Cascadia Student Life Newsletter: 02.03.20 - 02.07.20
University Application Personal Statement Workshop
Monday, Feb. 3rd, 1:30pm
University applications are coming... if you have not started your personal statement, do not worry! This workshop will highlight strategies for developing critical elements of quality personal statements as well as common pitfalls to avoid. All are welcome; second-year students nearing readiness to submit transfer applications are especially encouraged to attend.
Casino Night in Wonderland
Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 5:30-8pm
Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion
Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 1:15-2:45pm
Mobius Hall CC3
Cascadia welcomes guest speaker Clarence Moriwaki to speak about Japanese American exclusion during WWII, its local connections, and parallels to current events. In total more than 120,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed and incarcerated during the war, and this national strategy began with families on Bainbridge Island here in Washington. This guest speaker event is hosted by the Global Education Committee, in partnership with the Japanese Culture Club.
Student Housing Workshop
Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 3:30-4:30pm
Moving to a new apartment or home? Come learn everything you need to know about your rights as a tenet and the rights of the landlord – as well as what to look for in a lease agreement, making moving more affordable, and general budgeting.
Snacks and drinks provided!
English Group Conversation Club
Thursday, Feb. 6th, 12-1pm
Cascadia Foundation Scholarships
Attending Cascadia next year? Want help paying for it? We have scholarships for honor students, low income, first generation college students, LGBTQ+, STEM majors, and more. Applying is so easy: complete one, short application and be considered for dozens of awards. International and undocumented students are encouraged to apply. Download the app at the link below, or pick one up at the Foundation Office in CC2-281.
Applications are due March 6, 2020
Students of Color Conference applications DUE THURSDAY
The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community, “The Center,” is pleased to announce that applications for the Annual Students of Color Conference are now available. The 30th Annual Students of Color Conference, “Calling all Changemakers: 30 Years of Unapologetic Activism” will be held in Yakima, Washington on Thursday, April 23rd- 25th 2020.
The Students of Color Conference brings together over 800 students from 34 community and technical colleges across the state to discuss topics that include ethnic and racial identity development, academic success, skills for promoting social justice, and intercultural communications.
All registration costs,accommodations and transportations will be covered by “The Center” for those selected to attend. Student must be registered for Winter & Spring 2020 with at least 5 credits per quarter and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to participate.
Application deadline is on February 6th, 2020
Annual Q-Topia Conference
The Center for Culture, Inclusion, and Community, “The Center,” is pleased to announce that applications for Annual Q-Topia Conference are now available. The Annual Q- Topia Conference “ I am more than Queer: Past, Present, Future” will be help in Olympia, at South Puget Sound Community College, on Friday, May 8th – 9th, 2020
Q- Topia Conference creates a liberating space to engage queer individuals and their many communities to develop their sense of belonging and pride in queer culture and community. This conference is a collaborative project of regional colleges, community organizations, educators, students and organizers. We are proud to invite you to join us in a conference by the people for the people!!!
All registration costs, accommodations and transportations will be covered by “The Center” for those selected to attend. Student must be registered for Winter & Spring 2020 with at least 5 credits per quarter and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to participate.
Application deadline is March 19th, 2020
Upcoming Outdoor Wellness Adventures
Kodiak Basketball Club
We want to provide a comfortable and fun environment for people to learn, enjoy and share their common interest in basketball.
Meets: Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Meets: Fridays, 12:30-2:30p.m.
Cascadia WE Engineers Club
Meets: Mondays, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
We want to teach people about the folk dance of India and bring people of our community in once place to be comfortable with each other. We also want to incorporate people from other cultures so we can learn and grow as dancers.
Meets: Mondays, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Contact Club for this week's location
Chinese Communication Club
We are aiming to make connections between Chinese culture and students at Cascadia, through experiences with traditional Chinese activities, arts, and food. We also hope to bring delightful and unforgettable memories to the club members by using Chinese culture as a medium.
Meets: Fridays, 12:00-1:00
Location: ARC 121
D&D Club is an inclusive environment for game-lovers, RPG(role-playing game)players, table-top gamers, actors, writers and anyone with a flair for imagination. We will work to promote team building, problem solving, conflict resolution, improvisational skills, world building exercises, character creation workshops, cooperation skills and similar ideas. We welcome new and experienced players and DMs(Dungeon Masters) from all walks of life.
Meets: Fridays, 3:30 -7:30p.m.
Location: ARC 121
Deep Space Astronomy Club
We want to gather those students who have interests in the universe and astronomy, as well as to bring the beauty of cosmos to everyone at Cascadia.
Meets: Thursdays, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Meets: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Health & Sciences Club
The purpose of our club is to build community among students interested in biological sciences and medical professions. Through outreach projects, career exploration, and professional networking, we hope to connect students to people and opportunities that will help further their education in the medical or research field.
Meets: 2nd and 4th Fridays, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Korean Language Club
Our purpose is to introduce Korean language to students through exploring Korean cultural mediums such as K-pop songs, K-dramas, and Korean movies, while also doing fun activities in Korean so we can learn and practice together.
Meets: Fridays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., ARC 110
The purpose of our club is to provide a safe and supportive space for LGBTQIA+ members, as well as for allies and inquisitive minds. We value and foster an environment of acceptance, trust, and a sense of belonging while embracing our diversity.
Meets: Mondays, 2:00-3:30 pm., ARC 110
Meets: Fridays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Location: ARC 210
Smash Bros Club
We aim to create a friendly environment for "Super Smash Brothers Ultimate" players, casual and competitive alike, to have fun, socialize, and improve together.
Meets: Tuesdays, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Cascadia Student Veterans of America
We want to provide a sense of belonging and community among students veteran supporters, as well as provide supportive community built by peers.
Meets: Fridays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Location: Veterans Resource Center (CC1-004)
South Asian Student Association
Meets: Thursdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
We aim to bring students together for sustainable changes in our campus, our community, and our planet. We stand for environmental protection, economic durability and social equity.
Meets: Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: ARC 210
Woke Cascadia provides students interested in social justice a space to discuss issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and offers opportunities to engage in activism against systems of oppression