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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of November 16, 2020Tue, 17 November, 2020 at 12:29 pm
Week of November 16, 2020
Partnership with San Mateo County Health Brings Free Flu Shots to SMCCCD Campuses
In collaboration with District Nurses, San Mateo County Health is offering free flu shots for SMCCCD students, faculty, and staff. If you work or take classes at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, or Skyline College, you can come to any college campus for a free flu shot on the following dates/times:
Wednesday, November 18
College of San Mateo
12 – 3 p.m.
Wednesday, December 2
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 9
12 – 3 p.m.
Drive-ups and walk-ups are welcome! No ID or pre-registration required.
You must wear a facial covering and clothing that provides easy access to your shoulder for a flu shot.
Do not come to campus if you are sick, tested positive for COVID-19, or have been in close contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case in the last 14 days.
Prior to receiving a flu shot you will need to pass a temperature check, COVID-19 symptom and history screening, have no contraindications to the flu vaccine, and provide information to be entered into CAIR (the California immunization registry).
Information at http://covid-19.smccd.edu/flushots
Last Day to Drop Semester Length Classes
The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors
10 -11 a.m.
Event Link: https://tinyurl.com/moreuknow10
Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic: Check-in.
Redwood City School District Virtual Information Session
Event Link: https://bit.ly/38kN4Qi
Please Join the Career Center and Redwood City School District (RCSD) for an Information Session for individuals interested in our current career and internship opportunities with the RCSD. In this session, we will highlight RCSD’s mission & vision, unique offerings, and review our application and hiring process. We will also leave time to answer your questions about working in RCSD. Your facilitator will be Gricelda Santamaria, Human Resources at RCSD.
San Francisco Unified School District Certificated Virtual Information Session
Event Registration Link: https://forms.gle/Eycd4j7J5spqJ4Bi7
Interested in teaching with SFUSD? Please Join the Career Center and SFUSD for an Information Session for individuals interested in certificated career opportunities with the San Francisco Unified School District. In this one-hour session, we'll highlight SFUSD's mission & vision, unique offerings, and review our application and hiring process. We will also leave time to answer your questions about working in SFUSD. Your facilitator will be Giliat Ghebray, Human Capital Recruiter SFUSD.
Beta Zeta Nu Presents: How to Transfer to CAL Berkeley and Thrive!
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Event Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/84720827577
This is the second in our series of student support workshops. Any student who is considering CAL as a transfer option should attend for a brief presentation and then plenty of time to ask questions of the panelists. Featuring three Cañada/BZN alumni: Katherine Ramirez, 2017, Autumn McMahon, 2017 and Diego Zevallos, 2020.
Amazon Virtual Information and Q&A Session III
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Event Link: https://bit.ly/3mTvhDL
Amazon is rapidly growing in the Bay Area creating new and exciting opportunities for job seekers in the community! Some of the opportunities that will be discussed are positions in the Amazon sorting centers as well as Whole Foods Markets. If you are interested in finding out about these wonderful opportunities, please join us.
Leadership Over Lunch (LOL)
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Event Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYoc-6upj4uHNQbfH3ver5xaXiLVoOysiRX
The Center for Student Life and Leadership Development invite you to a Q&A with Local Artists Cece Carpio and Arleene Correa Valencia. The first 15 attendees get a free sketchbook
Critical Conversation: Community Read
Event Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/83562375709?pwd=cGtBMzN3WGNBSWJrSXhWbWVZb1JSdz09
Please join us for our Critical Conversations on Race: Community Read We will be reviewing and discussing Ch. 6 – Ch. 11 Topics: body, culture, behavior, color, White, Black. 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.
Thanksgiving Holiday – Declared Recess No Classes
The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors
4 -5 p.m.
Event Link: https://tinyurl.com/moreuknow11
Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic: Finals Study Tips & Words of Encouragement.