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Below you’ll find news stories, highlights, and features about the activities of the Seattle Colleges Foundation, its partners and donors, and the impact of gifts supporting teaching and learning excellence.

In the News

Seattle Colleges skyline News Story

Community college students navigate pandemic

Community college students navigate pandemic

Seattle Colleges skyline News Story

Seattle Colleges creates COVID-19 Emergency Fund to help vulnerable students stay in school

Seattle Colleges creates COVID-19 Emergency Fund to help vulnerable students stay in school

Seattle Colleges skyline News Story

Seattle Colleges form Emergency Fund for struggling students

Seattle Colleges form Emergency Fund for struggling students

Seattle Colleges Respiratory Therapy students News Story

Recent Respiratory Therapy grad thrust to frontlines of COVID-19 crisis

Faiza graduated in 2019 from Seattle Central's Respiratory Therapy program. Now she faces the pandemic firsthand as one of Seattle's communities essentials workers. 

Student in Seattle Colleges Nursing programs News Story

Seattle Colleges Mobilize To Help Students Affected By Covid-19 Crisis

Public contributions will support one-time grants for students with acute needs

Eva and Ed Gordon (courtesy of John Jacobs) News Story

Extraordinary $10 Million Bequest Will Benefit Students at Seventeen Western Washington Community Colleges

Benefactor Eva Gordon had humble roots, gave little indication of her wealth

Central Scholarship Recipients Group 2019-10-01 News Story

Ceremony Recognizes Seattle Central College Scholarship Recipients

More than 100 students, family, and friends attended the recognition event.

Seattle Colleges skyline News Story

Mitchell Fund for Excellence Passes $1 Million Mark in Student Scholarships Awarded at Seattle Central College

The scholarship fund has awarded dozens of student scholarships each year since 1999 in honor of the former Seattle Central College president.

SSC Diesel & Heavy Equipment Instructor Jeremie Pitts discussing the newly donated truck with students at South Seattle College (photo courtesy of Waste Management) News Story

Waste Management Donates Trucks to South Seattle College’s Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Program

With this generous donation from Waste Management, students have expanded access to career preparation servicing large engines.

Kerry Howell News Story

Kerry Howell to Lead Advancement Efforts for Seattle Colleges

She will serve as vice chancellor for advancement for Seattle Colleges.