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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 2, 2022

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Week of May 2, 2022


Verify Your Vaccination Status for Summer 2022 Registration

For students who plan to register for in-person, hybrid, or hyflex courses, or any on-campus programming or services, you will be required to submit proof of your COVID-19 vaccination or apply for an exemption prior to registering, if you have not done so already. If you have already submitted proof of your COVID-19 Vaccination, you do NOT need to re-submit. You do not need to submit proof of a Booster vaccination. Please visit the Return to Campus website for instructions on how to verify your vaccination status or apply for an exemption. In addition, there is a FAQ Page with detailed information on all types of questions relating to a return to being in-person and on campus.

 

Summer & Fall '22 Now on WebSchedule

Students can now browse available classes in WebSchedule for the upcoming summer and fall 2022 semesters. Registration for summer 2022 is open and fall 2022 registration opens to all on May 18.

 

COVID-19 Testing & At-Home Antigen Tests Available Districtwide

Employees, students and the broader community with or without symptoms can test via our partnership with COVID Clinic. Free PCR is available Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. In addition, students can pick-up a free at-home antigen (rapid) testing kit. Testing kits are readily available at the entrance of every Bookstore. Please visit our COVID-19 Testing webpage for more details.

 

Please Take a Brief Survey to Improve Our Library Services

The Cañada College Library asks for your participation in a four question survey about resource sharing between the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) libraries and the Peninsula Library System (PLS). The feedback received will help to improve Library services and get the entire campus community reconnected with resources from our public libraries. The deadline to complete the survey is May 16. Begin the survey here.

 

Free Lyft Rides Now Offered to Cañada College

Cañada College is now offering free Lyft rides for Cañada students! The program is intended to help make it easier and more affordable for you to get to your in-person classes and support services at Cañada College.

How to Sign Up:

Complete the registration form. Once your information is validated and you are approved, you’ll receive an email invitation from Lyft Business. Follow the steps in the email to complete the signup process and receive the eligible ride allotments! Students are allotted up to 40 rides per month. Visit the Cañada Lyft webpage for more information. For questions, please contact CANStudentLife@my.smccd.edu or (650) 306-3364.



Catch a Ride on the Cañada Shuttle!

The Cañada College shuttle offers students free shuttle service directly to campus from East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. The shuttle operates from 7 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 3:15-7:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday through May 27, 2022. Visit canadacollege.edu/shuttle for the latest schedule updates.

 

May 3

DRCSA Virtual American Sign Language (ASL) Workshop

5 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID: 878 6828 0942
Passcode: 725944

Learn basic concepts about American Sign Language (ASL) and how important it is to learn this language. The event is hosted by the Disability Resource Center Student Ambassadors (DRCSA).

 

May 4

APA Basics in 30 Minutes

9:30-10 a.m.
Zoom Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/event/8847967

Need to use APA for your papers and research projects? Join me for this 30-minute workshop covering the basics for APA in-text citations and reference lists. Leave with tips, tricks, and tools that will help you nail your APA citations!

 

Facilities Masterplan Community Forum

7 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_W1In8g5cRya9-q0VHEDAbA

The San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) is undertaking the development of our Districtwide Facilities Master Plan (FMP). Please join us for a series of virtual community meetings to learn more about this effort at Cañada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline College. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions and feedback.

 

ESL Awards Ceremony

7 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

Join the ESL Department in a recognition event to congratulate our students.

 

May 5

TRIO SSS Presents: Using Your Voice for Life

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpdeivrT0rGdckZUHWn4d7Aiafxjk-2mlC

Advocating for ourselves is a learned skill. Learn techniques for how to ask for what you want, what you need, and what you deserve.

 

Reliable Resources: Looking at Websites

12-1 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/event/9089120

Not sure if your source is valid? Confused by fake news or disinformation on the internet? Worried that the websites you're using might not be good enough for your professor? Drop in and we'll go over what you've found! We can determine if what you have is good, and teach you how to confirm your sources in the future.

