What's Happening at Cañada: Week of March 20, 2023

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Week of March 20, 2023

Today’s Outdoor Food Distribution Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather. Food Pantry Open This Week

Due to inclement weather, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley has cancelled today’s outdoor Food Distribution in Lot #6. However, the SparkPoint Food Pantry will still be open this week Tuesday through Thursday between 12-4 p.m. The Food Pantry is located in Building 5, Room 202.


Add a Late Start Class to Your Schedule!

Cañada also offers many late-start classes that are open for registration. Check out Late-Start Classes on WebSchedule to see what late-start classes are available. 


Apply for Spring 2023 Degree and Certificate

The last day for students to apply for their Spring 2023 Degree and Certificate and be included in the Commencement program is Friday, April 7, 2023. Counseling appointments are available for students to get assistance in submitting their application. Please schedule an appointment through the Student Success Link portal or by contacting the Welcome Center at (650) 306-3452 or canadawelcomecenter@smccd.edu. We recommend that students make an appointment as soon as possible. Note: Students applying after Friday, April 7, 2023, may still participate in the Commencement ceremony, however, name will not appear in the commencement program.


Community Paint Days for the Cañada College Mural

The time has arrived! Cañada College’s historic first mural is ready to be painted by YOU. Come be a part of this milestone and join in on community paint days. Everyone is welcome!

You can learn more about our mural’s history and sign up for community paint days here. We also acknowledge that weather is always changing, so to consider everyone's safety, health, time and commute, our Mural Committee will announce at 4 p.m. the night before a Community Paint Day if a paint session is canceled due to inclement weather conditions.


Library Newsletter

It's the March Library Newsletter! Have a research project? Get assistance from the librarians in-person, Zoom, chat, or text message. Browse issues of the latest magazines through Flipster. Explore historic newspaper articles with a new Library resource, Newspaper Archive. Celebrate Women's History Month with graphic novels on women who changed history. View the newsletter here.


This Week at The Grove Cafe

Visit The Grove and experience the daily handcrafted Fusion specials of Chef Jackie! *Chef specials are ordered in-person and cannot be ordered online. For the complete menu, this week’s specials, online ordering options and takeout orders, please visit The Grove Café website.


Cañada Athletic Center is Hiring Student Ambassadors

Are you passionate about health and fitness? If so, Cañada College Athletic Center and College of San Mateo College Athletic Center are hiring for student Front Desk positions. We offer flexible hours to work with your class schedule. Weekday and weekend shifts are available. Join us for a fun working environment with plenty of room for growth and free access to the gym on working days. Pay starts at $19.12/hour. 


  • Must be an SMCCCD Student enrolled in 6+ units and over 18 years old.  
  • Leadership and customer service experience preferred
  • Cash handling experience preferred

Students in this role are expected to work primarily at the Front Desk of either Cañada College Athletic Center or College of San Mateo (or both). They must learn and adhere to facility protocols and the guidelines set by Community Fitness. All Student Ambassadors are required to go through CPR and safety training. They are knowledgeable in their own department as well as in several others: aquatics, personal training, Group Exercise, membership, billing, and so much more to be able to provide excellent customer service to a diverse population.  

If interested, please contact Peter Dowden. Please submit your resume and availability between the listed hours: 5:30 a.m. – 8:45 p.m. Monday – Friday, and on weekends from 6:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.


Upcoming Events

For a complete listing of events, visit: https://events.canadacollege.edu/


EVERY TUESDAY – Cancelled 3/21 due to inclement weather

Free Groceries at Cañada College – Weekly Food Distribution

11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Parking Lot 6


Tuesday, March 21

Cañada Vice President of Instruction Forum

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Building 6, Rooms 101/102 and via Webinar


Cañada Vice President of Instruction Forum

3 – 4 p.m.
Building 6, Rooms 101/102 and via Webinar


Spirit Day

All Day


Wednesday, March 22

Speaker Series - Tanya Berardini CSO at Phoenix Bioinformatics

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


Thursday, March 23

Men’s Baseball vs Chabot

2:30 -5:30 p.m.
Colts Field


Sunday, March 26 – Sunday, April 1

Spring Recess


Thursday, March 30

Men’s Baseball vs San Mateo

2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Colts Field


Friday, March 31

Cesar Chavez Day (Holiday)

No classes or services


Women’s Tennis vs Cabrillo

2-5 p.m.
Cañada Tennis Court


Monday, April 3

What are Peer-Reviewed Articles?

1-2 p.m.


Tuesday, April 4

Women’s Tennis vs West Valley

2-5 p.m.
Cañada Tennis Court


Men’s Baseball vs West Valley

2-30-5:30 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field



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

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