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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of October 18, 2021

Tue, 19 October, 2021 at 10:55 am

Week of October 18, 2021

 

Fifth Annual Undocumented Student Action Week

This year our District’s three Dream Centers have collaborated to present the 5th Annual Undocu-Week taking place October 18 through October 22. This year’s timely theme is Change in Action. The week’s events aim to celebrate achievements, answer questions and raise awareness about SMCCCD’s undocumented students, and most importantly, to grow and inspire our community to action! For more information visit: https://bit.ly/UNDOCUWEEKINFOSITE

 

October is Transfer Month!

On Tuesdays in October, we invite faculty and staff to proudly wear their Alma Mater, or shirt from the university of their choice, to promote transfer options and share their experience at the university with students. For virtual learners, you may also use a background of your Alma Mater or university logo in the Zoom background and/or any other platforms that we meet with students virtually. For more information on Transfer Month, visit the Transfer Center [https/canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/] website.

 

October 19 & 20

Social Sciences Discipline Days

Join the Social Sciences in a celebration of Social Sciences Discipline Days! Tune into to the virtual sessions to learn more about Social Sciences majors, transfer and career opportunities in the ‘other’ sciences!

Tuesday, October 19
12-2 p.m. with Professor David Eck, Philosophy
Zoom link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/88615536810

1-2 p.m. with Professor Jessica Kaven, Communication Studies
Zoom link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/88615536810

2:30-3:30 p.m. with Professors Natalie Alizaga & Ami Smith, Psychology
Zoom link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/84896904001?from=addon

Wednesday, October 20
12:30-1:30 p.m. with Professors Paul Roscelli, Economics & Lezlee Ware, Political Science
Zoom link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/87416846770?from=addon

2:30-3:30 p.m. with Professors Alison Field & Michael Stanford, History
Zoom link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/87904515683?from=addon

 

October 19

Men’s Soccer vs Folsom Lake College

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Folsom Lake College.

 

Immigration Legal Updates & Know your Rights

4 p.m.
Zoom Registration: bit.ly/UNDOCUWEEKLEGAL21

Learn about changes in policies happening around immigration & learn about the rights you have regardless of status! The event is hosted by Immigration Institute of the Bay Area. 

 

October 20

Game Night a FIRE & Dream Centers' Collaboration

12 p.m.
Zoom Link: bit.ly/UNDOCUWEEK21

Come spare some time for some fun and community! FIRE (Fighting for Immigration Rights & Equity) is a student-run space to create community.

 

Financial Aid for Transfer Students

1- 2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdOqqqjkjG9H3vMckPLqA9cE1d21fio-5

Students will learn about available financial aid resources, types of financial aid, eligibility requirements, policies, and how and when they may apply before transferring to a 4-year university.

 

Drop-in MLA Citation Help

5-6 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Have questions about your works cited, references, or in-text citations? Stop by on Zoom to talk to a librarian about it.

 

STEM Speaker Series: “The future of Aerospace: in and out of the classroom”

5-6 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/82385096317 

The featured speaker is Brian Andrade. Brian is a native of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. First attending high school and then university in the area, ultimately receiving both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from San Jose State University by the end of 2017. After attaining his Master’s degree he returned to San Jose State to teach aerodynamics in the program, taking over the class from the department chair. Shortly afterwards in 2018, he started as a simulation and modeling engineer with BAE Systems, performing computational fluid dynamics simulations on all aspects of vehicle aero and thermodynamics. He continues in both teaching and engineering roles today.

 

October 21

Plagiarism: What it is and How to Avoid it

12-1 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Don't be the student whose paper is rejected because Turnitin says you plagiarized! Learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

 

CSU Impaction and ADT Benefits

1-2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAodeGuqjIvHNJlAMzofAm4MahZw1ujiQur

Students will learn about the impactions at CSU and UC campuses, how the impaction may influence on their admissions to a CSU campus and how they may strategize to enhance the admission application status.

 

Facilities Master Plan Forum

2:30-4 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/CANADAFMP

The San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) is undertaking the development of our Campus Facilities Master Plans (FMP). Please join us for a virtual community meeting to learn more about this effort at Cañada College. The meetings will introduce you to the process, objectives and goals of the FMP and serve as a forum to share key findings from the initial phase of planning.

