By Simon Thomas
Jarrett Martin has attended Whatcom Community College for the past four years and has been the Associated Students of Whatcom Community College (ASWCC) president for the last year.
Martin originally came to Washington from Arkansas to attend Digipen Institute of Technology, a private college in Redmond, Washington, but he said he began attending Whatcom because of the affordability and to explore different degree paths.
Martin received a Visual Communications degree from Whatcom in 2015 and will receive an Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement at the end of this year.
Continue reading ASWCC President reflects on final term
By Kai Vieira de Rosa
Ed Harri, was selected Interim Vice President for Instruction on April 3, 2017 after Whatcom’s past Vice President for Instruction, Curt Freed, moved to Colorado to fill a presidency position at Morgan Community College.
Continue reading A familiar face in a new place; interim Vice President Ed Harri
By Eric Hermosada
The Roe Art Studio on Whatcom Community College campus is named after Kathryn Roe, Whatcom’s art instructor from 1971-2007.
Roe is the founder and director of Anansi Education, which is a nonprofit organization that funds high school education for students in Ghana, West Africa.
Continue reading Roe promotes education in Africa
By Shelby Ford
On May 29, 1927, at the Leopold Hotel, a group of Bellingham community members sat down at their first meeting, marking the birth of Whatcom Community College.
These individuals were the Board of Trustees appointed by Dan Evans, then governor of Washington.
Continue reading 50-year celebration kicks off
By Shelby Ford
Willie the Orca has made it to the Elite Eight of the Northwest Athletic Conference’s mascot challenge.
The mascot challenge is a five-week competition for a $1,000 prize that will go to purchasing a new costume. Willie is currently No. 7 in the rankings, and moving into Week 3.
Continue reading Willie’s Journey: Just keep swimming