This Week

Students of Color Conference – Applications Open Today!!!

The Students of Color Conference (SOCC) is designed to strengthen awareness and knowledge within the context of social identity development, enhance skills that enable students to become more active proponents of their own education and life choices, and expand the opportunities and possibilities for students to become agents of change.  Open to students of all ethnic backgrounds and their intersecting identities. Apply before February 15th @ bates.ctc.edu/socc.

75th Legacy Committee:

The next legacy meeting is February 11th, 2016 from11:15am to 11:45am in the President’s conference room. We have chosen our projects and in our next meeting we will be discussing final plans and budgeting. Come join us and see what we have planned.

Electronics Drive:

Bates’ E-Cycle Event is happening February 22nd – February 26th, 2016 on your campus for students, faculty, staff, and our community! Check your public areas for volunteers who will gladly accept any used electronics. See you there.

Bates PC Repair Shop:

As we continue to set things up at our new location in the brand new ATC on Central Campus, we are welcoming any students or community members who need assistance with their computers or laptops. Come on by and let’s see if we can get your device back up and running again. Room B217 in the ATC. (Flyers coming soon)

Phi Theta Kappa News

New Invitations Coming Soon        

Grades have posted! If your cumulative GPA is 3.5 or higher, and you have completed at least 12 college level credits, keep your eye on your inbox for an invitation to the Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society.

            Next All Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  11:15-12:15 Downtown room E303.

PTK Facebook

ASG & Student Life

Electronics Drive

Electronics Drive is happening February 22nd – February 26th, 2016. Stay tuned for more info.

75th Legacy Committee

The next legacy meeting is February 11th, 2016, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the President’s conference room.

LearningExpress Library, one of Bates’ Library’s most versatile academic databases, has been enhanced with new resources in areas that provide value to Career Training and Gen-Ed students:

  • eBooks: The eBook collection has been enhanced with Medical Assistant Flash Review, MCAT®: Power Practice, and new editions of Firefighter Exam, and College Placement Math Success in 20 Minutes a Day.
  • College Preparation Center: New ACT and AP Practice Tests covering English, reading, math, and science. Students preparing for the New 2016 SAT will get new practice tests for the Reading, Writing and Language, Math, and Essay test sections on February 1.
  • Career Center: New practice exams available for Applied Technology and Business Writing, with two exams each.
  • School Center:  A new high school reading tutorial aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

Have you heard about LibrarianChatChat with a Bates Librarian Thursdays 1-2…or chat with other WA Librarians any other time!  No question is too big or too small.  Perfect for when you have questions about accessing our databases like Learning Express Library.

Students of Color Conference

The Students of Color Conference (SOCC) is designed to strengthen awareness and knowledge within the context of social identity development, enhance skills that enable students to become more active proponents of their own education and life choices, and expand the opportunities and possibilities for students to become agents of change.  Open to students of all ethnic backgrounds and their intersecting identities. Apply before February 15th @ bates.ctc.edu/socc.

ASG General Assembly on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 

Join us for ASG General Assembly on, Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 11:15-12:15 in the Downtown Auditorium. Free pizza for all students who attend.

Job Openings on ASG

Looking for an afterschool job on campus?  Consider joining ASG. ASG is hiring a Vice-president, Treasurer, Event Coordinator and Club coordinator.  Click here for application. Email LeMont Lucas for Job Descriptions.

Student Clubs

Interested in starting a club?  Visit our new club website bates.ctc.edu/clubs. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people who share a common interest.

Financial News       

Work Study Job on Campus

If you are receiving Federal Financial Aid or Loans, you may be eligible for a Work Study job on campus. We currently have jobs open on South and Downtown campuses. Please contact Jaime Huey to learn more.

Washington State Fair Foundation Scholarship

Puyallup, WA- Jan 5, 2016- The Washington State Fair Foundation has awarded $1+M in scholarships for students to pursue their dreams in the past 25 years, and this year the excitement is expanding statewide. Now called the Blue Ribbon Scholarship Program, the program has been revamped to give every student in Washington a Fair Chance.

For more details on the scholarship types and application process and deadlines, visit www.thefair.com/foundation/projects-and-programs/scholarships.

Vitality Medical Scholarship

Vitality Medical offers a scholarship for students that may have a disability or may be assisting someone else with a disability.

The scholarship award information, criteria for the scholarship, application process, and deadline for submission are provided at www.vitalitymedical.com/scholarship

#VitalityScholar

Tweet and post whatever adds vitality to your life for a chance to win $500! Tag your friends and you could win $200! Details for scholarship applicants can be viewed at www.vitalitymedical.com/vitalityscholar

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2015-2016 Winter Quarter Important Dates

January 15                   Last day to add class with instructor permission

January 15                   Last day to drop a class not appearing on transcript

January 18                   Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday – College closed

January 19                   Last day to drop class for 40% refund

February 15                 President’s Day Holiday – College closed

February 17                 Last day to drop class for a “W” on transcript

February 29                 Veteran Priority Registration

March 1                         Open Registration

March 15                    Last day of Winter Quarter

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