WorkSource Everett- Info Tech Job Fair

DON'T QUITAre you looking for a job in IT? WorkSource Everett is sponsoring a one-day job fair on Thursday, September 17th, 2015 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Come professionally dressed with your résumé and be prepared to meet with company representatives.

IT Employers will be hiring for a variety of entry-level to senior level technical positions!

  • What: Info Tech Job Fair
  • Where: WorkSource Everett (3201 Smith Ave
    Everett, WA 98201)
  • Room: Weyerhaeuser Room4th floor
  • When: Thursday, September 17th, 2015
  • Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Target Audience: IT job seekers
  • Employers: 12 15 IT employers – a good mix of staffing agencies & direct hire businesses

Here is a sneak peek of a few Employers who will be in attendance (subject to change):

Viri Technology
Intermedia
CompuCom
Staffing Technologies
Chameleon Tech Inc.
Robert Half Technology
WideNet Consulting
Harvey Nash USA
Xtreme Consulting
AltaSource Group

Questions or Comments? Contact T.J. Bajwa at tbajwa@esd.wa.gov

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Take an Online Class This Spring!

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Thursday April 2nd by 5 PM is your last chance to register for statewide online classes. You can register online here or at the Registration Office in Laidlaw Center 102. Enjoy the flexibility of eLearning during spring quarter! WAOL classes begin April 2nd, and WCC online classes begin April 7th.

If you have any questions about your academic plan, feel free to contact Entry and Advising at 360.383.3080 to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

WCC’s New Website Launch!

newwebsite launch graphicWhatcom’s new website is set to launch this Thursday, February 5th! The domain name is changing from whatcom.ctc.edu to the more simplified whatcom.edu. This will not affect student or employee email addresses!  The new site will be more user-friendly, for both desktop and mobile viewers. Check out the new site on Thursday!

 

Some Online Classes Start Tomorrow

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If you’re signed up for an online course for Spring Quarter, stop what you’re doing and go take a close look at your class schedule right now. Does your course have “ONL” as its section code? If so, you’re in a “WAOL” online course, and it’s starting really, really early. In fact, it starts tomorrow, March 27th.

 

If your online course is section “OL1,” “OL2,” or “OL3,” it won’t start until Tuesday, April 8th with the rest of Whatcom’s Spring Quarter classes.

 

Information session – New Cybersecurity AAS-T degree

Lock backgroundFind out about the new Cybersecurity AAS-T degree, and the pathway to a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems Security at WWU.

Thursday, May 30th, from 1:30-3:30pm will be the first information session for the new Associates of Applied Science – Transfer Cybersecurity degree at WCC. This new degree gives graduates the options of entering the information security workforce, or transferring to Western Washington University for a specialized Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Information Systems Security. During the information session you will find out about the new degree, the transfer options and requirements, and advising resources here at Whatcom. Please complete the RSVP let us know you are coming. If you are not able to attend, you can also follow that link to let us know which days and times work best for you, as we plan future information sessions. Find out more about the CIS program and sign up to receive occasional updates on program developments.

Dropping a class, hoping for a refund?

We’re at that point in the quarter where you need to make the decision about dropping a class if you want any of your tuition refunded. You can still get a 40% refund, but if you’re in a WAOL online class, you need to take action by tomorrow, October 10th. For all other classes, the deadline is next Tuesday, October 16th.

WAOL Online Classes Start Today

Online courses with a section code of “ONL” (also known as WAOL online courses) start today, a week ahead of other online and campus courses.  If you’re registered in one of these courses, go to the eLearning page of Whatcom’s web site and click the Angel Login button to get access to your “virtual classroom.”  To log in to Angel, you’ll use your student ID number as your username and the first five letters of your last name (all the letters, if your name has fewer than five) as your password.
If you have technical problems, contact the Student Help Desk at studenthelpdesk@whatcom.ctc.edu.  For other questions, write to Leslie Clark at advise@whatcom.ctc.edu.
Today is also the last day to register for any online class with the “ONL” section code.  If you register today, you’ll have access to the class tomorrow, after overnight communication between our registration system and the WAOL course system.
Keep an eye on the extra-early deadlines for dropping a WAOL course for a tuition refund.  For a 100% refund, the deadline is September 26th.  For a 40% refund, it’s October 8th.

Taking an online class this fall? Heads up!

Get off to a smooth start in your online class this fall.  Put a few of these dates on your calendar:

  • The first day of class.  Online courses with OL section codes (OL followed by a number) and hybrid courses with HY section codes all start on September 27th.  But watch out!  Online courses with ONL section codes start a week earlier, on the 20th.  Check your schedule to find out if you have one of these early-start courses.  (Tip: be sure you’re looking at the section code, not the code for the location of the course.)  Another difference is that the deadline to drop and get a 100% refund for an ONL section is September 26th, the day before other classes begin.
  • The day your “virtual classroom” opens.  You can log into your class a week ahead of the first day of class.  And you should!  That way you can read the syllabus, figure out how to navigate around the “classroom,” and fix any technical problems with your login ahead of time.  Go to the eLearning page of Whatcom’s web site and click the Angel Login button.
  • On-campus orientation sessions.  Join a small group for a demo of how online courses work, then give it a try yourself.  Here’s the schedule.  See you there! Continue reading