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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of October 11, 2021

Tue, 12 October, 2021 at 10:19 am

Week of October 11, 2021

 

Campus Closed on October 13 for Flex Day - No Classes, Campus Services

Cañada College will be hosting a Flex Day for faculty and staff to participate in professional development on October 13. In order to allow all faculty and staff to participate, there will be no classeson October 13 and Cañada College campus services will be unavailable. The campus will resume services on Thursday, October 14.

 

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 website.

 

October Happenings in the Library

Sign up for Fall Library Workshops on MLA and APA citation, Plagiarism, and identifying fake news. All workshops are held through Zoom. Browse eBooks, audiobooks, films and documentaries to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. Get in the spooky mood with scary books and streaming movies provided by the Library. Read the Library’s October newsletter here.

 

October 12 

Men’s Soccer vs West Valley College

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

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

 

October 13 

Flex Day (No Classes or Campus Services)

 

STEM Speaker Series: Data Analyst Experience in Startups and Silicon Valley Companies

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

The featured speaker is Hubert Lo, Founder of LearnAnalytics.org, an organization that inspires others to learn more about the world of data, product, and technology. Hubert has more than seven years experience in Analytics and Data working in Silicon Valley tech companies including: Apple, Facebook and Enjoy technology. 

 

October 14 

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 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 15 

Cañada College Town Hall

2:15-3:30 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/82598692924

The purpose of the forum is to provide our college community with important updates on items including: Construction/Facilities, Presidential Search Committee and Timeline, HR, Health & Safety, Instruction and Student Services. The forum will be held virtually- log in detail to come.

 

October 16 

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!

 

October 18 

Personal Insight Questions (PIQ)

1- 2 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/89055009031?pwd=WUlUbnVoR2Z0T3h4em5aVkkrZEtLUT09

Students will learn about UC PIQ, how to select four questions out of seven options, and the content may consider for each question.

 

Indigenous People’s Day

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Zoom Log In: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/82438885267?pwd=Sjgwd1czcENwZlhQUnN6TmVhOEZGQT09

Join us in commemorating and honoring the histories and cultures of Indigenous Peoples. ASCC is committed to truth-telling, refuting misrepresentations from the past and recognizing the Indigenous Peoples rightful place as the true natives of this land.

 

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.

 

October 20 

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.

 

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: 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

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!

 

 

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

 

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