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Showing posts from December, 2012

Campus Will be Closed Dec. 22 through Jan. 1

Cañada College will be closed Saturday, Dec. 22 through Tuesday, Jan. 1 for the holiday season. Campus will reopen Jan. 2. Some departments will work under reduced hours or will remain closed until the first day of spring semester, Monday, Jan. 14. A complete list of hours for each department is noted in the chart below.

Cañada College Well Represented at Veterans Summit

The Faculty Association of the California Community Colleges hosted a two-day Veterans Summit Dec. 6-7 to raise awareness of veteran concerns and to share best practices and a group of Cañada faculty, staff, and students was in attendance. 

Educators, student veterans, service providers, and State representatives discussed strategies and resources to ensure the academic and personal success of those who served our country.  Nicolas Martin and Edith Flores, Cañada's VA designated counselor and certifying official, attended the Veterans Summit along with Director of Student Support & TRiO, Romeo O. Garcia.  The Veteran Resource and Opportunity Center (V-ROC) also welcomed a new Retention Specialist this Fall 2012, Steven Bradley, also a veteran, who actively participated in the Summit as well.

“It was great to see the commitment from the community colleges and the efforts to provide the environment necessary for veterans and other students to achieve success in their educationa…

Wells Fargo Donates $15,000 to Help San Mateo County Entrepreneurs

The funding will establish a speaker series and financial education services at the Cañada College Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Wells Fargo has donated $15,000 to the Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities at Cañada College to establish a speaker and workshop series and other activities designed to help budding entrepreneurs in San Mateo County.
“Small business is the lifeblood of our economy,” said Kay O’Neill, Director of Workforce Development at Cañada. “This generous donation will help us expand our existing CEO services and help us meet the increasing demand from small businesses in the county.”

In addition to the speaker and workshop series, the college will use a portion of the donation to develop a lab space where entrepreneurs can incubate start-up enterprises and meet with business advisers. The money will also be used to pay for consulting services that help business owners in a number of areas including legal, financial, accounting, marketing, and developing a…