News Briefs – Vol 53 Issue 1

College Rep Visits
11 a.m.-1 p.m., PUB
Pacific Lutheran University and Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Oct. 9
Antioch University Seattle, Oct. 16
Representatives from the above schools will be in the PUB to discuss academic programs, financial aid, admissions, transferring and any other questions students may have.

UW Seattle Admission and Transfer Prep
12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 9, PUB, Room 9202
Whether you just started earning credits or plan to transfer imminently, this workshop will offer preparation tips and resources available at the UW-Seattle campus.

Pathways to RN
12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 10, PUB, Room 9202
This session is designed for those interested in a career in nursing. Discussion topics will include admittance, preparation, schooling options in Washington state and available degrees and licenses.

Add/Drop Fee Ends/W Grade Begins
Oct. 11
Last day to let the money do the talking. Any classes you drop from now on will appear as a W. Which is still better than an F, so I’d recommend taking it if you have to.

ORCA Sign Up Event
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 12, PUB, Welcome Desk
Bring your EBT card, unemployment award, DSHS award letter, Provider One card or pay stubs to the PUB to save 50 percent on public transit by transferring your ORCA balance to a new ORCA LIFT card.

Compassion, Culture, Education
12:30-1:20 p.m., Oct. 12, PUB, Room 9208
The Salaam Cultural Museum organizes medical teams and collect clothing, furniture, household effects and medical supplies for Syrian refugees in Jordan, Greece and Washington. Founder Rita Zawaideh will discuss her organization and offer advice for people who want to

Transfer 101
12:30-1:30 p.m., Oct. 12, PUB, Room 9202
Learn the steps, tips and resources for transferring, whether you have nine credits or 90.

Graduation Application Due Date
Oct. 13
Graduating this quarter? Not if you miss this deadline.

Apartment Advantage Property Management
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 16, PUB, Welcome Desk
Apartment Advantage Property Management has information on property management career opportunities for both experienced and inexperienced individuals.

FAFSA Workshop
2:30-4 p.m., Oct. 16, FOSS Building, Workforce Education Computer Lab, Room 5101
Financial advisers will be on hand to help you with your FAFSA application.

Last Day for 50 Percent Refund
Oct. 17

Local Action/Global Impact
7-8:30 p.m., Oct. 19, PUB, Room 9208
Tacoma mayor Marilyn Strickland will discuss what some see as a shift from national to local governments, such as Tacoma, in seeking progress on trade, immigration, transportation, healthcare and education.