” for Rachel Solemsaas to be selected as the president of North Seattle Community College. That’s what Solemsaas said when she was named as one of four finalists for the position.
By The Anh Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly What does the word “college” mean to a former refugee?
Roy Flores, former Vice President of Student Development Services at North Seattle Community College, passed away the morning of Tuesday, March 12, after a battle with cancer. Flores was the longest serving Vice President of Student Services in Washington state, holding the position starting from 1984 to his retirement. He also served as the college’s […]
By Shierly Mondianti For Northwest Asian Weekly To many people, March 8 was just another day of the year. However, to a group of students at North Seattle Community College, it represented a day where months of hard work was showcased to the public. Friday, March 8 was the Second Annual International Women’s Day Event […]
By Assunta Ng At NSCC ’s commencement, one graduate stood out not because she is my friend, but because she is an older student who worked hard for her associates degree in business. She is also a mother with a daughter who graduated years before.
On April 7, more than 100 guests attended the inaugural party and dinner for the International Leadership Foundation (IFL)’s Seattle chapter at the home of IFL Seattle
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 […]