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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of April 24, 2017

Week of April 24, 2017

April 25

Banking Workshop

Financial Literacy Lab (Building 9, Room 123)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.  

Learn about positive banking practices and tools just for Cañada College students.

What’s So Immoral About Making Money?

Main Theatre
7 p.m.  

Cañada Young Americans for Freedom present Rabbi Daniel Lapin, a author and radio-show host who will speak about the key principle on making money.

April 26:

University Visit: FIDM

The Grove
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Come meet representatives from FIDM.

Let’s Talk About Money

 Financial Literacy Lab (Building 9, Room 123)
12:30-1:30 p.m. & 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Ever wonder where your money goes?  Learn about Cash Course and start your own budget.

Plagarism: What is it and How to Avoid It

Library (Building 9, Third Floor)
12:10-1 p.m.

Using someone’s idea in a paper can lead to a failing grade – or even suspension! It’s easily avoided in three simple steps. Find out how at this free workshop.

We Love Social Sciences Lunch & Discussion

Building 9, Room 307
12:30-3 p.m.

Meet our friendly faculty, counselor’s ad program staff. Learn about Social Sciences majors, careers and classes.

We ♥ Social Sciences

The Social Sciences Hub (Building 9, Room 30)
12:30 – 3 p.m.

Considering a Social Sciences major? Looking for transfer pathways? Interested in Honors? Getting ready to register for Fall 2017? Meet the Social Sciences faculty, counseling and program staff. Tour the Social Sciences Hub and enjoy free lunch and dessert!

From Student to Professional Workshop

Building 22, Room 116
5:45-7 p.m.

Workshop presented by Bright Horizons at Cañada College. RSVP to Jamie Hui: Refreshments provided.

Evaluating Websites: Everything You Need to know

4:45-5:45 p.m.

Attend the free workshop to find out everything you need to know about evaluating websites to cite sources.

April 27:

Connect to College Night

The Grove
6-8 p.m.

A night for high school students, parents, and the greater community to learn about Cañada College.

CalFresh and Nutrition Workshop

Financial Literacy Lab (Building 9, Room 123)
12:30-1:30 p.m.  

Meet with a CalFresh representative to learn if you are eligible for money for healthy and nutritious food and/or to begin the CalFresh process!

Financial Resources Fair for the Center for Working Adults

CIETL (Building 9, Room 154)
6:30-8:10 p.m.   

Learn about, “Money Management” Tools and resources for students!

April 28:

ColtsHacks – Hackathon

Building 9, Room 206
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Computer Science Club is hosting a hackathon! The event is open to all students at Cañada, CSM and Skyline with any amount of experience, but no experience is required! Compete with other students in creating the best program that meets the topic for the event, in hopes of winning the grand prize. This will be done through programming an app, website, or a simple mini program with any programming language, such as C++, Java, HTML/CSS, or JavaScript.  RSVP here.

April 29:

Literacy Workshop: Best Practice for Our Youngest Readers, K-2

Building 6, Room 101/102
9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $20.00 for community college students. RSVP at: Materials and lunch provided.

May 2-3

Awareness Week

Tuesday, May 2 | Refugees Awareness
Wednesday, May 3 | Human Trafficking 

University Center, Bldg 6, Room 101/102
3-4 p.m.

­­­Bring your Spring 2017 Cañada Student Body Card and get free snacks while learning more about refugees and human trafficking around the world and in your community.

May 2-4

Student Senate Elections

Electronic Voting
All Day

Make your vote count! Cast your ballot to choose your student representatives for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Academic year!

May 3

Workshop: Transfer Admission Planner & TAG

Building 9, Room 106
2:30-3:30 p.m.

This workshop will assist you with UC TAG applications and the requirements.

University Visit: University of Hawaii at Mañoa

The Grove
10 a.m. –1 p.m.

Come meet representatives from University of Hawaii at Mañoa.


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