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Upcoming Events

January

  • Jan 31 (Fri) Application Deadline  -- NASA/SFSU/Cañada Summer Internships - "Creating Opportunities for Minorities in Engineering, Technology, and Science" (COMETS) program -- a collaboration between Cañada College's Engineering Department and San Francisco State University School of Engineering.  If you have completed Math 251 and Physics 250 check it out -- Part-time and full-time, paid internships this summer!  Apply onlinehttp://canadacollege.edu/comets/summerinternships.php
  • Jan 27 (Mon) -Last Day to Add a Semester Length Course
  • Jan 13 (Mon) Spring 2014 semester begins
  • Jan 6-11, 2014: Winter Math Jam - Apply online.http://www.canadacollege.edu/mathjam
  • Jan 6-11, 2014: Winter Math Jam - Apply online.http://www.canadacollege.edu/stemcenter/collegestudents.php

December

November

  • Nov 26 (Tues) 2:30-3:30pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 25 (Mon) 12-1pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:16-110  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 21st - 12:30-1:30pm -- Stress Management Workshop for students - presented in CIETL (building 9, 1st floor below the STEM Center)
  • Nov 20th 6-7:45pm Box Tech Talk - Omega: Google's Flexible, Scalable Scheduler for Massive Compute Clusters (El Camino Real in Los Altos)  http://www.eventbrite.com/org/3346420106 
  • Nov 20 (Wed) 11:30am-12:30pm: Transfer Center: Personal Statement - come work on your personal statement, hands-on, expert help on-site. Room:16-110   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 19 (Tues) – 3:10pm: Professional Speaker: Climate Change –  Dr. Katherine Mach is a Project Scientist with the IPCC Working Group II Technical support Unit.  Her past research has involved marine biomechanics and ecophysiology, ecological consequences of wave-induced breakage in seaweeds, and impacts of climate change for ocean ecosystems.  Current research within the WGII TSU include treatment of uncertainties in climate change assessments and decision making.  room 3-147  http://cietl.wordpress.com/2013/10/31/climate-change-as-a-challenge-in-managing-risks/
  • Nov 19 (Tues) 12-1pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 18 (Mon) 10-1pm: University Rep: CSU East Bay - Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9
  • Nov 14 (Thurs) 2-3pm: Transfer Center: Personal Statement - come work on your personal statement, hands-on, expert help on-site. Room:9-106    http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 14 (Thurs) 1-2pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 13-16, 2013: ABRCMS Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students - ABRCMS Student Travel Award provides students (full-time community college students of all races/ethnicities qualify) the- Nov 13-16 in Nashville, TN  http://www.abrcms.org/TravelGrantGuidelines.html  
  • Nov 15th (Fri) 6am - 8pm - University Trip:  CalPoly SLO Engineering Day --  visit labs, get perspectives from transfer students now at CalPoly, get info about admissions http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Nov 13 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series: Alumni Panel --  hear from recent Cañada grads who are at 4-year universities or in their first jobs after college.  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Nov 12 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Interviewing Essentials - tips for successful interviews for jobs and summer internships.  Location The Grove, room 5-223 http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/
  • Nov 11 (Mon) 1-2pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 8-10 - Hackathon!  LAUNCH in San Francisco Programmers with ideas! Get a team together and sign up for this hackathon in SF (not a STEM field trip but free to participate) http://hackathon.launch.co/
  • Nov 8 (Fri) 10-2pm: University Rep: UC Berkeley - by appointment for TAP students Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 7 (Thurs)  CISCO Veterans Hiring Event - sign up for a day at CISCO in San Jose.  They’re looking for students who are veterans - polish your resume and get a summer internship!  http://sanjose1.militaryhiringevents.com/
  • Nov 6 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series --  Gabe Alatorre, software engineer.  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Nov 6 (Wed) 11:30-12:30pm: Transfer Center: Personal Statement - come work on your personal statement, hands-on, expert help on-site. Room:16-110    http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 5 (Tues) 2-3pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Nov 5 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Resume Writing - develop a resume or get tips for improving your resume.  Location The Grove, room 5-223http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/
  • Nov 1 - 2014 NASA CIPAIR Internship Applications now open. Apply onlinehttp://canadacollege.edu/comets/summerinternships.php
  • Nov 1- University Trip:  UC Davis STEM Day -- a day filled with info about STEM majors at UC Davis, financial aid, housing, research internships and more!  Have lunch with Canada STEM students who are now at UC Davis majoring in biology and engineering.  (submit a Trip Request)  http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request

