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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of November 30, 2020

Tue, 1 December, 2020 at 3:46 pm

Week of November, 2020


Partnership with San Mateo County Health Brings Free Flu Shots to SMCCCD Campuses

In collaboration with District Nurses, San Mateo County Health is offering free flu shots for SMCCCD students, faculty, and staff. If you work or take classes at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, or Skyline College, you can come to any college campus for a free flu shot on the following dates/times:

 

Wednesday, December 2

Skyline College

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. 

Campus Flu Shot Map

Wednesday, December 9

Cañada College

12 – 3 p.m. 

Campus Flu Shot Map

Drive-ups and walk-ups are welcome!  No ID or pre-registration required. 

You must wear a facial covering and clothing that provides easy access to your shoulder for a flu shot. 

Do not come to campus if you are sick, tested positive for COVID-19, or have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days.

Prior to receiving a flu shot you will need to pass a temperature check, COVID-19 symptom and history screening, have no contraindications to the flu vaccine, and provide information to be entered into CAIR (the California immunization registry).

Information at http://covid-19.smccd.edu/flushots


The Cañada College Scholarship is now open to all students!  

By filling out this one application, a student is automatically connected to over 50 scholarships.  All your students should apply as soon as possible! 

Scholarship Workshop: Tuesday, December 8 at 10 a.m. 

To attend complete our reservation form click HERE. 

You can access the application form here:  

https://smccd.academicworks.com/users/sign_up 

Please contact Celia Arceo at Arceoc@smccd.edu or (650) 306-3172 if you have any questions. 

 

December 1

Adapting to the New Normal: Mental Wellness Through Transition with Greg Vogt

5-6 p.m.
Event Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VWbhTiyqS3yYkCewqnNT7w

 In this virtual talk, Active Minds Speaker and Author, Greg Vogt explores how we can navigate the many challenging transitions we are all facing through the pandemic by focusing on our mental wellness. Attendees will leave with the understanding that it’s okay to not be okay right now, all of our experiences and reactions to the pandemic are valid and real, and whatever you are feeling, you are not alone.

 

December 1- 4

Transfer Center Drop in Hours for UC Application Extension

December 1: 3 – 4 p.m.
December 2: 2 -3 p.m.
December 3: 1- 3 p.m.
December 4: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  and 1- 3 p.m.

Drop in Hours Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/89115388799?pwd=dGd4RFY1dmthbFVicmJ2cGpDSnE4dz09

The UC application deadline has been extended to December 4. With this, the Transfer Center is offering drop-in hours this week dedicated to answer students’ questions regarding their applications and review their UC personal statement. For more information, visit the Transfer Center website.

 

 December 2

Cañada College Health Services Presents Planned Parenthood

2 p.m.

Event Log in: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81795979767?pwd=ZTRBSGZ3MGpxZ0RZOFc      4SWRid3hDQT09
Meeting ID: 817 9597 9767
Passcode: PPMM2020

Come join this very informative and educational webinar on STI’s (sexually transmitted infections) with an emphasis on HPV (human papillomavirus). 


December 3

How to Apply for a State Job Virtual Info Sessions

12-1:30 p.m.
Event Registration: https://bit.ly/2UzSA9B

Learn how to make a career and difference by working at the State of California. Working for California means much more than showing up for a job. As an employee, you will be able to work on programs that are vital to the economic growth of our community and state. Presented by California Employment Development Department and SJPL Works.

 

The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors

4 -5 p.m.
Event Link: https://tinyurl.com/moreuknow11  

Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic: Finals Study Tips & Words of Encouragement.

 

December 4

Destress Day

12 – 1 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/ASCCZenGarden

Come celebrate the end of the semester with Student Senate and learn about zen gardens, meditation, and coping strategies as we head into finals. First 50 to attend get their own free mini Zen garden!

 

December 10

How to Apply for a State Job Virtual Info Sessions

10-11:30 a.m.
Event Registration: https://bit.ly/3f9Gg9i

Learn how to make a career and difference by working at the State of California. Working for California means much more than showing up for a job. As an employee, you will be able to work on programs that are vital to the economic growth of our community and state. Presented by California Employment Development Department and SJPL Works.

 

Therapy Dogs Providing Virtual Snuggles!

12-12:30 p.m.
Event link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/85423141777

Providing stress relief for college students during finals week at a community college campus at a virtual visit. Volunteers will be wearing their volunteer uniform, and the therapy dogs will either be wearing a therapy dog bandanna or a therapy dog vest. The teams will talk with the students, demonstrate a trick/command their dog can do, and/or share something their dog enjoys doing.


AT&T Virtual Information Session

Business Sales: 12 p.m.
Retail Sales: 1 p.m.
In Home Sales: 2 p.m.

Event Registration: https://bit.ly/2KDw9OZ 

Interested in Working at AT&T?  AT&T is hosting an event to help you learn more about their career opportunities. They have many openings in the Bay Area from entry level to management that could be a great fit for you. Retail, In Home Sales Experts, and Business Sales will each have their own call, candidates are welcome to register for one or all sessions that they are interested in pursuing. Please register at the link above to attend the sessions. Deadline to register is December 8.

 

December 13-19

Final Examinations (Day & Evening Classes)

 

December 17

How to Apply for a State Job Virtual Info Sessions

12-1:30 p.m.
Event Registration: https://bit.ly/36ZsZN9

Learn how to make a career and difference by working at the State of California. Working for California means much more than showing up for a job. As an employee, you will be able to work on programs that are vital to the economic growth of our community and state. Presented by California Employment Development Department and SJPL Works.

 

December 19

Day & Evening Classes End

 

December 24-January 1, 2021

Winter Recess

 

January 19, 2021

Day & Evening Classes Begin

 





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