Cañada Hosts Priority
Enrollment Program Orientation
Throughout the month of
April, Cañada College’s Outreach Department and the Welcome Center successfully
hosted PEP orientations for incoming freshmen from several Peninsula-based high
schools. The Priority Enrollment Program (PEP) is designed to create an
easy transition from high school graduate to college student. This program also
allows students to have the opportunity to register during the early
registration period for Summer and Fall classes.More than 100 students from our “feeder market”
high schools (Woodside, Sequoia, Menlo-Atherton, Redwood and Carlmont) were in
attendance along with over 50 students from Pescadero, Half Moon Bay,
Jefferson, Mills, Newark Memorial and Burlingame High School. Students and parents
were welcome by Interim President Jennifer Hughes and learned about her community
college experience and how important it is to be involved and ask for help
meanwhile being involved in programs. Parents also disc…
Marketing Team Receives First Place in State-wide Competition Congratulations
to our Cañada Marketing Team, Jose Garcia and Megan Rodriguez Antone, who were
recognized with PRO Awards at the state-wide CCPRO (Community College Public Relations
Organization) conference on April 14! The Cañada team received First Place in
the “TV Ad/PSA” category for its “iCAN Become” commercial
and Third Place in the “Catalog” category for its 2015-2016 Catalog. The
Marketing Team worked with Kingston Media to conceptualize and create the
commercial. The PRO Awards recognizes outstanding work by California’s
community college Marketing and Public Relations professionals.
Cañada women's tennis advances to Nor Cal finals April 13, 2016, 05:00 AM ByTerry BernalDaily Journal
Terry Bernal/Daily Journal Cañada freshman Ana Hinojosa hits a backhand in her No. 3 singles win 6-0, 6-1 over Modesto’s Kaitlyn Mayfield in the community college women’s tennis playoffs Tuesday.
Dare to dream, Cañada — and dare to dream big.
One year ago, the only women’s tennis to be found on the Cañada College campus was in professor Rick Velasquez’s physical education class. Now, with the Redwood City community college having added an official women’s tennis team to the athletics program this season to fulfill the Title IX requirement, the upstart Lady Colts have been unstoppable.
With their second consecutive playoff win Tuesday at Cañada — a 5-3 victory over Modesto Junior College — the No. 2-seed Colts improved their overall record to 17-0. More importantly, they advance to the Northern California championship Saturday to host No. 4 De Anza, as the Owls upset top-seed Fresno City…