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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of February 3, 2020

Tue, 4 February, 2020 at 2:13 pm
Week of February 3, 2020



February 4

Men’s Baseball vs Sacramento City College

2 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Sacramento City College!


February 5

Internship Fair

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Grove
Please join us for our Internship Fair! This event is for all students to help you facilitate learning opportunities outside the classroom. These experiences provide opportunities for you to apply classroom theory to "real world" situations thus enhancing academic and career goals. 

STEM Speaker Series: The Importance of Internships

5-6 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

The Spring STEM Speaker Series kicks off with a panel of four Cañada students who participated in internships over the summer. They will be discussing their experience along with the work they did. They also will be conveying how the internship solidified their discussion to continue in their major and the benefits of internships.


February 6

Equity Lecture Series: What is Bias and How Does it Relate to You?

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

Psychology Professor Dr. Ami Smith will discuss types of bias Discussion: what experiences have you had and how can we address bias?. A light lunch will be served.


February 7

Men’s Baseball vs Lassen College

10 a.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Lassen College!


February 8

Men’s Baseball vs Santa Rosa Junior College

1 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Santa Rosa Junion College!


February 11

Cañada College Blood Drive
10 a.m. – 2: p.m.
Bloodmobile near the Bookstore

Every 2 seconds, someone needs blood. Most of us will need blood in our lifetime. Save a life and donate blood! Sign up on the Cañada College Blood Drive- Appointment Link. For questions, please contact johnsonk@smccd.edu

February 12

STEM Speaker Series: Coming Out in STEM: How Being Queer Makes Me a Better Stem Cell Biologist

5-6 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

Carolyn is a Ph.D. Student in Stanford’s Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine program, and they are wholeheartedly captivated by developmental neurobiology. They completed their undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, where they worked in the lab of Dr. Laura Grabel to derive inhibitory interneurons from human embryonic stem cells. At Stanford, Carolyn seeks to understand how we can more accurately model early human brain development in vitro. When not in lab, Carolyn is also a coordinator of the Stanford Prison Education Project and is on staff at Stanford Queer Student Resources.


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