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Mayor, Amazon announce new community college B.S. in Computer Science programs
Mayor, Amazon announce new community college B.S. in Computer Science programs
12/13/202127:53

Amazon, Mayor Durkan, State Senator Joe Nguyen, and leadership from across Washington's Community Colleges announce a new initiative that will open new doors and opportunities for students across the State of Washington. Three interrelated grants will support the start-up of new Bachelor of Science in Computer Science programs at community and technical colleges in Seattle and across Washington. The grants - each a million dollars - go to Seattle Colleges Foundation, the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges, and the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship program.

Speakers and attendees include:

Dr. Chemene Crawford, North Seattle College

Sen. Joe Nguyen, Washington State, 34th Legislative District

Sarah Jane Gunter, Amazon

Dr. Shouan Pan, Seattle Colleges

Jay Reich, Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC)

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, City of Seattle

Kimber Connors, Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS)

Riko Niyomwungere, student at North Seattle College

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