Sunday, October 16, 2011

This week at Douglas: film fest, an earthquake drill, career exploration and more!

Here's what's happening at Douglas Oct. 17-22

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Get your flu shot
New Westminster Campus, Room 2212
9am-4:15pm
Shots are free for employees, $18 for students.

Want to learn more about policing?
New Westminster Campus, Room 3345
12:30-2pm
Discover opportunities to volunteer and/or the steps involved in applying for permanent employment with the RCMP. Bring your questions to address Cpl. Gary Law. Space is limited, please register by email. In the subject line note "RCMP" and provide your name and student ID#.

Study in Australia: information session
New Westminster Campus, Room 4312
4:30-5:30pm
Study in Australia in Summer 2012 with the Australia Field School Program! Earn 9 Douglas College credits in just 7 weeks with courses taught by Douglas College and Central Queensland University instructors. Planned excursions include cave exploration, a visit to an aboriginal cultural centre, a crocodile farm and more. Return home at the end of the program or choose to extend your travels. More info: email Julie Crothers or Karen Ng.

Wednesday, Oct. 19


Career Exploration Workshop
Coquitlam Campus, Room C2002
9-11am
Interested in learning more about possible careers you may enjoy? In this free session you will complete vocational testing to explore your interests, learn how to research career options and have an optional one- to-one follow up meeting with a Career Counsellor. This is a two-part workshop.

Get your flu shot
New Westminster Campus, Room 2212
9am-4:15pm
Shots are free for employees, $18 for students.

Study in Wales: information session
New Westminster Campus, Room 1717
4:30-5:30pm
Study in Wales in Summer 2012 with the Wales Field School! Earn 9 Douglas College university-transferable credits in just 7 weeks with courses taught by Douglas College instructors. Return home at the end of the program, or choose to extend your travels. More info here.

Literature Alive: Martin Espada
New Westminster Campus, Room 3343
8pm
Come hear a reading by poet, essayist, editor and translator Martin Espada, who's been called “the Latino poet of his generation” and “the Pablo Neruda of North American authors.” Free and open to the public. More info: Creative Writing Arts Events.

15th Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Executive Hotel, Grand Ballroom 405 North Road, Coquitlam
Registration & Reception 5:30pm; awards presentation 7-9pm
The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is an annual event which honours the success of Douglas College Self Employment Program Alumni. With over 400 guests present, the evening will include a networking reception, hors d'oeuvres, and culminates with the Award Ceremony. Guests include local business leaders, municipal and government representatives, program sponsors, and entrepreneurs. Tickets: $25 and payable at the door. More info: 604 777 6012

Thursday, Oct. 20

Get your flu shot
New Westminster Campus, Room 2212
9-11:45am
Coquitlam Campus
1:30-4:15pm
Shots are free for employees, $18 for students.

The Great British Columbia ShakeOut
Campus-wide (both campuses)
10:10am
Get ready to participate, along with hundreds of thousands of British Columbians, in the province-wide earthquake drill. Get the details on doug: the community blog.

Arts at One: Guitar +
New Westminster Campus, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre
1pm
With Michael Strutt on guitar, Jesse Read on bassoon, Gene Ramsbottom on clarinet and Bob Caldwell on percussion. Get more details at Arts Events.
Study in Wales: information session
Coquitlam Campus, Room A2050
1-2pm
Study in Wales in Summer 2012 with the Wales Field School! Earn 9 Douglas College university-transferable credits in just 7 weeks with courses taught by Douglas College instructors. Return home at the end of the program, or choose to extend your travels. More info here.

Friday, Oct. 21


New West Doc Fest
New Westminster Campus
6pm
The inaugural documentary film festival features cutting-edge films with a green angle, as well as student films from local film school Pull Focus. A festival pass is just $20. Students and seniors pay $5 for individual screenings ($7 regular admission). Email to purchase tickets online. For a list of films and more info, see the festival website.

Saturday, Oct. 22


New West Doc Fest

New Westminster Campus
12pm
The inaugural documentary film festival features cutting-edge films with a green angle, as well as student films from local film school Pull Focus. A festival pass is just $20. Students and seniors pay $5 for individual screenings ($7 regular admission). Email to purchase tickets online. For a list of films and more info, see the festival website.

Ongoing


Greenlinks 2011: Insects
New Westminster Campus, Amelia Douglas Gallery
Till Oct. 28
Paintings and drawings of insects by Tiko Kerr and Ivan Droujinin, with an exhibit of insects from the Douglas College Institute of Urban Ecology. More info on the gallery's web page.

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