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. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/btoprofessionalmixer3
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
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
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…
After moving from Mexico five years ago, Patricia Segura
knew she would have to master English to stay in the
United States, find a job, and fulfill her goal of studying to become a nurse.
But without command of the language, going to college seemed impossible.
“When I decided to stay in this country, I wanted to keep
studying as I was doing in my country,” she said. “Learning English became a
new short-term goal in my life. I wanted to study English in college but I had
to start from the beginning.”
She began taking community-based English courses offered by
Cañada College at Sequoia High School. Later she moved to John Gill Elementary
School to take a course because her nephew was in the class. When she
finished her course at John Gill, Segura’s professor helped her sign up for
the first level of English as a Second Language at Cañada College.
“When I started at Cañada, my goal was to learn
English to find a job,” she said. “Now I'm pursuing my goal of
becoming a nurse. The more I …