Othello-UW Commons


  • RSVP for our Welcome Event!

    September 12, 2021

    The deadline to RSVP for our South Seattle Welcome Event is Wednesday, 9/15! RSVP using this link: South Seattle Welcome Event (uw.edu)

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  • Save the date: South Seattle Welcome Event 2021

    August 16, 2021

    We're hosting a welcome event for South Seattle Huskies! Come meet current and incoming UW students from South Seattle for this kickoff event. When: Friday, September 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Where: Othello-UW Commons Freshmen and transfer students encouraged to attend! More details to come. Email othellocommons@uw.edu with questions.

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  • A letter from Selam Misgano

    November 19, 2020

    Changes are coming for the Othello-UW Commons. Selam Misgano will be transitioning away from her role.

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  • Operations updates amid COVID-19 outbreak

    March 18, 2020

    Due to the public health guidelines geared toward slowing the spread of COVID-19, the Othello-UW Commons closed to the public beginning March 17, and will remain closed until further notice. We will continue to monitor public health recommendations and share updates about Othello-UW Commons operations here and on our website. Othello-UW Commons staff are working remotely…

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  • "Path to Opportunity": Continuing Education offers Scholarship for SE Seattle Residents for class on Python programming

    October 28, 2019

    Professional and Continuing Education is offering residents of Southeast Seattle a scholarship to participate in an introductory class on Python programming. Foundations of Programming (Python) is a 10-week introductory technology course, approved by the UW Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering. Residents do not need any technical training or prior experience to enroll. This…

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  • "Sending off" Students from South Seattle to UW

    September 18, 2019

    On September 7, 2019, the University of Washington staff and students celebrated and helped families "send off" new Huskies as they begin their journeys at the UW. Students who graduated from Franklin, Rainier Beach, Cleveland, and Garfield High School and students transferring from community colleges or other local colleges and their families took pictures, obtained…

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