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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 11, 2017

Tue, 12 September, 2017 at 9:17 am




Week of September 11, 2017



Now through the End of the Semester

Extended Study Hall

Front Lab of Learning Center (Building 9, Second Floor)
Monday through Thursday from 9 -11 p.m.
Study doesn't have to stop when the sun goes down. Cañada College offers extended hours so students can study late!

September 12

CañadaCon: Spirit Day

9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Upper Lawn

Discover the hero in you! Participate in a costume contest, video booth, hero panels and free corndogs will be given away.


University Representative Visit: Golden Gate University

11:30 a.m. –12 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Golden Gate University.


Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG) Workshop

12:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 106

Learn about the UC TAG requirements and get assistance with the UC TAG application.

Study Abroad in Florence, Italy: Informational Meeting

12:30-2 p.m.
Building 3, Room 142

Join Professors Rhonda Chaney and Ingrid Schulz for this informational meeting to learn about the study abroad courses in Florence, Italy offered in Spring 2018 and Summer 2018. Please RSVP through the Study Abroad website  or through Facebook Events.

Resume & Cover Letter Creation Workshop

1 p.m.
Building 9, Room 206

Learn how to create a resume and cover letter, including: format, layout, content, accomplish statements, goal of letter, research tips, content and more.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latino Thought Makers Present: a Conversation with Esai Morales

6-7:30 p.m.
Main Theatre (Building 3)

Join actor, activist and performing artist, Esai Morales in a conversation with award-winning writer-director-author Rick Najera. The live show is part of Latino Thought Makers, a nationally recognized stage series developed by Najera to showcase the careers and success stories of prominent Latinos in Hollywood. Admission is free. Reserve your seat here.


September 13

CañadaCon: Club Rush

9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Upper Lawn

Be a hero in your community! Explore resource tables from clubs and departments on campus as well as community booths. Free t-shirts and a burrito bar with a student ID card.


DACA Workshop

10-11 a.m.
Building 9, Room 154

Interested in learning about more information and resources for our students?   Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend.


University Representative Visit: Notre Dame De Namur University

10 a.m. –12 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Notre Dame De Namur University.


University Representative Visit: Cogswell College

10:30 a.m. –2 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Cogswell College.


STEM Speaker Series: Women in Tech

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

Join in the kick off for the fall 2017 Speaker Series! Hear from women in the Tech industry from companies such as: Facebook, Apple, Amazon Lab126, Carr & Ferrell LLP, SocioFabrica.


Cañada Women’s Volleyball vs. Cuesta College

6 p.m.
College of San Mateo Gymnasium – Building 8

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Cuesta College!


September 14

CañadaCon: Constitution Day

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Upper Lawn
7-8 p.m. Building 9, Room 154

Learn about national heroes through hero displays. Play lawn games and get a free mini constitution and BBQ lunch with a student ID.

University Representative Visit: Menlo College

10 a.m. –12 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Menlo College.

Workshop: Personal Insight Questions

2 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123

Learn how to start your personal Insight Questions and get helpful tips to make your answers more effective.

ESO! Adelante Welcome
3-5 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101

Meet Cañada Faculty, Peer Mentors and SF State Representatives. Student Support Program Representatives will be on-site to enroll you in appropriate programsFor more information, contact Ada Ocampo at ocampoa@smccd.eduor 650-381-3509.

DACA Workshop

5-6 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123

Interested in learning about more information and resources for our students?   Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend.


September 19

University Representative Visit: Samuel Merritt University

10 a.m. –12 p.m.
The Grove

Come meet representatives from Samuel Merritt University.


18th Annual Animation Show of Shows: Featuring 17 Animated International Short Films

7 p.m.
Cañada College Theatre (Building 3)
Featuring techniques ranging from hand-drawn to stop-motion to the latest computer-generated imagery, the 17 extraordinary films in this program were created by animators from Belgium, Canada, France, Israel, Korea, Latvia, Norway, Russia, Scotland, the U.K., and the U.S. Their themes range from gay issues and civil rights, to deeply felt personal stories, to the wacky humor that animation does so well. Many have garnered awards from prestigious festivals around the world.
RSVP at http://bit.ly/2vXSA8j  Please note that each person must register for their own ticket reservation with a unique email address, ticketing and seating is on a first come first served basis.

September 20

Transfer Agreement Guarantee (TAG) Workshop

2 p.m.
Building 9, Room 106

Learn about the UC TAG requirements and get assistance with the UC TAG application.

STEM Speaker Series:

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

Cañada College Biology Professor, Carol Rhodes, Ph.D, will discuss GMOs: Frankenfood or green revolution?


September 23

28th Annual Artistry in Fashion

10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lower Lawn & Building 3

Enjoy an outdoor shopping extravaganza with local designers selling clothes and accessories. Event features: a fashion show at 11 a.m., an Open House displaying student projects from 12-3 p.m. and food vendors. Vogue pattern designer, Sandra Betzina will be the featured speaker during the Open House.

A $10 donation is requested for entry. All proceeds benefit student scholarships. For more information, visit  www.ArtistryInFashion.com  or call (650) 306-3370. 

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