Does ‘cramming’ or pulling an ‘all-nighter’ help? Probably not.

Sacrificing sleep to study can lead to academic problems.

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Free Flu Shots

WCC Nursing Students, along with a Whatcom County Department of Health representative, will be on campus administering flu vaccinations

Thursday, December 6, in SSC 107/108 – from 1:30PM-4:30PM.

There is no cost, and you do not need to bring an insurance card. You must be between the ages of 18-64 to receive this flu shot.

The event is open to staff and students – please help spread the word!

Cybersecurity Camp Has Openings

Whatcom is offering a unique opportunity–including the chance to earn credit and a stipend and learn about information security careers and network with technology business and industry leaders–to high school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in computers and information security.  (Is that you, Running Start student?) 

At WCC’s Cybersecurity Camp you’ll learn through hands-on cybersecurity activities and finish with a cyberdefense competition.

The camp is made up of six sessions that will be held on WCC’s campus on Saturdays, with the first camp session scheduled for January 5, 2013. Application forms are now available for students to fill out and submit. Application forms are due November 30, 2012.  Want some quick camp facts?  Here’s a downloadable flyer. For more detailed information about the camp, including earning college credit and a stipend, see the downloadable Q&A sheet. For a press release about the project, click here.

If you know other high school students who might be interested, don’t let them miss this opportunity.  Click below to share this post by Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or e-mail!

WCC Student Resources and Counseling Services

College education does not exist in a vacuum. Our lives are complicated and dynamic, and it is part of what makes them meaningful. However, sometimes life seems to get in the way of academic success. We know that, and we want to make sure that as a student at WCC you get the resources you need to give you the added help when you need it.

Check out the WCC Resource Guide for self referral, or …

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Get Your Transfer Info Here

Transfer Fair posterAre you planning to continue your education at a university after you’re finished at Whatcom? Take advantage of this opportunity to ask representatives from fifteen different colleges about things like what degree programs they have available, how you apply, and how your credits will transfer.  Come to Whatcom’s Fall Transfer Fair on Wednesday, November 14th from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm in Syre Student Center.

Maybe you’re not quite sure you want to transfer to a university.  Maybe you just haven’t picked the colleges where you’d like to apply.  Come anyway and talk with different colleges about programs that match your interests.  They’ll even send you more information if you ask. Continue reading