The good news is that you still have a chance to catch the Spokane Chiefs in some nail-biting, adrenaline pumping, hockey action this year. There are just five more matches this year, set for March 8, 10, 11, 15 and 18, and the puck drops at 7:05 pm. Justin, our Director of Student Services went last weekend and says “This is a must-do event in Spokane. If you have not been to a match yet, go while you can! It is an experience to remember!”
SCEL Presents will feature Greg Youmans, a native of Boise, ID, a graduate of the University of Texas, who trained in orchestral playing and developed interest in other styles. He is currently a member of Spokane and Yakima Symphonies and performer of a one-man band.
11AM, Thursday, March 9th at the Spokane College of English Language
Students who study English at SCEL can pathway directly into Eastern Washington University! Sign up for English classes today at www.usa-english.com, or email our Academic Director, Ben Whitmore, at email@example.com
Today’s Best of Spokane features teacher-picks for the best community events around Spokane. Spokane has a welcoming community, with events almost every weekend during the summer. The top four picks are listed below, be sure to click on the link to explore some of the cool events that make Spokane such a wonderful place to study English!
In addition to Spokane being an educational hub, Spokane hosts many sports teams. As part of our Best of Spokane series, we asked our wonderful teachers, “What is your favorite spectator sport in Spokane?” The most popular answers were to watch Spokane Chiefs Hockey, Spokane Indians Baseball, Spokane Empire Football and Spokannibals Roller Derby. When you come to study English in Spokane, be sure to take advantage of our exciting sporting events!
Bryan Witte is a graduate student studying Fisheries Management at Eastern Washington University. SCEL Presents will feature his presentation “Fishes of Eastern Washington: Description and Ecology.” This talk will focus on the types of fish present in Eastern Washington (both native and nonnative species) as well as how these fish make a living in our waterways.
Tuesday, February 28, 11:30AM at the Spokane College of English Language
In our inaugural SCEL Presents: Campus to Community Connection, The Spokane College of English Language welcomes Teri Koski. Koski is a poet and President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She will present her personal, powerful story detailing her past and how it has made her the community leader that she is today.
SCEL Presents takes place in the center of the Spokane College of English Language. Students are expected to attend, community members are welcome.
Get out of the house this weekend and see one of Spokane’s architectural wonders up close and personal, for free! While they offer a flexible schedule for self-guided tours, “guided tours of the cut-stone, English Gothic Revival cathedral designed by Spokanite Harold C. Whitehouse are also available. St. John’s features a unique collection of Medieval-style French stained glass by Charles J. Connick and William Willet & Sons, a 4,100+ pipe organ, and a 49-bell carillon.”
Join Spokane Teachers Credit Union representative Erik Puthoff for a discussion about financial literacy. Be prepared for a dynamic discussion, so bring your questions and be prepared to learn about the US banking system.