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

Saira: Never Lose Hope
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Saira: Never Lose Hope

One of the most powerful outcomes of participating in the Northwest Community College Initiative (NWCCI) program is a new found independence and confidence in participants.  For many, it is the first time they have left their home, or even been able to make decisions for themselves. Saira Raza from Pakistan shares one such story. Saira is studying Business Management … Continue reading

Jebin: A DC experience
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Jebin: A DC experience

The fourth essay in our NWCCI DC reflection series is one by Jebin Tahera, an NWCCI student from Bangladesh studying Hotel Management at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington. Jebin shares how exciting it was to learn about the history of the United States, and her appreciation of the workshops geared at helping participants turn their “dreams into realities”.  She describes how … Continue reading

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 NWCCI photo contest!
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 NWCCI photo contest!

NWCCI is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 NWCCI Photo Contest! Out of the many creative and high quality submissions from CCI students at all three of the program’s community college campuses, judges selected 1st and 2nd place winners from each of the two contest theme categories: #NWCCIinspire and #ExchangesAre, and an additional People’s Choice Award was selected as a special, exemplary photo of what it … Continue reading