Sunday, February 6, 2011

This week at Douglas: reading break, return of the bloodmobile, climate change lecture and more!

Here’s what’s happening at Douglas College Feb 7-11:

Monday, Feb 7

Reading break
Both Campuses
All classes are cancelled Feb 7-8 for reading break.

Tuesday, Feb 8

Reading break
Both Campuses
All classes are cancelled Feb 7-8 for reading break.

Wednesday, Feb 9

Daytime classes cancelled
Both Campuses
Morning and afternoon classes are cancelled so employees are able to attend the college-wide Professional Development Day. Evening classes (6:30pm or later) will take place as scheduled.

Book launch -  Douglas College: the first 40  years
New Westminster Campus (Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, foyer)
Get your hot-off-the-press copy of Douglas College: the first 40 years and meet author Gerry Della Mattia at this exclusive book launch.

Thursday, Feb 10

Career Planning workshop – part 1, DLC
David Lam Campus (room A1150)
Are you interested in learning more about the careers that might fit for you? This workshop is free and available only to Douglas College Students. Part 1 of 2. Please register by calling 604-777-6185.

CBS Bloodmobile on Campus
New Westminster Campus (Royal Avenue)
Help Douglas reach its goal in the Partners for Life program! Donate blood as part of the Douglas College team. The Canadian Blood Services Bloodmobile will be on campus today to take your donations. Get more info on doug: the community blog.

Arts at One: Don Guitano - Life and Longing Through the Ages
New Westminster Campus (Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre)
Come see Don Guitano perform from 1-2pm – for free! Arts at One is a concert series that takes place most Thursdays during the semester. For more info, see Arts Events.

Friday, Feb 11

Year of Science: Bill Gunter Lecture
New Westminster Campus (Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre)
Lecture 3-4pm, Reception 4:30-6:30pm
Join Dr. Bill Gunter for his discussion - Towards a Healthy Environment using Coal, Oil and Gas: What are the Long Term Implications to Climate Change? Free and open to the public. For more info, see Year of Science BC lecture series.

Workshop: Mental Health in the Workplace
David Lam Campus (Room C1008)
$15 student; $50 general; $75 at the door
New View Society and Douglas offer this high-level presentation geared toward senior leaders, human resource teams, managers and business owners on how to recognize and deal with employees who have a mental health challenge.
Register at For more info email Joan Isaacs at New View Society or call 604 644 4717.

Volleyball vs. UFV
New Westminster Campus (main gym)
Women 6pm, Men 7:45pm
Come see the Douglas Royals take on University of the Fraser Valley. The men's team earned their first win over UFV in over 6 years in November, can they double that win total tonight.

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