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Drop-in study help available to all

Student Success and Retention along with Pod Leaders and AIM held a study habits drop in workshop where students could ask for help at Whatcom Community College on earlier this month in Laidlaw Center. Student Success and Retention worked to help individuals.

“We had prepped our pod leaders to join in discussing everything like, different ways to study, but really whatever the student came in with,” said Alissa DeLaFuente, a student completion coach.

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Catch the Next Wave brings Orcas together

The Office of Student Life and Development at Whatcom Community College held the third annual half-day conference on Oct. 11, known as Catch the Next Wave in the Syre Student Center.

“This conference is all about the many leadership and engagement activities at Whatcom,” said Mario Alem, president of the Associated Students of Whatcom Community College. CTNW featured student-led breakout sessions and a keynote speaker.

The keynote speaker, Luis Ortega, is the director and founder of Storytellers for Change, an organization that uses the power of storytelling in communities to create a positive social change. Storytellers for Change creates, shares, and listens to stories that inspire people, and uses them to create a place of belonging.

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