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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of February 12, 2018

Mon, 12 February, 2018 at 9:53 am





Week of February 12, 2018


February 13

Black History Month Activities

9-11 a.m.
The Grove

Bring your valid Cañada College Student Body Card and join Student Senate in celebrating Black History Month. Following breakfast and activities in The Grove.


Recognizing All Americans

11:10 a.m.-1:50 p.m.
Main Theatre (Building 3)

In celebration of Black History Month, Dr. Daina Berry (Associate Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin) will discuss the political, social and economic significance of African Americans historically and today. Her newest book, a "financial recapitulation of Black bodies and souls,” will be discussed - followed by a Q&A session as well as book signing. Sponsored by Social Scientists, Student Senate, and GE Pathways.


Cañada Women’s Tennis vs. Cabrillo College

2 p.m.
Cañada College Tennis Court

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Cabrillo College!


February 14

Valentine’s Club Rush

9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Grove

Bring your valid Cañada College Student Body Card and join Student Senate in for their semi-annual Club Rush. Get to know college clubs, campus programs, and community resources while you eat free lunch!


STEM Speaker Series

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

Dani Behonick, Ph. D, Professor of Biology & Health Science, Cañada College presents: DO SCIENCE TO IT!!! Tales of Being Way Too Excited about STEM.


Cañada Men’s Basketball vs. College of San Mateo

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

Cheer on the Colts as they take on College of San Mateo!


February 15

University Representative Visit: Cal State East Bay

11 a.m. –1:30 p.m.
Transfer Center (Building 9, First Floor)

Come meet representatives from Cal State East Bay.


“In Their Own Words:” A Black History Teach-in Series

12:30-2 p.m.
Building 9, Room 257A

The campus community is invited to attend a series of Black History Teach-in by Cañada’s Faculty, Staff and Students. Experience the History of Soul Food, Blacks in STEM, Black Islam, Afro-Latino History in California, & The Middle Passage. This series is presented by ¡ESO! Adelante and A2B programs.


Cañada Men’s Baseball vs. Shasta College

2 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Shasta College!


Equity Leadership Panel Discussion
2:30-4 p.m.
Building 6, Room 101/102
The Equity Directors at Skyline and San Mateo Colleges will share what they do and answer questions about the positions. This is the College’s opportunity to gather information as we work on developing an equity position at Cañada College. Please note that this will be a facilitated panel discussion with audience Q & A. In the interest of time and inclusion, all questions need to be submitted in writing either in advance or at the event. Please send your questions to reedd@smccd.edu or taveaur@smccd.edu.


February 16-19

Declared Recess – Campus Closed


February 16

Cañada Men’s Baseball vs. Shasta College

2 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Shasta College!


February 17

Cañada Men’s Baseball vs. Shasta College

1 p.m.
Colts Baseball Field

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Shasta College!


February 20

Cañada Women’s Tennis vs. DeAnza College

2 p.m.
Cañada College Tennis Court

Cheer on the Colts as they take on DeAnza College!


February 21

The History and Significance of Rap and Hip Hop

12:30-2 p.m.
Building 9, Room 257A

The campus community is invited to attend a series of Black History Teach-in by Cañada’s Faculty, Staff and Students. Experience the History of Soul Food, Blacks in STEM, Black Islam, Afro-Latino History in California, & The Middle Passage. This series is presented by ¡ESO! Adelante and A2B programs.


STEM Speaker Series

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

Bakari Holmes, Software Engineer, 23andME, presents his lecture: The New Look of Silicon Valley (the non-traditional path to an engineering career).




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