NSCC Continues at the Forefront of Nanotechnology Education and Outreach

North Seattle Community College continues to do groundbreaking work in nanotechnology education and outreach, through its certificate and AAS degree (as the first college in the region to offer a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in nanotechnology) and through establishment of a Regional Center for Nanotechnology Education.

Posted on: October 31st, 2012 at 14:20:27

Learn to Think Globally! Train for Jobs in International Business

The world has never been more interconnected than it is now, and Washington is one of the most trade-dependent states in the U.S. The demand for jobs in trade and logistics in the tri-county area far exceeds the number of workers currently completing programs to fill those jobs (1,520 openings in 2010 and only 580 completions, according to the Washington State Employment Security, Labor Market and Economic Analysis Branch).

Posted on: November 1st, 2012 at 13:55:01

Prepare for Business, Travel or Transfer with World Language Study

At NSCC you can choose from the primary languages spoken across Asia, Europe and the Americas: French, Italian and German (the main European languages of literature, art and commerce), Japanese and Chinese (the Asian languages foremost in the 21st century economy), and Spanish (spoken by 400 million people around the world, with 360 million on the American continents).

Posted on: October 31st, 2012 at 14:03:11

NSCC Named NSF Regional Nanotech Center

NSCC has been named a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Regional Center for Nanotechnology with a grant of a little under $3 million to sustain the center for four years. This center will allow North, the first college in the region to offer a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in nanotechnology, to expand on the work accomplished over the past three years through a previous National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education project grant.

Posted on: August 30th, 2012 at 10:40:17

OCE&E — Project of the Month in The Daily Journal of Commerce

North Seattle Community College’s Opportunity Center for Employment and Education (OCE&E) is featured as Project of the Month in the July 25, 2012, Daily Journal of Commerce. The article by Clair Enlow highlights the new building’s architectural innovation and unique adaptation to the Late Brutalism style of North’s existing 1970 campus structures — in light of the building’s function as a center for integrated employment, education and social services.

Posted on: July 25th, 2012 at 16:31:54

New PE Course: Go By Bike at NSCC!

Learn to cycle safely this summer

Learn to cycle safely this summer

This summer North Seattle Community College premieres a new PE Special Topics course (PEC 298) “Smart Cycling: Go By Bike,” co-taught by Bernie Kay and Josh Miller.

 This new course covers bicycle equipment safety, bicycle handling skills, hazard avoidance maneuvers, rules of the road, traffic law, health and fitness concerns. The League of American Bicyclists “Smart Cycling: Traffic Skills 101” book will be provided to students free of charge. The program has a limited number of loaner bikes and helmets available to students who do not have the appropriate equipment to participate.  This summer the course will appear at NSCC as PEC 298 and for the subsequent quarters will be PEC 154 “Smart Cycling: Go By Bike.”

Posted on: June 21st, 2012 at 15:08:30

Funding from City Helps P-Patch Garden Grow

The NSCC P-Patch Community Garden, a project of North’s Sustainability office, recently received a $20,000 grant from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Consultants from the LA studio, LLC,  will hold a third and final design charrette June 13 at 6:30 pm. Ground-breaking will take place in July.

Posted on: June 5th, 2012 at 08:29:47

Chris Lu, White House Cabinet Secretary, Will Speak at Commencement June 15

Christopher P. Lu, Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary, will give the commencement address at North Seattle Community College’s 42nd commencement ceremony on Friday evening, June 15, 2012.

In his role as Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Lu serves as President Obama’s primary liaison to federal departments and agencies, helping to coordinate policy and communications strategy. Lu also serves with Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan as co-chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Posted on: June 15th, 2012 at 16:59:36

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