Student eNews: Week of March 6

Posted: March 06, 2017


Student eNews is your weekly electronic newsletter from the Diversity/ASG Center. It contains important college and community information and is emailed to your Bates email address once a week, so please remember to check your college email at least once a week!

ASG and Student Life

ASG General Assembly meeting

The ASG General Assembly meeting is Wednesday, March 8, 2016 in the Central Campus Student Commons from 11:15 am – 12:15 pm. Pizza will be available for participants.

Are you graduating soon?

Ready to graduate in June? Apply to walk at the June 1, 2017 ceremony and purchase your cap & gown online now by going to today!

Great job Opportunity!

$35/hour for lead framer. $20-$25 / hour for supporting qualified framers. Guaranteed yearly contracts possible. Contact: Claude Remy, CCIM, ; 253-988-5754

Students of Color Conference (SOCC) — April 6 – 8, 2017 in Yakima, WA

Interested in learning more about your own social identity? Looking to understand more about someone else’s?  No matter what your reason for wanting to attend, ASG has set aside funds to send a group of students to SOCC. (Space is limited) Travel and accommodations provided. Apply now. Applications close February 24, 2017.

Join ASG TODAY, positions are still available!

See an ASG Executive, download the application at application or come to the Student Diversity Center, Room C 301 of the Downtown Campus, to pick one up. If you have questions you would like to ask in person, LeMont is at South Campus Tuesdays from 8 am – 3 pm and Central Campus on Thursdays during the same time frame.

Join the College Council

Participants are needed for College Council. Volunteers have one meeting each month and play a vital role in ensuring the student voice is heard during the decision making process at the administrative level. Interested students should contact Emma Ruhl; . x7003

Student Clubs

Start a student club! Visit our new club website It’s a great opportunity to meet new people who share a common interest.

Robotics Club

Interested in Robotics?  Bates Bots meets every Thursday in room E102 (Electronics, Downtown Campus). Come check us out! Read more about the club in The Insider.

Reduced Cost Dental Clinic

Did you know that Bates has a dental clinic? Located at the Downtown Campus, the clinic is open to private-pay patients and patients with Apple Health Care. Services include: new patient exams, cleanings, fillings, crowns and extractions. All services are at a reduced fee. Open Monday – Thursday, 8 am – 3 pm. Call 253-680-7310 for an appointment.

Uses of Thermal Energy

Landon Johnson, EEST/BMST instructor, will host two workshops on the uses of thermal imaging, open to Trades and Technology students.

Workshop One:  “Thermal Imaging in Electromechanical Problem and Fault Diagnosis”

Where: Room E-317 Downtown

When: Wednesday, April 12 from 9AM until all questions are answered (or, lunchtime)

Workshop Two: “Thermal Imaging for the Homeowner”

Where: Room E-317 Downtown

When: Wednesday April 19 from 9AM until all questions are answered (or, lunchtime)

Phi Theta Kappa News

Have a 3.5+ GPA?

If you have earned 12 college level credits, with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or above, you may be eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society on campus.  Keep your eyes on your email for an invitation!

PTK Meetings

Phi Theta Kappa meets every Friday (in February) in Downtown Campus Room C303 from 11:30 am – 12:15 pm.  See you there.

Financial News

             American Indian Endowed Scholarship

The American Indian Endowed Scholarship helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian community pursue undergraduate and graduate studies. Click here to learn more.

2016-2017 Winter Quarter Important Dates


March 14             Last day of Winter quarter

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