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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 17, 2021Tue, 18 May, 2021 at 3:06 pm
Week of May 17, 2021
FCC Launches Emergency Broadband Benefit
The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible families and households who are struggling to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying households on Tribal lands can receive a discount of up to $75 per month for service. Eligible households can also receive a discount of up to $100 for the purchase of a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. For more info, please visit: fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit or by calling 833-511-0311.
Students Against Hate: Minority Students’ Experiences with Discrimination and How to Be a Good Ally
Zoom Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/82056506232
The Active Minds at Cañada College invites the campus community to attend a safe space to discuss experiences and strategies.
End-of-Year Campus Town Hall
Zoom Link: https://smccd.zoom.us/j/86423696169
As we conclude the 2020-2021 academic year, the entire campus community is invited to attend an End-of-Year Town Hall to share information on: Fall 2021 Recovery Plans, May Revise and Budget Update, Hiring Updates and Summer Transitions, End-of-Year Facilities Update and Q&A.
May 22 - 28
Final examinations (day & evening classes)
Day & evening classes end
2020 & 2021 Virtual Commencement Ceremonies
2020 Virtual Commencement at 5:30 p.m.
2021 Virtual Commencement at 7 p.m.
Links TBD: will debut on YouTube
Due to the emergence of COVID-19 early last year, Cañada College did not hold a 2020 commencement ceremony but promised our 2019–2020 graduates one at a future date. On Friday, May 28, 2021, Cañada Collegewill follow through on that promise by premiering the 2020 Virtual Commencement ceremony on YouTube at 5:30 p.m. The event will be followed by the 2021 Virtual Commencement at 7 p.m. Both ceremonies will be available to watch any time after the premiere and links will be shared with the campus the week of virtual commencement. Visit canadacollege.edu/commencement for more information.
Zoom Registration: https://tinyurl.com/MCINTEREST2021
The SMCCCD Dream Center Task-force will be hosting an event to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating, transferring and or degree receiving. Undocumented/AB540 students, students from mixed status families, and/or active Dream Center student allies from across the District. There will be a ceremony, entertainment, graduate speakers, and more!
May 29 - 31
Declared Recess for Memorial Day
EOPS End of Year Celebration
Zoom Registration: https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LSnApZQ_QgOwpKCGbBrUrA
Faculty, staff, students and administrators are welcome to attend! This special event is to recognize our EOPS students who are graduating and/or transferring to a university. It will include: Student Speakers, EOPS Student Awards, Faculty Acknowledgements, Individually Recognizing Student Graduates and Transfer Students.