News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 1, October 5, 2018

Late Enrollment

Oct. 3-9

Really? You still haven’t signed up? Get on that. Take the week to sign up for any last-minute classes that you haven’t already enrolled in.

Little Shop of Horrors

7:30-9:30 p.m., Oct. 5, 6,12,13; 3-5 p.m., Oct. 7,14; 1600 Building

SCC’s theater company will be performing the sci-fi musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” to kick off October. The show follows Seymour, a flower assistant, who accidentally discovers a different breed of plant he names Audrey II, after his work crush. The plant vows to give Seymour everything he could ever want — as long as Audrey II is fed blood. Ticket prices are available on the College Calendar.

Employer of the Day: Columbia Distributing

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 8; PUB

Gases and solids letting you down? Columbia Distributing might be right for you. They deal in all things liquid, so if you get the job, don’t get wet.

UW Seattle Admission and Transfer Preparation

12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 8; Room 5229

It’s college application season, sophomores. Thinking of transferring to UW? SCC Advising Services will be teaching students about UW’s admission process.

FAFSA Workshop

2:30-4 p.m., Oct. 8; Room 5101

Figuring out your finances? There’ll be free help available so you can make sure your FAFSA is correct and up-to-date.

Benefits Hub Fall Quarter Workshops

Credit Score

12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 8; Room 9201

Manage that credit score early on. Don’t know how? Haven’t even gotten your first credit card? The United Way’s Benefits Hubs will be able to help you out.

Budgeting

12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 18; Room 9201

Save yo money. College is expensive. But, so is life. They will be teaching you how to manage your phins — I mean funds. Or did I mean phins?

Options in Nursing: Multiple Pathways to RN

12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 9; Room 9201

We need nurses; they’re saviors. If you’re thinking of applying to a nursing program, Advising Services will cover all the requirements.

Mid-Autumn Festival

12:30-2 p.m., Oct. 9; Room 9208

The Chinese Culture club will be hosting the traditional Chinese mid-autumn festival. Can’t miss out on mooncakes and lantern riddles.

Japanese Cultural Festival

9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Oct. 10; Room 9208

Are you a student of culture? The Japanese Cultural Festival is coming to SCC and there’s going to be kimonos, origami, calligraphy and a number of other fun Japanese style events.

Washington Council Fall Transfer Fair

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 10; PUB Main Dining Room

More college may be in your future. There will be university reps from Wash. state available to talk about what’s in store for you post SCC.

National Coming Out Day

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 11; PUB Lobby

SCC celebrates the full inclusion of LGBTQ+ people. For more information contact [email protected].

WHY. Vote. Civic Engagement Event

10:30-11:30 a.m., Oct. 11; Room 9208

There’s not enough voting going on. The Local Non-Profit, Washington Bus, plans on talking about civic engagement with SCC students. Voting is important.

Transfer 101: How to Find and Apply to Colleges and Universities

12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 11; Room 1102

Is a 4-year university in your post-grad plans? Yes? Great. The Transfer 101 session will help you out with all of the basic questions.

Application for Fall Graduation Due

Oct. 12

Don’t postpone your greatest wish. Get that app in.

Last Day for 50% Refund

Oct.16

It may not be all of your money, but getting back half of it can’t be too bad. Spend it on something nice: maybe a trampoline? If you do though, you better invite me over.

UC Berkeley and UC San Diego Info Session

1-2 p.m., Oct. 16; Room 1104

Representatives from UC San Diego and the Bork will be talking about how you can be a more competitive student for these California schools.

Job and Career Coaching Appointments

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 18; Room 5101

Job hunting can be tough. Being broke can be even tougher. Luckily, Employment Specialist Alyssa Adwell can help unemployed students out. Adwell can be reached at [email protected] for more information.

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