October

  • Oct 30 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series --  Ole Kaven, US Geological Survey - Fracking technologies  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Oct 30 (Wed) 11am-noon: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:16-110   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Oct 25 - University Trip:  UC Santa Cruz STEM Day --  spend the day learning about opportunities for STEM majors at UC Santa Cruz.  Scholarships and research opportunities too.    (submit a Trip Request by Oct 6th)  http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Oct 24 (Thurs) 2-3pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Oct 23 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series --  Susanne Prokscha - Biotechnology & Statistics  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Oct 23 (Wed) 10-2pm: University Rep: UC Berkeley - by appointment for TAP students Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Oct 22 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Cover Letters - learn how to write a cover letter that you can use for job and summer internship applications.  The Grove, room 5-223 http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/
  • Oct 22 (Tues) 2-5pm: University Rep: UC Santa Barbara - make an appointment during the Transfer Day fair or drop by.  Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9
  • Oct 22 - Transfer Day - Come meet lots of 4-year college representatives!
  • Oct 18 (Fri) 7:30am - 5pm - University Trip:  UC Berkeley Engineering Day --  visit labs, get perspectives from transfer students now at Cal Engineering, learn about research programs and tips for a strong application   (submit a Trip Request by Oct 6th)  http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Oct 16 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series -- Gaby Baylon - from Community College to Stanford PhD -- come meet a student who started at San Diego City College, transferred to UCSD in Mechanical Engineering and is now pursuing a PhD at Stanford!  She will also be at the STAR Poster Fair in the afternoon.  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Oct 16 (Wed) 2-5pm  Science Through Art (STAR) Poster Fair --  come check out posters and talk to students about their STEM projects and research.  Meet Cañada College and Stanford students who are in STEM fields.  Location: STEM Center
  • Oct 16 (Wed) 1-2pm: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private Universities) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Room:9-106   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Oct 16 (Wed) 1-2pm - IDA College Savings Plan: TRIPLE your money to pay for education! For every $1 the you save, you earn $2.  Save up to $2,000 of your own money, and earn up to $4,000 in matched funds to pay for your education.  The best time to start an IDA account is in your final year at the community college so you’ll have funds into your 2nd year at the 4-year university.  RSVP at EOPS (1st floor, building 9) Info session Location: CIETL Bldg 9, room 154
  • Oct 11-13, 2013:  Fri 2pm- Sunday 7pm - Conference:  Pre-Med and Pre-Health Conference - AMSA ARC at UC Davis    Info:http://www.ucdprehealth.org/   FREE Transportation, hotel and conference registration for 8 MESA students   Depart Canada College Fri 2pm  Return: Sunday Oct 13 at 6:00pm     (submit a Trip Request by Sept 15th
  • Oct 10 (Thurs) 2:15-3pm  Scholarship Workshop:  Applying for HSF Scholarships --  get the scoop from Anna Camacho, who used to work at HSF!   You will learn how to prepare a strong scholarship application.  Location: STEM Center
  • Oct 9 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series --  Diana Albarran Chicas - LISTAS Engineer - Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Oct 8 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Resume Writing - develop a resume or get tips for improving your resume.  Location The Grove, room 5-223http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/
  • Oct 3-6, 2013: SACNAS National Conference - Strengthening the Nation through Diversity, Innovation, & Leadership in STEM- October 3-6 in San Antonio, Texas (you must have applied for a travel scholarship before April 3rd or during your summer internship in order for the STEM Center to pay for your registration) www.sacnas.org 
  • Oct 3-5, 2013: American Chemical Society Regional Conference - in Santa Clara, CA - get immersed in Chemistry!  Learn about career options, the latest innovations and more.    (submit a Trip Request by Sept 15th)  http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Oct 2 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series --  Ian Oglesby - Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Patient Agent and Tech Support -  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Oct 2 (Wed) 11am-noon: Transfer Center: College Applications (UC, CSU and Private Universities) - come work on your applications, expert help on-site. Location:16-110   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Oct 1 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Cover Letters - learn how to write a cover letter that you can use for job and summer internship applications.  The Grove, room 5-223 http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/

September

  • Sep 30 - DEADLINE!  -  UC Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG)  for Fall 2014 admission
  • Sept 30 (Mon) 1-2pm: Transfer Center: Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) - come work on your TAGs, expert help on-site. Location:9-106  http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Sept 29 (Sun) SHPE Community Service - Family Day @ Exploratorium -come help inspire future scientists and engineers.  Bring your family.  Come to the SHPE Club meetings to sign up.
  • Sept 27 (Fri) 1-2:30pm  Pizza & Webinar - Berkeley Engineering --  get the scoop from Cal insiders who will share info about how to prepare to transfer, opportunities for summer research, resources at Cal for incoming transfer students in engineering.  Watch from home or come join the group for pizza!   9-257  http://tinyurl.com/transferwebinar
  • Sept 25 (Wed) 5-6pm  STEM Speaker Series --  Roozbeh Parsa, Cañada engineering to Stanford PhD -- Electrical Engineering .  Room 6-101  http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Sept 24 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Interviewing Essentials - tips for successful interviews for jobs and summer internships.  Location The Grove, room 5-223 http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/
  • Sept 21 (Sat) GRADD Conference (Free!) at Berkeley - wondering about how to navigate the path from Canada College to Grad School?  Come learn how (register by Sept 12th) - http://tinyurl.com/graddconference
  • Sept 20 (Fri) 1-2pm -  Scholarship Info Session - Jack Kent Cooke Foundation & Other Top Scholarships - do you have a 3.5 GPA or higher?  Transferring to a 4-year university in fall 2014?  Find out how you can get nominated for this $30,000 scholarship and learn about other scholarships for transfer students.  http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarships/
  • Sept 19 (Thurs) 6-9pm: ACS Dinner Meeting: Gene Patenting  - Jakob S. Sherkow is a fellow at the of the Stanford Law School's Center for Law and the Biosciences (CLB). His current research focuses on the intersection of patent law, biotechnology, and agency regulation.  FREE dinner and carpools will be organized  http://www.scvacs.org/Local_Folder/din_mtg.html
  • Sept 19 (Tues) 10-1pm: University Rep: CSU East Bay - Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9
  • Sept 18 (Wed) 3:30-4:30pm: ASCC: Inter-Club Council Meeting - each club needs a representative at this council meeting.  Location 5-354
  • Sept 18 (Wed) 2-3 pm: STEM STUDENT PANEL - Summer Internships - Want to earn $4,000-$10,000 next summer?  Come learn how to get paid to work in a STEM field this summer. Meet students who spent this summer in exciting internships that could be yours in the future!
  • Sept 17 (Tues) 1-2pm: Career Center: Resume Writing - develop a resume or get tips for improving your resume.  Location The Grove, room 5-223http://canadacollege.edu/careercenter/
  • Sept 12 (Thurs) 12:30-1:30pm: Transfer Center: Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) - come work on your TAGs, expert help on-site. Location:9-106   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Sept 12 (Thurs) 11am-1:30pm and 5:30-7pm -  ASCC Spirit Thursday and CLUB RUSH - come out and recruit club members for all the STEM-related student clubs!
  • Sept 10 & 11 (Tues, Wed) - 11am-1:30pm -  ASCC Entertainment and Food in the Quad - come out and help us identify new STEM majors -- free food, prizes and entertainment
  • Sept 6 (Fri)  CISCO MESA Recruiting Day - for students who got CISCO mentors last spring, this is a REQUIRED trip to CISCO to work with your mentor
  • Sept 4 (Wed) 11:30-12:30pm: Transfer Center: Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) - come work on your TAGs, expert help on-site. Location: 16-110   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Sept 4 (Wed)  STEM Center Welcome Day -- drop by the STEM Center and sign up for fall activities, get a new STEM t-shirt and catch up with friends. Bring a new student with you.
  • Sept 3 (Tues) 10-2pm: University Rep: UC Berkeley - by appointment for TAP students Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/

