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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of November 13, 2017

Tue, 14 November, 2017 at 8:41 am

Week of November 13, 2017

SIGN UP: San Francisco State University Visit with Adelante Program 

December 1 from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Please sign up in Building 6, Room 105 by Friday, November 17

Join the ¡ESO! Adelante Program in their first visit to their partner university, San Francisco State. Following the morning visit, students will also visit the De Young Museum's exhibit: Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire. Tickets are sponsored by the ASCC Center for Student Life and Leadership Development Vending Commission. Open to all students. Limited tickets. First come, first serve sign up.

November 14

University Representative Visit: Notre Dame De Namur University

10 a.m. –12 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Notre Dame De Namur University.

Tea Time with TRIO

2-3 p.m.
Building 9, Second Floor

You deserve a break!  Come enjoy coffee, tea and cookies.  Meet other students, staff, and faculty. Learn about what is happening at Cañada.

November 15

Last Day to Drop from Semester Length Classes

The Art of Appropriation

12-1 p.m.
Library (Building 9, Third Floor)

Enjoy a student art opening in the Library! Take in paintings by Cañada student Diallo, John H. Jones. Snacks and beverages will be served.

Want to Know About the First Amendment?

1-2:15 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

PTK welcome’s Peter Bonilla, Vice President of FIRE’s Individual Rights Defense Program since 2009. An advocate of freedom of expression, Bonilla will talk about the First Amendment.

Cañada Men’s Basketball vs. West Valley College

7 p.m.
College of San Mateo Gymnasium – Building 8

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

November 16

International Ed Week

9 a.m.-1 p.m. The Grove
7-8  p.m. Building 9, Room 154

Enjoy several activities such as: International Fashion Show/Talent Show, resource tables, Yukata demonstrations, international food tasting, calligraphy booth and more!

Q&A:  CSU & UC Applications & Other Transfer-related Questions

1 p.m.
Transfer Center Building 9, First Floor

Counselors and Staff will be available to answer your transfer questions and assist you with your CSU and UC Admission application.  

Interview Essentials Workshop

1 p.m.
Building 9, Room 206

Learn tips to prepare for a successful interview, including: purpose of an interview, types of interviews, how to prepare, what to wear and interview etiquette. 

November 18

Redwood Symphony Concert

Pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m.; Concert at 8 p.m.
Main Theatre (Building 3)

One has to swallow just a bit of skepticism to believe that John Corigliano set the words of seven classic Bob Dylan songs including “Mr. Tambourine Man,” “Blowin' in the Wind,” “All Along the Watchtower” and “Masters of War” to new music, without ever having heard the originals—but that's exactly how it happened. Prepare to have your mind blown!

November 20

Summer 2018 Global Internships Information Session          
12:45-1:45 p.m.
Building 5, Room 108

SMCCCD Study Abroad is now offering summer Global Internships in eight different cities around the world: Cape, Town, Dublin, Hong Kong, New York, Prague, San Francisco, Santiago, Singapore. Learn about the cities, industry sectors, timeline, benefits of interning abroad, and the many scholarship opportunities you can apply for to make this experience a reality. For more information about Global Internships and to RSVP for the Global Internships Info Session, email

Q&A:  CSU & UC Applications & Other Transfer-related Questions

1 p.m.
Transfer Center Building 9, First Floor

Counselors and Staff will be available to answer your transfer questions and assist you with your CSU and UC Admission application.   

Summer 2018 Short-Term Study Abroad Programs Information Session

2-3 p.m.
Building 5, Room 108

Want to study abroad and explore the world, but can't be away for too long? Want to earn three college credits while immersing yourself in another culture and experiencing life in another country? Think about traveling with your professor on a short-term study abroad experience this summer! SMCCCD professors will be leading 2-3-week short-term study abroad programs this summer in the following countries: Brazil | Ghana | South Africa | Costa Rica |Italy. Come to an info session to see photos and hear from the professors about the courses, costs, and program highlights of each destination, as well as scholarship opportunities. Email to RSVP.

November 22

University Representative Visit: Cogswell College

10:30 a.m. –2 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Cogswell College.

November 23-25

Declared Recess – Thanksgiving
Campus closed and will re-open on November 27.

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