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The Daily Blast

Wednesday - 2-10-2016

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

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Today at Columbia College

COLLEGE CHAPEL THIS WEEK

It's the beginning of Lent - Ash Wednesday. We will honor this day with our Ash Wednesday service at 1pm. The CC Chamber Ensemble will play. Hope to see you there.

Sponsored by Religious Life

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

LAST CALL: FINAL CCSGA ELECTION INFORMATION SESSION

Final opportunity to learn more about CCSGA and the election process at an Elections Information Session: Today, Wednesday, February 10 at 5:00 pm in BLC 105. ALL candidates must attend an Election Info Session. ALL candidates must attend an Election Info Session.

Sponsored by CCSGA

CITY YEAR INFORMATION SESSION

Stop by their information table on February 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. #makebetterhappen

Sponsored by The Center for Career Coaching & Professional Development

Academic Life

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

BLACK HISTORY FACT

Robert Abbott became the first black millionaire after he founded the weekly newspaper, the Chicago Defender, in 1905. BET founder Robert L. Johnson became the first black billionaire in 2000. (5161)

Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs

NEED HELP IN MATH…SEE A TUTOR IN THE MATH LAB

The Math Lab is open to assist students with assignments, exam studying and/or projects. Stop by the lab (BSC 126) or schedule an appointment online through the Tutoring tab link

Sponsored by Columbia College Math Lab

http://www.columbiasc.edu/academics/business-mathematics-a-sciences/mathematics-and-computing/math-lab

CAFÉ CONVERSATIONS FOR FRENCH STUDENTS - FEBRUARY 11

Join Kaitlin Fuchs (ASC French tutor and upper-level student) for a French language discussion group in the Student Union Lounge. February 11, 1:00 pm. All levels welcome. Please sign in for credit – must stay at least 30 minutes for credit.

Sponsored by French Program

Campus Events

SC EARLY CHILDHOOD ASSOCIATION MEETING

The CC chapter of SCECA will meet at 12:30 on Tuesday, February 16 in AP 107 to discuss the upcoming training and children's concert on March 14 and 15. Members and any new students interested in SCECA should plan to attend.

Sponsored by SCECA -Columbia College Chapter

INFORMATION SESSION ABOUT WASHINGTON, DC SEMESTER

Learn more about our program in Washington, DC where you can study and intern in our nation's capital (and be there for the presidential election!). Friday, February 12 at 1:30 pm

Sponsored by The Center for Applied Learning

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

SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT WITH CARLA CANNON

Carla Cannon, award winning author and life coach, will be holding a women's seminar on February 19 in BLC 201/202 at 7:00 pm. Join us to discuss a variety of topics geared towards young women and interactive sessions to build unity!

Sponsored by Heavenly Creations Gospel Choir and Kingdom Glory Christian Ministries

www.carlacannon.com

FRIDAY TO GO SHOW - FEBRUARY 12

Come join the Columbia College Dance Company for the 1st To Go Show of the Spring in Godbold 205 from 7:00-8:00 pm! See dance works in progress for FREE, being made and performed by your fellow classmates.

Sponsored by Dance Program

RECEIVE A TUITION GRANT? SIGN LETTERS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A GIFT CARD!

Stop by the table in the Dining Hall February 8 to February 12 to sign letters to SC legislators telling them you appreciate the funding and want them to increase the budget for Tuition Grants for 2016-2017! This affects you and students who come after you.

Sponsored by Student Affairs

SC LEADERS IN LAW & MANAGEMENT SPEAKER SERIES

Join Week 3 of the Women & Leadership in SC Lead 390H Speaker Series as we host Women Leaders in Law and Management at 5:30 pm in BLC 103.This event is open to the public and light refreshments provided. Check out link for panelists and flyer.

Sponsored by The Institute for Leadership and Professional Excellence, Leadership Studies, P.L.A.C.E. Fellows

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BIBLE STUDY - "THE SALVATION OF DR. WHO"

Beginning this Thursday at 4:00 pm in the Student Union lounge. Cassie Oliver will lead a bible study on connecting Christ in culture with the DVD-based series, "The Salvation of Dr. Who." Hope to see you this Thursday at 4pm in SU Lounge.

Sponsored by Religious Life

CALLING ALL LUTHERANS!

Thursday at 6:00 pm - Lutheran students will gather in Student Union Lounge for an informal gathering. Come and meet other Lutherans, or join in even if you are not Lutheran. Discussing future plans.

Sponsored by Religious Life

TGIF: PAWMETTO LIFELINE

Feeling stressed? Volunteer to go to Pawmetto, where we will have puppy playtime. You must wear closed toe shoes, and preferably pants. The bus departs from McNair at 2:15 and returns by 5:00. RSVP by 12 next Friday to harley.carrigan@my.columbiasc.edu

Sponsored by The Center for Applied Learning

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

Student Services

FREE TAX PREPARATION CLINIC

Division of Student Affairs will host a Free Tax Preparation Clinic on Thursday, February 18 from 1-5 pm in the Library, Room 121. Bring W2s, 1098T and all other necessary documents. To sign up for an appointment, see Brenda Greene, 2nd Fl Harrelson Bldg.

Sponsored by Division of Student Affairs

JUST A LITTLE CRUSH – INTERNSHIPS!

Flirt with a career by trying it out as an internship! Learn more about internships here at CC and what options are available to you. This week, we will focus on majors in Beh Sci and Human Inquiry. Thursday at 2:00 pm in C3PD.

Sponsored by The Center for Applied Learning and The Center for Career Coaching and Professional

ABLE WORKSHOP

ABLE South Carolina is offering a free workshop geared towards teaching individuals with different abilities and skills to be more independent. The next workshop is held on February 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