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Capitol Hill Times | May 6, 2016
New president ready to finish what she started

The Seattle Medium | May 6, 2016
Initiative To Increase Access To Higher Education And Career Opportunities

My Northwest | May 6, 2016
Students get jobs at youth job fair

King County News Release | May 2, 2016
New partnership to help high school dropouts finish school and attend college

Puget Sound Business Journal / April 12, 2016
Dental Education Clinic to begin training students and serving patients in June

King County News / April 8, 2015
Maritime students assist help King County water taxis prepare for emergencies

Northwest Asian Weekly / March 24, 2016
College welcomes new Vice President of Student Services

The Seattle Times / March 23, 2015
Bigger trains to boost transit service to Capitol Hill

The Seattle Times / March 19, 2016
Capitol Hill light rail station opens near campus

The Capitol Hill Times / March 15, 2016
Opening day celebrations planned for Capitol Hill light rail opening

Seattle Weekly / March 12, 2016
Beacon Hill, home to Seattle Central Health Education Center, one of Seattle's hottest neighborhoods

The Seattle Medium / March 10, 2016
Harden named new VP of Student Services

The Seattle Times / March 8, 2016
Seattle Vocational Institute supports Tiny House project

The Capitol Hill Times / February 28, 2016
Science Olympiad held on campus

The Seattle Times / February 23, 2016
Top candidates announced in chancellor search

Seattle PI / February 18, 2016
Interim college president to participate in Seattle Public Schools education summit


Faces of Seattle Central

Open House to feature college transfer, career programs

Free event on May 20 to include campus tours, live jazz, prizes and more 

Are you thinking about enrolling in college this year but don’t know where to begin? Or you’re not sure which program is right for you? People in the community will have an opportunity to learn about Seattle Central College’s many degree and certificate programs during its annual open house on May 20. The free event, called “Spring into Central,” will be held on the main floor of the Broadway Edison Building at 1701 Broadway, and will feature campus tours, light refreshments, prizes, live jazz and more. Free parking is available at the Seattle Central garage at 1609 Harvard Ave.

Representatives from admissions and financial aid will be on hand to answer questions and help individuals begin the application process. Staff from the college transfer and professional-technical programs will also be available to provide information. Specific programs include culinary arts, maritime, information technology, creative arts and more.

Each year, more than 16,000 students choose Seattle Central to help reach their educational goals. The college offers two bachelor’s degrees, 32 associate degrees and 45 professional certificates in 28 fields of study. About half enroll in the College Transfer program to begin their education before transferring to a four-year school. One third enroll in a professional-technical program to prepare for a career. Continuing Education classes and programs in adult basic education, GED preparation and English as a Second Language are also available.

Located in the dynamic and urban Capitol Hill neighborhood, Seattle Central is one of the most diverse institutions of higher learning in Washington state.

WHAT: Seattle Central College Open House (Spring into Central), an opportunity for community members to visit campus and learn more about degrees and programs

WHO: Anyone interested in pursuing a college education

WHEN: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: The main floor of the Broadway Edison Building at 1701 Broadway in Seattle. Free parking is available at the Seattle Central garage at 1609 Harvard Ave.

COST: Free! In addition, there is no charge for parking.


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