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Lynnwood University: Creating community connections
Community Partners / Current Students

Lynnwood University: Creating community connections

Each fall Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) students studying at Edmonds Community College take part in an 8-week program sponsored by the City of Lynnwood, called Lynnwood University. Students visit the fire department, police station, waste water treatment plant, and other city departments for presentations, tours, and hands-on activities related to local government. This fall NWCCI students are … Continue reading

Natalia: Becoming an ally
Current Students

Natalia: Becoming an ally

Last week Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) students had the opportunity to participate in a workshop called Building Inclusive Communities for Learning and Leading at Whatcom Community College.  This all-day event was sponsored by the college’s  Programming and Diversity Board and the Intercultural Center and gave NWCCI students the chance to learn about communicating across differences … Continue reading

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