News Briefs Vol 52 Issue 7

MCollege Rep Visits
11 a.m.-1 p.m., PUB
Representatives from Washington educational institutions will be in the PUB to answer questions and tell you about their institutions.
Feb. 6 — Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide & Western Washington University
They will both also be offering application help from 1:30–2:30 p.m. in the Advising and Success Coaching Center (Room 5229).
Feb. 13 — Seattle Film Institute

FAFSA Workshop
2:30-4 p.m., Feb. 6, Workforce Education Computer Lab, FOSS Building, Room 5101
Financial aid advisers will be available to help you with your financial aid application.

Healthy Relationships Fair
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Feb. 8, PUB, Room 9208
The SCC counselors are hosting a healthy relationships fair. They will have supplies for making cards to recognize a friend, family member or someone special; a DIY photo booth; cookie decorating and much more.

Interview Success Workshop
3-4 p.m., Feb. 7, Workforce Classroom First Floor FOSS
Learn how to make the best first impression and nail your next job interview with help from SCC’s Job & Career Services.

Taiwan-US Relations
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Feb. 9, PUB, Room 9208
Vincent C.H. Yao, director-general of the Seattle Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO), will lead this discussion. Topics will include the present relationship between Taiwan and the U.S. and what might it look like in the future, and the role of TECO in advancing mutual understanding and commerce. Sign-ups are available through the SCC college calendar.

Free Auto Leaks Inspection Workshop
6-10 p.m., Feb.9, Automotive Building
Get your vehicle checked out for free. Save the environment and your wallet.

Computer Science/Informatics Transfer Info Session
1-2:30 p.m., Feb. 10, PUB, Quiet Dining Room
Representatives from the computer science departments at UW Seattle, UW Bothell and Seattle University, as well as UW’s informatics program, will talk about what their departments offer and how you can be a competitive applicant.

Last Day to Submit Pass Option Form
Feb. 13
Final chance to change your grading to Pass/No Credit

Transfer 101
12:30-1:30 p.m., Feb. 13, PUB, Room 9201
Come learn the basics about transfer, including choosing your school. Get a timeline for transfer and learn how to find the information you need.

Winter Transfer Fair
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 14, PUB, Main Dining Room
College representatives from 19 public and private universities in Washington will be in attendance to answer your questions and introduce you to their schools.

Graduation Application Due
Feb. 15
Don’t let this be the reason you don’t receive your diploma or certificate.

Happy Hour with Mocktails
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Feb. 15, PUB, Room 9208
Join the SCC counselors for free non-alcoholic beverages. Info about how alcohol may impact our bodies and how to drink more safely will also be provided.

Options in Nursing
1-2 p.m., Feb. 16, PUB, Room 9201
Interested in applying to a nursing program? Come learn about your options. The session will cover degree levels and titles, programs in Washington, prerequisites, which degree plan to follow at SCC and other tips from experienced nurses and nursing students.

Explore Health Careers: What is Public Health?
2-3 p.m., Feb, 16, PUB 9201
The University of Washington School of Public Health advisers are presenting a chance to explore public health careers. Explore the many majors and career directions available and how to prepare for them.

North America in the 21st Century: A Mexican Perspective
7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 16, PUB, Room 9208
Roberto Dondisch, Seattle’s consul general for Mexico, will speak on Mexico’s present and future. Topics will include how Mexico’s experience and development shapes its international interests and foreign policy, and the opportunities and challenges facing Mexico’s partnership with the U.S..