The National Science Foundation has awarded Whatcom Community College two cybersecurity grants totaling $1.28 million. The $930,000 “Expansion of the CyberWatch West Resource Center” grant builds on funding awarded to Whatcom in 2018 to establish a national resource center in cyber security education. The national resource center leverages Whatcom’s leadership…
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….
Whatcom pulls for higher voter turnout
By Apple Parry The ASWCC is pushing for more students to vote in the November midterm elections. They started the #aswccROCKthevote campaign, which involves students finding painted rocks around campus and posting pictures of the rocks on social media with the hashtag “#aswccROCKthevote.” Whatcom voter registration is a key issue…
Self-censorship a necessary step after student reporter’s actions
By Catherine Wallace Horizon Advisor and Journalism Adjunct Last quarter, for the first time in the five years since I’ve been advisor of the Horizon, we had to pull an issue from the racks. That’s a very serious step toward self-censorship and one I hope never to have to repeat….
Well Said is officially a club on campus The first meeting is THIS WEEK – Wednesday May 24, 1:15-2:30 p.m. in Kulshan Conference Room 226 Coffee and cookies will be provided. Well Said will be a club with two simple aims: 1. Have conversations and build relationships across differences –…
May 10 – Guest Speaker: Emily Hirsch from the Natural Resource Specialist, from the Whatcom Conservation District will be discussing local river restoration and salmon population. There will be two presentations held, one from 9:30- 11 a.m. and a second from 11:30 a.m. – 12:55 p.m. in Kelly Hall, Room…
Campus Briefs: November 29 through December 29, 2016
WCC to host annual GenCyber day camp
By Cailean McLeod Whatcom Community College will be hosting the annual GenCyber day camp on July 25 through 30 and August 1 through 6.
Campus Briefs, May 26
Woodring College of Education info session If you are interested in pursuing a career in teaching, Woodring College of Education will be holding an information session on May 27 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., in Syre 104. This session will include the admissions process, requirements, West-B testing and program…