Apply Now for Reverend Samuel McKinney Scholarship

Applications for the Reverend Samuel McKinney Scholarship are due Friday, December 18.

The McKinney Scholarship rotates among the campuses of the Seattle Colleges and is funded by the college foundations. For the 2015-16 academic year, the scholarship is North’s to award.

The Reverend Samuel McKinney Scholarship was established in 1998 to recognize the contributions of the Rev. Samuel McKinney, civic leader and longtime pastor at Mount Zion Baptist Church. The $1,500 scholarship is presented in person at the Seattle Colleges annual Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration held at the church.

Students are encouraged to apply if they:

  • are African-American.
  • have at least three quarters of study remaining at North.
  • are in financial need and possessing a good academic record.
  • are not currently receiving a scholarship.

Submit an application packet by December 18 to the Education Fund (CC2355D,

Posted on: November 30th, 2015 at 12:50:10

Bags for Bellies - Holiday Food Drive

STARS has been busy distributing plastic sacks to divisions/departments around campus for our Northwest Harvest fall fundraiser, Bags for Bellies.  

To make this fundraiser more exciting, you could win a great prize! All you have to do is return a full sack of non-perishable food to a STARS member or to a designated drop box and STARS will add your name into a raffle drawing taking place at the President’s Holiday Party on December 15.  Be sure to attach your name, department and phone extension to your sack of food.

1 filled sack = 1 raffle entry. Cash/check donations are welcome. $3 = 1 raffle entry. Enter as many times as you like!

Posted on: November 25th, 2015 at 06:41:21

Golden Star Award Goes to James Armstrong

STARS (Staff Representatives) and the President’s Office announce the NSC Golden Star Employee of the Quarter Award for Fall 2015: James Armstrong!

James is the manager of Evening Services/Testing Center.

Thank you, James, for all that you do!

Posted on: November 20th, 2015 at 10:25:50

Celebrate International Students and Alumni B-Ball Nov. 13

Join North Seattle College for One Big Night, a special evening of cultural and musical performances by North's international students as well as the second Annual Alumni Basketball game in the Roy Flores Wellness Center.   

Posted on: November 11th, 2015 at 12:02:59

North Participates in Success of Air Washington Grant

North Avionics Grads Nic Reisert and Tracy Buchanan

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North Avionics Grads Nic Reisert and Tracy Buchanan

Air Washington was a consortium of 11 of the state's community and technical colleges which received a $20M Department of Labor TAACCCT (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training) grant to strengthen Washington state's aerospace industry through focused workforce training.

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 at 15:42:42

North Student Wins First Prize in National Literary Competition

The winners of the League for Innovation's 2014-2015 National Student Literary Competition, hosted by Dallas County Community College and coordinated by Rebekah Rios-Harris, were recently announced. Among the winners was North Seattle College's own Katherine (Katy) Constant, who received first place in the Poetry category for her poem, “It was not Erotica.” In the category of Nonfiction, Seattle Central student Whitney J. Tuxbury was awarded second place, for her personal essay “Apple Halves."

Posted on: October 16th, 2015 at 19:26:38

Art Faculty Lynne Hull Receives Lifelong Learning Award

Lynne receiving her award from Seattle Colleges District Trustee Jorge Carrasco.

Lynne Hull, art faculty member at North Seattle College, received the Lifelong Learning Award at the Seattle Colleges District Fall Convocation on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, held at Seattle Central College.

Posted on: October 12th, 2015 at 15:30:19

North Seattle College Goes Tobacco-free Starting Fall Quarter

The North Seattle College campus became tobacco and smoke-free beginning September 28, 2015, the first day of Fall Quarter.

Discussions over whether the college should become a smoke-free campus have occurred since at least 1997. The college decided to go smokeless after significant study of the issue and recommendations by various committees, as well as passionate debate between those who feel smoking is a personal freedom issue versus those who feel smoking is a community health issue.

Posted on: October 7th, 2015 at 15:20:59

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