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.
The site is ready. The foundation and walls for the first courtyard are in place. Now, 27 skilled artisans must come from China this summer to build the
Mark Mitsui, current vice president at South Seattle Community College, will take on responsibilities as president of North Seattle Community College beginning July 1.
Almost 70 percent of workers in the landscaping trade are non-English speakers, according to the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals. To reach this audience, Seattle Public Utilities conducts annual green gardening workshops in Spanish and Vietnamese to teach landscaping professionals how to use environmentally-friendly landscaping and yard care techniques.
On Sept. 17, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced a $4 million dollar Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to South Seattle Community College.
A student at South Seattle Community College, Nicole Mau is the grand winner of the national Pears Competition. Her creations, using the red anjou pear, beat competitors from Texas Culinary Academy and Florida Culinary Institution.
What is there to do with $2.4 million dollars? South Seattle Community College has decided to improve the success and retention rates of its Asian Pacific Islander students. South Seattle Community College is one of six two- and four-year institutions that the U.S. Department of Education designated as Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI).