Upcoming Events

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


Monday, July 10:
Pottery Party event. Create your own serving platter at Whatcom’s Roe Studio under the guidance of art instructor Rob Beishline.  You will learn techniques as you work the clay to design a unique platter. We have a couple of spaces available for an enjoyable afternoon of pottery, wine and cheese. $125 per person


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.” 
$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