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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of October 5, 2020

Tue, 6 October, 2020 at 12:29 pm

 Week of October 5, 2020

 

 



Campus Movie Fest – Register By Oct. 6

Join ASCC and make a movie in a week! Register by October 6 at https://campusmoviefest.com/cc

 

 

Through November 20

 

STEM Virtual Campus Tours 

Virtual tours will be offered October 2 through November 20. We will speak with admissions, exploring student academic support programs and hear from Cañada alum at the campuses. This is method we will be facilitating our campus explorations during the pandemic, join us, you can even enjoy the tour in your pajamas! Reach out to Rance Bobo (bobor@smccd.edu or Zoom: https://smccd.zoom.us/my/rancebobo or 650-381-3559 to get information on a college of your choice.

 


October 6

 

Gender Roles in Latinx Households 


2-3 p.m.

Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMGenderRoles

How many times have you heard los hombres no lloran y las mujeres se quedan en casa? Join us as we explore how gender roles at home can affect your academic, social and personal life, and how we can be self-advocates. 

 


October 7

 

STEM Speaker Series – Arturo Montoya, Computer Engineer at Ebay

5-6 p.m.
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 97210972164  

Arturo will discuss how it’s important to work smarter not harder. Everyone is encouraged to attend the Speaker Series and check out the new interactive format, “After Hours in the STEM Center with Rance Bobo.” The new speaker series format is an interactive late-night interview style which allows the viewers to ask questions during the interview. You can watch previously recorded episodes, but why just watch when you can participate live!

 


October 8

 

Getting the Vote and Your Voice Out


11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Event Registration: Register Now

Professor Alicia Aguirre, City Council member and former Mayor of Redwood City, will lead a discussion of the importance of voting and ways to promote voting in your community. She will also discuss ways to get your voice out and the voice of others out, even if you are not able to vote.

 

Amazon Virtual Information and Q&A Session II

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Event Link: Join Zoom Session

The Career Center is hosting a second virtual information session with Amazon. Amazon is rapidly growing in the Bay Area creating new and exciting opportunities for job seekers in the community! Some of the opportunities that will be discussed are positions in the Amazon sorting centers as well as Whole Foods Markets. 

 

The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors


2 p.m.

Zoom Log in: https://tinyurl.com/MoreUKnow4

Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic for this session is Early Finals Prep.

 

October 9

 

Coming Out Day

 

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CAN20ComingOut

Join Student Senate and the Gender Sexuality Alliance to learn about LGBTQIA+ history. The first 40 participants will get a free LGBTQIA_ 3x5 foot flag of choice sent to them!

 

Intersectionality - Una Platica Sobre Genero y Sexualidad 

12-1 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMIntersectionality

Join us as we explore the unique intersections of gender, sexuality & Latinidad from members of the campus community. 

 


October 12

 

¡Te Pasas! Explorando Racismo 

 

5-6 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMRacismo

En observación del Día de los Pueblos Indígenas, únase a nosotros para una conversación sobre los temas del racismo, el colorismo y la opresión de nuestras comunidades indígenas en América Latina. Para prepararse para la conversación, recomendamos escuchar este episodio de podcast de Cafe con Chisme.

 


October 13

 

Virtual Transfer Day

10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Event Link: https://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/transferday.php 

Students can learn about 4-year colleges and universities, ask questions, and to explore their educational options. Additional information can be found here.

 

Testimonios de Nuestros Transfer Students 

2-3:30 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMTransfer

A student panel of various Latinx alumni who have transferred from Cañada. They will share their story and resources that aided their success. 

 


October 13-14

 

Social Science Discipline Days

October 13 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Professor Eck, Philosophy
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/609357903

 

October 13 from 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Professors Alison Field and Michael Stanford, History
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/85200357135

 

October 14 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Professor Lezlee Ware, Political Science 
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/92351063384?pwd=NnBYdjM3VEN1a3NYcXJxK0VjditTdz09#success 

 

October 13 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Professors Ami Smith and Natalie Alizaga, Psychology
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/83936927368

Join us via Zoom to learn more about Social Sciences majors, transfer and career opportunities in the ‘other’ sciences!

 


October 14

 

The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors

 

10 -11a.m.
Event Link: https://tinyurl.com/moreuknow5  

Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic for this session is Check-in.

 

STEM Speaker Series – Milene La Torre, Design Engineer, Kembcon Engineers

5-6 p.m. 
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 97210972164  

Everyone is encouraged to attend the Speaker Series and check out the new interactive format, “After Hours in the STEM Center with Rance Bobo.” The new speaker series format is an interactive late night interview style which allows the viewers to ask questions during the interview. You can watch previously recorded episodes, but why just watch when you can participate live!

 


Bridging the Gap from Art to Action: Contemporary Artists Share their Political Activism

 

6:30-8 p.m.
Event Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_faG9wsnrT_ao6One5V7zMg

Lauren Olivia Ruffin, JD,  Co-Founder, Crux an organization that supports Black artists, and founder of the Artist Campaign Schoola group that trains artists how to run political campaigns, will lead a dynamic discussion of political and anti-racism art.  Three artist activists Sheldon Scotthttps://sheldonscottstudios.com/Kristina Wonghttp://kristinawong.com/ and

Michelle Angela Ortizhttps://www.michelleangela.com/ will share their political and anti-racism work. 

 


October 15

 

Flex Day. No Classes.

 

Foro Comunitario: Apoyando a Nuestra Comunidad en estos Tiempos

 

6-7:30 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMForo

Join us as we conclude Latinx Heritage Month with a community forum and learn what Cañada College is doing to combat Anti-Blackness and support our students during COVID-19.

 


October 16

 

Critical Conversations: Community Read

 

1:30-3 p.m.
Event Registration: TBD

Please save the date for our upcoming Critical Conversations and be on the lookout in the coming weeks for additional information on how to participate. 

 


October 20


Third Annual (virtual) President’s Luncheon

 

12 p.m.
Event Registration: https://canadacollege.edu/luncheon/

Please join us for the Third Annual President’s Luncheon to raise funds to support students’ basic essential needs. 

 


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