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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of October 17, 2016




Week of October 17, 2016


October 18

College Fair: Transfer Day

The Grove
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Meet with representatives from four-year colleges and universities to explore their educational options, ask questions about available programs and services, admission requirements and more!


UC Information for AB540 Students

Building 9, Room 206
2:30-4 p.m.

Receive information on admission process, financial aid and scholarship availability, and available services. Presented by UC Santa Barbara.


Cañada Women’s Soccer vs Evergreen Valley College

Cañada College
4 p.m.

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



October 19
Fall Wellness Fair
The Grove
10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Enjoy free food, giveaways and prizes for students! Free Flu shots will also be available for everyone at the fair. Students and staff will have access to great information from our vendors and students will have a chance to will several sets of movie tickets!


Social Sciences TOI:  Can the Technology of Bitcoin Solve the Migrant Crises?

Social Sciences Hub (Building 9, Room 307)
2-3:15 p.m.

Refugees often give up everything in an attempt to create a better future for themselves and their families. As they leave their country of origin, refugees will often have their government IDs confiscated and their bank accounts wiped out. A lack of ID creates huge problems for the border countries taking in refugees and the relief organizations trying to help them. Presented by: Professor Paul Roscelli and PTK honors students Katherine Ramirez Perez and Juan Sebastian Rozo Vasquez


STEM Dreamer Mixer & Speaker Series

Building 6, Room 102
Mixer: 4:15 p.m.; Speaker Series: 5-6 p.m.

Come to a mixer (free food!) to find out about resources available to STEM majors who are DREAMers.  Featured speaker is Lessandro DeSousa from STEM DREAMer to Professional Civil Engineer -- transferred from Cañada College to SJSU as a DREAMer and is now working for BKF Engineers, an engineering firm in Redwood City!


Cañada Women’s Volleyball vs. Skyline College

Cañada College Gym
6:30 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Skyline College!


October 19-23
The Theatre Arts Department Presents: Almost, Maine
Flex Theatre (Building 3, Room 129)
10/20 11:10 a.m. Student Matinee: donation only *, 10/21 8 p.m., 10/22 8 p.m., 10/23 2 p.m.
* Due to a scheduling conflict, Professor Anna Budd will be playing the role of Marcie in these matinees. 
The Theatre Arts Department's production of Almost, Maine 11 short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine. Tickets available at the door: $5 students, $10 seniors, $15 general admission. No one turned away for lack of funds!



October 21

Career JAM: Team Presentations & Career Overview

Building 13, Room 217
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

This culminating day will pull soft skill and portfolio skill knowledge together into brief team presentations for a small audience. College faculty and counselors will provide students with an overview of college and career opportunities. Lunch will be provided. Free to students and space is limited. Sign up at: http://careerjam.eventbrite.com  


Cañada Women’s Soccer vs Foothill College

Cañada College
2 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Foothill College!


Astronomy Star Party

Between Building 21 and Parking Lot 10
8 p.m.

Enjoy telescope observing, star talks, music, virtual reality games, music and free food. This event is open to the entire Cañada community as well as the general public. Hosted by the Astronomy Club and Virtual Reality Club.


October 22
College Visit – UC Merced Preview Day

Sign up at Learning Center, Building 9, Second Floor
Visit runs from: 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sign up in the Learning Center Front Desk to attend this off-campus College visit!


October 25

Cañada Women’s Soccer vs Ohlone College

Cañada College
4 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Ohlone College!


October 26

University Visit: Grand Canyon University

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

Come meet representatives from Grand Canyon University.

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