News Briefs – Vol 54 Issue 7, February 1, 2019

UW Application Workshop

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Feb. 4; Rm. 9202

Application season will soon be coming to a close. If you’re having trouble with your UW application or just want some advice on the admission process, this session may be helpful.

How to Write a Great College Admissions Essay

2:30-4 p.m., Feb. 4; Rm. 1402

Essays are the worst — sometimes. SCC’s Writing and Learning Studio along with the Advising Center will be hosting a workshop on the in’s and out’s of writing a stand-out college admissions essay. They want to help make the fear of writing essays a thing of the past. In order to attend the workshop, students must be currently enrolled or have completed ENGL 101.

College Rep. Visits: Central Washington University and Seattle University

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 5; Rm. 5229

Thinking of transferring? Maybe you’re considering Central Washington University or Seattle U? Both establishments will have representatives in the Advising Center who can answer your questions.

Inclusion in Tech: Why Doesn’t Anyone Look Like Me?

2:15-3:15 p.m., Feb. 6; Quiet Dining Room

This panel will feature reps from Tableau and Oculus, two major tech companies, who will be holding a discussion on the diversity within the industry.

Engineering Mentor Night

6-8:30 p.m., Feb. 6; Quiet Dining Room

Future engineers in the building? I hope so: the world needs you. Engineering Mentor Night will be an opportunity for aspiring students who want to pursue an engineering career.

Coffee With a Cop

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 11; PUB Lobby

Getting a cup of joe with a cop may seem like an interesting start to your day. Officers from Shoreline Police Department and Washington State Patrol will be in the PUB for a small meet and greet for anyone interested. This could be a good stepping stone for future police officers.

Hookups, Dating, and the Great Sex Recession: How Millennials are Making Out

12:30-1:20 p.m., Feb. 11; Quiet Dining Room

Let’s talk about sex, baby. Considering we’re young adults who are most likely participating in hands-on activities with our partners, this panel may hold vital information for you. SCC professors Laurel Ecke, Brooke Zimmers and Rachel David will be focusing on the current dating and romance trends that millennials have conjured up in this tech-ridden era.

College Rep. Visit: University of British Columbia and UW School of Social Work

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 12; Rm. 5229

Reps from the University of British Columbia and UW School of Social Work will be available in the Advising Center to discuss anything related to their campuses.

ASG: Service Project with Love

12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 12; Quiet Dining Room

Buying Valentine’s Day cards is expensive. So why not make your own? ASG will be hosting a free card-making session for all you lovebirds out there.

Advisors Out & About

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 13; Library

I know you’re avoiding that discussion with your advisor. Better see them soon, or you may meet with them too late. The application for Graduation is due Feb. 15. This would be a good time to talk to your advisors about what the process is about.

Good Love Panel

12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 13; Quiet Dining Room

This panel discussion will focus on de-stigmatizing relations within the LGBTQ+ community and encouraging positive reinforcement of same-sex couples.

Student Life’s All-Gender Pageant

12:20-1:30 p.m., Feb. 14; Main Dining Room

Looking to bring your on-campus date somewhere fun and affordable? Student Life will be hosting an All-Gender Pageant that’s free for everyone. You may not have planned Valentine’s Day out (or any date at all), but here’s a Plan B.