News briefs: 3/7/2016

STUDENT-CENTER-1Building for Success: The office of Student Organizations at Student Development and Activities presents the Expanding Potentials: Building for Success project. They invite all students, staff, and faculty interested in building their network to share their teamwork or leadership experience and find out about resources for success outside of the classroom to attend the three-session-long workshop. The sessions are on March 17 and 31, as well as, April 14, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. in LA 138. The event includes a free lunch.


Volunteer opportunities: On Saturday, March 5, shifts are available from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. for those interested in volunteering for Free College Day. For this event, WCC opens its doors to the community, offering an array of free classes. Volunteers will handle way-finding and registration. There is a critical training session on Friday, March 4 at 5:30 p.m. Volunteers will receive dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday and a T-shirt.


Volunteers are needed to help with the WCC-UM hosted Science Fair on March 11 and 12. Volunteers will help with set-up, a special project, act as liaison between students and judges, as well as help pass out awards. Sign up on campus connect to help and give back to your campus.


Victor Ghannam, Oud Player: Victor Ghannam is a self-taught musician who has performed North, Central, and South America, as well as Europe and the Middle East with a variety of instruments, mainly the oud and Qanoun. He has been a featured artist on Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules, Legendary Journeys and Spartacus. On Wednesday, March 16, Ghannam will play the Oud, an Arabic instrument while two WCC students from Syria sing in their native language, from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. at the Java Spot.


Talent Show:  On March 17 at 6:00 p.m., WCC hosts its talent show at the Towsley Auditorium in the ML Building. The show is free, open to the public and all ages are welcome to attend. A student is collecting canned and dry goods for Gleaners Food Pantry. Volunteers are also needed for ushering, crowd control and talent management.


Bake sale hosted by the Muslim Student Association: Join the MSU on Thursday, March 3 from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 on the first floor of the Student Center as they offer an array of sweets and treats. For more information, contact the club at 


Stress Reduction Event: School and other life responsibilities can be challenging. On Wednesday, March 8, students can stop by the first floor of the Student Center to get tips and tricks for keeping the stress at a minimum from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.



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