The ASWCC Ambassadors' goal is to make an amazing first impression to prospective students, help new students acclimate to campus, promote the College and campus events to current students, and provide a student perspective to the community.
Current Ambassador Bios
Alex (he, him, his) is pursuing his Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity. Alex likes to fix and build computers just for fun, and also likes to play baseball and tell jokes with friends.
Enrico (he, him, his) is an international student from Jakarta, Indonesia. Upon graduation from WCC, he is planning to transfer into university, seeking Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. While he is not working or studying, he loves to hang out with his friends, ride bicycle, and play basketball.
Anureet K. Dhaliwal
Anureet (she, her, hers) is a Running Start student from Meridian High School working on her transfer degree. After graduating from WCC, she plans on majoring in Biology or Biomedicine. Anureet hopes to attain more knowledge, grow as a person, and to gain confidence and leadership skills as an ASWCC Ambassador. She is thrilled to engage new students to make them feel welcome and meet new people.
Claire (she, her, hers) is pursuing a transfer degree at Whatcom and hopes to transfer to UW after graduation to study Communication and Chinese. Claire is passionate about community service, as well as learning different cultures. Claire enjoys travelling around the world, and get to meet different people. When she is not studying or working, Claire likes to cook.
Heather (she, her, hers) is working to obtain her transfer degree, and intends to major in English with a Communications minor. She is passionate about people, and conveys that fervor by staying informed on current issues. Outside of school Heather enjoys hiking, yoga, classic rock, trying new things and watching more comedies than necessary. Don't be afraid to say hello!
Tony (he, him, his) is an international student from Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. He is planning on majoring in Chemical Engineering after he graduates from WCC. Tony is trilingual in Vietnamese, English, and Korean. Tony loves soccer, swimming, and Taekwondo.
What duties are performed by the ASWCC Ambassadors?
ASWCC Ambassadors build connections within Whatcom Community College, as well as the greater community and partners. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Coordinate daily operations in the Office of Student Life and Development
- Serve as Whatcom Wave (new student orientation) pod leaders
- Assist with the promotion of Student Life and Development activities and events
- Provide individual and group campus tours upon request
- Participate in WCC Outreach efforts to help increase attendance and student retention
- Represent the WCC student perspective at WCC Foundation events
- Participate in regular leadership trainings
What are the benefits of becoming an ASWCC Ambassador?
- Develop valuable leadership and communication skills by attending workshops and conferences
- Enhance your transfer application or personal resume
- Make meaningful connections with prospective and new students by sharing your experience and knowledge of WCC
- Be a part of a dynamic team of student leaders by collaborating with the ASWCC Executive Board and Programming and Diversity Board
- Earn a paycheck
- Meet some new great friends!