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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of August 29, 2016

Week of August 29, 2016

August 30:

 DREAM Center Grand Opening

 Building 9, Room 154

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.

Please join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of the DREAM Center! Enjoy refreshments, networking and prizes. The DREAM Center will be a resource and safe place for undocumented students and allies.

Cañada Men’s Soccer vs Lake Tahoe Community College

 Cañada College Soccer Field

1 p.m.

 Cheer on the Colts as they take on Lake Tahoe Community College!


Cañada Women’s Soccer vs American River College

Cañada College

4 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on American River College!


UC Applications

Building 16, Room 110

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

These workshops will guide you to complete UC Admission application, including UC Admission policies, and how to report your coursework.

August 31:

University Visit: Grand Canyon University

The Grove

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Come meet representatives from Grand Canyon University.

Transfer Agreement Guarantee

Building 9, Room 106

2 p.m.-3 p.m.

These workshops will inform you of the UC TAG requirements and assist you with UC TAG application. *will be presented by UC Santa Cruz


September 1:

Cañada Women’s Volleyball vs College of the Siskyous

Cañada College Gym

6:30 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on College of the Siskyous!

September 2:

Cañada Women’s Volleyball vs Hartnell College

Cañada College Gym

5:30 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Hartnell College!

September 6:

STEM Welcome Day

The STEM Center (Building 9, Second Floor)

10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Come by the STEM Center to learn about all of the resources and opportunities for STEM students.   Bring friends who are interested in Science, Engineering, Math or Computer Science.  There will be info throughout the Learning Center and there will be prizes, demos, info and of course food!  

September 7:

Internship Fair

The Grove

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Students can connect with companies to learn about opportunities outside the classroom. Whether students need experience for their major, or would just like to "try on" positions to help decide on a major, attend this event. To see a list of attending employers click here. Check back often as the list of employers grows weekly.

Cañada Women’s Soccer vs Marin

Cañada College

4 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on College of Marin!


UC Applications

Building 16, Room 110

2 -3 p.m.

These workshops will guide you to complete UC Admission application, including UC Admission policies, and how to report your coursework.




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