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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of April 19, 2021

Tue, 20 April, 2021 at 11:20 am

Week of April 19, 2021


Summer Registration is Open!

Registration for Summer session is OPEN! Stay on the path to achieve your educational goals and secure your spot today. View available classes at Summer session begins June 14, 2021.


Free Drive-Thru Emergency Food Distribution

If you, your family, or students you interact with are in need of free groceries during this challenging time, please visit one of our FREE Drive-thru Emergency Food Distributions happening across the District. The San Mateo County Community College District, in partnership with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley, is holding FREE Drive-thru Emergency Food Distributions, every Wednesday and Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WEDNESDAYS (Skyline College):

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Skyline College at 3300 College Dr., San Bruno, CA 94066 (Please use Skyline Blvd entrance)

FRIDAYS (College of San Mateo):

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

College of San Mateo at 1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94402

IMPORTANT INFORMATION for all Food Distributions

  • COVID-19 guidelines will be observed
  • Only Drive-thru customers will be served
  • Open to all students and the community
  • This does not impact public charge
  • No I.D. is required to pick up food
  • We will distribute food while supplies last

Our goal is to increase access to healthy and nutritious food for students, their families and our community. We look forward to seeing you there!


April 21 & 22

HeartFlow Information Sessions

Session 1: Wednesday, April 21 at 10 a.m.
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Session 2: Thursday, April 22 at 1 p.m.
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If you are eager to start your career and want to help people, then come join our information session on HeartFlow. HeartFlow is a growing company that is recruiting for a class of 8 people right now. We want hardworking and eager to learn individuals who are detail oriented and want to help people. at the sessions you will learn how to start your career in the medical device or healthcare industry without being a doctor, the Imaging Case Analyst position and more! For more information, please visit


April 22

Flex Day – No classes


April 23

Critical Conversations Community Read

1:30-3 p.m.
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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.


Library Introduction with Charley the Dog

3-4 p.m.
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Hear a short overview of library services and resources such as research and technology assistance, free streaming film access, academic resources, and more. Featuring Charley, the singing Labrador!


April 24

MLA Basics and Drop-in Workshops

1-1:30 p.m.
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Do you need to use MLA citation style for your research papers? Join a Librarian for this 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! Have questions about your works cited, references, or in-text citations? Stop by to talk to a librarian about it.


April 26

Reviewing Financial Aid Award Letters

1-2 p.m.
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This workshop will assist you to review and evaluate financial aid award letters that you will receive from universities that you have applied to. Have a copy of your award letter ready when attending the workshop.


April 27

Bring Your Pet to Zoom Day with PHS/SPCA

3-4 p.m.
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Students and staff are invited to bring their pets and share how they have been helping them during this time. We will have PHS/SPCA Pet Assisted Therapy (PAT) teams also share about their therapy animals and how they have helped during virtual and/or in-person PAT visits. We also invite students and staff who do not have pets join in, to meet the pets virtually.


April 29

Last day to withdraw from semester length classes


Social Justice Tea with Social Scientists- Equity Milestones

2:30-3:45 p.m.
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Please join Professors Lezlee Ware and David Eck for a Social Science “tea time” conversation on equity milestones, including a discussion of President Biden’s first 100 days in office.




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