By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly While she’s the president of Seattle Central College (SCC), Sheila Edwards Lange thinks of herself as an activist. She’s in an ideal role because her true passion is education. As president of SCC, no day is the same for Edwards Lange. A current challenge that she faces is trying […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Sheila Edwards Lange has been named the permanent president of Seattle Central College (SCC). She has served as interim president since last August. “Dr. Edwards Lange has all of the qualities we have been looking for in a new president. She has great experience, and it’s clear that she cares […]
University of Washington Interim President Ana Mari Cauce and Interim Provost Jerry Baldasty have appointed Gabriel Gallardo as interim vice president for minority affairs and vice provost for diversity, was effective Aug. 3. Gallardo succeeds Sheila Edwards Lange who accepted the position of interim president at Seattle Central College. A strong advocate for student success […]
“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 […]
Colleen Fukui-Sketchley, diversity affairs director for Nordstrom, has been named the 2015 recipient of the University of Washington Charles E. Odegaard Award. The Odegaard award honors individuals whose leadership in the community exemplifies the former UW president’s work on behalf of diversity. It is the only University and community-selected award, and is regarded as the […]
“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 […]
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 […]
“Phyllis did a tremendous job in unprecedented times to preserve access to a quality college education and to train the work force of tomorrow. She is a thoughtful scientist, accomplished researcher and dedicated educator. Her skill, passion and leadership will serve her well at the University of Illinois. I wish her the best of luck.” […]
By Assunta Ng The guest list of Ruthann Kurose’s surprise 60th birthday party was a Who’s Who in politics. The party was held at the house of former Mayor Norm Rice and his wife, Constance.
On July 6, Dr. Sam Kelly passed away from congestive heart failure. Kelly was perhaps most known for being the founder and first vice president of the Office of Minority Affairs of the University of Washington in 1970.