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Oni: Letting a good idea lead into the future
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Oni: Letting a good idea lead into the future

Oni Dju Lete is an Indonesian student studying project management at Edmonds Community College through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program. In this blog piece, Oni reflects on how the Gates Foundation Visitor Center inspires visitors to follow through with their ideas and her plans for starting an NGO with her sister after she returns to Indonesia. In … Continue reading

Hardi: Going green at Bellingham City Hall
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Hardi: Going green at Bellingham City Hall

Hardi Adam, a student from Ghana studying business management administration at Whatcom Community College through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program, found inspiration from a tour of Bellingham’s City Hall. In order to learn about local government and sustainable city policies, NWCCI students toured the City Hall, including a 10 minute question and answer session … Continue reading

Abo: The rainbow of cultural diversity
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Abo: The rainbow of cultural diversity

Aka N’gouan Bertrand Abo is a student from Côte d’Ivoire studying at Pierce College in the Northwest Community College Initiative Grant (NWCCI). He is currently working on a certificate in business at Pierce College. Here Abo takes us through his experience of initially learning about the Community College Initiative program, his application process, and finding … Continue reading

Camila: A family from all over the world
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Camila: A family from all over the world

As we approach the holiday season, students are reflecting on what it means to be far away from their families and friends. Camila Uribe Henao, a Colombian student pursuing a certificate in early childhood education at Whatcom Community College through the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program, writes about the meaning of family in her culture … Continue reading