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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of April 17, 2017






Week of April 17, 2017




Sign Up Opportunity

University Visit:  UC Santa Cruz

Thursday, May 11
10 a.m.—6 p.m. 

Sign-up at the front desk of the Learning Center (Building 9, Second Floor)


April 18

Spring Wellness Fair


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

Please join the Cañada Health Center at the Spring Wellness Fair! Discover resources on mind, body and emotional health. There will be free drawing for prizes and lunch for students who participate.


April 19

Earth Day

Upper Lawn
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your Spring 2017 Cañada Student Body Card and enjoy a free Acai bowl, plant flowers to take home and check out 25 different community booths.


Campus-wide Brown Bag Series with President Moore

Building 9, Room 154
1-2 p.m.

Members of the college community are invited to join President Moore in a brown bag series. The casual social gatherings will provide students, faculty and staff with an opportunity to share feedback and ideas about campus.


Financial Literacy - Earth Day Activities

Upper Lawn
9 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Share your money saving tips with the opportunity to win a prize!  SparkPoint, Financial Aid and San Mateo Credit Union will offer you ways to keep your money safe and make it grow!


The Business Entrepreneurship Club & Environmental Club Present: Gary White

Building 3, Room 148
3:30-5 p.m.

Meet Gary White, a climate activist trained by former Vice President of Al Gore and his Climate Reality Project organization. Mr. White informs and motivates varies groups and organizations on the perils and solutions to climate change. Free food, drinks and t-shirts will be served.


April 20

College Savers Orientation

Financial Literacy Lab (Building 9, Room 123)
12:30-1:30 p.m. 

Save money for school!  Enroll in a 2:1 matched savings program designed to save money for your education.


Study Abroad in Barcelona, Fall 2017 Drop-In Information Session

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

Information drop-in with study abroad faculty, Prof. Alison Field. Learn more about classes, financing, logistics and how to apply!  Application link. (Applications for the Fall 2017 semester abroad in Barcelona will be accepted through mid-May, but it is highly advisable to apply by the priority deadline of April 21.)


Cañada Men’s Baseball vs. Hartnell College

Cañada College
2:30 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Hartnell College!


Business& Accounting Info Session

Redwood City Public Library (downtown)
1044 Middlefield Road, 2nd Floor Community Room
Redwood City, CA 94063
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Are you or someone you know interested in a career in Business or Accounting? Take the first steps by attending a free one-hour info session about the Business and Accounting Programs at Cañada College. Secure your future and register here.


Bridge to Professionals

The Grove
6-8 p.m.

This is a professional mixer which provides students the opportunity to meet and network with professionals who are successful in their chosen fields. Professional Attire is recommended, but not required. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP here.


April 21

Fashion Design & Merchandising Department Present’s Guest Speaker Sarah Veblen

Building 3, Room 255
7:30 p.m.

Sarah is a sewing educator. She is an expert in fitting, the author of The Complete Photo Guide to Perfect Fitting, a Threads contributor, and runs her own custom sewing business. She will be hosting a trunk show and speaking on the techniques used in her garments. $5 donation for student scholarships is requested at the door. Space is limited. RSVP to: chaney@smccd.edu or perrucciop@smccd.edu.


Star Party

Building 21, Room 100 (next to Parking Lot 10)
8 p.m.

Astronomy Club & Video Game Development Club host a star viewing party! Enjoy free food, star talks/gazing and fun! Dress up in your favorite Star Wars gear.


April 22

Cañada Men’s Baseball vs. Cabrillo College

Cañada College
1 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Cabrillo College!


April 24

Raising a Reader Workshop

Building 22, Room 114
5-8 p.m.

Attend a free hands-on workshop in adapting books for children with special needs. Space is very limited! Materials and refreshments provided. RSVP to Jamie Hui, huij@smccd.edu


April 25

Banking Workshop

Financial Literacy Lab (Building 9, Room 123)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  

Learn about positive banking practices and tools just for Cañada College students.


What’s So Immoral About Making Money?

Main Theatre
7 p.m.  

Cañada Young Americans for Freedom present Rabbi Daniel Lapin, a author and radio-show host who will speak about the key principle on making money.


April 26:

University Visit: FIDM

The Grove
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Come meet representatives from FIDM.

Let’s Talk About Money

 Financial Literacy Lab (Building 9, Room 123)
12:30-1:30 p.m. & 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Ever wonder where your money goes?  Learn about Cash Course and start your own budget.


We Love Social Sciences Lunch & Discussion

Building 9, Room 307
12:30-3 p.m.

Meet our friendly faculty, counselor’s ad program staff. Learn about Social Sciences majors, careers and classes.


We ♥ Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Hub (Building 9, Room 30)
12:30 – 3 p.m.

Considering a Social Sciences major? Looking for transfer pathways? Interested in Honors? Getting ready to register for Fall 2017? Meet the Social Sciences faculty, counseling and program staff. Tour the Social Sciences Hub and enjoy free lunch and dessert!


From Student to Professional Workshop

Building 22, Room 116
5:45-7 p.m.

Workshop presented by Bright Horizons at Cañada College. RSVP to Jamie Hui: huij@smccd.edu. Refreshments provided.


April 27:

Connect to College Night

The Grove
6-8 p.m.

A night for high school students, parents, and the greater community to learn about Cañada College.

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