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@South - Spring Quarter 2016 Edition

Published by kevin.maloney, 2016-02-17 18:29:26

Description: Are you ready to find your calling @South? In this edition of @South we highlight South's Computer Science Program and the Women in S.T.E.M. club. Additionally, you'll find out how to enroll @South for new students and important dates for returning students, student testimonials and much more!

Keywords: South Seattle College,Seattle,College,South Seattle Community College,West Seattle,College in Seattle,Academics,Math,STEM,Washington,Science,Computer Programming,AA,Degrees,Certificates,Associate of Arts,Bachelor's Degree


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@SouthA Guide to Getting Started onYour Future! Enroll Now for Spring Quarter 2016 Classes Begin April 4th • 206.934.5300

Welcome to South!At South Seattle College, our mission is to help our community risewith an affordable, accessible and quality education.We offer over 100 degrees and certificates that create a fast track to good-paying jobs, and the optionto transfer to a four-year university or college at great value. Whether you are just starting yourhigher education, looking to advance your career or try a new direction, South Seattle College hasthe programs to match your goals.Our graduates can be found working and thriving in careers they love – from aerospace mechanicsmaking our skies safer to biologists helping us better understand our world. Our transfer studentscan be found successfully continuing their studies at four-year universities and colleges of theirchoice, taking the next step toward their ultimate goals.With exceptional instructors who strive to help each student achieve success in smaller classrooms,and staff to support you with everything else, we are here to help you reach the future you deserve.Enroll Now! (206) 934-5300 • [email protected] Quarter 2016 • April 4 - June 17Open enrollment February 22 - April 15Tuition deadline for previously enrolled students March 7* For a complete academic calendar visit:* For students registering after the deadline, tuition is due within seven business days of your first registration date or by the first day of the quarter, whichever comes first. Tuition is due at the time of registration when students register on or after the first day of the quarter. Official enrollment is not complete unless tuition and fees have been paid in full.Browse hundreds of classes online [email protected] Visit and click on the “[email protected]” icon or scan the QR Code to view our online, mobile- friendly class schedule. Get the most current and accurate information on our wide range of classes.South offers... Follow us at South!• Bachelor’s degrees• Two-year associate degrees in career and academic transfer• Short-term career training• Apprenticeship training• High school completion programs• English as a Second Language programs @ South Volume 16, No. 3 • Feb. 2016 • USPS 005-425 Published quarterly by Seattle Colleges District VI.• Continuing education classes 1500 Harvard Ave., Seattle, WA 98122-2400 Periodicals postage paid at Seattle, WA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to @SOUTH• Running Start for high school students c/o South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave S.W., Seattle, WA 98106-1499.20:1 • student-to-instructor ratio at South

Steps to Enroll “South invests in their students from1 Apply start to finish. Complete the free online admissions You don’t get lost form. in the fray; you are not just a face.”2 Plan Your Funding We have financial resources to help you! Emma Kazaryan3 Placement South Alum Take the appropriate classes to help you Attorney at Helsell Fetterman today reach your goals. Placement tests (i.e. COMPASS, ESL COMPASS, ACT, SAT) and academic transcripts are used to evaluate placement into classes.4 Register Complete a new student orientation, and determine placement with an advisor before registering for classes.5 Pay and Prepare Pay for your classes by the tuition deadline. Buy books, get your Student Identification Card, and learn about parking and transportation. Learn about your student resources! Academic and personal support are available to help you be a successful student!Learn More• enrolling/steps-to-enroll.aspx• [email protected]• (206) 934-7943Carmen BerrysmithAcademic Transfer student todaySocial worker of tomorrow35 • first languages spoken by students at South

