Regional & Community Relations

Community News & Events


February 6, 2019

New 10-week tech course and scholarships available at the Othello-UW Commons

We’re pleased to help spread the word about a new 10-week tech course starting on April 11 at the Othello-UW Commons. In this introductory Foundations of Databases course, you’ll learn fundamental database and SQL skills. The course is approved by UW’s Department of Computer Science and provides a valuable first step into a career in tech or data. These skills…


December 1, 2018

President Cauce sees Jumpstart in action

President Ana Mari Cauce visited UW students volunteering in the Jumpstart Program at the José Martí Child Development Center on November 27. Through this program, students work in preschool classrooms serving economically disadvantaged children. They use research-based curriculum to help develop children’s oral language and social and emotional skills.


November 9, 2018

President Cauce’s visit to the University District Food Bank

Did you know the U District has one of the city’s busiest food banks? Since 1983, the University District Food Bank has been helping people from six different zip code areas by providing access to healthy food and life-changing resources. President Cauce and members of the University’s Office of External Affairs visited the food bank…


May 16, 2018

U District StreetFair

Art by Grace Rajendran It’s almost time for the ever-popular U District StreetFair. Support Northwest artisans, hear great music, sample food from dozens of local trucks and yearly favorites, and drop into favorite U District businesses this coming weekend, Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 20, 10 a.m. to 6…


May 14, 2018

Affordable Housing Week at the University of Washington

Along with Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University and Highline College, the University of Washington has issued a proclamation declaring this week, May 14–May 18, as Affordable Housing Week. View President Cauce’s proclamation here and read more here about the combined efforts of the participating institutions and host organization, the Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County.



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