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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of November 7, 2016

Week of November 7, 2016

Until December 16:

Food for Fines

Cañada College Library
Now through December 16

Do you have guilt about the overdue fines you owe to the Library?  Just bring a small donation of non-perishable, non-expired, foods to the Circulation Desk, and get your fines waived! All donations go to Second Harvest Food Bank of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

November 8

Veteran’s Appreciation Week Celebration

Upper Lawn (in front of Building 9, near the stairwell)
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Celebrate Veteran’s Day with Vets and friends, the Video Game Development Club and the branches of the military: Army, Marine Corps and Navy. Play games and get some free swag! Pizza will be served on a first come first served basis.

Personal Insight Questions

Building 9, Room 123
12 - 1 p.m.

These workshops will guide you to start your personal insight questions and provide you with tips to make your answers more effective. *Will be presented by UC Berkeley.

Tuesday Tea Time with TRIO

Learning Center Staff Room (Building 9, Second Floor)
2-3 p.m.

Take a well-deserved break from your day. Come relax and drink tea, coffee, or cocoa and snack on cookies. Meet other students. Learn about what is happening at Cañada, the Learning Center, TRIO, ¡ESO! and the A2B.

Cañada Men’s Soccer vs Gavilan College

Cañada College Soccer Field
3 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Gavilan College!

STEM Speaker: Google Software Engineer, Marc Cartright, PhD

Building 9, Room 257
3:30-4:30 p.m.

Learn what it is like to be part of Google’s Travel team.  Marc has worked as an intern at Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.  

November 9:

Veteran’s Appreciation Week Celebration

Building 2, Room 10
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Watch the documentary film “Street Vets” directed by Issac Goeckeritz. The film is the culmination of a year-long chronicling of the life and times of 10 men living at the Homeless Veterans Fellowship. Pizza will be served on a first come first served basis.

STEM Speaker Series - “Mechanical Design in Aerospace and Consumer Device Industries”

Building 6, Room 101/102
5-6 p.m.

Professor Cheri Markt will discuss engineering industry careers.   Free food will be served.

November 10

Reveille Ceremony

Flag Pole in front of Building 8
9 a.m.

Join Cañada College for a Reveille Ceremony as the Army Color Guard raises the flag in honor of our veterans and listen to the Glee Club perform the National Anthem.

Veteran’s Appreciation Week Celebration

CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)
12-1 p.m.

Listen to panelists speak about life in the military and the potential and opportunities it brings to those who volunteered in serving our country.

CSU & UC Application Q&A
Transfer Center (Building 9, First Floor)
12:30 -2:30 p.m.

These open sessions are held to answer your questions about your application, GPA calculation, review your personal statement, and more.

Resume & Cover Letter Creation Workshop
Building 9, Room 206
1-2 p.m.

In this workshop, you will learn how to build a resume and cover letter using the proper format, layout, content, action language, accomplishments, research tips and more!

From Certificates to Bachelors…What You Need to Know!

Building 9, Room 257A
6-8 p.m.

Come learn about finishing your course work with College for Working Adults (CWA) and information about San Francisco State University’s Child & Adolescent Development Program at Cañada. In collaboration with Associates to Bachelors, College for Working Adults, Early Childhood Education/Child Development Department and San Francisco State University. Register at

November 11

Holiday – Veteran’s Day
Campus Closed.

Cañada Women’s vs Hartnell College

Cañada College
2 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on Hartnell College!

November 14

International Education Week – Life as a Soldier Overseas

CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hear student veterans share their stories about their military service abroad.

Transfer Q&A

Transfer Center
12- 2:30 p.m.

Counselors and staff will be available to answer any of your transfer questions.

November 15

International Education Week – ASCC International Celebration

Upper Lawn
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join the Student Senate for their annual partnership with the International Student Center for “International Week”—learn and experience cultures across the world. Be sure to bring your Cañada Fall 2016 Student Body Card.

International Education Week – Got DACA? Yes you CAN Study Abroad

Social Sciences Hub (Building 9, Room 307)
2-3 p.m.

Undocumented students with DACA may be eligible to study abroad. Learn more about study abroad in Barcelona.

From Cañada College to DreamWorks

Building 6, Room 102
4 p.m.

Cañada alumni Wade Neistadt returns to Cañada to speak with students about his path from the Digital Art & Animation program to his current position with DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, Calif. Wade's presentation, "School to Studio: the Journey to DreamWorks Animation" is open to all students. While at Cañada, Wade directed and starred in "Ker-Flooey," a short film that earned him several awards and a trip to the Cannes film festival via Campus Movie Fest.

Cañada College Faculty Music Recital

Main Theatre
7 p.m.

The Cañada College Music Department is hosting a complimentary Faculty Recital by Sandra Gu, piano, including the premiere of a composition by Faculty member David Meckler.

November 16

University Visit: Grand Canyon University

The Grove
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Come meet representatives from Grand Canyon University.

University Visit: William Jessup University

The Grove
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Come meet representatives from William Jessup University.

“Let’s Talk Bitcoin” Featuring Wences Casares

Building 6, Room 101
2-3:30 p.m.

The Beta Zeta Nu Chapter of PTK Welcomes Technology Entrepreneur, Wences Caseras, who will speak about Bitcoin as a global virtual currency.

STEM Speaker Series

Building 6, Room 101/102
5-6 p.m.

Andrea Trese and Alice Rystov share their work with Engineers Without Borders.

Cañada Women’s Volleyball vs. De Anza College

Cañada College Gym
6:30 p.m.

Cheer on the Colts as they take on De Anza College!


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