Abo: On preparing for the future
Alumni

Abo: On preparing for the future

Bertrand Abo is a 2014-2015 Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) alumnus from Cote d’Ivoire who studied business management at Pierce College, receiving certificates in organization development and global business during his time there. Mr. Abo thrived in the atmosphere that the Community College Initiative (CCI) program offered and he explains here how his step by step plans for success that … Continue reading

Thank you friendship families!
Current Students / Friendship Families

Thank you friendship families!

NWCCI participants always praise Americans for their willingness to reach out and help others without asking for anything in return, their willingness to volunteer in their communities, and their selfless acceptance of people from other cultures into their homes. Our friendship families embody all of the values that NWCCI participants cherish so dearly in Americans. When we … Continue reading

NWCCI: News and thank you
News

NWCCI: News and thank you

After seven successful and enriching years, the NWCCI is starting our first August without a cohort of new students. We did not receive program funding for the 2016-17 school year and as a result, we will not be hosting NWCCI students. Since its inception in 2009, this program received over $14 million in funding from the … Continue reading

NWCCI Student Jaya Gulo elected as United Nations Environment Program Youth Ambassador of Indonesia
Current Students

NWCCI Student Jaya Gulo elected as United Nations Environment Program Youth Ambassador of Indonesia

NWCCI participant Jaya Gulo graced the cover of Edmonds Community College’s website last week. In case you missed it, we wanted to share the story with you. In the article, Carrie Simpson, the NWCCI advisor at Edmonds followed up with Gulo about his recent trip to Thailand for training as Indonesia’s Youth Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). As a … Continue reading

Arslan: An ardent wish
Current Students

Arslan: An ardent wish

Like many NWCCI students, Arslan Mehmood never imagined that the possibility of visiting America’s capital, Washington DC, would become a reality. While studying on the Department of State funded Northwest CCI program scholarship in Washington, he discovered that he would also be able to make a special, once-in-a-lifetime trip to Washington, DC during his time in the … Continue reading