Category Archives: FACULTY

New head basketball coach seeks to create legacy

Jerome Jenkins, former Sacramento State University Men’s Basketball coach, was hired in June of this year, and aims to build on the existing foundation of players and staff of the men’s team at Whatcom Community College this season and beyond.

Jenkins is entering his eighteenth year of head coaching, and his twenty-eigth year of coaching in total. He started his career shortly out of college, where he played point guard, as an assistant at Eastern Washington University. Based on his acumen for recruiting talent and his relationships with the players, he was hired as an assistant at Sacramento State University.

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Two award faculty excellence, 2018-2019

Courtesy of Whatcom Community College Information Office

Whatcom Community College’s Full-time Faculty Excellence Award for the 2018-19 academic year went to psychology instructor Melanie Zabel, while the Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award went to Transitional Learning’s ESL instructor Catalina Hope.

Zabel began at Whatcom as an adjunct psychology instructor in 2009. She was hired full-time in 2016, and received tenure in March of this year.

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New Athletics Director settles in

Danny Day is looking forward to his first full season with the Orcas.

Danny Day, the recently hired Athletic and Recreations Director at Whatcom Community College, is in the process of adjusting to his new role and responsibilities.
“The Whatcom position was something that I felt really strongly about, said Day. “For me, it was an opportunity to move into more of a leadership role.”

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L’editor: a look behind the front page

By Apple Parry

For every issue the Horizon prints, it is my responsibility to write a Letter from the Editor. A L’editor, we call it. I can write about almost whatever I want to. However, it’s currently 6:42 pm on production day, and what you see above is all I’ve got.
This will be my sixth issue as the editor-in-chief, and I can’t think of a damn thing to write about.

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Travel: Japan’s temples have much to teach

By Madison Roper

“You’ve been blessed by God for seeing that,” said Megumi Yoshihisa, after witnessing a monk bang a drum at a temple.
Megumi and her husband Yasushi are part of my family, and a huge reason I was able to see so much of Japan.
Out of everything I saw in my month there, I learned the most from the countless shrines and temples.

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