New SSCC Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Student Center Open House is Jan. 8

Talk story sessions featuring community leaders, faculty and students

press release:
South's new Asian American Native American Pacific Islander students (AANAPISI) student success center will hold an open house January 8, 2013. The opening celebration will feature three talk story sessions with a select group of panelists from the community, and South faculty, administrators and students. Guests include; Sharon Tomiko Santos, Washington State House of Representative, 37th Legislative District; KendeeYamaguchi, Executive Director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs; Shirley Hune, Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Washington, and Albert Shen, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees for Seattle Community Colleges.

The new center - open to all students, is on the second floor of the library, where a number of other student support services are located. The AANAPISI center staff provides culturally appropriate student services to support and assist students in achieving their educational goals and increase the mobility of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in higher education.

South Seattle Community College
6000 16th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98106
(206) 934-5202

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
12 - 5 pm
Library 221

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