SpSootolunigthh!t Fin 100+ degreesTrain for a Career in Bachelor of Applied Science DegreesComputer Science Expand career opportunities and build on two-yearSouth Seattle College has you covered when it technical degrees with South’s Bachelor of Appliedcomes to training for a career in the fast-paced, Science programs, where hands-on learning, student-ever-growing information technology industry! focused curriculum and strong internship opportunitiesWhether you plan to earn a certificate or are the that prepares you for the job market • Hospitality Management (B.A.S.)now, or earn credits toward transferring to a • Professional Technical Teacher Education (B.A.S.)four-year institution for a bachelor’s degree, • Sustainable Building Science Technology (B.A.S.)South can prepare you for your high-tech • (206) 934-6783future.Through Professional & Technical Career Academic Transfer ProgramsTraining, you can earn your degree in NetworkAdministration or as an IT Systems Specialist. (Generally transfer to four-year colleges and universities)We also offer shorter-term certificates in With numerous associate transfer degrees to choose from,Virtualization or as a Computer Support take your freshman and sophomore classes at South forSpecialist. These programs are designed with a fraction of the cost, and then transfer to a four-yearvarying levels of technical intensity, so you can university or college with the skills, confidence andfind that perfect fit. knowledge to complete your bachelor’s degree.Graduates who earn an associate transferdegree also have the option to earn a Bachelor • Associate of Arts (A.A. - DTA*)of Science in Technology degree from Eastern • Associate in Business (A.B. - DTA*)Washington University, taking classes right • Associate of Science - Transfer Degree (A.S.)here at the West Seattle campus.Learn more: Areas of study include the following and more:proftech/computing • Accounting • Engineering“The skills I learned at Southliterally transformed my life • Biology • English & Literatureand gave me the power tochoose my own destiny.” • Business • Mathematics ~ Lynn Curtis, South • Chemistry • Psychology Alum, IT Professional • Computer Science • SociologyIf you plan to earn your four-year degree incomputer science, South’s Academic Transfer • (206) 934-6600Program is the ideal start. Earn credits and/oran associate degree at great value, and transferto a bachelor’s degree program with a greatfoundation of skills to succeed.Learn more: our classes at

ndYour Calling at South!s and certificates to match your goalsProfessional & Technical Career Training Running Start for High School StudentsSouth offers over 25 career-focused professional and technical With the Running Start Program, high school juniors andprograms designed to get you the education you need to seniors can start college early while earning high school andsecure good paying jobs in today’s skill-focused economy. college level credits, tuition free!With two-year associate degree and shorter-term certificate • (206) 934-5387options, we have a program to match your skills and passion. High School Completion/ESL• Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree (A.A.S.-T)**• Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) Whether you are looking to improve basic reading,• Certificate of Completion Awards writing, math and computer skills with Adult BasicAccounting A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate Education or earn your GED/high school diploma,Aeronautical Technology South’s Basic and Transitional Studies team can help you take that next step. We also offer English as a Second • Aeronautical Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S. Language training. • Aviation Airframe Certificate • Aviation Powerplant Certificate (206) 934-5363 • Aerospace Composites Technician CertificateAutomotive Online Classes/eLearning • Auto Body Collision Repair A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate • Automotive Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate Bring the classroom to you for a high-quality online educationBusiness Information Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate that fits your schedule. Connect with your teachers and fellowComputing Technology students online. • Computer Support Specialist Certificate • (206) 934-7930 • IT Systems Specialist A.A.S.-T, A.A.S. • Network Administration A.A.S.-T, A.A.S. Apprenticeship Programs • Virtualization CertificateCulinary Arts South’s Georgetown Campus is home to the Apprenticeship • Banquets & Catering A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate and Education Center – the largest apprenticeship program • Restaurant and Foodservice Production A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate in the state, where more than 4,000 apprentices and journey-Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate level workers train annually in over 20 different trades.Engineering • (206) 934-5350 • Engineering Graphics & Design Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Cert. • Engineering Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S. Short-term CertificatesIndustrial Manufacturing Academy CertificateLandscape Horticulture From aviation composites to shipyard welding, South offers • Horticultural Studies A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate over 40 short-term certificates to jump-start your career! • Landscape Design & Construction A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate • (206) 934-5350 • Sustainable Land Management A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., CertificateMedical Office Professional Certificate Continuing Education and Lifelong LearningMulti-occupational Trades A.A.S.Nursing Please call 206-934-5353 for information From professional skill development to the art of makingPastry and Baking Arts A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate cheese, Continuing Education classes at South can enrichSupervision and Management A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate your life in many ways. Expand your horizons!Welding Fabrication Technology A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate • (206) 934-5339Wine Studies • Food & Wine Pairing A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., Certificate Study Abroad • Wine Making A.A.S.-T, A.A.S., • (206) 934-5394 Enhance your educational experience by studying abroad for a year, quarter or summer! • (206) 934-5360 *DTA = Direct Transfer Agreement **A.A.S.-T degrees transfer to most Bachelor of Applied Science programs. Take a Campus Tour!GpmeyrEtooacmagauklrreaflaiif2rSlmus0oIttns6u-u,[email protected]hlhpmeeelcameodcnluaelielntetgiyoeaesfsvi.tniehsddiatut. or

Paying for College $3,850/Year*Full-time tuition at South is nearly half that ofstate colleges and universities in Washington! to Help You Pay Opportunities! $4,800Financial Aid $720,000 Get MoreFoundation ScholarshipsAverage financial aid awarded Money awarded to 350 students Zero-interest FACTS Payment Plan to South students in 2013-2014 Workforce Education Funding in 2013-2014. Opportunity Grants through South’s Foundation. and more! (206) 934-5317 (206) 934-5809Tuition at South has been reduced for domestic out-of-state students! Learn more at *Estimated tuition and fees per year for a full-time student based on a 9-month budget and in-state tuition. The cost of going to college depends on several factors, including the program you choose, the number of credits you take each quarter (see tuition chart at, housing, course fees and individual circumstances. Dulce Saucedo 13th Year scholar today Doctor of tomorrow50% • waiver veterans receive on tuition at SouthWashington state residents who received an honorable discharge are eligible. Contact South’s Veterans Affairs at (206) 934-5811 for details.