August

  • Aug 30: Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
  • Aug 29 (Thurs) 3:30-5pm: ASCC: Club Orientation/Bash - each club should have the president or a representative at this orientation to learn about this year’s ASCC (student government) policies and opportunities for student clubs. Location: 5-354
  • Aug 28 (Wed) 12:30-1:15 p.m  Convocation Ceremony a gathering of faculty, staff, students and community members to celebrate and prepare for the academic year.  Location: Main Theater
  • Aug 27 (Tues) 1-2pm: Transfer Center: Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) - come work on your TAG applications, expert help on-site. Location: 16-110   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Aug 23-25, 2013: Geoscience Field Conference - Head out with Prof Mahoney for a weekend filled with activities to explore Geoscience and Environmental Science around Santa Rosa.  From Prof. Mahoney -- Here’s an awesome geology field conference that will take place August 23-25, 2013. The conference is presented by the National Geoscience Teacher Association – Far Western Chapter. Here’s the link to the preliminary program: http://nagt-fws.org/announcement_fall_2013_meeting.pdf
  • Aug 22 (Thurs) 1-2pm: Transfer Center: Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) - come work on your TAG applications, expert help on-site. Location: 9-106   http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Aug 21 (Wed) 10-2pm: University Rep: UC Berkeley - by appointment for TAP students Location: Transfer Center, 1st floor, building 9http://canadacollege.edu/transfercenter/
  • Aug 19 - First Day of Classes!  Fall Semester Begins.
  • August 12-16th, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: 2013 Summer Mini-Math Jam, 2nd floor, Bldg 9. http://canadacollege.edu/stemcenter/collegestudents.php
  • August 9th: NASA CIPAIR Summer Research Internship Program Final Presentations and Closing Ceremenoy, 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m., SCI 256, San Francisco State University. http://canadacollege.edu/comets/
  • August 9th: Deadline for Registration - SACNAS National Conference Travel Scholarship Recipients - http://sacnas.org/events/national-conf

July

June

  • June 17 - July 3: STEM Institute, M-F, 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Bldg 19-100, http://canadacollege.edu/stemcenter/highschoolstudents.php
  • Monday, June 5: NASA CIPAIR Summer Research Internship Program Welcome Ceremony, 10:00 a.m. - 3 p.m., SCI 256, San Francisco State University. http://canadacollege.edu/comets/
  • June 10-June 15, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: 2013 Summer Math Jam, 2nd floor, Bldg 9. http://canadacollege.edu/stemcenter/collegestudents.php
  • Monday, June 3th, and Tuesday, June 4th,9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: 2013 NASA CIPAIR Orientation at NASA Ames Research Center.

May

  • May 31st (Fri) – noon-3pm Workshop: Preparing for a Successful Summer Internship For everyone who will be heading off to summer internships, we're hosting lunch and a workshop to help everyone be prepared for success. Hear from students who have been in internships in past summers plus professionals who have hired and managed summer interns. They'll share tips for success and give you some ideas about what to expect. The STEM Center.
  • May 25 Commencement -- 10am in the Quad
  • May 18–24 Final Examinations (Day & Evening Classes)
  • May 18th & 19th - Volunteer Opportunity: FREE Dental Clinic in San Jose -- Volunteer (and/or get your teeth taken care of) -- great experience for students interested in careers in healthcare. Bilingual vols needed! http://www.cdafoundation.org/give/volunteer/cda-cares-free-dental-clinics
  • May 16th 10am-2pm - University Rep: UC Berkeley -- in the Transfer Center (1st floor, bldg 9)
  • May 15th 11am-2pm - University Rep: CSU East Bay -- in the Learning Center
  • May 14th 10am-1pm - University Rep: Notre Dame de Namur U -- in the Learning Center
  • RSVP by May 13th – event is Thurs, May 16th - 6:30-9pm ACS Dinner Meeting - Industry Speaker: Jim Mason, the Founder of ALL Power Labs. Jim is focused on creating tools for distributed power generation and open source comparative research in biomass thermal conversion. Jim will talk about the current activities at ALL Power Labs, aimed at developing gasification as a home source of energy. RSVP by May 13th FREE Dinner for students - http://www.scvacs.org/Local_Folder/din_mtg.html
  • May 10th (Fri) – 4:30-6:30pm CELEBRATION! Student Achievement Awards Ceremony Come to our celebration of all students who are transferring to a 4-year university, students who have been tutors this year and students who will be receiving a Cañada College scholarship – RSVP by April 30th - http://canadatransfercenter.wufoo.com/forms/student-achievement-award-ceremony/

