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NWCCI 2014-2015: Highs, Lows, and New Beginnings
Current Students

NWCCI 2014-2015: Highs, Lows, and New Beginnings

Fall is often associated with new beginnings, changing seasons, and the return of thousands of students to campuses across the United States. For students in the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program, it means starting their academic programs. Since they arrived on August 12, NWCCI students have spent the last month gaining invaluable skills in a … Continue reading

Goal-setting workshop: “I want to….so I will…”
Current Students

Goal-setting workshop: “I want to….so I will…”

In order to help our students make the most of their time in the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program, we encourage participants to reflect on their experiences and set academic, personal, and professional goals. We hold workshops during our pre-academic to help them identify what they want to accomplish during their time in the … Continue reading

Climate change: Outdoor adventure, green living, and sustainable business
Current Students

Climate change: Outdoor adventure, green living, and sustainable business

One of the goals for the 2014-2015 Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program is to introduce our students to efforts to combat climate change and promote sustainability in the United States. These are important issues in the Pacific Northwest and Edmonds Community College, Pierce College and Whatcom Community college all have sustainability initiatives on their … Continue reading

Raju: Changed perspectives on neighboring countries
Alumni

Raju: Changed perspectives on neighboring countries

Every Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) cohort includes students from around the world.  This provides our participants with the unique opportunity to live and learn with people they would probably never otherwise meet.  Close bonds form and NWCCI alumni often report learning more than they could have imagined about the places their new friends come … Continue reading