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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 20, 2021

Tue, 21 September, 2021 at 10:57 am

Week of September 20, 2021

 

President’s Weekly Office Hours – In-person and Virtual

President Lopez invites the entire campus community to stop by and say hello during her Weekly Office Hours:

President’s In-Person Office Hour
In the President’s Office, Room 8-207

Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m.

President’s Virtual Office Hour
Thursdays from 3-4 p.m.

Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/86265480890?pwd=NVljWnhML1FzeGplU2pDZFl5aVFxUT09

 

Campus Tours

The Outreach Program Office is excited to offer in-person campus tours! The tours have been updated to incorporate the newest buildings and enhancements to our campus, including a sneak peek of our brand new, state-of-the-art, Kinesiology & Wellness Building. One-hour tours will be offered beginning the week of September 28, 2021 and scheduled for Tuesdays at 3 p.m., Thursdays at 12 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. Sign up for a tour here These tours are intended for our Cañada College community. Tours for the public will be scheduled in the coming months.

 

September 21

Wellness & Free Drive Thru COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

12-4 p.m.
Parking Lot 7

Vengan a Cañada College and get your free COVID-19 vaccine while also getting other important information about servicios de salubridad. Reservations are preferred but no one will be turned away. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines will be available. 12-17 Years Old: parental permission is required through the registration process. Learn more and make reservations at bit.ly/freevac21.

 

Waacking

1:10 – 2 p.m.
Zoom ID: 874 2645 9888

All students are invited to hear from Bay Area Waack Queen, Nikki Renojo, share her experience as an AAPI woman in hip hop. Come find out what Waack dance is about and learn some Waacking fundamentals.

 

Constitution Day Part 2: Day of Dialog

3-4 p.m.
Zoom Link: TINYURL.COM/3KSE84ZC

Get ready for Constitution Day with this two-part series. Here you’ll get to learn about the Constitution in a fun and informative way! Constitution Day will promote Cañada College’s Anti-racism values and highlight the 1619 project which aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative. On this day we observe Constitution Day by highlighting that no aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the years of slavery that followed.

 

September 22

JobTrain Job Fair (In-person)

11 a.m.-2 p.m.
1200 O’Brien Drive, Menlo Park

Students and community members will have an opportunity to meet employers who are hiring!

 

STEM Speaker Series: Creating Opportunities for Others through STEM!

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

The featured speaker is Dr. Ameer Thompson, Dean of Science and Technology at Cañada College. Prior to his work at Cañada, Dr. Thompson served as the interim Dean of Natural, Social, and Applied Sciences at Contra Costa College, Founding Director of the Saint Mary’s College of California, Hispanic-Serving Institution– STEM program and adjunct faculty at Diablo Valley College (DVC), where he taught Human Physiology. As a Bay Area native, Dr. Thompson attended DVC before completing a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Thompson received a Ph.D. in physiology, biophysics and systems biology from Cornell University. Dr. Thompson has published works in several high impact scientific journals including Nature Structure and Molecular Biology and PNAS. He is the recipient of a number of awards including the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and the Ford Foundation Fellowship. He also has a robust history of community service and educational outreach to underserved communities.

 

Writing Center Workshop: Getting Started with Essay Assignments

6-7 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/89316183190

In this workshop, all students can learn about the first steps of writing an effective essay. We will cover how to break down an essay assignment and prompt, tackle procrastination, and craft a powerful working thesis statement. Bring your essay assignments!

 

September 23

Waacking

1:10 – 2 p.m.
Zoom ID: 874 2645 9888

All students are invited to hear from Bay Area Waack Queen, Nikki Renojo, share her experience as an AAPI woman in hip hop. Come find out what Waack dance is about and learn some Waacking fundamentals.

 

September 27

Latinx Heritage Month- Bienvenida/Kick-off

6-7 p.m.
Zoom Link:
https://smccd.zoom.us/j/84396555739?pwd=ZFB0eitKOD-NyMDFmUS8wY0xLck1nQT09&from=addon

Join us as we kick off Latinx Heritage Month! Come meet our new staff and learn about how Cañada College “te puede ayudar” both in person and virtually this fall semester.

 

September 28

Women’s Soccer vs Las Positas College

1:30 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Las Positas College!

 

Martes Gigante

3:30-4 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEuduiqqDgvH9RrQq_gNvXnTMJGtJ9_go9G

Inspired by Sábado Gigante, the longest-running Spanish variety show in television history, Martes Gigante is a game-show inspired event filled with virtual competitions and scavenger hunts.

 

Men’s Soccer vs Las Positas College

4 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Las Positas College.

 

September 29

Bay Area History

4-5 p.m.
Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/Bayhistory 

ASCC is hosting an event that speaks about some important history of the Bay Area! Please join us to learn about the history that took place on the land that we live and learn.


October 1

Last day to Apply for a Degree and/or Certificate

 

Testimonios of our Latinx Transfer Students

12:30-2 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://tinyurl.com/canlhm21transfer

A student panel of various Latinx alumni who have transferred from Cañada. They will share their story and resources that aided their success.

 

Women’s Soccer vs Evergreen Valley College

3 p.m.
Colts Soccer Field

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

 

October 6

Fall Virtual Job Fair

10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Event Registration:https://bit.ly/2VK8WQU

The Career Center would like to invite all students to participate in our Fall Job Fair. The goal is to provide students with an opportunity to speak with employers who are hiring and find out more about their company. Even if you are not looking for work, you may see an employer you would like to know more about, so this is a great opportunity to do that as well! Once you register, you will get an email with the link to the employer sessions.

 

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

2-3:30 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsd-qorj0qHNVFK-KhD0_ll6SK0M_bxiDYd

Join us as we talk to Cañada’s personal counselor, Marcos Chacon, about how to recognize, normalize and destigmatize mental health. We will discuss how to start the conversation about the importance of mental health within our friends, families and communities.

 

 

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

 

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