Women Get Help at North to Pursue Manufacturing Careers

Are you a woman interested in electronics? Get help with career training from North Seattle College.

North partners with the YWCA and Seattle Jobs Initiative to support your successful completion of electronics job training programs that will lead you to immediate employment and future advancement in a variety of electronics careers. Explore both NSC programs and support opportunitites here.

Posted on: August 17th, 2016 at 09:30:57

North Awarded Multiple Grants

Grant Awarded to Connect Young Adults to Aerospace Jobs

North Seattle College was one of five colleges to be awarded a federal grant totaling $3.8 million. The Department of Labor TechHire grant enables the colleges to partner with the Center of Excellence for Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing to connect unemployed young adults to careers in the aerospace industry.

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 at 14:22:40

Exceptional 2016 Grads

Sarah Baker and Soumia Baroudi at commencement 2016

Congratulations to Faline Jett, Soumia Baroudi, Sarah Baker and Marlon Do Couto, four of North Seattle College’s exceptional 2016 graduates! Their success stories are an inspiration to the entire community.

Posted on: July 8th, 2016 at 16:21:36

Congratulations to North Rocketeers

Congratulations to fifteen North students for achieving National Association of Rocketry (NAR) Level 1 Certification, by building, launching and recovering a Level 1 high-powered rocket. Faculty member Tracy Furutani guided them as advisor for the Rocketry Club. Financial support for the project came from faculty member Ann Murkowski and staff member Linda McDuffie at the Ready Start Transfer (RST) program, Mike Harrell and the NASA Washington Space Grant, and Janet Hoppe-Leonard and the Student Fee Board.

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016 at 12:17:00

North Student Wins National Literary Contest

Seattle College District students have won two of the four categories nationally in this year’s League for Innovation Literary contest: Saleena Edwards (North) won for her poetry, and Bernard Quaid (South) won in the personal essay category. Mike Hickey, district coordinator of the 2015–2016 competition, made the announcement after hearing from Delta College in University Center, MI (host school for the national contest).

Posted on: June 20th, 2016 at 12:01:23

Chance of Showers? Consult the NSC Weather Station

North Seattle College faculty member John Figge

North Seattle College faculty member John Figge

As John Figge, North Seattle College faculty member says, “As in real estate, so with weather—it’s all location, location, location.” North has a perfect location for collecting useful weather data, and the college has its own fully equipped weather station, up and running at gabriel.northseattle.edu.

Posted on: July 6th, 2016 at 09:59:43

Coaches Help You Complete Your Program

Coaches Juan Gallegos and Aimee Brown

If you started out with a lot of intention to complete your education but have lately lost momentum or faced barriers to completion, North Seattle College offers help to keep you on track to finish your certificate or degree. The program is called Completion Coaching, funded through Project Finish Line, a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant. 

Posted on: June 20th, 2016 at 10:40:05

Contextualization Makes Courses More Relevant

Dr. Jessica Pikul

“What’s the point? Why do I have to take this class for my health care career?” Students often ask these questions about their prerequisite classes. The Healthcare Prerequisite Pathway is helping faculty at North Seattle College make their coursework more relevant for these students through contextualization, which simply refers to efforts by prerequisite faculty to relate what students learn in the classroom to their professional goals.  

Watch a video about North's efforts to contextualize course content.

Posted on: July 5th, 2016 at 15:35:02

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