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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 28, 2020

Tue, 29 September, 2020 at 12:22 pm

 

Week of September 28, 2020

 

Free Drive-Thru Emergency Food Distribution at Skyline & CSM

If you, your family, or students you interact with are in need of free groceries during this challenging The San Mateo County Community College District, in partnership with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, is holding FREE Drive-thru Emergency Food Distributions, every Wednesday and Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday distributions take place at Skyline College, and Friday distributions take place at College of San Mateo.

WEDNESDAYS (Skyline College):

  • Time:           11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
  • Location:     Skyline College
  • Address:      3300 College Dr., San Bruno, CA 94066
    (Please use Skyline Blvd entrance)

FRIDAYS (College of San Mateo):

  • Time:           11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
  • Location:     College of San Mateo
  • Address:      1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for all Food Distributions

  • COVID-19 guidelines will be observed
  • Only Drive-thru customers will be served
  • Open to all students and the community
  • This does not impact public charge
  • No I.D. is required to pick up food
  • We will distribute food while supplies last

Our goal is to increase access to healthy and nutritious food for students, their families and our community. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Library Workshops & Curbside Pick Up

The Cañada College Library is hosting a series of drop-in workshops throughout the semester. Workshops will be offered in English and Spanish. View and register for upcoming sessions here. In addition, students, faculty and staff can request Library items for curbside pick up, including: textbooks, graphic novels, ESL readers, Spanish language books, and items from regular circulating collection. For more information, visit: https://guides.canadacollege.edu/curbside

 

September 29

Charlas y Dichos

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

A time to share about our culturas and how our stories honor our different traditions, language, and so much more!

 

September 30

STEM Speaker Series –Michael Lewis Oberti, Systems Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories

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! This week’s special guest will be Michael Lewis Oberti, an SMCCCD STEM alum who transferred from CSM. He will be talking about his experiences as a Systems Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. Don’t just sit back and watch the episode later, come join live and be a part of the experience!

 

October 1

District ADA Plan Public Forums: Presentation and Comments

Public Forum #1 from 9-11 a.m.
Zoom Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/91930705571

Public Forum #2 from 3-5 p.m.
Zoom Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/96065929366 

The San Mateo County Community College District will hold two public forums for presentation and public comment on the draft ADA (Americans with Disabilities) Plan. All are invited to participate.

 

Latinx Game Night

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

Come play loteria and sing karaoke with fellow Latinx students virtually.

 

October 2

Last Day to Apply for Degree – Certificate

 

October 2- 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 5

Cañada College & Half Moon Bay: A Plática with Ayudando Latinos a Soñar (ALAS)

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

Engage in conversation with our community partner, ALAS, and learn about advocacy projects, community counseling and youth programming.


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: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8wPVoVy9Stm1terizCPRLg

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: https://zoom.us/j/99351307162?pwd=WXNUTTBsZzFUUzliS1FoMitlUk83dz09

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.

If you are interested in finding out about these wonderful opportunities, please join us using the event link above.

 

October 9

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.

 

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.

 




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