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Preparing for Commencement

Preparing for Commencement Dear fellow Cañadians, friends and family,
We are looking forward to celebrating our graduates at tomorrow’s 48th Annual Commencement! In preparation for the big day, please note that tomorrow’s forecast predicts a temperature high of 80 degrees with slight wind. Some important items to remember: ·Please prepare accordingly with sunglasses, protective headwear and ample amounts of sunscreen. ·Out of respect for fellow guests, please refrain from bringing parasols or umbrellas. ·It’s important to remain hydrated and bring water; beverages will also be for sale at Commencement. ·If needed, a First Aid Station will be open throughout Commencement. Additionally, the Commencement program will be online after the ceremony. Please visit the Commencement website for updates. Thank you and congratulations to Cañada’s Class of 2016!

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What's Happening at Cañada? Week of May 23, 2016

Photo Collage: Fashion Department's Mystery Fabric Contest

Photo Collage: Fashion Department’s Mystery Fabric Contest
Students in Cañada’s Fashion Department had the opportunity to participate in a contest with mystery fabrics.  Thirty seven students selected a bundle of unknown materials and then designed a garment using all of the fabrics.  This creative exercise was not a course assignment but a chance to explore their design talents.  The first place winner of the Mystery Fabric Contest is Ping Mathre with inspiration of two different gowns: the wedding dress in the 2015 movie of Cinderella and Cate Blanchett’s seafoam Armani gown from the 2016 Oscars. Unknown fabrics in the mystery bundle that she chose, turned out to be small pieces that were used for the flowers and to create the ruffles of the petticoats.                 First Place Winner

Amelito Enriquez Recognized with Outstanding Teaching Award

Amelito Enriquez Recognized with Outstanding Teaching Award    
Amelito Enriquez, Ph.D., Cañada Professor of Engineering and Mathematics, was recently recognized with the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education Pacific Southwest Section Outstanding (ASEE PSW) Teaching Award. This is the first time that a community college instructor received the award. Additionally, the award qualifies Professor Enriquez to compete for the national teaching award next year. Professor Enriquez was nominated by Dr. Wenshen Pong, Director of the San Francisco State University School of Engineering and letters of support were provided by Cañada College Engineering graduates and fellow colleagues, community college engineering faculty.
Professor Enriquez was recognized during the awards banquet of the 84th Annual American Society for Engineering Education Pacific Southwest Conference, which was held at Cal Poly Pomona on April 21-23. The Pacific Southwest section covers California, Hawaii, Nevada, a…

What's Happening at Cañada? Week of May 16, 2016

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