Mosses and Lichens Populate New Mural

For the last few years, Spring Quarter has signaled mural making on campus. In keeping with the tradition, art faculty member Kelda Martensen and the 15 students in her mural art class are producing original artwork on a College Center Building exterior wall during April, May and June. The winning design from the recent artist call for submissions—a depiction of magnified mosses and lichens—is the work of natural science illustrator Angela Mele.

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 at 14:32:40

Free Tuition Forum to Bring Lawmakers, National Official to Campus May 3

The deputy director of the National College Promise Campaign and five state legislators will be on the North Seattle College campus Tuesday, May 3, for a special panel discussion on free tuition at community colleges.

Hosted by North’s Student Leadership, the event will bring James Schuelke, deputy director of the National College Promise Campaign, to participate in a forum with:  

Posted on: April 28th, 2016 at 17:02:51

Emeritus Status Conferred on North Faculty and Staff

At their April 14 meeting, the Seattle College District Board of Trustees conferred emeritus status on four North Seattle College community members as well as others from around the district, acknowledging their significant contributions to the district’s values of service, excellence, diversity and effective leadership. North employees recognized with emeritus status are faculty member Robert Schuessler and staff members Jack Bautsch, Tom Braziunas and Marci Myer.

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 at 12:42:13

Grad Conquers Poverty and Thrives at North

Shannon Meyer is a former student at North who is currently enrolled at the University of Washington Seattle, working toward departmental honors in social anthropology with a minor in diversity and disability studies. As she explains, her education here at North made a significant difference in her life, “North Seattle College has given me the opportunity to live up to my own expectations and overcome poverty in pursuit of my education. I couldn’t have accomplished these goals without the encouragement, support, education and life-long friendships I found at North.”

Posted on: April 25th, 2016 at 10:32:02

Community Meeting May 16 on State of the College/Strategic Planning

North Seattle College is hosting a community meeting on Monday, May 16, where President Warren Brown, Ed.D, will provide an update on the State of the College as well as seek input from members of the community on North’s new strategic plan. The college is in the midst of developing its new seven-year plan and would like input from the local community on the guiding principles that will drive the plan.

This community event is scheduled for Monday, May 16, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the College Center Building, Room 1161. In order to know how many refreshments to provide, please RSVP to

Posted on: May 6th, 2016 at 07:55:28

League for Innovation Art Contest Winners Announced

Melanie King, North art history faculty member, recently announced the results for this year’s League for Innovation Student Art Competition, hosted by Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. District finalists from North were Rebecca Giordano for her work, "Community," and Suzanne Whitehead, for her "Lotus pod brooch." Jaclyn Uribe received an honorable mention for "Stalk Stock Music Festival."

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 at 09:50:52

Time for National Sexual Assault Awareness

April was National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In recognition of this important issue and in response to a mandate by the Washington state legislature, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (WSBCTC) is conducting a campus climate survey that will go to all students and employees throughout the WSBCTC system on May 2. The assessment is designed to learn more about student and employee attitudes and knowledge about sexual violence, awareness of resources, and incidences of sexual and physical violence on and off campus.

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 at 13:02:14

Opportunities to Share Input During Accreditation Visit

Students and employees are invited to share input about their experience at North Seattle College with a team from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), which is conducting a Year Seven comprehensive evaluation at North from Monday, April 18, 2016, through Wednesday, April 20, 2016. 

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 at 10:28:57

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