Campus events: Feb. 10 – 14

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:

Monday, Feb. 10

  • DSU elections: Voting week – 12-7pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 12-7pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.

Tuesday, Feb. 11

  • DSU elections: Voting week – 9am-4pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 9am-4pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 2-4pm in the Anvil Office Tower. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.

Wednesday, Feb. 12

  • Black history month screening: Black experiences – 2:00 – 2:20pm in both the New Westminster (quiet study space) and Coquitlam Campus (library classroom). Watch a movie screening in honour of Black History Month. Both campus libraries will be streaming the documentary film Black Experiences, directed and produced by Aaron Floresco. Refreshments will be provided.
  • Urban challenges forum – Urban wild: Animals in the city – 6:30 – 8pm in room N2201 at the New Westminster Campus. This forum will discuss how modern urban spaces are often perceived as only for humans, and how the city was and is where many wild animals make their home. Begging the question: how can we do more to support positive human-wildlife cohabitation? Featuring SFU Assistant Prof Dr. Rosemary-Clair Collard and Wildlife Rescue Association of BC Support Centre Manager, Andrea Morgan. Free and open to the public.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 12-7pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 12-7pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 11am-1pm in the Anvil Office Tower. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • World of dance: Hip hop/R&B – 5-6pm in the New Westminster Movement Studio. This is an upbeat, dynamic, and diverse dance session offered throughout the year. Join this dance session for rhythmic movement and cultural tastings!

Thursday, Feb. 13

  • DSU elections: Voting week – 9am-4pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 9am-4pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • Consent and sexual health awareness booth – 10am – 2pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Join the Student Wellness Awareness Team (SWAT) to talk about consent on campus and to learn about safe sex.
  • Intramurals: Open gym – 4:30–6pm in the Pinetree Community Centre near the Coquitlam Campus. Intramurals are a great way to stay active, meet new friends, build campus community and try a variety of new sports. All Coquitlam Campus intramurals are offered at the Pinetree Community Centre, next to the campus, in Gym 3. Bring your Student ID card and proof of your current class registration.
  • Arts at One – 1pm at the Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, New Westminster Campus. Listen and enjoy the musical experiment that is Rick Maddocks & Sun Belt. Free and open to the public.

Friday, Feb. 14 ~ Happy Valentine’s Day ❤︎

  • DSU elections: Voting week – 9am-12pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • DSU elections: Voting week – 9am-12pm in the Coquitlam Campus atrium. Cast your vote for your 2020-2021 DSU Elected Student Representatives. To vote, please bring your Douglas College student ID or Government-Issued ID.
  • First year Fridays: First year fit – 3:30 – 5pm in the New Westminster Campus concourse. Show yourself some love this Valentine’s Day by learning about your physical fitness. There will be plenty of games and healthy snacks.
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls March – 10am in the New Westminster Campus, upper cafeteria. Join Indigenous Student Services, the Douglas Students’ Union and students on the march for the annual memorial march for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG).  

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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