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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 3, 2021

Tue, 4 May, 2021 at 12:02 pm

Week of May 3, 2021


May 5

Latino Thought Maker’s Featuring Award-winning Actress Alex Meneses

4-5:30 p.m.
Event Registration:

Please join the Cañada College community for a presentation by Latino Thought Makers, a platform that provides a respectful and inclusive safe-space for educational discussions about all social, racial, and cultural issues with knowledgeable and highly-esteemed guest speakers. The featured guest is actress, model and philanthropist, Alex Meneses. Alex has been featured on television shows including: CW’s new series Walker, Why Women Kill, Jane the Virgin, Everyone Loves Raymond, Telenova, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman and the film Selena.


May 6

Personal Insight Questions

1-2 p.m.
Zoom Registration:

This session will guide students with selecting four questions and learn how to answer the questions and the UC Expectations.


Transfer to Private Universities

4 p.m.
Zoom Link:

Join us to explore the path of transferring to private universities with special needs alumni. Learn about the pros and cons of transferring to a private university, the application process, challenges students might encounter during the transition from a community college and how to overcome them. 


Virtual Connect to College

6-8 p.m.
Event Registration:

Please join an evening of information about Cañada College’s academic programs and support services.


May 7

Virtual Office Hours

7:30-9 a.m.
Zoom Link

Are you ready to kick off the weekend with virtual coffee and conversation? President Moore, Vice President Robinson, Vice President Mendoza and Vice President Pérez will be “open” for Virtual Office Hours, via Zoom. The campus community is invited to drop-in for a virtual cup of coffee and open discussion.


May 8

MLA Basics and Drop-in Workshops

11 -11:30 a.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.


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.




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