Campus events: Jan. 13 – 17

Don’t miss out – here’s what’s happening around campus this week!

Let’s kick off your Winter Semester with some fun, interesting and entertaining campus events taking place in and around Douglas.

Campus Events this Week:

Tuesday, Jan. 14

  • Services fair – 10am-2pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Wonder what Douglas has to offer? Looking to meet some of the wonderful people who work at the College and have services to help you succeed? Come to the Services Fair and find out what Douglas can do for you! Not only will you gain valuable knowledge, there’s also cool prizes to be won just for coming out to chat and explore!

Wednesday, Jan. 15

  • Services fair – 10am-2pm in the New Westminster concourse. Wonder what Douglas has to offer? Looking to meet some of the wonderful people who work at the College and have services to help you succeed? Come to the Services Fair and find out what Douglas can do for you! Not only will you gain valuable knowledge, there’s also cool prizes to be won just for coming out to chat and explore!

Thursday, Jan. 16

  • Opening night – Three Echoes: Hope and Transformation – 4:30 – 7:30pm at the Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster Campus. Enjoy the mixed-media artwork by three immigrant artists, Sidi Schaffer, Sorour Abdollahi and Devora. Be treated to light refreshments with a no-host bar. Free and open to the public.
  • Arts at One – 1pm at the Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, New Westminster Campus. Enjoy Sharanjeet Singh Mand, Sitar play the sitar. Free and open to the public.
  • 2020 NY resolution, no more plastic workshop – 4:30 – 6:30pm in room A2050 at the Coquitlam Campus. What do bees, the environment and plastic have to do with each other? Come find out and make your own beeswax food wraps with the Institute of Urban Ecology. Free workshop open to all.
  • Field school studies info session: Greece – 1 – 2pm in room S1711 at the New Westminster Campus. Learn more about the Greece field school studies for Summer 2020. Think of a field school as an extended field trip. You, your classmates and your instructors spend the first half in class at Douglas. Then, you all fly to one of our partner institutions in Greece to spend the next half studying abroad, while also going on course related excursions.

Friday, Jan. 17

  • First year Fridays: New year, New friends – 3:30 – 5pm in the New Westminster concourse. Learn important college skills and resources available to students, while having fun, making new friends and playing games. There will be free food to boot!
  • Intramurals: Volleyball – 5:30–7:30pm in the in the New Westminster Campus at the New Westminster gymnasium, located on the first floor on the north side. Intramurals are a great way to stay active, meet new friends, build campus community and try a variety of new sports. You will need to sign-in by using the Douglas Students’ App. Download the DS App for free from the Google Play Store or the App Store.
  • Field school studies info session: Greece – 3:30 – 4:30pm in room B2010 at the Coquitlam Campus. Learn more about the Greece field school studies for Summer 2020. Think of a field school as an extended field trip. You, your classmates and your instructors spend the first half in class at Douglas. Then, you all fly to one of our partner institutions in Greece to spend the next half studying abroad, while also going on course related excursions.

Ongoing Campus Events

  • Three Echoes: Hope and Transformation – From Jan. 16 – Feb. 29 at Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster Campus. Enjoy the mixed-media artwork by three immigrant artists, Sidi Schaffer, Sorour Abdollahi and Devora, who take you on a journey bridging their immigrant experiences with art. Admission is always free.
  • New Westminster Campus Winter fitness classes – Monday–Thursday from 8am–8pm and Fridays from 8am–6pm, at the Fitness Centre in the New Westminster Campus. View the scheduled classes, which range from Power Yoga to Zumba. Come get fit and healthy!
  • Coquitlam Campus Winter fitness classes – Monday–Sunday from 8am–10pm, at the Pinetree Community Centre. View the scheduled classes, which range from Pilates to Belly Dancing. Come get fit and healthy!

Check back often for more fun and entertaining campus events perfect for the Winter season!

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