Upcoming Events

For information or to register for an event please call 383-3320 or email foundation@whatcom.edu



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Friday, August 1: Whatcom Chautauqua is back by popular demand.  The Whatcom Chautauqua is a robust day of our College’s most dynamic faculty, speaking on subjects they love. Enjoy morning coffee and fresh-baked pastries along with an entertaining opening talk on 50 years of college history. The day includes a locavore lunch with President Kathi, and an optional campus art tour following “class.”  The day begins as 9am and you will be finished by 3pm.

$150 per person

Your topics of study for the day include four entertaining and thought provoking presentations:
The Future of Math in 3-D: you’ll learn about 3-D printing and how it is used in math and science;
Why Still So Few? The “Woman Problem” in STEM: hear from women in the STEM fields;
 Intensities of Silence: using silence in music to evoke emotions in the listener; and
Out of the Lab and Into the Real World: explore community service projects done by WCC students. 

Tuesday, September 12: invitation-only President’s Circle evening: artisan food and drink, spotlight on new college initiatives

Thursday, October 5: STEM-focused campus open house; Chuckanut Radio Hour featuring author Nathalia Holt, Rise of the Rocket Girls

Tuesday, October 17: Ted Talk; education looks into the future; The Pickford

Friday, October 27: invitation-only Donor Appreciation Breakfast features WCC scholarship recipients sharing their stories