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The Daily Blast

Monday - 2-8-2016

This communication is intended for the Women’s Day College.

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Today at Columbia College

SHERMAN COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC INFORMATION SESSION

Meet Recruiter, Michael Cooper from Sherman College of Chiropractic and receive information about chiropractic and the profession on Monday, February 8 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Dining Hall.

Sponsored by The Center for Career Coaching & Professional Development

CHÚC MỪNG NĂM MỚI! HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR!

Many Asian cultures use the lunar calendar, which begins on February 8 this year. Celebrate by wishing someone Chúc Mừng Năm Mới! That's Vietnamese for Happy Lunar New Year! Learn more wishes and the meaning of this celebration at the link below.

Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs & Community Resources

http://www.vietnamonline.com/culture/new-year-wishes.html

Academic Life

SPEECH DELIVERY WORKSHOP!

Worried about that upcoming speech? Don't: the Pearce Communication Lab is here to help with a fun, quick workshop on delivery! TUESDAY, February 9, 12:30 - 1:15 PM in 108 Cottingham! Snacks, fun and practice for all!

Sponsored by The Pearce Communication Lab

JOIN THE SPEASFEST COMMITTEE

SpearsFest is coming soon, and we want YOU! Join our team to help makes SpearsFest awesome from behind the scenes. Email Patty Boggs (pboggs@columbiasc.edu) for more information or to join. First meeting coming soon! (It looks GREAT on a resume!)

Sponsored by The Center for Applied Learning

Campus Events

SURCIE SHOP OPEN THIS WEEK!

The Surcie Shop will be open on Wednesday, February 10 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Please stop by to shop with our wonderful alumnae volunteers!

Sponsored by Office of Alumnae Relations

INTERVIEW PREPARATION

Join us for a discussion of interview “do's and don'ts” and be prepared for on and off campus interviews. Wednesday, February 10 from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in McNair Hall.

Sponsored by The Center for Career Coaching & Professional Development

2016 SPRING PRE-MEDICAL CONFERENCE AT USC

Saturday, February 20. Secure your spot for a full day of interactive learning with guest speakers, hands-on experience, and informative workshops. $10 registration and transportation available. RSVP with jathompson@columbiasc.edu by February 12.

Sponsored by The Center for Career Coaching & Professional Development

SPEARSFEST PRESENTATION PROPOSALS!

Calling all awesome students who did something amazing this year and want to share! Did you travel, complete a leadership semester, have an awesome internship? Present about it at SpearsFest! (It's very resume-able!)

Sponsored by The Center for Applied Learning

https://thecenterforappliedlearning.wufoo.com/forms/spearsfest-presentation-proposal/

CULTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA! FEBRUARY 9

It's a Cultural Extravaganza with NAACP’s annual Trivia Night for Black History Month, and Carnaval, Mardi Gras, and Lunar New Year celebrations. Stop by the Dining Hall and Lounge for an evening of fun from 6 pm-8 pm. Free food, Lion Dance, and prizes!

Sponsored by OMACR

CITY YEAR INFORMATION SESSION

Stop by their information table on Feb. 10 in the dining hall from 11:30 am-1:30 pm to learn about how to make a lasting impact on students and communities across the country.

Sponsored by The Center for Career Coaching & Professional Development

Student Organizations

PARKING IN LOT H AND CCSGA!

Know who worked with CCPD to get more sophomore parking in Lot H? CC Student Government Association! Be a voice for students in 2016-17 and work on other such initiatives through CCSGA! Get petition in the Office of Student Activities. Due February 12

Sponsored by CCSGA

FINAL CCSGA ELECTION INFORMATION SESSION

Now is your time! CCSGA allows you to represent your class and all students at CC. Find out more about CCSGA at an Elections Information Session: Wednesday, February 10 at 5:00 pm ALL candidates must attend an Election Info Session.

Sponsored by CCSGA

Student Services

EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM TEST

The College will be testing our Emergency Notification System on Tues., February 9 at 10 am. A loud siren tone and voice alert will be broadcast on campus. Alert messages will also be sent via email and mobile text for those who have input their information.

Office of Marketing & Communications

BEGIN MAKING YOUR INITIAL HOUSING PAYMENTS!

If you would like to live on campus next year and participate in the Room Selection process, you will need to make an Initial Housing Payment (IHP) of $100 by NOON on March 15. Start planning now! More information available at the Residence Life office.

Sponsored by Residence Life & Housing

ABLE WORKSHOP

ABLE South Carolina is offering a free workshop geared towards teaching individuals with different abilities skills to be more independent. The next workshop is held on Feb 16 from 2:00-4:00 pm. RSVP by February 12 to Ashley at awaddington@columbiasc.edu if interested.

Sponsored by Office of Disability Services

SAFE TRAINING

Would you know what to do if we had an intruder on campus? Come learn 4 basic strategies for protecting yourself and others. RSVP to attend SAFE Training on Monday, Feb. 8 at 1 pm or Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm in Bush 227. Space is limited.

Sponsored by Columbia College Police Department

http://goo.gl/forms/OIiqYq0gjf