Category: International

President Roberts signs agreement with mayors in Okinawa

President Roberts signs agreement with mayors in Okinawa

In an effort to further strengthen Shoreline Community College’s long-standing relationship with Japan, President Cheryl Roberts recently visited Okinawa Prefecture in southern Japan to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with several local prefecture mayors.  The mayors have banded together in an initiative to encourage local Okinawan students to study abroad and participate in an increasingly interdependent world. The agreement signed […]

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A Shoreline student translates powerful lessons from South Africa into traditional Chinese art

A Shoreline student translates powerful lessons from South Africa into traditional Chinese art

This past summer, Shoreline professor Dr. Ernest Johnson took a group of students to South Africa for four weeks as part of a study abroad program designed to examine the social and cultural history of South Africa and the current efforts to create a democratic, multicultural nation. One student, Xiaoxue (Amy) Hu, a native of China, was inspired to channel […]

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Shoreline’s President Roberts Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Delegates from China’s Hainan Open University

Shoreline’s President Roberts Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Delegates from China’s Hainan Open University

Four delegates from China’s Hainan Open University visited Shoreline’s campus Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two colleges. President Cheryl Roberts signed for Shoreline with Yuehua Xie, Vice President of Hainan Open University, signing for Hainan. The MOU establishes a partnership between the two institutions that will result in cooperation in “academic and […]

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U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake Visits Shoreline, Greets New Student Families

U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake Visits Shoreline, Greets New Student Families

  Indonesian students in attendance at Shoreline’s international student orientation for spring quarter got a surprise Mon., March 23 when U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Robert Blake made an appearance at the college. Ambassador Blake stopped by Shoreline as part of an outreach tour and spent over an hour meeting with Indonesian students and their families, as well as with Shoreline […]

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Asia trip strengthens relationships, partnerships

Asia trip strengthens relationships, partnerships

While leadership may have changed this past summer at Shoreline Community College, the commitment to international education is as strong as ever. In December, college President Cheryl Roberts, International Education Executive Director Diana Sampson and Associate Director of Outreach Bo Fu visited China, Cambodia and Indonesia. “We fully accomplished our mission to strengthen Shoreline’s relationships and cooperation with international partners […]

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Four of Shoreline's seven International Peer Mentors.

International Student Orientation Program a big success

Even though classes for fall quarter don’t start until Sept. 24, hundreds of students and parents arrived to campus this week. The new students – from countries around the world – took tests and had informational meetings and workshops to help them prepare for the upcoming school year. More than 300 students and 50 family members arrived to take part […]

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Shoreline hosts Ajou students once again

Shoreline hosts Ajou students once again

Travelling more than 5,000 miles and spending two weeks on campus, students from Ajou Motor College in South Korea learned the most important parts of Shoreline Community College’s Automotive program: cars, culture, language and the Seattle Mariners. About 20 Korean students spent the two weeks working with faculty, staff and students as a piece of the partnership between Shoreline and Ajou. […]

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More connections made with the Northwest International Education Association

More connections made with the Northwest International Education Association

Diana Sampson, Executive Director of International Education, was elected President of the Northwest International Education Association for 2014-16.   NIEA is an incorporated non-profit founded in 1979 with 15 member colleges. The mission of NIEA is “ to bring higher education institutions in the Pacific Northwest together to collaborate in increasing student and faculty opportunities for international exchange, education and training. NIEA sponsors […]

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Shoreline signs pact with Cambodian university

Shoreline signs pact with Cambodian university

Shoreline Community College has signed a landmark agreement with BELTEI International University in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. “We’re very excited to be BELTEI’s first American partner,” Shoreline’s Interim President Daryl Campbell said. “BELTEI’s focus on the needs of students, the community and business and industry matches that of Shoreline Community College. “This agreement is another step forward in Shoreline’s internationalization initiative,” […]

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Japanese students brought to campus for cultural exchange

Japanese students brought to campus for cultural exchange

Shoreline Community Colleges recently hosted more than 400 students and teachers from Japan, officials from the Japanese Consulate in Seattle and the Laurasian Foundation. The visit on Thursday, March 20, 2014,was part of the Kakehashi Project, a large-scale youth exchange program between the U.S. and Japan. The project is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan with the goal […]

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