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What's Happening at Cañada: Week of May 1, 2017






Week of May 1, 2017


Sign up Opportunity for May 11

University Visit to UC-Santa Cruz
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
This is the last University Visit for the Spring semester! Sign up in Building 9, Room 214.


May 2 & 3

Awareness Week
Tuesday, May 2 | Refugees Awareness
Wednesday, May 3 | Human Trafficking
University Center, Building 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
University Representative Visit: University of Hawaii at Mañoa

The Grove
10 a.m. –1 p.m.

Come meet representatives from University of Hawaii at Mañoa.


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.

May 4

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Upper Lawn
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Puente Club! Enjoy free Pozole. Purchase homemade piñatas for $5. Funds support student scholarships.


Lecture from New York Times Best-selling Writer Greg McKeown

Building 6, Room 101/102
3:30-5:30 p.m.

Greg McKeown has dedicated his career to discovering why some people break through to the next level—and others don’t. In his New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller, Greg challenges our assumptions about achievement to get to the essence of what really drives success.  The lecture is free and open to Cañada College students. Space is limited, register at: gregmckeown.eventbrite.com



May 9 & 10
Workshop: Test Taking Tips
Tuesday, May 9
12-12:30 p.m. in Building 9, Room 206
6-6:30 p.m. in Building 9, Room 257A
Wednesday, May 10
12-12:30 p.m. in Building 9, Room 206
6-6:30 p.m. in Building 9, Room 257A

Learn what to do before, during and after you take a test! Hosted by Bridge to Opportunities and the Learning Center

May 9

University Representative Visit: Golden Gate University

The Grove
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Come meet representatives from Golden Gate University.


University Representative Visit: Notre Dame De Namur University

The Grove
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come meet representatives from Notre Dame De Namur University.


50th Anniversary Kick Off Meeting
Building 2, Room 10
1:10 p.m.
Mark your calendars for an End of Year discussion and Kick Off meeting to begin planning for the College’s 50th Anniversary (which is in 2018)! Ideas are welcome. If you are unable to attend the meeting and have suggestions or would like to be a part of the Planning Committee, please respond to canpresident@smccd.edu


Tea Time with TRIO

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

Take a well-deserved break from your busy day and enjoy some coffee, tea, hot chocolate and cookies.  Meet other Cañada Students as well as faculty and staff.  Learn about what’s happening at Cañada, the Learning Center, TRIO, ¡ESO!, and A2B!


May 10:

University Representative Visit: CSU East Bay

The Grove
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Come meet representatives from CSU East Bay.

End of Year Events
May 2 - Humanities and Social Sciences Awards in the Theatre Foyer from 5-7 p.m.
May 3 – ESL Recognition in the Theatre from 7-9 p.m.
May 5 – ACES Inquiry Poster Session in Building 9, Room 257A from 2-5 p.m.
May 5 -- Fashion Design Recognition/Celebration Tea, in Building 3, Room 255 from 3-5 p.m.

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