The Northwest Asian Weekly hosted a luncheon on June 27 at Joyale Seafood Restaurant to celebrate Jill Wakefield’s retirement and thank her supporters. All the people featured in a pictorial in our June 18 issue contributed a total of $3,000 for the Jill Wakefield Endowed Scholarship for the Seattle Colleges. Thank you for your support […]
Congratulations to Seattle Colleges Chancellor Jill Wakefield on her retirement on June 30 and thank you for all you have done for the colleges and the community
This pictorial is sponsored by the men and women in the pictorial. All proceeds go to Jill Wakefield Endowed Scholarship for the Seattle Colleges.
Supporting student and workplace diversity — Seattle Colleges gets acclaim
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Colleges recently received the American Association of Community Colleges award for national equity. The Seattle Colleges system has impressive numbers when it comes to representing diversity. The minority student population is 52 percent. This is in contrast to the combined total minority demographics for King County, Seattle, […]
Wise Words: Inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“I dream of students walking through our doors and finding the classes and culture that support their dreams. Eliminating the barriers to higher education—such as President Obama’s plan for free community college education— will help achieve this. It puts us on the pathway to social and economic equity and gives power to Dr. King’s dream.” […]
Wise words on preserving diversity
“The diversity of our nation is our greatest strength. Preserving diversity is crucial to the future of our community. By honoring our past, providing equal opportunities and social justice for all, and by celebrating different cultures and backgrounds, we can ensure that our society builds an environment that accepts, welcomes, and preserves diverse backgrounds and […]
Sounder fans are good luck
On April 26, Sue Anderson of CenturyLink organized the first ever “All Women in the Suite” at a Seattle Sounders match.
Solemsaas finalist in NSCC prez search
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.
Wise words for students — starting school in the Fall
“Make ethical behavior your foundation. Always do the right thing – you know what it is. Maximize your potential for good. Treat people right. Make the right decision when nobody’s looking – especially when nobody’s looking. Integrity: if you have it, nothing else matters; if you don’t have it, nothing else matters.” — Dave Rule […]
Wise Words for Graduates
To the Class of 2013, congratulations and may your dreams come true! “When walking, swing your arms. Reach out for the opportunities that await you; reach back to help those who follow.” — Major General Tracy Garrett “Success isn’t about how much money you make, or how much you accumulate. It is about the relationships […]
Wise Words from Wise Leaders on Today’s Women
More women have gotten elected in the last 10 years than in the last 10 centuries, and although America lags way behind the international average (we rank 70 out of 165 bin the world), and Washington State (which used to boast 40% women in our legislature and now has 32%), we are kicking up our […]