Pizza Oven Project Cooking Over Summer

Doreen Richmond, who works in transitional learning at Whatcom Community College, saw students struggling to connect. “I noticed this year more than any other time in my past 22 years teaching that there were just so many students that were very anxious coming back to campus,” Richmond said.  So she…

Former International Student, Whatcom Alum Returns to Campus

If you’ve stopped by the front desk in Syre Student Center on the Whatcom Community College campus you probably know Quan Duong. Chances are, he knows you too. In fact, if you see him during working hours, you will always be graced with a smile and a warm greeting. “He…

Club Focus: What is Neurodiversity?

There’s a new club on campus. “Awareness, Acceptance, Advocacy,” a handmade sign advertises a new organization for WCC.  One of Whatcom Community College’s newest clubs hopes to create a safe space for neurodivergent students. Per Harvard Health, neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around…