Student and CommunityResourcesFrom finding a bite to eat atthe Alki Café to planning youreducation with an advisor, Southhas a vast array of student andcommunity resources to meetyour needs.WSECU Advising Center • (206) 934-5387 • RSB 11Art • (206) 934-5337 • JMBCampus • (206) 934-5338 • JMBCareer 934-7946 • RAH 311Center for International Education “South has • (206) 934-5360 • WWB me for the better. You learn so muchChild Care Center in and out of 934-5348 • CCC 148Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning • (206) 934-5339 • OLY Counseling 934-6684 • RSB Student Services LobbyCultural Center classroom.” • (206) 934-7950 • JMB 146Dining • (206) 934-5817 • CAB Gender Equity Center Freddy Culinary Arts student today(206) 934-6831 • JMB 148 Executive chef of tomorrowHigh School Completion/English as a Second 3LocationsSouth Seattle College in West Seattle(206) 934-5363 • RSB 2 6000 16th Avenue S.W., Seattle, WA 98106Libraryl • (206) 934-5395 • RSB Northwest Wine 934-6846 • NWWA Running Start (206) 934-5300 • Metro: Bus Routes 125, 128 • (206) 934-5387 • RSB 11 Georgetown CampusStudent Life and • (206) 934-5332 • JMB 135 6737 Corson Avenue S., Seattle, WA 98108 (206) 934-5350 • Metro: Bus Routes 60, 154, 173TRiO Student Success Services NewHolly Learning Center in Rainier 7058 32nd Avenue S., Seattle, WA 98118(206) 934-5326 • RSB 66 & 67 (206) 934-6642 • Metro: Bus Route 36Tutor Center Directions and Campus • (206) 934-6650 • RSB 12 Student • (206) 934-5308 • CAS 120WorkSource Employment Services Start Here, Go Anywhere! • (206) 934-5304 • RSB 79

CAR-RT WWS POSTAL CUSTOMER6000 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106-1499New Photo of WinSTEM in the works.Front Row: Jennifer Geist (PR Officer) and Sarah Phillips (President). Back Row: Austin Tugade (Secretary),Sugar Sylvain (Vice President), Fatima Adams (Treasurer), and Nhi Nguyen (Media Officer). South’sWomen in STEM ClubAccording to a recent U.S. Department of Off-campus, the club has attended theCommerce study, three quarters of STEM (science, prestigious Grace Hopper Conference, namedtechnology, engineering and math) careers are after pioneering female computer scientistheld by men. However, statistics are meant to Grace Hopper and touted as the “world’s largestchange and a group of South students are working gathering of women technologists.” The 2015to even the scales by encouraging more women to event drew over 12,000 people from around theexplore STEM fields. globe – including six female students from South.Established in 2013, the student-created and -led One of those six is Sarah Phillips, WinSTEMWomen in STEM Club (WinSTEM for short) has a president and computer science student, whomission to provide a supportive environment for said the event inspired the club to continue theirwomen interested in pursuing STEM programs and work at, with a focus on exploring STEM topics and “Seeing so many women there, it makes you wantgender diversity within STEM fields. to inspire women here on our campus to have theThe club, whose popularity continues to grow same passion,” she said.alongside the expanding STEM job market, is As the demand for STEM-trained workersled by students with career plans ranging from continues to increase, students from South, likechemistry to computer science to architecture, and Sarah, will be ready to find jobs, thrive in theirboth males and females are welcome to join. careers, and do their part to even the scales.To encourage others to explore these exciting To learn more about student clubs at South,careers, WinSTEM hosts several events including please visit for students interested in building student-life/student-clubswebsites, apps, software and games, studygroups for STEM students to help each other withrigorous coursework, financial aid workshops andLinkedIn classes.South Seattle College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, disability, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or sexual orientation.The college reserves the right to make appropriate changes in procedures, policies, calendars, requirements, programs, courses and fees. The college assumes no responsibility for giving any particular notice of any such changes.Nothing contained in this publication shall be construed to create any offer to contract or any contractual • 206.934.5300

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