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Welcome Karen Arnold and John Omar to the Learning Center

Cañada Hosts Priority Enrollment Program Orientation

Cañada Hosts Priority Enrollment Program Orientation

Throughout the month of April, Cañada College’s Outreach Department and the Welcome Center successfully hosted PEP orientations for incoming freshmen from several Peninsula-based high schools. The Priority Enrollment Program (PEP) is designed to create an easy transition from high school graduate to college student. This program also allows students to have the opportunity to register during the early registration period for Summer and Fall classes.More than 100 students from our “feeder market” high schools (Woodside, Sequoia, Menlo-Atherton, Redwood and Carlmont) were in attendance along with over 50 students from Pescadero, Half Moon Bay, Jefferson, Mills, Newark Memorial and Burlingame High School.
Students and parents were welcome by Interim President Jennifer Hughes and learned about her community college experience and how important it is to be involved and ask for help meanwhile being involved in programs. Parents also disc…

What's Happening at Cañada? Week of April 25, 2016

Marketing Team Receives First Place in State-wide Competition

Marketing Team Receives First Place in State-wide Competition
Congratulations to our Cañada Marketing Team, Jose Garcia and Megan Rodriguez Antone, who were recognized with PRO Awards at the state-wide CCPRO (Community College Public Relations Organization) conference on April 14! The Cañada team received First Place in the “TV Ad/PSA” category for its “iCAN Become” commercial and Third Place in the “Catalog” category for its 2015-2016 Catalog. The Marketing Team worked with Kingston Media to conceptualize and create the commercial. The PRO Awards recognizes outstanding work by California’s community college Marketing and Public Relations professionals.

Bridge to Opportunities Peer Mentorship Program's 3rd Annual Professional Mixer

Come network at the Bridge to Opportunities Peer Mentorship Program's 3rd Annual Professional Mixer! Monday, April 25, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. in Building 2-10.

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Cañada College Theater Arts Presents:The Crucible by Arthur Miller

What's Happening at Cañada? Week of April 18, 2016

Cañada women's tennis advances to Nor Cal finals

Cañada women's tennis advances to Nor Cal finals April 13, 2016, 05:00 AM ByTerry BernalDaily Journal

Terry Bernal/Daily Journal
Cañada freshman Ana Hinojosa hits a backhand in her No. 3 singles win 6-0, 6-1 over Modesto’s Kaitlyn Mayfield in the community college women’s tennis playoffs Tuesday.

Dare to dream, Cañada — and dare to dream big.

One year ago, the only women’s tennis to be found on the Cañada College campus was in professor Rick Velasquez’s physical education class. Now, with the Redwood City community college having added an official women’s tennis team to the athletics program this season to fulfill the Title IX requirement, the upstart Lady Colts have been unstoppable.

With their second consecutive playoff win Tuesday at Cañada — a 5-3 victory over Modesto Junior College — the No. 2-seed Colts improved their overall record to 17-0. More importantly, they advance to the Northern California championship Saturday to host No. 4 De Anza, as the Owls upset top-seed Fresno City…