News Briefs – Vol 52 Issue 6

MLK Celebration: Letter Writing to Incarcerated Individuals
9-11 a.m., Jan. 20, PUB, 9202
Drop by and write a letter of encouragement to individuals who are incarcerated. Paper and supplies will be provided.

Add/Drop Deadline
Jan. 23
After today, dropping or adding a class will require $15.00 and a signature from both the instructor and the dean. Also, dropped classes will show as a “W.”

UW Seattle Application Workshop
11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m., Jan. 24, PUB, Room 9201
The session will go over the checklist for application completion and the online application itself: how to start and the various sections. There will be time for questions.

Applying for Jobs Online Workshop
3-4 p.m., Jan. 24, FOSS, First Floor – Workforce Classroom
Learn about all the top job sites, including Shoreline Community College’s online job board. All are welcome.

Wellness Wednesdays
The SCC Counseling Center’s Wellness Wednesdays are back for winter quarter!
– Managing Stress
12:30 p.m., Jan. 25, PUB, Room 9208 (Quiet Dining Room)
– Choosing a Major or Career Path
12:30 p.m., Feb. 1, PUB, Room 9208 (Quiet Dining Room)

Creative Writing Workshop
10:30 a.m., Jan. 25, PUB
The first of three creative writing workshops led by renowned local artist Anastacia Tolbert. Each workshop will be shaped around one of the stories from SCC’s community read, Octavia’s Brood. Tolbert will be designing these workshops so that students will walk away with a finished product from each one! Participants will have the opportunity to build community through their writing over the three workshops. For more on Anastacia Tolbert, see pg. 8.

Winter Campus Update
1:30-3 p.m., Jan. 27, PUB, Room 9215 (Main Dining Room)
Learn about the impact of our new allocation model, our increased winter enrollment, recruitment/retention/completion efforts, our commitment to doable actions (linked to data-informed practices to reinforce the progress we’ve made), and information about student engagement and sense of belonging.

Refund Deadline
Jan. 30
Last day to get a 50 percent refund for classes.

College Rep Visits
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 30, PUB
Representatives from the University of Washington and Central Washington University will be on hand to answer questions. Central Washington will also offer application help in Room 5229 from 1:30-2:30.

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
3-4 p.m., Jan. 31, FOSS, First Floor – Workforce Classroom
Learn how to best present yourself to employers in your resume and cover letter. All are welcome.

Germany’s Perspective on the United States
7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 2, PUB, Room 9208 (Quiet Dining Room)
Frank Wendler is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. He will speak on the future political, economic and military partnership between Europe and the U.S. and the rise of populist politics and anti-immigrant rhetoric in both the U.S. and Europe.

Spindrift Submission Deadlines
SCC’s award-winning art and literary journal is looking for submissions for the 2017 issue. The art submission deadline is Jan. 31. The literary submission deadline is Feb. 20. Submit all art in pdf (print) file format, all literary submissions in Word (.docx) format. Include your name, title of work, a description of materials used and a brief bio. Send to: [email protected].

Personal Safety and Self-Defense Workshop
12:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 1, Room 3025 (Small Gym)
Hit the weak point for massive damage!