April

  • April 26-28 - Conference:  SHPE/Engineering Regional Leadership Development Conference - at Microsoft Towers in Sunnyvale, sponsored by San Francisco State Univ  -- join hundreds of engineers from 4-year universities and other community college SHPE chapters.  Volunteers needed to help with planning.  (trip requests were due Mar 27th)
  • April 20th- University Trip:  Cal Day at UC Berkeley find out about STEM programs at Cal.  Community college student info sessions in engineering, public health and more.  Submit your trip request online if you want to ride the free bus from Canada STEM Center (first 20 students have a spot on the bus) -- http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • April 18th - Conference:  3rd Annual Cañada Research Conference -- come check out the types of research projects your fellow STEM majors have done in past internships and projects.  2 – 5pm in 6-102
  • Apr 10th (Wed) 6-8pm - Workshop: Immigration Stories - Part 2 -- get involved in a writing workshop to help you tell your personal stories in a very powerful way - room TBD in building 6.
  • April 9th (Tues) @ 5:30pm (Stanford)   -- MOVIE Night - Extreme By Design is an inspiring documentary that follows a group of business, engineering and medical students as they design innovative products and services to solve problems of the world’s poor.  RSVP: http://extreme.stanford.edu/screening
  • Apr 8th (Mon) – Volunteer to Present your Research!   the 3rd Annual Cañada College Student Research Conference, APRIL 18, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
    Students are invited to present the results of research projects that you have completed in the past year. Presentations will be in the form of a 10 - 15 minute talk or by sharing your poster. You should RSVP (by Apr 8th) to Patty at hallp@smccd.edu with the title of your work and name of your mentor.
  • Apr 7th (Sunday) 3:30pm – Scholarship Fundraiser: A Conversation with Jose Antonio Vargas  Carrington Hall, Sequoia High School
    Jose Antonio Vargas has quickly become one of the nation's most sought-after speakers on immigration.  He will talk about his personal experiences and his perspective on the larger issue of immigration reform.  Event sponsored by Sequoia Adult School Scholars (SASS), a small non-profit foundation that provides scholarships for Sequoia Adult School graduates--primarily adult ESL students--who want to attend community college. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/340084
  • April 3rd (Wed) 6:30pm – MOVIE Premiere:  She++ The Documentary  (Stanford)  -- A story by & for good girls gone geek.  Bring yourselves, sisters, friends, etc.  Join the community and the cast/crew of she++: The Documentary for the PREMIERE of our film. This documentary was directed by Stanford juniors Ayna Agarwal and Ellora Israni.  Food by Oaxacan Kitchen.  https://www.facebook.com/events/518727268169577
  • April 3rd is deadline for a SACNAS Travel Award --http://sacnas.org/events/national-conf/travel-scholarships
    Students who have done research should also submit your undergrad poster abstracts online by Apr 3rd http://sacnas.confex.com/sacnas/2013/grad/cfp.cgi

