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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of February 10, 2020

Tue, 11 February, 2020 at 10:27 am


Week of February 10, 2020



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 salima@smccd.edu


February 12

Get Money for School

2:30-3 p.m. & 6-6:30 p.m.
Learning Center Lab (Building 9, Second Floor)

Learn about scholarships for undocumented students. Get started with your Cañada scholarship application, Dream Act and your personal statements. For more information, contact Saul Miranda at mirandas@smccde.edu


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.


February 13

Men’s Baseball vs Shasta College

2 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Shasta College!


Film Screening – Healing Justice
4 p.m.
Building 3, Room 142

Please join us for a screening of the film Healing Justice. This film is designed to spur dialogue and we will have time following the screening for discussion. As we continue our work to implement major initiatives such as Guided Pathways within an equity framework, it is crucial that we have an informed understanding of the structural barriers our students face.



February 14-17

Declares Recess for Lincoln’s Birthday & President’s Day



February 14

Men’s Baseball vs Feather River College

10 a.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Feather River College!


Men’s Baseball vs Shasta College

2 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Shasta College!


Men’s Basketball vs City College of San Francisco

7 p.m.
College of San Mateo Gym (Building 8)

Cheer on the Colts as they take on City College of San Francisco!



February 15

Men’s Baseball vs Shasta College

1 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Shasta College!



February 18

Men’s Baseball vs Laney College

2 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Laney College!



February 19

Men’s Basketball vs Skyline College

7 p.m.
College of San Mateo Gym (Building 8)

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Skyline College!


STEM Speaker Series: “The Fruit Fly’s dREAM”

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

Harmony Folse is a master's student in Genetics at Stanford. They are working in the Lipsick and Fuller labs studying the reproductive development of fruit flies. They have a passion for mentoring and science education and hope to become a full-time community college professor in the future.





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