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Murat: Service learning and clam chowder
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Murat: Service learning and clam chowder

Murat Emre Kayan is a Turkish student studying Web Development at Edmonds Community College (EdCC) through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program. At EdCC, we are lucky to have an active service learning department at that coordinates great opportunities for NWCCI students to engage with and give back to the local community. In this blog post, Murat describes a … Continue reading

Jawahir: Diversity and global friendships
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Jawahir: Diversity and global friendships

Muhammad Jawahir is a Pakistani student studying Project Management at Edmonds Community College (EdCC) through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program. In this blog post, Jawahir illuminates the amazing impact that cultural exchange and international education can have in the world.  On Wednesday, Nov. 19, Edmonds NWCCI students partnered with the Diversity Student Center  for a Cultural Celebration where students shared information about their respective … Continue reading

Mani: Celebrating Latin Culture
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Mani: Celebrating Latin Culture

Manishanker Somavarapu is an Indian student studying hospitality and tourism management at Whatcom Community College (WCC) through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program. Recently Mani joined the Latino Leadership Club (LLC) supported by the WCC Intercultural Center. By planning and participating in the LLC, Mani aims to improve his communication and leadership skills while gaining … Continue reading

Ursula: Practicing my elevator pitch
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Ursula: Practicing my elevator pitch

Ursula Budjak, an Indonesian student in the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) who is studying early childhood education at Pierce College, recently joined her fellow NWCCI participants at a consular reception held at Annie Wright Schools, a preschool to grade 12 independent school in Tacoma. Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman addressed the group. Here Ursula … Continue reading

Maria: Halloween is the same but different
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Maria: Halloween is the same but different

Maria Lotero Jerez  is a Colombian student studying hospitality and tourism at Whatcom Community College through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program. An important part of learning about a culture is experiencing holiday traditions and celebrating with friends and family. Maria reflects on the similarities and differences between Halloween in her country and the United … Continue reading