 

APA Basics in 30 minutes

6-6:30 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Need to use APA for your papers and research projects? Join me for this 30-minute workshop covering the basics for APA in-text citations and reference lists. Leave with tips, tricks, and tools that will help you nail your APA citations!

 

October 22

UndocuWeek Keynote Speaker

10-11 a.m.
Zoom Link: bit.ly/UNDOCUWEEK21

Featured speaker is Lysley Tenorio. Lysley is the author of Monstress: Stories and The Son of Good Fortune.

 

MLA Basics in 30 Minutes

11- 11:30 a.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Need to use MLA for your research papers? Join the librarian for this 30-minute workshop covering the basics for MLA in-text citations and works cited lists. Leave with tips, tricks, and tools that will help you nail your MLA citations!

 

APA Basics in 30 minutes

1-1:30 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Need to use APA for your papers and research projects? Join me for this 30-minute workshop covering the basics for APA in-text citations and reference lists. Leave with tips, tricks, and tools that will help you nail your APA citations!

 

Men’s Soccer vs Chabot College

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Chabot College.

 

October 25

Good Source or Fake News?

10-11 a.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Not sure if your source is valid? Confused by fake news or disinformation on the internet? Worried that the websites you're using might not be good enough for your professor? Drop in and we'll go over what you've found! We can determine if what you have is good, and teach you how to confirm your sources in the future.

 

CSU Admission Application

1 – 2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/81497011731?pwd=ZmN5R1hjWjd4d3d0RFR0em40R1RKQT09

Students will learn about the CSU admissions policies and learn to complete the CSU application.

 

October 26

Transfer Day

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: Each university offers own Zoom room. A list of universities and their information will be available on October 22 at the Transfer Center webpage.

Students may register to receive a list of university participants earlier. This is an opportunity for students to connect and network with the university admission advisers. Students may drop-in to chat with the 65+ University representatives from in-state and out-of-state universities. Students will learn about the opportunities Universities offer, compare their offerings, and select the best choices for them. Students may also ask more specific questions about their progress toward their transfer to that institution.

 

Women’s Soccer vs Skyline College

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Skyline College!

 

October 27

Writing Center Workshop: Thesis Statements and Essay Outlining

6-7 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/89059446400

In this Writing Center workshop, we will cover how to craft a powerful working thesis statement and how to begin outlining the essay. Bring your essay assignments!

 

October 28

Transfer options and Choosing a University

1-2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcemurzItEt1s3kj02NWEhJaqY-fQQHv6

This session will inform students to transfer options, the admission requirements and the important facts in choosing a university.

 

Women’s Soccer vs West Valley College

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on West Valley College!

 

Star Party 2021 (In Person)

7-9 p.m.
Cañada Observatory, Building 24. Parking in Lots 8 & 10

Come see the planets and stars through our telescopes! Enjoy the music and costumes. In case of cloudy weather this event will be postponed to the following week.

 

October 30

MLA Basics in 30 Minutes

11- 11:30 a.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Need to use MLA for your research papers? Join the librarian for this 30-minute workshop covering the basics for MLA in-text citations and works cited lists. Leave with tips, tricks, and tools that will help you nail your MLA citations!

 

November 2

Fourth Annual (Virtual) President’s Luncheon

12-12:30 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: canadacollege.edu/luncheon

The President’s Luncheon is our annual event to raise funds that contribute to the Cañada College Scholarship Fund for students’ daily basic needs such as: groceries, food vouchers, Chromebooks and hot spots to name a few.

 

CSU Admission Application

1 – 2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/81497011731?pwd=ZmN5R1hjWjd4d3d0RFR0em40R1RKQT09

Students will learn about the CSU admissions policies and learn to complete the CSU application.

 

Men’s Soccer vs Monterey Peninsula College

3 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Monterey Peninsula College.

 

November 3

UC Admission Application

1 – 2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/81139947989?pwd=VWNqVmF2ZjJObkZMUDJFMlhlTklVUT09

Students will learn about the UC admissions policies, and learn to complete the UC application.

 

Drop-in MLA Citation Help

5-6 p.m.
Zoom Registration Link: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Have questions about your works cited, references, or in-text citations? Stop by on Zoom to talk to a librarian about it.

 

 

For disability-related accommodations, please email: canvpss@smccd.edu or call (650) 306-3234.

 

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