 

2022 Honors Research Showcase

2-4 p.m.
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/82643233975

The college community is invited to attend the Cañada College Honors Transfer Program’s annual Honors Research Showcase. Come learn how you can get involved in Honors and also listen to short research presentations from some of our outstanding 2021/22 Honors students. All are welcome to attend - Honors is for everyone! The program for event details and schedule can be found here.

 

MLA Basics in 30 Minutes

5-5:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 312

MLA formatting has a lot of rules, and work cited pages are complicated! Your class requires you to use this format but you’ve never done it (or never done it well). Drop by this 30 minute workshop so we can show you how to make it work, and also give you plenty of resources you can use for future assignments!

 

May 6

Meet Woarani Environmental Activist Edenega Cahuiya from the Ecuadoran Amazon (in-person and virtual)

Building 22, Room 137 (free pizza provided)
Zoom Registration: https://tinyurl.com/4h2j52my
2:00-2:30 p.m. “Attestation Friday” Pizza Party - Bring your COVID Vaccination Card
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Interview with Huiya about the Yasuni Biosphere
4-5 p.m. Discuss Local Action with Cañada Faculty

Edenega “Huiya” Cahuiya is young chief of the Waorani people, an indigenous community living in the Yasuní bioreserve, which is located in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador. He and his community are fighting against the oil extraction, deforestation and illegal hunting that are destroying the ecosystem of their home. As his communities delegate to the 2021 International Climate Summit in Edinburgh Scotland, he learned about the value in letting the international community know about climate change. Come join us to hear his story.

 

Facilities Masterplan Community Forum

4 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yCWyycGGQE6CurE94mEh_g

The San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) is undertaking the development of our Districtwide Facilities Master Plan (FMP). Please join us for a series of virtual community meetings to learn more about this effort at Cañada College, College of San Mateo and Skyline College. Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for questions and feedback.

 

ASCC Leadership Awards

5 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

The event will honor all of our Student Life Leaders in clubs and Student Senate.

 

May 7

Hands-On MLA Citation Help

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/event/8848223

Have questions about your works cited, references, or in-text citations? Stop by to talk to a librarian about it.

 

May 9

APA Basics in 30 Minutes

5-5:30 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/event/8847639

Need to use APA for your papers and research projects? Join me for this 30-minute workshop covering the basics for APA in-text citations and reference lists. Leave with tips, tricks, and tools that will help you nail your APA citations!

 

Citation Overview and Drop In Help

6-8 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/event/9086319

Join a librarian for a brief overview of what information you need to create a citation of anything from a journal article to a tweet. Learn where to find citation guides on the Cañada College Library and Purdue University OWL websites and how to find the right format for your source. A PPT presentation is attached including worksheets for APA and MLA citations.

 

May 10

Library Research: Finding Scholarly Articles

4-5 p.m.
Building 9, Room 312

Learn to search the Library databases for articles for your homework assignments and research projects. This will be a hands-on workshop using library databases.

 

May 11

De-Stress Day Hosted by ASCC

11 a.m.-12 p.m.- Yoga on the Building 1 Rooftop
12-1 p.m. - Boba, origami, stress baos, and painting with Active Minds and Cañada College Intercultural Club on the Upper Lawn

De-stress for Finals with several activities hosted by ASCC!

 

Writing Center Workshop: Gearing Up for Final Writing Assignments

6-7 p.m.
Zoom Link: bit.ly/CCWCWs

Come see a Writing Coach in the Writing Center on Zoom Click here for the schedule.

 

May 12

Reliable Resources: Looking at Websites

12-1 p.m.
Zoom Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/event/9089121

Not sure if your source is valid? Confused by fake news or disinformation on the internet? Worried that the websites you're using might not be good enough for your professor? Drop in and we'll go over what you've found! We can determine if what you have is good, and teach you how to confirm your sources in the future.

 

May 13

Student Achievement Recognition Award Reception

3-5:30 p.m.
Building 3 Main Theatre

Join as we celebrate the achievements of students within Honors, STEM, Transfer and Tutorial programs as well as scholarship recipients. Students who are transferring in Fall 2022. The event will be in-person and there will also broadcast the event for student’s family and friends via Zoom at https://smccd.zoom.us/j/81613069592.

 

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

 

 

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

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