Student Spotlight: Sara Michelassi

Did you know 46% of North Seattle College students reported facing some form of food insecurity? That number, discovered through a student survey, pushed Student Body President Sara Michelassi to coordinate an initiative to host a food pantry on North’s campus. And that’s just one piece of her day job.

Posted on: April 16th, 2017 at 14:50:43

Employee Spotlight: Vice President of Student Development

Joe Barrientos

When Joe Barrientos competed in the Honolulu marathon he hit a wall at mile 22 and had cramps so bad they forced him to recover at an emergency checkpoint. Barrientos, North’s Vice President of Student Development Services, had a choice then: he could stop the race or finish. He decided to finish, and the lesson he learned that day helped prepare him for his position at North.  

Posted on: April 16th, 2017 at 14:59:42

Licton Springs Review Receives Award

Licton Springs Review 2016, North Seattle College's literary magazine, recently received first place in the Washington Community College Humanities Association (WCCHA) literary-art-magazine competition. Judges from Clark College made the selection.

Posted on: April 10th, 2017 at 15:39:18

Psych Students Present Research Proposals at Public Symposium

Claire Metzner with her poster presentation

Students at North Seattle College have the opportunity to develop social-science-based research projects with real-world implications. Students in PSY 209—Research Methods in Psychology—did just that during Winter Quarter 2017 and presented their research projects to the college community on March 22 in a public symposium.

Posted on: April 6th, 2017 at 16:00:51

ECE Grad Provides Professional Teaching Curriculum

Dr. Soleil Boyd

Dr. Samantha Dolan—coordinator of Early Childhood Education (ECE) and faculty for the ECE class in Cognition, Math and Science at North Seattle College—says her students were really excited to learn that the video modules they are using in their study of children’s cognitive development are the work of Soleil Boyd—a North ECE graduate herself who went on to get her Ph.D. in the field at the University of Washington. “Dr. Boyd’s expertise and way of making information accessible to teachers has been a great benefit for our students,” says Dolan.

Posted on: April 5th, 2017 at 12:14:21

League for Innovation Literary Contest Winners Announced

Announcing the winners and runners-up for the 2017 League for Innovation Literary Contest! North’s Lisa Wasikowki won first place in the essay category for her entry, “He Doesn’t Know.” In the poetry category, Perri Greeley received an honorable mention for the poem, “A Lengthy Wetness."

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 at 12:16:27

North and District Board Honor Newly Tenured Faculty

Chancellor Shouan Pan and the Seattle Colleges District Board of Trustees formally honored 15 newly tenured faculty members at the Tenure Recognition Reception on Thursday, March 9, at Seattle Central College. Among those acknowledged were five faculty members from North Seattle College: Alexandra Abeyta, Hugo Alamillo, Charles Eckard, Beth Goss and Zola Mumford. North Seattle College also honors faculty member Stephanie Solomon, who recently received “core status” as a full-time instructor in the Intensive English Program (IEP). “Core Status” is essentially tenure for faculty in the IEP, which is a contract program.

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 at 13:36:35

Library Hosts Acclaimed Journalist May 9: Topic - Fake News

The North Seattle College Library is hosting a timely event with acclaimed journalist Kristen Millares Young on campus Tuesday, May 9—a salon-style discussion about journalism in the age of fake news— “Staying Savvy: Media and Social Movements.”

Posted on: March 14th, 2017 at 10:55:51

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