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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 9, 2019

Tue, 10 September, 2019 at 10:23 am

Week of September 9, 2019

September 10

¡ESO! Adelante Welcome Event

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Upper Lawn

The ¡ESO! Adelante team invites all new and continuing mentees to join their mentors for an afternoon of games on the lawn! All students are welcome to participate and celebrate the start of a new school year. The ¡ESO! Adelante program supports Latinx, high-need, high-potential, low-resource students in their transfer pathway to San Francisco State University (SFSU) through transfer support programs at Cañada College and SFSU.

20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

7 p.m.
Main Theatre

The Digital Art & Animation Department will be presenting a screening of the 20th annual Animation Show of Shows. Curated by Ron Diamond of Acme Filmworks, the Show of Shows presents a collection of animated shorts from around the world, selected from the most prestigious animation festivals. Admission is free, and the Digital Art & Animation Department is suggesting a voluntary donation of $5 per person to benefit the department's student scholarship fund. Contact Paul Naas ( with any questions about the show.

September 11

Bridge to Opportunities Peer Mentorship Faculty/Staff Panel

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Building 9, Second Floor (Learning Lab in Learning Center)

Bridge to Opportunities Peer Mentorship Program is hosting another faculty/staff panel for students to discuss best practices for studying/homework, receiving tutoring support, and preparing for exams

STEM Speaker Series

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

Attend the weekly STEM Speaker Series. This week, the speaker series kicks off with a Women in Tech panel.

September 11-19

Campus MovieFest
Sept. 11-17: Information & Filming
Sept 18: Student Film Festival
Make a movie in a week! Every student is invited to create a film, having the chance for incredible prizes from camera equipment, to awards at the Cannes Film Festival in France! For questions, contact

September 12

Cañada Men’s Soccer vs Fresno City College
4 p.m.
Cañada College Soccer Field
Cheer on the Colts as they take on Fresno City College!

September 18

Constitution Day
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Upper Lawn
Learn about the constitution as well as local legislation and leaders. Need your student body card updated? We can get your card updated at this event; first 100 who bring their Cañada Fall 2019 Student Body Card get a free meal.

STEM Speaker Series

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

Attend the weekly STEM Speaker Series. This week’s featured speaker is Sean Vidal Edgerton, Science Illustrator & Microbiologist at the California Academy of Science. Sean will speak about of Whales, Flora and Viruses: Exploring Nature Through Observation, Creativity & Art.

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