MCS Events and Workshops Calendar

Fall 2021 Calendar

MCS Open House is an event we hold at the beginning of each academic quarter to welcome and inform new Bellevue College Students of our program and the services we provide.

When: Wednesday, Sept 29 @ 1:30pm-3:00pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS, UMOJA & PUENTE

Facilitated by: Henry Amaya

Join us for a presentation on goal setting, developing a criteria and a framework to achieve your SMART goals! Personal development demands that you create your own life goals and set out to achieve them.

When: Tuesday, Oct 5 @ 1:30pm-2:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: Multicultural Services (MCS) program

Facilitated by: Henry Amaya, Director, Multicultural Services

Have you ever had trouble getting through your textbook? Come and practice strategies that will help you connect, understand, and remember the information you read. In addition, you will learn ways to manage the time you spend on your reading. The tips you learn in this workshop come from both reading experts and fellow students who have shared their secrets. Have your textbook by your side if you can. 

When: Thursday, Oct 7 @ 1:30pm-2:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS and Reading Lab, Academic Success Center (ASC)

Facilitated by: Alison Mackenzie, INSTRUCTOR | READING LAB, Academic Success Center

In efforts to keep our BC community strong and connected, MCS is hosting a bi-weekly virtual MCS Community Lounge: Tea & Chat. Please come join us for this fall’s virtual check-in.

When: Bi-weekly on Fridays Oct 8, 22, Nov 5, 19, and Dec 3 @ 1:30pm-2:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams

Sponsored by: MCS We look forward to catching up with you at the Tea & Chat!

Come learn how to evaluate and fine-tune your research question to focus your research and write a more effective paper.

When: Tuesday, Oct 12 @ 11am-12pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS, Academic Success Center (ASC) and BC Library

Facilitated by: Carli Yip, SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT-AD, Academic Success Center and Elena Maans-Lorincz, LIBRARIAN-ASSOCIATE PROF, Library Media Center

Join us to learn how to cite your sources properly in-text and in your Works Cited or References list (citation apps often have style errors!)

When: Thursday, Oct 14 @ 11am-12pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS, Academic Success Center (ASC) and BC Library

Facilitated by: Carli Yip, SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT-AD, Academic Success Center
and Michelle Schewe, LIBRARIAN-ASSISTANT PROF, Library

Do you know what a peer reviewed scholarly article is?  Have you wondered, ‘what is the best way to read and remember the information presented in an article?’  Come to this workshop and learn strategies that will help you deepen your understanding of the text.  During this workshop, you will also have the chance to apply what you learned, so buckle up and get ready for some fun activities and tips.  Hope to see you there!

When: Wednesday, Oct 20 @ 1:30pm-2:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: Zoom (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS, BC Library and Reading Lab, Academic Success Center (ASC)

Facilitated by: Michelle Schewe, LIBRARIAN-ASSISTANT PROF, Library and Sophie Leung, INSTRUCTOR | READING LAB, Academic Success Center

In this workshop, you will learn of the step by step approach to researching career interest and career pathways. In addition, you will have the opportunity to practice researching your field of interest and career pathways using some of the career research tools covered in the workshop.

When: Wednesday, Nov 3 at 1-2:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: Zoom (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS and Center for Career Connections

Facilitated by: Chiew Jones, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, Center For Career Connections

In this workshop you will have the opportunity to network and learn from the industry professionals. Industry professionals will share their career story and you will get a chance to talk/connect with them in the breakout rooms.

When: Wednesday, Nov 17 @ 2:30pm-3:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: Zoom (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS and Center for Career Connections

Facilitated by: Chiew Jones – Associate Director and Kimberly Martin – Coordinator, Center For Career Connections

In this workshop, you will learn about the transfer process, the HBCU & HSI institutions, their programs of study, admission requirements, application processes, tuition fees, financial aid and boarding.  

When: Tuesday, Nov 16 @ 1-2:30pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: Zoom (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS, Transfer Center, Academic Success Center (ACS), TRIO and Student Programs

Facilitated by: Cesar Rangel, PROGRAM SPECIALIST, Academic Advising

In this workshop, you will learn tips on how to show, rather than tell, who you are for a more effective personal statements in college and/or scholarship applications.

When: Thursday, Nov 18 @ 11am-12pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: MS Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: MCS and Academic Success Center (ASC)

Facilitated by: Carli Yip, Special Assignment-AD – Academic Success Center

Need help with finals? Join us for our “Fall Quarter Virtual Study Jam” and receive FREE tutoring and help with research and writing from our expert tutors and librarians.

The event will feature:

  • FREE Tutoring for a variety of subjects
  • Research and Writing assistance from a librarian
  • De-stress activity featuring “Stress Management Strategies”
  • Free BC Swag for each eligible participant!
  • More!

When: Monday, December 13 at 10am-4pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Where: Microsoft Teams (Register here)

Sponsored by: Multicultural Services, Academic Success Center, BC Library, Student Programs, Counseling Center, Disability Resource Center, Neurodiversity Navigators, International Education, and TRIO Student Support Services.

Last Updated September 1, 2021