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Cañada Students & Faculty Prepare for Semesters Abroad

Cañada Students & Faculty Prepare for Semesters Abroad



Beginning this summer, Cañada College students and faculty will embark on a series of extraordinary opportunities to study/teach abroad in several magical European cities! Fashion Professor Ronda Chaney will be teaching a short-term study abroad course in Florence, Italy, FASH 880 (Introduction to Italian Fashion), this summer from June 11 to June 25.  Twenty students have enrolled in the class, participated in two pre-departure orientations and are excited to participate in this educational experience abroad.  The study abroad opportunity is a partnership between Cañada College and the American Institute for Foreign Study.  During the two-weeks, students will complete a 2.5 unit course on Italian Fashion.  The Fashion Industry will be analyzed from pre-World War II to the present day with an understanding of how Italian designers, fabrics, and manufacturing techniques have had global implications.  A history study will include…

Cañada College President Named

San Mateo County Community College District                             
Cañada College President Named      
June, 2016
Contact:  Chancellor Ron Galatolo
650-574-6550

 Cañada College President Named
Dave Mandelkern, president of the Board of Trustees of the San Mateo County Community College District, announced today that following a nationwide search attracting more than 47 candidates, Dr. Jamillah Moore has been selected to be the eleventh president of Cañada College in Redwood City, California.  Dr. Moore currently serves as the District’s Interim Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Planning. 
“From a strong field of candidates, the Board has selected an experienced, talented and dedicated community college educator to lead Cañada College,” Mandelkern said. “We believe President-elect Moore will continue Cañada’s strong tradition of providing leading-edge educational opportunities and support services that help ensure student success.” 
Dr. Moore’s accomplishments, skills, educati…

Campus Construction Updates

Student Success Story: Former ESL Student, Now Published Poet and Adjunct ESL Professor