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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 10, 2021

Tue, 11 May, 2021 at 11:30 am

Week of May 10, 2021


May 11

Jeopardy Night

5-6 p.m.
Zoom Registration:

All students are invited to de-stress and have a bit of fun before we kick in to finals. The event is also an opportunity to connect with fellow SMCCCD students, clubs, and resources available across all three campuses. Don’t miss out on the chance to win a prize and connect with your fellow SMCCCD community!


May 12

Immigration Update

5-6 p.m.
Zoom Registration:

Cañada College Free Legal Clinic will provide immigration updates. During this webinar, Maria Segarra, attorney and Skyline College Faculty, we will learn about DACA, TPS, Pathway to Immigration Status, and Public Charge. After the presentation, there will be a Q&A session. Please share your interest and register by May 11.


May 14

Critical Conversations Community Read

1:30-3 p.m.
Zoom Link:

Please join us for our Critical Conversations on Race: Community Read  where will be reviewing and discussing Ch. 16-18. Topics: failure, success, survival. The Cañada College campus community is invited to engage in a community read of Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s How to Be an Antiracist. The sections of the book have been distributed throughout the 2020 – 2021 academic year and will be paired with a critical conversation Zoom session. The dialogue will center on race with Dr. Kendi’s book as a springboard for the conversation. The dialogue may, and is encouraged, to explore the deeper impacts of race for each of us on campus, in our communities, and in the world. Please mark your calendars and review this website  for additional details, including how to access the readings.


Student Achievements and Awards Reception

4 p.m.
Event Registration:

This event is to acknowledge the achievements of students in the Transfer Program, STEM, Honors Transfer Program, Tutorial program and those who will be awarded scholarships.


After Party Transfer Mixer

5:30 p.m.
Event Link:

Transferring students will have the opportunity to gather in breakout rooms with fellow students who will be transferring to the same universities as well as faculty, staff and recent alumni who attended those schools. Learn everything that you want to know about transferring to your chosen (or prospective) university! All majors are welcome!


May 19

Students Against Hate: Minority Students’ Experiences with Discrimination and How to Be a Good Ally

2-3:30 p.m.
Zoom Registration: 

The Active Minds at Cañada College invites the campus community to attend a safe space to discuss experiences and strategies.


May 22 - 28

Final examinations (day & evening classes)


May 28

Day & evening classes end


2020 & 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

2020 Virtual Commencement at 5:30 p.m.
2021 Virtual Commencement at 7 p.m.
Links TBD: will debut on YouTube

Due to the emergence of COVID-19 early last year, Cañada College did not hold a 2020 commencement ceremony but promised our 2019–2020 graduates one at a future date. On Friday, May 28, 2021, Cañada Collegewill follow through on that promise by premiering the 2020 Virtual Commencement ceremony on YouTube at 5:30 p.m. The event will be followed by the 2021 Virtual Commencement at 7 p.m. Both ceremonies will be available to watch any time after the premiere and links will be shared with the campus the week of virtual commencement.


May 29

Migration Celebration

5-6 p.m.
Zoom Registration: 

The SMCCCD Dream Center Task-force will be hosting an event to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating, transferring and or degree receiving. Undocumented/AB540 students, students from mixed status families, and/or active Dream Center student allies from across the District. There will be a ceremony, entertainment, graduate speakers, and more!




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