March

  •  Mar 29th  - Lunch with Alumni   Come have lunch with Cañada students who  have successfully transferred.  Hear about their experiences at 4-year  universities and after graduation.  RSVP to Melissa Ibarra - ibarram@smccd.edu     
  • Mar 28th  (Thurs) - 11am-5pm - Conference: Plug and Play EXP0 -- check out the  work of high-tech startups!  Plug and Play is an incubator for software  startups and here's your chance to see tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists  and computer scientists in action.       http://plugandplaytechcenter.com/events/expo-spring-2013/     
  • Mar 27th  (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series: Cañada College STEM Alumni Panel --  Room 6-101    http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php     
  • Week of  March 25th - Alumni Week!   Clubs and activities will bring a  lot of alumni back to campus to speak to students.     
  • Mar 22-24  - Conference:  MESA Student Leadership Retreat - Santa Cruz, CA   -- join 150 fellow MESA students from around the state in an exciting  retreat in the Santa Cruz mountains.  Workshops and projects related to  STEM majors, info about resources and lots of fun. (submit a trip request by  Feb 15th)     
  • Mar 20th  (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series: Saniya LeBlanc --  Room 6-101    http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php     
  • Mar 17th  (Sunday) - Edu Hackathon at UC Berkeley- applications are due March 8th  for this "College Ready Hackathon" at UC Berkeley  https://sites.google.com/site/collegereadyhackathon/     
  • Mar 14th  (Thurs) - Depart from STEM Center at 3:30pm - Women in Engineering Seminar  Series:  Julia Chen, Ph.D. Post-doc of  Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University-- talks held in Building    
  •  Mar 14th  (Thurs) - Pi  Day Spirit Thursday come check out a Tesla car, throw a pie at a math professor, see a solar oven  in action, enter the pie eating contest and much more!  join the fun, we need all STEM students to get involved -  11am-12:30pm in the Quad and 5-6pm in 9-257     
  • Mar 13th  (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series:  Women  in Science Panel --  Room  6-101   http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php     
  • Mar 13th  (Wed) - 11:45am-4pm - UNIVERSITY TOUR: San Jose State --  Check  out SJSU!  Sign up ASAP at the info desk on the 1st floor of building 9        
  • Mar 8th  - Industry Mentors:  CISCO Job Shadow Day - five students will  spend the day at CISCO (http://newsroom.cisco.com/overview) in San Jose and get  connected with a CISCO employee who will be your mentor for a year.   Computer Science, Electrical Engineers and Computer Engineering major.   Application deadline has passed, hopefully this will be repeated in the  fall.       
  • Mar 8th  - Edu Hackathon Applications Due - grab some friends and apply to  participate in a "College Ready Hackathon" at UC Berkeley on March 17th  https://sites.google.com/site/collegereadyhackathon/     
  • Mar 7th  (Thurs) - Depart from STEM Center at 3:30pm - Women in Engineering Seminar  Series:  Ruchi Sanghvi, Dropbox talks held in Building  530-room 127  (Stanford) http://www.stanford.edu/group/mewomen/seminars/SeminarW13.html     
  • Mar 6th  (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series:  Andrea  Foster US Geological Survey - Careers for STEM Majors at the USGS --  Room 6-101    http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php     
  • Mar 6th  (Wed) 2pm – planning meeting for Pi Day Spirit Thursday reps from all the STEM  Clubs are encouraged to come get involved in planning for Pi Day (3.14).  We  have lots of activities and want our clubs to be strongly represented in the  quad.  Math Club is taking the lead in planning with the STEM Center –  planning meeting in the STEM Center (check Cathy's door for room location)     
  • Mar 6th  (Wed) - 11-noon - University Rep @ the STEM Center -- UC Berkeley --  come to an info  session at 11am – snacks included, followed by the opportunity to meet the UC Berkeley  rep, learn how to prepare to transfer to a UC campus -- at the STEM Center  9-257

February

  • Feb 27th - Kate Garrett – Medical Devices and Start Ups  -- Room 6-101

  • Feb 20th - David Levinson, Engineering, Lockheed Martin -- Room 6-101
  • Feb 14th (Thurs) - Depart from STEM Center at 3;30pm - Women in Engineering Seminar Series:  Diane Greene, M.S. & Mendel Rosenblum, Ph.D. Google & Professor of Computer Science, Stanford  talks held in Building 530-room 127 (Stanford) http://www.stanford.edu/group/mewomen/seminars/SeminarW13.html
  • Feb 13th (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series:  Computer Scientists - Ignacio Zendejas & Claudia Galvan -- Room 6-101   http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Feb 9th (Saturday all day) - Conference:  SUMMA Pre-Med Conference - Stanford School of Medicine- Stanford University  http://summa.stanford.edu/conference/ (free registration if you submitted a trip request by Dec 7th)
  • Feb 6th (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series:  Judy Kjelstrom, Director, UC Davis Biotechnology Program -- Room 6-101   http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Feb 5th (Tues) - 10am-2:30pm - STEM Center WELCOME DAY Bring a friend!  Drop by and find out what’s new this semester.  Donuts/coffee 10am, raffle & membership 11am, Pizza and STEM Clubs noon, raffle & membership 2:30pm at the STEM Center
  • Feb 5th - Deadline:  Cisco Mentoring Submit your info to Cathy if you want to go to Cisco on March 8th and have a Cisco mentor
  • Feb 5th 8:30am-5pm - University Trip:  UC Santa Cruz Join this transfer success tour and check out UC Santa Cruz.  Sign up at the Welcome Center/Info Desk on 1st floor of Building 9.
  • Feb 1st (Fri) - 1-2pm - NSF Scholars & Mentors Lunch If you have an NSF Scholarship meet up for lunch   (required!)  -- STEM Center 9-257

January

  • Jan 31st (Thurs) - depart STEM at 3:30pm - Women in Engineering Seminar Series:  Josephina Schembre-McCabe, Chevron  Carpool from the STEM Center - meet at Building 530-room 127 (Stanford) http://www.stanford.edu/group/mewomen/seminars/SeminarW13.htm
  • Jan 30th (Wed) - 5-6pm - STEM Speaker Series:  Juan Orduna, Senior Scientist in Vivo Biology, SRI
    Come to the kick off of our STEM Speaker Series.  Meet Juan Orduna, a Cañada graduate, now using his degree in biology at SRI.  Room 6-101   http://www.canadacollege.edu/STEMcenter/speakerseries.php
  • Jan 29th  (Tues) 3-4pm - Workshop:  Writing Your Personal Statement  Get help to be ready to submit your scholarship and internship applications.  Come by and get help getting started or editing your personal statement.  STEM Center Room 257
  • Jan 26th (Sat) - Conference:  Society of Women Engineers Collegiate Summit @ Santa Clara U Women engineers!  Sign up now!  Great chance to meet other women engineers from industry and from nearby 4-year universities.  http://clccleadershipsummit.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24th (Thurs) 10-2pm - University Rep:  UC Berkeley TAP Program  If you’re part of the UC Berkeley TAP program be sure to schedule a meeting via email with Lieldt.  
  • Jan 23rd (Wed) 1-2:30pm - Workshop:  Writing Your Personal Statement  Get help to be ready to submit your scholarship and internship applications.  A strong personal statement is extremely important.  Come by and get help getting started or editing your personal statement.  STEM Center Room 257
  • Jan 23rd (Wed) - Club Meeting:  Math Club  STEM Center 2pm for a first meeting.
  • Jan 9-12 - Conference:  National Math Conference Joint MAA/AMS Meetings  - San Diego (Math Club)
  • MINI MATH JAM - M-F, January 7-11, 2013
  • MINI PHYSICS JAM - M-F, January 7-11, 2013

