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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 21, 2020

Tue, 22 September, 2020 at 11:06 am

 

Week of September 21, 2020

 

 

September 22

Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff – Bienvenida

6-7 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMBienvenida

Join us as we kick off Latinx Heritage Month! Come learn about our workshops and events aimed to amplify Latinx voices, celebrate our identities and engage in critical dialogue.

 

September 23

Amazon Virtual Information and Q&A Session

11 a.m.
Event Registration: https://zoom.us/j/99887989347?pwd=aC9Nd1c0a3VydVAwWjFUbGRHQ2QrZz09

The Career Center is hosting a virtual information session with Amazon! As you may know, Amazon is rapidly growing in the Bay Area creating new and exciting opportunities for job seekers in the community. If you are interested in finding out about these wonderful opportunities please join us using the event link above.

 

Introduction to Library Resources

12-1 p.m.
Event Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Drop-in workshop on a short overview of library services and resources such as research and technology assistance, free streaming film access, academic resources, and more! Featuring an appearance by Charley the Labrador!

 

STEM Speaker Series – Chris Rodriguez, Software Engineer, Kohl’s Department Store Company

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

Chris will share his STEM journey. 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.

 

September 24

Jueves Gigante: Kahoot

12-1 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMJueves

A mix of different Kahoot quiz and scavenger hunt competitions, all centered on Latinx pop culture, food, music, and etc. Do you have what it takes to be the champion?

 

Facilities Forum

2-3:30 p.m.
Event Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dhsbiSpGQy6RqU0PNJSazA

The SMCCD Facilities Team will share updates on the progress of the campus capital (construction) projects. They will also provide an update regarding the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Plan and upcoming public comment period occurring in September and October.

 

September 25

Introduction to Library Resources

3-4 p.m.
Event Registration: https://canadacollege.libcal.com/calendar/online-events

Drop-in workshop on a short overview of library services and resources such as research and technology assistance, free streaming film access, academic resources, and more! Featuring an appearance by Charley the Labrador!

 

September 29

Charlas y Dichos

5-6 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMCharla

A time to share about our culturas and how our stories honor our different traditions, language, and so much more!

 

September 30

STEM Speaker Series –Michael Lewis, Systems Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories

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.

 

October 1

District ADA Plan Public Forums: Presentation and Comments

Public Forum #1 from 9-11 a.m.
Zoom Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/91930705571

Public Forum #2 from 3-5 p.m.
Zoom Event Log in, Zoom Meeting ID: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/96065929366 

The San Mateo County Community College District will hold two public forums for presentation and public comment on the draft ADA (Americans with Disabilities) Plan. All are invited to participate.

 

Latinx Game Night

5-6 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMGameNight

Come play loteria and sing karaoke with fellow Latinx students virtually.

 

October 2

Last Day to Apply for Degree – Certificate

 

October 2- November 20

STEM Virtual Campus Tours

Virtual tours will be offered October 2 through November 20. We will speak with admissions, exploring student academic support programs and hear from Cañada alum at the campuses. This is method we will be facilitating our campus explorations during the pandemic, join us, you can even enjoy the tour in your pajamas! Reach out to Rance Bobo (bobor@smccd.edu or Zoom: https://smccd.zoom.us/my/rancebobo or 650-381-3559 to get information on a college of your choice.

 

October 5

Cañada College & Half Moon Bay: A Plática with Ayudando Latinos a Soñar (ALAS)

5-6 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMALAS

Engage in conversation with our community partner, ALAS, and learn about advocacy projects, community counseling and youth programming.


October 6

Gender Roles in Latinx Households

2-3 p.m.
Event Registration: https://tinyurl.com/CanLHMGenderRoles

How many times have you heard los hombres no lloran y las mujeres se quedan en casa? Join us as we explore how gender roles at home can affect your academic, social and personal life, and how we can be self-advocates.





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