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.

Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting – Tuesday

Tuesday January 12th, 2016.  11:15-12:15 Downtown room E303.

March for MLK – Next Monday

Please join us on Monday January 18th, as we march from Bates Technical College to the Convention Center.  This march is a Bates tradition, and light refreshments will be served.  Meet in the Bates Cafeteria at 8:30am. Families and friendly pets welcome. There will be a free shuttle back to campus.

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 January 12th, 2016.  11:15-12:15 Downtown room E303.

ASG & Student Life

March for MLK

Please join us on Monday January 18th, as we march from Bates Technical College to the Convention Center.  This march is a Bates tradition, and light refreshments will be served.  Meet in the Bates Cafeteria at 8:30am. Families and friendly pets welcome. There will be a free shuttle back to campus.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Come and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with keynote speaker Erin Jones.  Lunch is free with Bates Student ID ($3 without). Wednesday January 20, 2016. 11:30am-1:00pm. Downtown campus Clyde Hupp Board Room.

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.

Electronics Drive

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

ASG General Assembly 

Join us for ASG General Assembly, Wednesday January 27th 11:15-12:15. Free pizza for all students who attend. Location to be determined.

75th Legacy Committee

The next legacy meeting is January 20, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the president’s conference room.

Job Openings on ASG

Looking for an afterschool job on campus?  Consider joining ASG. ASG is hiring a 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.

Bates Wave Podcast Club

Want to be part of a Bates-oriented podcast? Dan Herman is building a Bates Podcast Club, focusing on a recorded program titled “Bates Waves”. The program will profile student life as well as alumni. No audio experience necessary; only the desire to learn more about audio and the ability to deliver a concept.  Contact Dan Herman for more information. 

Financial News

Work Study Job on Campus

If you received 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 campus. 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 3                   Last day to drop class for a “W” on transcript

February 15                 President’s Day Holiday – College closed

February 29                 Veteran Priority Registration

March 1                      Open Registration

March 15                    Last day of Winter Quarter

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