December

  • Dec 15th (Sat) 12:30-5:30pm- National Conference:  Undergrad Day at American Society of Cell Biology  Special day with activities for college students interested in learning more about careers and research related to cell biology.  Fantastic opportunity having this conference in San Francisco -- plus it is free! Sign up --  www.ascb.org/Meetings/Forms/Students/student.cfm
  • Dec 14th (Fri) 10-noon- Drop-in Fridays:  Help with Applications  Come work on your internship, scholarship and transfer applications at the STEM Center on Fridays.  Cathy and/or Chris will be on-hand to help you get started, edit essays and answer questions.  Room 9-257
  • Dec 12th (Wed) 4:30-6:30pm- Workshop:  California Dream Act – AB540 Financial Aid Workshop  Learn about how AB540 students will be eligible to receive California state financial aid starting in January.  Come to this workshop to learn how AB540 students can submit an application for financial aid.  More info at the Financial Aid office – workshop in room - 9-106
  • Dec 8 -- Conference: CMC3 CA Mathematics Council of Community Colleges -- (Monterey Bay) -  Math Club will present at the Poster Session (Math Club)   Info: http://www.cmc3.org/conference/Monterey12/Monterey12.html   
  • Dec 7th (Fri) 10-noon- Drop-in Fridays: Help with Applications  Come work on your internship, scholarship and transfer applications at the STEM Center on Fridays.  Cathy and/or Chris will be on-hand to help you get started, edit essays and answer questions.  Room 9-257
  • Dec 6th (Thurs) 6:30-8m- Med Speaker :  Dr. Sarah Ramirez - Primary Care & Public Health in San Joaquin Valley  Before you begin cramming for finals, come out and get a little inspiration with guest lecturer Dr. Sarah Ramirez.   Guided by her philosophy to cultivate equity, hope, and compassion through the practice of service, Dr. Ramirez is deeply committed to research in under-resourced communities of the San Joaquin Valley.  An interdisciplinary public health researcher, Dr. Ramirez focuses on public health systems and services research, translational research, policy and system changes, and improving the performance of public health departments. She combines mixed-methods research to examine the historical, social, and cultural factors that produce health disparities, supplement objective environmental measurements with qualitatively meaningful definitions of the build environments and understand how community collaborations particularly those which include local health departments can improve equity. Seating is limited. To rsvp or learn more, please visit: http://sramirez.eventbrite.com
  • Dec 5th (Wed) 2-4pm- Workshop: California Dream Act – AB540 Financial Aid Workshop  Learn about how AB540 students will be eligible to receive California state financial aid starting in January.  Come to this workshop to learn how AB540 students can submit an application for financial aid.  More info at the Financial Aid office – workshop in room - 9-106
  • Dec 5th (Wed) 11:30-12:30pm- Workshop:  Am I on the Path to Transfer? Workshop on Financial Aid and scholarship availability at 4-year universities.  How to research for scholarships.  In the STEM Center - 9-257
    Nov 30-31 - Conference:  CMC California Mathematics Council - Pacific Grove (Math Club) Info: http://cmc-math.org/activities/north_conference.html

