Nurdian: A peek into the life of an Indonesian NWCCI student
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Nurdian: A peek into the life of an Indonesian NWCCI student

Nurdian Djuhasin, “Dian” is a Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) student studying hotel management at Whatcom Community College. She was asked by the American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) to produce the following video. She enlisted the help of fellow NWCCI students Latif from Pakistan as cameraman, and Wadhah from Yemen as editor. Dian shares a little … Continue reading

Outstanding Volunteer Awards
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Outstanding Volunteer Awards

In 2014-15 we awarded NWCCI Outstanding Volunteer certificates to students who completed over 100 volunteer hours during the program. Four students earned these prestigious awards. Below, Amanda Fletcher writes about how NWCCI students contribute to the communities where they study and what they learn while volunteering. NWCCI students make a major impact in the communities where … Continue reading

Amanda: Reverse culture shock
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Amanda: Reverse culture shock

Many of our student returnees say that readjusting to their home cultures is more difficult than initially adjusting to the United States. Challenges associated with returning home and readjusting to one’s home culture are referred to as reentry or reverse culture shock. Here, NWCCI Associate Director Amanda Fletcher writes about her reentry experience and what she … Continue reading