Highline College

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

News Briefs

Living Room Talk: What is the color of your rainbow: navigating historically oppressive spaces as a queer person of color

Laura Yanez, the program manager of the Transition Success HUB at Highline, and Joshua Magallanes, a professor at Highline, will talk about navigating historically oppressive spaces as a queer person of color at a Zoom session this week.

Honors Program virtual poster session online

Posters and videos of Honors Programs students’ work will be displayed virtually June 8 through 12.

International Student Programs graduation ceremony to be via Zoom

The International Student Programs will hold its first virtual graduation ceremony on June 10. This ceremony is to celebrate international students who are graduating this spring.

Highline chooses distinguished alumna for 2020

Michele Pedicone has been selected by Highline as the 2020 Distinguished Alumna.

Second opportunity to Spring into Wellness

Students can get help with navigating the end of the quarter by attending the second Spring into Wellness mental health workshops created by the Counseling Center.

Scholarship opportunities for Highline students

Highline students wanting to transfer to the University of Washington Seattle could receive $12,000 a year for two to three years, scholarship.

Spring into wellness

Students can get help with navigating the end of the quarter by attending the Spring into Wellness mental health workshops created by the Counseling Center.

TRIO students are invited to attend this year’s TRIO End of Year Celebration and Awards Reception via Zoom

This celebration will be celebrating community and honoring students. Awards will be given and there will be live performances at the event.

Queer Connex*

Highline’s LGBTQIA Task Force has created a virtual space, Queer Connex, for students to get to know each other as well as queer faculty and staff.

Summer and fall registration

Students can get advising for summer and fall registration via The Advising Center’s virtual Pathway Advising Days.

Living Room Talk: Language of Justice

Rashad Norris, the director of Community Engagement at Highline, will talk about the language of justice at a Zoom session this week.

Cooking demonstration today

The Inter-Cultural Center is collaborating with Benefits Hub to present a cooking demonstration via Zoom today, May 7 from noon to 1:15 p.m. Mariela Barriga will be cooking, using ingredients from the Highline food pantry.

Financial workshop offered

A workshop on COVID-19 financial resources for students will be presented Monday via Zoom.

Center for Culture and Inclusive Excellence Dialogue

Join the Center for Culture and Inclusive Excellence and guest facilitators for living room talks. These talks will take place on Zoom in their living rooms. The first talk will be held on April 24, from 10:30 a.m.

WASC’s Compass for adult learners

College and Career Compass is a new online resource created by the Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) to help adults return to school. This tool is meant to empower adults to not only to return to school, but to stay in school and earn a credential or degree.

Secure remote TEAS testing available

The placement and testing center has found a way to administer the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) test securely while also being taken off-campus.

Virtual college transfer fair

Highline will be hosting its first virtual transfer fair on April 28. This transfer fair will be via Zoom and students can attend from 10 a.m. to noon.

VP candidates will make their cases in online forums

The final three finalists for the Vice President of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion position will soon go online to make their pitches.

Highline departments work to get college online for spring

For students who are having technical difficulties or have technology-related questions, the Information Technology Service (ITS) help desk is operating online and is able to continue assisting students.