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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of October 26, 2020

Wed, 28 October, 2020 at 2:32 pm


Week of October 26, 2020


Free Conference for Students:

Accelerate Your STEM Success

Are you unsure about the future? Have you ever wondered if you're taking the right steps to achieve your career dreams? At the Next Frontier Conference & ExpoNov. 10-11, you'll learn directly from leaders of Next Frontier industries like fintech, aerospace, lifescience edtech, about the steps you need to take to succeed in STEM. Join us to gain insights into what industries have the most promise in the next 30 years, and how you can grab your share of the opportunity!

  • Get access to “The STEM Career Playbook” from major STEM leaders. 
  • Connect directly with employers looking to hire diverse talent NOW! 
  • Network with other highly talented student thought leaders like you. 

Students can participate free of charge, thanks to generous support of our sponsors. Register here.

October 26-30

Virtual Fall Job Fair

Event Registration Link:

The Career Center would like to invite all students to participate in our first ever Virtual Job Fair. This event will be held over five days using our job board platform October 26 thru October 30Our goal is to provide you with an opportunity to interview with employers who are hiring and find out more about their company.



October 28

Activism & Racial Equity in Sports

1-3 p.m.

Event Link:

Featured speaker is Dr. Kenny Donaldson, Associate Athletic Director, Sports & Administration at UCLA. Join us and help reimagine and restructure athletic organizations to advance racial equity in the wake of the George Floyd murder and countless other Black individuals. The goal is for leaders in college athletics to enhance their racial literacy, and intentionally work toward a more equitable, supportive, and inclusive community.


The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors

1 -2 p.m.
Event Link:  

Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic is check in.


Beta Zeta Nu Success Workshop: How to Write a Winning Jack Kent Cook Application

4-5:30 p.m.

Event Registration Link:

Meeting ID: 856 8903 4569
Passcode: 9j910e

This session will feature Cañada alums Homero Sosa Mendoza and Alessandro Bailetti. The Jack Kent Cook Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. These transfer scholarships are $40,000 per year for up to three years! For more information, visit here.


STEM Speaker Series – Ramki Kalyanaraman, Engineering Instructor, Cañada College

5-6 p.m.
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 97210972164 

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.



November 2

Dia de Los Muertos with ASCC

6:30-7:30 p.m.
Event Registration:

Join your Student Senate and share your ancestor’s story, learn about Dia de los Muertos and make your own papel picado. The first 50 participants will get an exclusive @Princessa_Xicana artist tote or mask.



November 4

The More You Know w/ the Peer Mentors

10 -11 a.m.
Event Link:  

Every week, students can build community with the BTO and STEM Peer Mentors through meaningful, supportive discussions and fun games! Topic is check in.


STEM Speaker Series – Milene La Torre, Design Engineer, Kembcon Engineers

5-6 p.m.
Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: 97210972164 

Everyone is encouraged to attend the Speaker Series and check out the new interactive format, “After Hours in the STEM Center with Rance Bobo.” The new speaker series format is an interactive late night interview style which allows the viewers to ask questions during the interview. You can watch previously recorded episodes, but why just watch when you can participate live!



November 10

Tallying and Analyzing the Election Results

11:10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Event Registration:

Math Professor Michael Hoffman and English Professor Elizabeth Terzakis will present an analysis of the 2020 election results and lead a passionate discussion about implications and future needs.


November 11


Veteran’s Day (No Classes)




November 12


Latino Thought Makers Virtual Event featuring Mexican American bilingual actress Katie Barberi


3:30-5 p.m.

Event Registration:

Please join the Cañada College community for a presentation by Latino Thought Makers, a platform that provides a respectful and inclusive safe-space for educational discussions about all social, racial, and cultural issues with knowledgeable and highly-esteemed guest speakers.  The featured guest is Mexican American bilingual actress Katie Barberi. Barberi is notably one of the most recognizable telenovela stars of her time.  Latino Thought Makers is and has been at the forefront of social progress for America’s Latino community since 2014.  By teaching, inspiring, and presenting a new perspective on Latinos and other minorities, Latino Thought Makers aims to shine light on the Latino community’s strength as part of the solution.


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