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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of April 22, 2019

Tue, 23 April, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Week of April 22, 2019

April 23

Khmer New Year Festival

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The Grove

Enjoy free lunch, fun activities and prize-winning games. The event is open to everyone!

Three Steps to a Budget

12 – 1 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123 (Financial Literacy Lab)

Discover where your money is really going.  Identify monthly income and expenses and compare them!  Lunch will be provided.

Campus Construction Forum

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

The SMCCCD Facilities team will provide an update on the progress of the Cañada capital projects—what’s been done and what we can expect to see happen heading into the fall semester. 

April 24

We LOVE Social Sciences!

12:30-3 p.m.
Building 9, Room 307 (Social Sciences Hub)

Learn more about Social Sciences majors, careers and classes, transfer requirements and planning, Honors, College for Working Adults and more!

Credit Workshop

4-5 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123 (Financial Literacy Lab)

Understand credit.  Learn about what impacts your credit score and the importance of a good credit report.  Refreshments will be provided.

Women in STEM Panel

5:30-7 p.m.
Building 6, Room 102/102

The Women in STEM Community at Cañada College is hosting a Women in STEM Panel to encourage and motivate current and new women in STEM. Everyone is welcome to attend the panel.

April 25

Last Day to Withdraw from Semester Length Classes

Tea with a Social Scientist

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Building 9, Room 307 (Social Sciences Hub)

Enjoy tea and snacks with Professor Natalie Alizaga, Psychology. Discussion topic: Self Care for College Students

Money for Food

12-1 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123 (Financial Literacy Lab)

You may be eligible for money for healthy and nutritious food. Learn how to start the process today.  Lunch will be provided.

2019 Honors Research Showcase

1 - 3:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 257A

Enjoy tasty food and interesting Honors research presentations. The Showcase begins with food and informal conversation at 1 p.m., followed by student presentations starting at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend!

Understanding Financial Aid Award Letters

3-4 p.m.
Building 6, Room 206

Review your award letters and compare the financial aid offered by universities.  Refreshments will be provided.

Connect to College Night

6-8:30 p.m.
The Grove

Cañada’s annual Open House where the community will learn about College and Career Opportunities at Cañada College! Join for a night of engagement, and meet Cañada students, faculty, staff, administrators and alumni. Learn how Cañada can help you reach your transfer and career goals! Register at

April 26

Home Buying 101

12 - 1:30 p.m.
Building 9, Room 123 (Financial Literacy Lab)

Interested in owning a home?   Learn the terminology, how to prepare for home-buying and the difference between different loan products.  Lunch will be provided.

April 30

Career Paths Series - The Plug Group

12:30-2:30 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102

Hear career professionals discuss their career paths and how their journey brought them to the jobs they hold today, and how networking plays a critical role in the process. Get the tools you need to make a lasting first impression! The event includes a Q&A and Break-Out Sessions with the professionals and free food. Register here.

Tea with a Social Scientist
9:50 a.m.-11 a.m.
Building 9, Room 307 (Social Sciences Hub)

Enjoy tea and snacks with Professor Ami Smith, Psychology. Discussion topic: Eating Disorders.

May 1

Hospitality Job Fair

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
The Grove

We are excited to host the San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau on our campus. This job fair is designed to get you a job in the hospitality and related fields that will grow with you as you move through school and will lead to great career moves. Talk to employers - the exhibitors are looking to hire on the spot! (Always a good idea to have a resume in hand, but not required.) There will be a giveaway for students with multiple prizes for those who interact with the employers.

End of Year Celebrations

May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Main Theatre: ESL Department Recognition Ceremony
May 3 from 4:30-6 p.m. in The Grove: Student Life and Leadership Development Leadership Celebration
May 7 from 3-6 p.m. at CSM: District 25 Year Service Awards Recognition
May 8 from 4-6 p.m. in Building 6, Room 101/102: Puente End of Year Celebration
May 9 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Building 6, Room 101/102: EOPS End of Year Celebration
May 10 from 4-6:30 p.m. in The Grove/Theatre: Student Recognition & Awards Reception/ Ceremony
May 23 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Main Theater: Middle College Graduation

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