Sunday, February 26, 2012

This week at Douglas: Work for Disney, hear a Vietnam vet turned peace activist and more!


Here's what's happening at Douglas Feb. 27-March 4


Monday, Feb. 27


Disney International Academic Exchange Experience Program info session
Coquitlam Campus, 10-11am, room B3011; New West Campus, 2:30-3:30pm, room 5220
Discover the secret behind the magic and success of Disney and at the same time, earn a Certificate in Hospitality & Tourism, or a Certificate in Management from the University of California, Riverside, a top-ranked U.S. university. 2012 Program Dates: June 30-Dec. 28. More info/application form here.


Tuesday, Feb. 28


Blood on the Tracks: the unimaginable journey of S. Brian Willson

New West Campus, room 2203
2:30-4:30pm
A peace activist who lost his legs when he was run over by a munitions train while protesting a U.S. weapons shipment to Central America will be at Douglas College to talk about U.S. imperialism and the state of the environment. A question and answer session will follow. More info here.

Career planning workshop

New West Campus, room 2680
2:30–4:20pm
Develop a suitable career plan by taking the Strong Interest Inventory and learning how your results fit with today's labour market. Learn how to research potential careers and make decisions about career options and educational programs. This workshop runs for two sessions (first session Feb. 21).

PDP and Bachelor of Education Information Sessions

New West Campus
3-4pm, concourse; 4:30-5:30pm, room 3412
PDP at SFU is a 12 month, full-time, 3-semester program. When teacher candidates successfully complete the program they are recommended to the Teacher Regulation Branch of the Ministry of Education to receive a BC Teaching Certificate.


Wednesday, Feb. 29


Anti-Bullying Day
Think pink and don your fave rose-coloured duds to take a stand against bullying. Events at the New Westminster Campus include a motivational speaker and group photo. Get the deets on douglife.ca.

PDP and Bachelor of Education Information Sessions
Coquitlam Campus,
2:30-3:30pm, atrium; 4-5pm, room B2020
PDP at SFU is a 12 month, full-time, 3-semester program. When teacher candidates successfully complete the program they are recommended to the Teacher Regulation Branch of the Ministry of Education to receive a BC Teaching Certificate.

Film Screening: Miss Representation

Coquitlam Campus, lecture hall A1470
The BsN Peer Mentorship Program invites you watch the documentary Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The film explores how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.

Thursday, March 1


Student showcase concert
New West Campus, Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre
1pm
Presented by the Arts at One. More info: Arts Events

Kings Court Basketball Tournament Winter 2012

New West Campus, Gym
Got skills to own the court like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird and Allen Iverson? Show your stuff on a full court 5-on-5 intramural basketball tournament. Come one, come all. Tournament runs pm in the gym. More info: douglife.ca


Ongoing


Transmutations: Journeys Through Time and Space
New West Campus, Amelia Douglas Gallery
Paintings by Mary Bennet and Louise Bunn. Till April 6. More info: Arts Events.

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