After 40 years with Seattle Colleges, Chancellor Jill Wakefield has announced her retirement, effective June 2016. She was appointed as chancellor in 2009, becoming the district’s first female in that position. When she retires, she will be the longest-serving chancellor in the district’s history. Wakefield started with the district as a program assistant in the […]
Compiled by Andrew Kim NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Women of Color Empowered is proud to honor women in the Pacific Northwest who have made significant contributions to our communities. We are honored to present the nominees for “Women and Money” at the China Harbor Restaurant, Seattle, Sept.18: Fawn Sharp Fawn Sharp is the President of […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly With minorities soon becoming the majority, diversity is a big topic. If you want to explore it around Seattle, there
The Seattle Chinese Garden Society raised more than $42,000 in its annual fundraising dinner, “Soaring Dragon Celebration,” at its location at South Seattle Community College on Nov. 9. The money will go toward the garden’s core operations expenses. (end)
Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced the following appointments to the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Gerardine “Didi” Cabusao is Filipino-American and resides in Selah. She is a registered dietitian at Yakima Valley School, Department of Social and Health Services. Cabusao is currently serving as a board member of the Filipino American Community of […]
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Fund (AAIASF) recently announced that they will be awarding $2,500 scholarships to students from 10 schools across the country, including South Seattle Community College, which will receive 15 scholarships. All of the schools are Asian American Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPSI) serving institutions. The deadline to apply is Oct. […]
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.
South Seattle Community College announced in February that 45 of its students have each been selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship by the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) for the 2012-2013 academic year.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell announced his entry into the increasingly
The Seattle Chinese Garden Society hosted the Soaring Dragon Celebration and benefit dinner at South Seattle Community College’s Brockley Center on Saturday, Nov. 10, raising approximately $50,000 for the continued growth and maintenance of the Seattle Chinese Garden. There were approximately 120 people in attendance, including honorary Chair Benjamin Lee and Seattle Chinese Garden President […]