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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of September 13, 2016




Week of September 13th, 2016

September 14

Scientific Notation and Significant Figures – Presented by Elizabeth Barlie

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Building 9, Room 257A

Need help using your calculator? Confused by significant figures or scientific notation? Unsure when to round your answer? Need help setting up conversion problems (dimensional analysis)? Come to an interactive workshop and stop faking it! We will have tutors, instructors, practice problems, and intuitive guides available. Calculation problems in science courses will only get harder, so figure it out now!

September 15

Club Rush

Upper Lawn: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Building 9, Room 154: 7 -8 p.m.

Meet all the Cañada Clubs and visit special programs to see how you can bring your Cañada experience to the next level. Free food and activities if you bring your Cañada Fall 2016 Student Body Card.

Free Legal Clinic (Ongoing through Nov. 17, 2016)

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Building 9, Room 219-B (Dream Center)

Cañada College is providing a free weekly legal clinic on Thursday evenings in the new Dream Center (Bldg. 9, Room 219-B) from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm through Nov. 17, 2016.  Students and members of the community can get free legal information about immigration, domestic violence, tenant rights and other general legal questions.  Learn about:

•          Information regarding immigration
•          How to apply for DACA status or renewal
•          Your legal rights on certain issues
•          Referrals to FREE community resources

To schedule an appointment, visit www.tinyurl.com/CanLegalClinic or contact SparkPoint at 650-381-3550.


September 17

Cañada Men’s Soccer vs Evergreen Valley College

Cañada College Soccer Field
1 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Evergreen Valley College!


September 19

Personal Insight Questions

Building 9, Room 123
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

These workshops will guide you to start your personal insight questions and provide you with tips to make your answers more effective. *Will be presented by UC Berkeley.

Dimensional Analysis – Presented by Nick DeMello

Building 9, Room 307
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dimensional analysis is a simple, powerful and effective method for determining the extent of many properties. This workshop will provide some useful examples like scaling a measurement, bridging unit systems, and even translating a measurement into entirely new dimensions. We would like to give you a new tool, to show your work and share your knowledge.


September 20

Scholarships to Study Abroad Information Session
Building 13, Room 117
12:30 -2 p.m.

Learn more about the scholarship opportunities that offer full funding for language study such as the Critical Languages Scholarship Program and the Benjamin A. Gilman International scholarship that offers up to $5,000 to study or intern abroad. RVSP by email studyabroad@smccd.edu for this session.

Cañada Women’s Soccer vs Mendocino

Cañada College
4 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Mendocino College!


University Visit: William Jessup University

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

Come meet representatives from William Jessup University.


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