Whatcom Community College – Activities

                   

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES,  EVENTS, & WORKSHOPS

ORIENTATION-
August 11th-14th
PRE-ACADEMIC PROGRAM-
Aug. 17th-Sept. 16th
Dinner with the Board of Trustees and President Kathi-  Aug. 25th 5:30 p.m.
Bellwood Acres Apple Farm Tour- Sept. 4th
Friendship Family Potluck–  Sept. 3rd 6-8 p.m.,  Roeder Home
All Consortium: Whale Watching Aug. 28th

BREAK-Sept. 16th-22nd

FALL QUARTER   September 22nd-December 11th

Activities and Tours:

Boeing Factory Tour-Sept. 14th
Seattle Day trip (Wing Luke Museum & Gates Foundation) Sept. 15th
Indigenous People’s Day Celebration-October 12th. WCC campus event with local Native Americans speakers.
Whidbey Island Tour with WCC International Programs-Oct. 17th
Meet and Greet Student Nurse Mentors– Oct. 2nd, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
WCC Soccer game-Oct. 7th & Nov. 4th
Five Point Film Festival-Oct. 17th. Five Point Film is built on five guiding principles: respect, commitment, humility, purpose and balance.
WCC Volleyball game– Oct. 23rd
Huskies Football Game with the International Friendship Club–  Oct. 31st
Day of the Dead (Hispanic celebration) – Nov. 2nd
All Consortium: One Beat concert combined with Pike’s Place Market and the Space Needle-Nov. 7th
Pumpkin Carving and Haunted House with WCC Student Services-Oct. 27th
Harold Heiner’s Memorial Service, WCC-Oct. 28th. Students invited to attend a memorial service for the former WCC president.
Japan Night–Nov. 13th (at Western Washington University)
Salmon Run! with Nooksack Salmon Recovery- Saturday, Nov. 21st
International Human Rights Day Presentation– Dec.10th

Workshops:

Whatcom Writes– 9/16, 10/21, 11/18 Students attended one of three dates and listened to a local political speaker and then watched as participants wrote letters to the editor on the given topic.
Planned Parenthood-Sept. 14th. To trained staff presented on cultural norms and gender-based behavior.
Social Media and Professionalism– Sept. 28th. Amanda and Kaysha present.
Elections-Oct. 30th Students engaged in reading the Fall 2015 ballot
Resumes: Let’s write ’em!
Student Nurse Mentor (SNM) Project-Health Workshop: Nutrition and Cooking-Nov. 20th

Cultural Presentations:

Eid celebration – Sept.27th
Luncheon at a Senior Retirement Center- Oct. 16th
Shuksan Middle School; Heroes Presentation- Nov. 13th
WCC Anthropology Course: Comparative Medicine- Panel discussion on cultural health practicesNov. 19th
Covenant Church Christian-Muslim lunch and listen – Dec. 6th
Nurdian Video, posted December 10th on the Northwest CCI blog. A joint effort of three Whatcom Community College NWCCI students
Kulshan Middle School; visit and multiple presentations-Dec. 14th
Bellingham High School: Human Geography Class Presentation- Dec.16th

Winter Break Festivities:

Jingle Bell 5K Arthritis Foundation Fundraiser – Saturday, Dec. 12th 

WINTER QUARTER   Jan. 6th- March 25th

Activities and Tours:

Students travel to Washington, D.C.-Jan. 8th-12th
MLK Human Rights Conference-Jan. 16th WCC
Business Tour: Steele Financial Services- Jan. 29th
Sanitary Services and Northwest Recycling- Feb. 10th
Everett Silvertips Hockey Game- Feb. 13th
Eco-Adventure presentation at Old City Hall-March 3rd
RE-Store Recycled building materials store tour- March 4th
SOLD-THe Human Trafficking Experience-March 4th-7th
Good Time Girls History Tour of Bellingham – March 25th

Spring Break Activities:

Holi celebration in Redmonds-Saturday, March 26th
Skiing/Snowboarding at Mount Baker Ski Area-
Thursday, March 31st
Tour of State Capitol –
 April 4th

Workshops: 

Internship Preparation-Feb. 5th, 3:45-5:15pm
Health Workshop:Managing Stress-Feb. 12th, 4-5:30pm


Cultural Presentations:

International Week-Debunking International Stereotypes; WCC- Feb. 25th 11:30-1:30pm
Western Washington University class presentation-
Feb. 9th-11th
Sunday Forums at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship-March 20th 9:15 a.m.


SPRING QUARTER   April 5th-June 17th


Activities and Tours:

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival– April 15th and 16th
Students Leading Change Conference @ WCC-Saturday, May 7th-all day
Business Tour: Scratch and Peck Feeds– Friday, May 13th 1:00 p.m.
Business Tour: Semiahmoo Resort– Wednesday, May 18th 1:00 p.m.
Green-Sustainability Tour of WWU-Wednesday, May 25th 2:30 p.m.
NWCCI Farewell Celebration-Tuesday, May 31st 2016
Business Tour: Taylor Shellfish Farms-Friday, June 3rd 1:00 p.m.
WCC Graduation– June 17th 6:30pm
All-Consortium Field Day with Pierce and Edmonds-Tuesday, June 21st-all day

Workshops:

Social Media, Media Literacy and 2 Year Requirement-Friday, May 6th 1-3:30pm
Health WorkshopWellness-Weds. May 25th 2:30-4pm
Re-entry Workshop-
Friday, June 3rd 11:30-12:30
Building Alliances Workshop-TBD

                                                                        Cultural Presentations:

Voices of Islam: Muslim Student Panel- April 28th  5:30-7pm
Human Sexuality course at WCC-Friday, April 22nd
Masculinity course at WCC-
Monday, April 25th
Sehome High School presentations-TBD

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