November

  • Nov 30-31 - Conference:  CMC California Mathematics Council - Pacific Grove (Math Club) Info: http://cmc-math.org/activities/north_conference.html
  • Nov 27th (Tues) 3-4pm- Industry Talk:  SLAC Community College Internships  A presentation from SLAC scientists and engineers about a new Community College Internship Program at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a Department of Stanford University.  The internship is targeted to encourage community college students entering technical careers by providing technical training experience at DOE laboratories.   Plus SNACKS!  Room 9-257
  • Nov 21st (Wed) 12:30-1:30pm- Transfer Workshop:  UC/CSU Application Work on your applications while having expert help in the room to answer all your questions and help you keep going! 9-106
  • Nov 16th (Fri)-10:45am-12:30pm – Outreach:  Woodside High Green Academy  -- Prof Medina needs up to four students volunteers to help high school students with minor probeware and mostly, to interact with them. They like to hear the real stories about college.  Sign up by emailing medinaj@smccd.edu
  • Nov 13th (Tues)- 4pm – Industry Speaker:  Kate Garrett, Engineer - come learn about life as a professional engineer who works in the medical device industry.  Great session for students interested medical fields and application of engineering to medicine.  Check out Kate’s bio!   http://biodesign.stanford.edu/bdn/people/12444.jsp - hosted by Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) club – room 9-251C
  • Nov 12th (Monday - HOLIDAY NO CLASSES)- 11am-2:15pm – University Visit:  Mills College Transfer Day - check out a local women’s college - Explore an all-female college by visiting Mills College in Oakland. Learn about admission, financial aid, and transfer credit. Have lunch with Mills students and ask them about their transfer experiences. Sample the curriculum by attending a class lecture. Take a student-led tour of our beautiful campus.
    http://www.mills.edu/admission/undergraduate/visit_program_events_form.php
  • Nov 10th (Saturday) 9am-2pm SF Bay Area HCOP Presents:  Opportunities, Insights and Support for You to Advance Your Health Career Goals -- Learn about valuable internships, undergraduate and post-bac programs, conferences and support sponsored by SF Bay Area HCOP.  The San Francisco Bay Area HCOP is a partnership between the Stanford School of Medicine, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, San Francisco State University and Health Career Connection. Our goal is to facilitate the entry of socioeconomically challenged and underrepresented students into the various health professions so as to improve health care access and outcomes for all people and improve health equity.  Sign up: http://online.sfsu.edu/brothman/#Symp
  • Nov 8th (Thurs) 12:30-1:30pm- Workshop:  Am I on the Path to Transfer? Workshop on how to use DegreeWorks, Assist.org and get advice on how to tay on-track.  For ALL students who are working toward the goal of transferring to a 4-year university no matter how far along you are on the path. 9-106
  • Nov 7-10 - Conference: ABRCMS - Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students - San Jose, CA  ABRCMS is the largest, professional conference for biomedical and behavioral students, including mathematics.  http://www.abrcms.org/page06a.html
  • Nov 6th (Tues)- 5pm – Student Panel:  Sharing Resources and Info from the MESA Industry Student Leadership Conference - come find out what fellow students learned at a recent conference for engineers and computer science majors.  They met hiring managers from companies, a research program recruiter from UC Berkeley and got tips on how to improve your resume and prepare for interviews -- immediately following the WISE Club meeting - room 9-257
  • Nov 3rd (Saturday) in SF Medical Career Fair  -   career fair for students interested in careers in medicine or biomedical research.  Participants will obtain information on the AAMC's Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP), and other summer enrichment programs, summer undergraduate research programs, and additional resources that can help you prepare for careers in the health professions.  Register now online  https://www.aamc.org/students/minorities/medical-career-fair/  
    Submit a trip request if you want to go with the STEM Center group  http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Nov 2 (Friday) University Trip:  UC Davis STEM Day -- depart 6:30am from Lot #1 (Library entrance) – return by 7pm - -- a day filled with info about STEM majors at UC Davis, financial aid, housing, research internships and more!  Have lunch with Canada STEM students who are now at UC Davis majoring in biology and engineering.  FREE Transportation and lunch for STEM students – sign up by submitting your trip request http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Nov 1st- Thurs 3pm – Info Session:  How to Apply Now for the Dept of Energy CCI Summer Internships -  hosted by SHPE/Engineering Club– want to spend the summer working in a paid summer internship designed exclusively for community college STEM majors this summer?  Work at SLAC (Stanford), Lawrence Berkeley Labs, Lawrence Livermore Labs, National Renewable Energy Lab and many more!   -- room 9-257
  • Oct 25- Nov 3 - 2nd annual Bay Area Science Festival returns with over 50 events all around the Bay Area from 10/25-11/3   Clubs, this is a great opportunity to pick an event or two and plan to go check out the activities.   http://www.bayareascience.org/schedule/

