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Maps, Directions & Parking
Find Your Way to Cañada College and Around Campus

Class Schedule
A Complete List of Classes

 

Programs for College Students

Overview

Cañada College has a number of programs designed to provide unique opportunities for students, allowing them to focus full-time on their studies and fully benefit from a support system provided through The STEM Center at Cañada College. Programs for college student aim to increase student success by providing tutoring, Academic Excellence Workshops, peer mentoring, scholarships and internships.  Additionally, students are engaged in leadership development, scientific seminars, and field trips to industry and 4-year universities.

Summary of Programs

Program

Math Jam

 

Physics Jam

NASA Internship

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Online MJ Application

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Online Physics Jam Application

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ONLINE APPLICATION FORM!!

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Purpose

Improve math placement test result and prepare to take math

(Math Jam home)

Review physics or prepare to take physics

(Physics Jam Home)

Improve academic success of engineering students

(CiPair Home)

Eligibility

  • Students planning to attend Cañada College in Fall;
  • Current Cañada students looking to improve their math skills
  • High School graduating seniors attending Cañada College in Summer/Fall 2015;
  • Completion of Calculus 1

Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident

Must be an engineering student in one of the following California community colleges: Cañada College, College of San Mateo, Skyline College – preference is given to Cañada College engineering students

Must have completed at least 24 units of college credit by June, 2015, including first semester Calculus and first semester Physics Applicants for a full-time COMETS Fellow position must be planning to transfer to a four-year institution as an engineering major in Fall 2015.

Applicants for a half-time position must be planning to transfer to a four-year institution as an engineering major in Fall 2015 or Fall 2016. - See more at: http://www.canadacollege.edu/comets/index.php

Program Period

Winter 2015 Math Jams:

January 12-17:

Daytime Program: Monday through Friday 9am-3pm*

Evening Program: Monday through Friday 6-9pm*

Summer 2015 Math Jams:

June 8-13:

Daytime Program: Monday through Friday 9am-3pm*

Evening Program: Monday through Friday 6-9pm*


August 10-15:

Daytime Program: Monday through Friday 9am-3pm*

Evening Program: Monday through Friday 6pm-9pm*

*Placement Test retakes available Saturday Morning

Winter 2015 Physics Jam:

January 12-16:

Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm

 

Summer 2015 Math Jams:

June 8-12:

Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm

August 3-14*:

Monday through Friday, 9am-3pm

*August program is 2 weeks, contact Courtney if you're only able to attend 1 week

Summer students can attend ALL 3 weeks and continue to go over new material.

 

June 8 - August 13, 2015

Activities

Math Placement Test Prep, Priority Counseling Appointments for STEM majors, Introduction to STEM Career Exploration, Tutoring, Individual self-paced online study,  Small group lectures and demos

Review of math and physics concepts for upcoming course.

Individual self-paced lectures, study skills, and demos!

The 10-week COMETS Summer Internship Program will provide sixteen community college research internship positions. Participating students will be working with faculty from SFSU on NASA-themed research projects. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. - See more at:http://www.canadacollege.edu/comets/index.php

Number of participants

125 (in groups of 25-35 students)

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Incentives

Tuition scholarship
Free lunches
College starter kit
STEM Center membership opportunity

FREE PROGRAM!
Free lunches
Physics prep kit
STEM Center membership opportunity

  • $5,000 for full-time COMETS Fellow positions 
    • 4 positions
    • 32 hours a week
  • $3,000 for half-time internship positions 
    • 12 positions)
    • 20 hours a week

- See more at: http://www.canadacollege.edu/comets/index.php

Application Deadline

Dec 31, 2014 for January 12-17 Math Jam

May 23, 2015 for June 9-14 Math Jam

July 31, 2015 for August 11-16 Math Jam

Dec 31, 2014 for January 12-16 Physics Jam

May 23, 2015 for June 8-12 Physics Jam

July 31, 2015 for August 3-15 Physics Jam

Deadline:January 31, 2015  - See more at: http://www.canadacollege.edu/comets/index.php

Contact

Chris Woo
wooc@smccd.edu

Courtney Hadsell, PhD
hadsellc@smccd.edu

Amelito Enriquez, PhD
enriquez@smccd.edu

 

 

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