NSC and Kogakuin University: Bridging the Gap through Academic Cooperation

NSC & Kogakuin University students

Left: NSC students visit Kogakuin University. Right: Kogakuin University students visit NSC

Kogakuin University may be 4,779 miles from North Seattle College (NSC), but the relationship formed by these academic institutions makes the two feel right next door to each other.

Kogakuin is a private university located in Tokyo, Japan, established in 1887 and serves approximately 6,530 students. “Kogakuin” means “Institute of Engineering” or “Institute of Technology”.  

NSC and Kogakuin University entered into an academic agreement in 2014, with the objective of promoting both a friendly relationship and academic cooperation between the two institutions.

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 at 10:53:35

The IF Project screening at North Seattle College Nov. 15

The IF Project

The IF Project

A compelling feature-length documentary, focusing on female inmates, their journeys and one Seattle detective who made a world of difference by simply posing a question and caring, will be shown at North Seattle College on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 12 p.m. in the Baxter Events Center, CC1349A (College Center building, 1st floor).  

“If there was something someone could have said or done that would have changed the path that led you here, what would it have been?”

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 at 15:16:49

NSC Awarded New Active Learning Classroom

Active Learning Classroom

Active Learning Classroom

North Seattle College (NSC) has been selected to receive the installation of an active learning classroom through the Active Learning Center (ALC) program, a grant initiative in its third year founded by Steelcase Education.

With the installation of a classroom valued at $65,000, NSC will positively impact teaching and support education for students eager to learn.

The classroom includes modern movable furniture, design, onsite training, installation, and a pre- and post-occupancy measurement tool.

Posted on: October 20th, 2017 at 10:54:21

Ed Fund Scholarship Info. for Winter and Spring Quarters 2018

Attention students still looking for funding for winter and spring quarters of 2018. The Education Fund has scholarships available to help pay for tuition and fees at NSC. The application is open and will close on Sunday, Nov. 12.

General scholarship criteria:

Posted on: November 6th, 2017 at 15:36:49

Attorney General Bob Ferguson to speak at NSC Oct. 10

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will speak at North Seattle College (NSC) on Oct. 10 and share an insider’s look on the legal challenges and tactics the state faces in the wake of new federal orders and policy changes, including the halting of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the January Executive Order to restrict travel to the U.S. from citizens and refugees from six predominantly Muslim countries.

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 at 13:52:37

Food Trucks Roll Onto NSC Campus

Exciting dining news! NSC is partnering with The Washington State Food Truck Association to bring students new dining options from a variety of gourmet food trucks. The new mobile dining program will begin Mon., Oct. 2, where vendors can sign up for the evening shift, Mon - Fri , 4:30 to 8 p.m. The food trucks are located by the flag pole. Online schedule at bestfoodtrucks.com/lots/profile/825  

Posted on: October 18th, 2017 at 08:02:34

Subsidized Student ORCA Cards and Zimride

Subsidized Student ORCA cards

Great news for North Seattle College (NSC) students who commute to and from campus via King County Metro. Beginning in Fall 2017, Seattle Colleges will offer subsidized student ORCA cards, the all-access regional transit pass, for the price of $125. Each $125 pass sold will be pre-loaded with $250 worth of rides—a $125 value! 

This is a $50 increase in value over the current subsidized ORCA Card.

Posted on: September 28th, 2017 at 12:50:04

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