October

  • Oct 25- Nov 3 - 2nd annual Bay Area Science Festival returns with over 50 events all around the Bay Area from 10/25-11/3   Clubs, this is a great opportunity to pick an event or two and plan to go check out the activities.   http://www.bayareascience.org/schedule/
  • October 26th (Friday) - University Trip: CalPoly Engineering Day - San Luis Obispo. FREE Transportation for students majoring in engineering or computer science - submit your trip request http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Transfer Day  Oct.23, Tuesday, 10 am.-1:30pm in the Learning Center -- come meet dozens of reps from 4-year universities.
  • Volunteer Outreach!  Oct.21, Sunday, 10 am.-1pm --  Robotics Workshop for GEMS (Girls Engaged in Math and Science)  Help inspire middle and high school girls through Robotics or just come learn how to make a robot.  Women STEM majors are needed for a panel. Room 16-106.  To help out, email Dr. E enriquez@smccd.edu
  • Oct.20, Saturday - contact SHPE for time --  Industry Professionals - SHPE Bomba Blast   Meet engineering professionals, learn about engineering careers, get tips for interviews and updating your resume.   to sign up and carpool email - Soroush soroumotahar@my.smccd.edu
  • Oct.20, Saturday - Stanford Med School - Dia de los Muertos Conference  - The goal of the conference is to provide premedical students with information about medical school, public health school, and dental school, and to inspire them through a series of workshops, panels, and medical-student run gross anatomy demonstrations. Although the DDLM conference has a Latino theme, all students are welcome. It has developed into a unique opportunity to share the Latino culture and draw attention to health issues prevalent in the Latino and other underrepresented communities. STEM Center will refund your $15 registration fee if you attend.  Register NOW!  (it will sell out quickly)   http://egroups.stanford.edu/p-369-usa-tu-voz.aspx
  • October 19th & 20th - Conference: 9th Annual  MESA Student Leadership Conference - Sacramento.   MESA engineering and computer science majors will participate in professional skill building workshops, interact with technical professionals, engage in personalized mock interviews with corporate representatives.
    FREE Transportation, hotel and conference registration for 6 MESA students majoring in engineering or computer science - submit your trip request by 9/17 http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • NSF Scholar / Mentor Lunch Fri, Oct 19th noon-1pm  9-257  - come enjoy lunch, get together with your mentor and meet all NSF Scholars.   rsvp  to enriquez@smccd.edu
  • Barrio Fiesta Thurs, Oct 18th 1-3pm  Building 6-101  - find out about resources for students - STEM Center, Beating the Odds, TRiO Support Services and more FREE LUNCH rsvp  to garciar@smccd.edu
  • ACS Dinner Meeting Oct 18th at 6:30pm - Want to go learn more about Nano and have a free dinner? email Prof Medina - medinaj@smccd.edu (by Oct 12th)   ACS Dinner Meeting TOPIC:  Tools of Nanotechnology  Dr. Tobias (Tobi) Beetz, Associate Director of the Stanford Nano Shared Facilities will explain about nanotech.  The properties of matter are fundamentally different at the nanoscale in ways that are both useful and interesting. During the past years we have seen rapid advances in the way materials are fabricated, studied and controlled at the nanoscale. Developed tools can visualize and manipulate individual atoms and structures about one hundred thousand times finer than the diameter of a human hair. The talk will cover the basic principles of working at the nanoscale as well as showcase some research examples of advancing the applications of nanotechnology in a wide range of fields from the physical sciences to applications in medicine and energy.
  • Oct 13, 10am-3pm - Field Trip & Lab Tour:  Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - Get an up-close view of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and some of the cool science being done here. For example, one of the Physical Biosciences scientists has created a CellScope, a microscope that uses a cell phone, and we plan to have this on display at the PBD booth.   Learn about the lab and then you’ll be ready to apply for a paid summer internship to work there next summer.  Register online bring a printout of your completed registration in order to enter the labs.   http://www.lbl.gov/openhouse/index.html
  • October 11-14th -- Conference: SACNAS National Conference “Science, Technology and Diversity for a Healthy World” in Seattle, WA  WHO:  STEM majors who received a SACNAS Travel Award to cover transportation and hotel Let Cathy know if you have received a Travel Award so the STEM Center can pay your registration cost.
  • Oct 6, Saturday, 9am-5pm - Conference: Teaching for Social Justice - Acts of Courage & Resistance - Mission High School, SF -- are you considering teaching science or math?  Join Prof Hoffman and the Math Club at Cañada (MC2) at this conference to learn more about teaching careers (Math Club)  http://t4sj.org/events/conference/
  • October 5-7, Fri night-Sunday evening - Conference:  Pre-Med and Pre-Health Conference - AMSA ARC at UC Davis    Come hear from deans of admission from some of the top medical schools across the country, medical students, and speakers at over 120 dynamic pre-med workshops. The speakers and events will provide you with in-depth information on issues ranging from preparing for medical school, admission requirements, financial aid, and MCAT preparation, to public policy and clinical and research opportunities.  Over 100 medical schools and 25 public health schools are scheduled to attend this year. Moreover, representatives from over 300 programs will be present to directly answer questions during the Pre-Health Professions Fair.  Info: http://www.amsaarcucd.org/
    FREE Transportation, hotel and conference registration for 10 MESA students - submit your trip request by 9/17 http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request

September

  • Volunteer Outreach!  Sep. 30, Sunday - 10am-5pm SHPE “Engineering Day” at the SF Exploratorium. Get to know local Latino engineers - volunteer alongside SHPE professional members.  Help kids with hands-on activities.  Learn more about the legacy left behind by our Mayan and Zapotec Astronomers. And much more….  A FREE event for the whole family -- SHPE volunteers needed
  • Sep 20, Thursday -  6-8pm -- STEM Careers:  Be a Scientist and a Writer -- Free dinner hosted at Cañada -  come meet members of the American Chemical Society (ACS) for this interesting talk.  We also need student volunteers to help greet participants.  to RSVP - email Prof Medina -- medinaj@smccd.edu
  • Sep 17 - STEM Center Trip Request Deadline -- want to go to a conference or field trip this semester with STEM Center?  Let us know you are interested by submitting a trip request - http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1013449/STEM-Center-Trip-Request
  • Sep 17, Monday @ 4pm  NSF Scholarship Deadline $3,000-$4,000 per year, apply if you are in Math 130 or above --www.canadacollege.edu/nsfscholar
  • Volunteer Outreach!  Sept.15, Saturday, 10 am.-1pm --  Robotics Workshop for GEMS (Girls Engaged in Math and Science)  Help inspire middle and high school girls through Robotics or just come learn how to make a robot.  Women STEM majors are needed for a panel. Room 16-106.  To help out, email Dr. E enriquez@smccd.edu
  • Thurs, Sep 13 @ 10am and/or 2:30pm – Workshop: Finish Your NSF Scholarship Application– get help editing your personal statement so it is ready to turn in -- 9-257
  • Mon, Sep 10 @ 10am and/or 2:30pm – Workshop: Write a Winning NSF Scholarship Personal Statement – help to get you started or to edit your personal statement – 9-257
  • Sep. 5, Wed. @ 3:30pm – Paid Summer Internships – STEM Student Panel  -- find out from fellow Cañada students what it is like to spend the summer in a paid internship.
  • Thurs, Sep. 6 @ 2:30pm – Info Session:   NSF Scholarships and California Connects Ambassador Program – tips for a successful NSF Scholarship application, info about how to apply and the opportunity to earn a new laptop – room 9-257

 

 

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0849660.
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