Skip to main content

What's Happening at Cañada: Week of November 14, 2016




Week of November 14, 2016
 
 
November 15
 
International Education Week – ASCC International Celebration
 
Upper Lawn
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
 
Join the Student Senate for their annual partnership with the International Student Center for “International Week”—learn and experience cultures across the world. Be sure to bring your Cañada Fall 2016 Student Body Card.

International Education Week– Got DACA? Yes you CAN Study Abroad

Social Sciences Hub (Building 9, Room 307)
2-3 p.m.
 
Undocumented students with DACA may be eligible to study abroad. Learn more about study abroad in Barcelona.
 
 
From Cañada College to DreamWorks
 
Building 6, Room 102
4 p.m.
 
Cañada alumni Wade Neistadt returns to Cañada to speak with students about his path from the Digital Art & Animation program to his current position with DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, Calif. Wade's presentation, "School to Studio: the Journey to DreamWorks Animation" is open to all students. While at Cañada, Wade directed and starred in "Ker-Flooey," a short film that earned him several awards and a trip to the Cannes film festival via Campus Movie Fest.
 
 
Cañada College Faculty Music Recital
 
Main Theatre
7 p.m.
 
The Cañada College Music Department is hosting a complimentary Faculty Recital by Sandra Gu, piano, including the premiere of a composition by Faculty member David Meckler.
 
November 16-18
 
Proactive Registration

Wednesday, November 16
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 5:30– 9 p.m.
CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)

Thursday, November 17
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 7 – 9 p.m.
CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)
 
Friday, November 18
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)
 
Proactive Registration is dedicated to assist students enrolled in Basic Skills courses (and others by request) with registering for Spring 2017 classes, resolve any financial holds and other academic holds, and to register students for upcoming Math and Word Jams. There will be staff from Admission and Records, Financial Aid, student peer mentors, tutors, counselors, and other campus programs at the event to provide these wrap around services.
 
 
November 16
 
University Visit: Grand Canyon University
 
The Grove
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Come meet representatives from Grand Canyon University.
 
 
University Visit: William Jessup University
 
The Grove
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Come meet representatives from William Jessup University.
 
 
“Let’s Talk Bitcoin” Featuring Wences Casares
 
Building 6, Room 101
2-3:30 p.m.
 
The Beta Zeta Nu Chapter of PTK Welcomes Technology Entrepreneur, Wences Caseras, who will speak about Bitcoin as a global virtual currency.
 
 
STEM Speaker Series -- “Engineers Without Borders – Solutions for the World”

Building 6, Room 101/102

5-6 p.m.

 
Andrea Trese and Alice Rystov share their work with Engineers Without Borders.
Engineers Without Borders builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.     
 
 
Cañada Women’s Volleyball vs. De Anza College
 
Cañada College Gym
6:30 p.m.
 
Cheer on the Colts as they take on De Anza College at the annual Block Party!  This is the last regular home match of the season. Join in honoring the four second-year players before the match starts. Enjoy souvenir giveaways and a halftime pizza giveaway.  
 
 
November 17
 

International Education Week – Study Abroad Fair

The Grove
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
 
Learn about study abroad opportunities and scholarships for study abroad.
 
 
International Education Week – I Studied Abroad and You Can Too!
 
ASCC Club House (Building 5, Room 354)
Noon
 
Meet fellow students who studied abroad and learn how they made it happen!
 
 
College Savers Orientation
 
CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
College Savers is a matched savings program designed to assist students to pay for college.  It’s money for college that you earn by saving!  Eligible participants can save up to $2,000 and earn up to $4,000 for a total of $6,000. For additional information contact SparkPoint at 650-381-3550. Pizza will be served.
 
 
November 18
 
Cañada Campus Water Audit
 
Meet at Building 17, Room 107
9-11:30 a.m.
 
The Cañada Environmental Club with support from the Sustainability Committee, is hosting a campus water audit! All members of the campus community is encouraged to participate.   With help from facilities staff, the team will find leaks, measure flow rates and identify faulty fixtures.   Students can sign up here.
 
 
Cañada Men’s Basketball vs West Valley College
 
Cañada College Gym
7 p.m.
 
Cheer on the Colts as they take on West Valley College!
 
 
November 19
 
Redwood Symphony Concert
 
Cañada College Theater, Building 3
7:30 p.m.
 
Stookey: Mahl/er/werk
Elgar: Cello Concerto; with Jonah Kim, cello
Elfman: Theme from Batman; with Kristin Link, conductor 
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
 
 
November 22
 
Cañada Men’s Basketball vs Delta College
 
Cañada College Gym
5 p.m.
 
Cheer on the Colts as they take on Delta College!

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Alaa Aissi Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

2014 Cañada Graduate Alaa Aissi has been awarded the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship from UC Berkeley. The scholarship is the most prestigious and the highest honor awarded by the university to an undergraduate. It attracts, retains, and graduates the most sought-after students in the world. After the pool of over 90,000 Cal applicants is thoroughly reviewed, only the top 1 percent of incoming students are invited to be interviewed by Berkeley faculty. From there only two hundred students receive the scholarship. Benefits of the scholarship include a Faculty Mentor, research fellowship opportunity, further networking with faculty and fellow scholars throughout their academic careers, along with a monetary award. Upon receiving this honor, Alaa expressed, “I am humbled by the opportunity to have received this scholarship and to be a part of the Regents’ and Chancellor¹s Scholars Association. I am looking forward to being lauded at the Chancellor¹s residence at this fall’s recept…

Join us for Artistry in Fashion on Saturday, Sept. 28

Have you ever dreamed about being a fashion designer? Do you enjoy the fun and creativity that goes into designing beautiful clothing? If you are a fashionista – or even if you’re not, come join us at Cañada College on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 am to 4 pm for the 22nd annual Artistry in Fashion event.

Since 1991, the Cañada College Fashion Department has hosted Artistry in Fashion, bringing together fashion lovers, students, faculty, and premier local designers and fabric artists for an exciting day of fashion and creativity, all for the benefit of student scholarships and materials. Don’t miss a dazzling fashion show by esteemed fashion educator and Director of the Center for Pattern Design, Sandra Ericson. Learn what it takes to become a fashion designer from Cañada's acclaimed fashion instructors. You'll also have the opportunity to buy clothing, jewelry, and other fashions on sale from more than 60 local designers.

Admission is only $10 and benefits the Canada College Fashio…

San Francisco Leader Emilio Cruz to Lecture at STEM Speaker Series

Emilio Cruz, former Chief of Staff to San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and current Assistant General Manager for Infrastructure at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, will be the next speaker in the STEM Speaker Series at Cañada College.

Cruz will discuss, “Opportunities in Capital Project Implementation”. His talk is free and open to the public. It will be held from 5 to 6 pm in Building 6, Room 102 on the Cañada campus, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Cruz oversees the SFPUC’s $9.8 billion capital program for the water, power, and sewer enterprises. He has held various public and private sector positions including Director of Facilities and Operations for the Port of San Francisco; General Manager of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency; Vice President of URS Corporation; Director of Economic Development for the City and County of San Francisco; Vice President and Partner of EPC Consultants; and Program Manager for the $1.5 billion Central Subway Program an…