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Giving back: the secret to the successes of Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship

Giving back: the secret to the successes of Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship

By Stacy Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

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The Pioneers honorees and their guests (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

Today, pioneers don’t hate to don coonskin hats to blaze trails. In fact, they come in all sorts of garb. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Vol 30 No 44 | 10/29-11/4Comments (0)

April 30: North Seattle Community College holds annual Passport to Success Dinner

April 30: North Seattle Community College holds annual Passport to Success Dinner

From left, in back: Former Seattle Community College District (now Seattle Community Colleges) Chancellor Peter Ku, Shiao Yen, NSCC President Mark Mitsui, Vera Ing, Winnie Lee, and Seattle Community Colleges Chancellor Jill Wakefield. Front: Terri Ji

Passport to Success is North Seattle Community College (NSCC)’s annual dinner and the only fundraising event for the Education Fund of North Seattle Community College, which supports scholarships and other programs at the college, including faculty and staff development, tutoring, and academic programs.  Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/3Comments (0)

Blog: The presidents’ league

Blog: The presidents’ league

From left: Antioch University President Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet, City University Provost Steve Olswang, Bellevue College President Jean Floten, Seattle Community Colleges Chancellor Jill Wakefield, Seattle Central Community College President Paul Killpatrick, Whatcom Community College President Kathi Hiyane-Brown, University of Washington Bothell Chancellor Kenyon Chan, North Seattle Community College President Mark Mitsui, and Edmonds Community College President Jack Oharah. (Note: This is not a photograph, but an image created by combining two photos.) (Image credit: Rebecca Ip/SCP)

The Women of Color Empowered luncheon honored 11 female educators on Sept. 24 at the China Harbor Restaurant. Despite the fact that the event honored women, several important men showed up. They belong to what I call the presidents’ league. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 40 | 10/2-10/8Comments (0)

Blog: Mark Mitsui, a future chancellor?

Blog: Mark Mitsui, a future chancellor?

1: Mark Mitsui. 2: South Seattle Community College President Gary Oertli, Bea Kiyohara, Jill Wakefield, and Peter Ku. 3: Mark Mitsui with his parents, family members, and friends at a gathering hosted by Vera and Joel Ing (not shown). (Photos by Assunta Ng/NWAW)

When Mark Mitsui was appointed as the president of North Seattle Community College, I felt that he could very well be another Peter Ku, chancellor emerita of Seattle Community Colleges. Read the full story

Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 25 | 6/19-6/25Comments (0)

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