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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of March 22, 2021

Tue, 23 March, 2021 at 2:23 pm

Week of March 22, 2021


Spring 2021 Degree/Certificate Application Deadline is Thursday, April 1!

Students who have completed, or are in-progress, with the last requirements for an associate degree or a certificate must file an application with the Admissions & Records office by Thursday, April 1 to be eligible to participate in our upcoming virtual commencement ceremony. More details will be coming about the ceremony within the next few weeks. Cañada College students applying for degrees and/or certificates are required to meet with a counselor to submit the degree/certificate application. For a Counseling appointment, contact the Cañada College Welcome Center at or (650) 306-3452. Learn more here 


Apply to be the Commencement Speaker!

Applications to be the student commencement speaker is due before 12 p.m. PST on Friday, March 26. Apply today, share your story:

March 24

One Year COVID Town Hall 

4-5 p.m.
Event Registration:

The entire campus community is invited to attend a Collegewide Town Hall as we share information and address questions on how we will continue in our virtual modalities.


STEM Speaker Series – Successful College Journeys: Mine, My Students, and Yours

5-6 p.m.
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 972 1097 2164

Featured speaker is Cañada Alumni and Associate Biological Instructor at Cañada College, Julie Luu. All are invited to listen to the presenter which most of whom are Cañada alum. We will have the same format as in person except there are no back-row seats. Submit your questions to the speaker and get answers. Please visit the STEM Canvas page to see the most recent event videos.

APA Basics

5-7 p.m.
Event Page:

Need to use APA for your papers and research projects? Join for a 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!


Mapping Your Pathway to San Francisco State

12-1 p.m.
Registration Link:

Learn about how to get to SF State and ask any questions that you might have about your journey through an admissions presentation and drop in time with Valerie Grace and James Macale.


March 28 - April 3

Spring Recess

March 30

2021 Women's History Lecture: Can Dolly Save Us?

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Event Registration:

The San Mateo County Community College Foundation is presenting a very timely talk by CSM Professor Seon-Hye Moon: Can Dolly Save Us? Examining American Exceptionalism Through a Black Feminist Perspective. The past few years have been Dolly years. What drives our current cultural fascination--and worship--of Dolly Parton? How can we read this alongside the realities of our #BlackLivesMatter and the #MeToo movements? Is there a connection? This talk will explore these questions through the work of Black feminist scholars.


April 5

Your Path, Your Journey: Child Development and Education!

5 – 6:15 p.m.
Registration Link:

Are you ready for the next step in your teaching journey? Come learn about the pathway and options available to San Francisco State's Child and Adolescent Development Department and the Graduate College of Education.


April 10

MLA Basics and Drop-in Workshops

11 -11:30 a.m.
Event Page:

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.


April 12-15

Spring Wellness Fair

12-3 p.m. each day
Event Link:

Come learn tips on how to take care of yourself physically, mentally and emotionally while taking online classes. Join in three 30-minute sessions held per day. Topics include: COVID-19 stress, healthy habits, mindfulness and much more!


April 13

Black Student Excellence: Past and Present

3 - 4:30 p.m.
Event Link:

Join the Cañada College Black Student Union (BSU) as we celebrate Black Student Excellence: Past and Present! Learn about the experiences of Black Cañadians from a panel featuring current and former students.




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