|Volume VII, Issue 16a
||April 21, 2014
| Chaffey College In the News is a bi-weekly electronic newsletter that contains valuable information about the events, activities, and happenings at Chaffey College. Look for more communication throughout the semester.
Believing in yourself is critical to your success in college. What positive messages do you use to keep you going on your educational journey? Who helps motivate you when you’ve lost focus on your goal? Join the discussion – add your thoughts, ideas, comments, and photos on twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #chaffeyhope. If you want to learn more about the Chaffey College Hope and Mindset program visit: http://www.chaffey.edu/hope.
SPRING TRANSFER FAIR
The Transfer Center is hosting our spring transfer fair on Thursday, April 24, 10:00am-1:00pm. Representatives from UC, CSU, private and out-of-state colleges and universities will be available in the campus center quad on the Rancho Cucamonga campus to answer your questions and share information about the programs and services offered at their institutions. For more information, visit the Transfer Center in SSA 120 or call (909) 652-6233.
AIR POLUTION PRESENTATION
GEM Sustainability Committee will host their final Go Green Week event, Thursday, April 24, 12:30-1:30pm in PS-102. Bill Welch, Principal Development Engineer, College of Engineering, Center for Environmental Research and Technology, UC Riverside demonstrate how emissions from cooking hamburgers on commercial charbroilers are a very significant uncontrolled source of directly-emitted particulate matter and what the implications of this knowledge is for us as
Interested in teaching? California requires you to pass the CBEST Test. Chaffey is hosting a Language Arts Prep Workshop on Saturday, April 26. Contact Monica Alexander (909) 652-6246.
FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP (FOSTER YOUTH)
EOPS invites all foster youth to a workshop covering: how to read and understand your Financial Aid Award Letter, have any questions about the Financial Aid package, how to qualify and apply for the Chafee Grant, help you learn more about Satisfactory Academic Progress, etc. Tuesday, April 29, 12:30-1:30 pm in MACC-208. Please contact us at (909) 652-6349 or (909) 652-6358 to sign up for this workshop.
ANNUAL FINANCIAL AID AWARENESS DAY
Financial Aid will be hosting their annual FA Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 30, from 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Sports Center Courtyard, Tuesday, May 6, from 11:00am to 1:00pm on the Fontana Center Patio Area, and Thursday, May 8, from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the Chino Campus Main Building Quad. Please come out and learn more information about Financial Aid programs and student support services. Financial Aid staff will be there to answer any questions you have and you can learn about all of the different types of Financial Aid available for new and continuing students. Get a free meal when you bring proof that you completed your 2014-2015 FAFSA or 2014-2015 Dream Act application.
RESUME WRITING WORKSHOP
The Career Center will be holding resume writing workshops Monday, April 30 at 12:30 pm and Thursday, May 8 at 3:00 pm in MACC-208. Career Counselor Heidi Jongeling will present on everything you need to know about writing a resume. Come and find out what employers are looking for and learn about different resume styles and formats. For more information visit the Career Center in MACC or call 909-652-6511.
INTERVIEWING SKILLS WORKSHOP
Career Success Guide Christine Waugh will present on everything you need to know about job interviews. Come and find out what employers are looking for and how to make the best impression. Thursday, May 1, 12:30-2:00 pm in MACC-208.
INTERSECTION DANCE PERFORMANCE
Chaffey College Dance Department presents Intersection 2014 headed by artistic and dance director, Michele Jenkins. The annual spring dance concert celebrates the diversity of dance with an eclectic mix of contemporary ballet, modern dance, jazz, tap, hip hop, musical theatre, and ballroom, and with the choreographic and dance-performing talents of faculty, students, and guest professionals. Intersection offers something for everyone in a dynamic and entertaining performance of varied dance styles filled with passion, whimsy, and kinetic intensity! Come and share the joy and inspiration of this annual favorite! Intersection 2014 runs May 1, 2, and 3 at 7:30pm and May 4 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $12 and available at the Chaffey Bookstore or online at www.chaffey.edu/theatre_tickets.
Join your student leaders for ASCC Coffee Nights this semester. Free drinks, snacks! Rancho Cucamonga Campus CAA Student Gallery: May 1. All coffee night events are from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.
FONTANA BLOOD DRIVE
The Fontana Campus is hosting its final American Red Cross Blood Drive of the school year on Monday, May 5. The donations will be collected in the Student Lounge from 10:00 am to 4:15 pm. Every donation saves multiple lives and we would appreciate your support. Reservations can be made at www.redcrossblood.org. Walk ins are welcome. All donors will receive a coupon for a Buy One Get One Free coupon at Quizno's and two (2) LA Galaxy tickets. To make an appointment call our Red Cross Representative at (909) 772-8546, or sign up in the Fontana Campus Dean's office or at www.redcrossblood.org and use Sponsor Code: ChaffeyFontana. Help make a difference and save lives.
GOAL SETTING WORKSHOP
Where do you want to be in 5 years, 10 years, or just next semester? Are you still undecided about your major? How do you even start doing long-range planning? What is the difference between a goal and an objective? If these are hard questions for you to answer and you would like to have some help making decisions and setting goals, please come to a workshop on this topic. Career Counselor Linda Barlogio will help you learn about steps in decision making and how you can develop the goals to set you on the path toward your future. Tuesday, May 6, 12:30-1:30pm, in MACC-208. Call (909) 652-6511 for more information or to sign up.
WHAT CAN I DO WITH A MAJOR IN SOCIOLOGY?
A lot of people take their first sociology course simply to fill a college requirement. Soon after, however, many of these people fall in love with the subject matter and decide to major in it. If this is you, you may be asking yourself, "What can I do with a degree in sociology?" Sociology is the study of human social behavior, especially the study of the origins, organization, institutions, and development of humans. B.A.'s in sociology apply the sociological perspective to a wide variety of jobs in such sectors as business, the health professions, the criminal justice system, social services, and government. If you are interested in finding out more about Sociology as a major, please join Dr. Julie Song, on Wednesday, May 7 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in MACC-208 for the workshop "What Can I DO With a Major in Sociology?"
Chaffey College, the CAA Student Gallery and (u)ntitled are pleased to present Tiny Thoughts. We live in a world that says "Bigger is Better". This same concept can be found in the art world. In response, students and community members were asked to defy this concept and create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional workd no bigger than 8"x8"x8". Tiny Thoughts will be on view until Friday, May 9 at the Center for the Arts Student Gallery on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus.
Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art proudly present the 37th annual Student Invitational. The annual juried exhibition features selected Chaffey College student artists who have worked closely with museum curators and art professionals to create a new body of work culminating in the group exhibition. The exhibition is on view now until Thursday, May 15 in the Wignall Museum. An artists’’ panel discussion is scheduled for Tuesday, April 22 at 5:00pm.
BISTRO AT COLLEGE PARK OPEN
The Bistro at College Park (Chino) is open alternating Tuesdays, 11:00am - 1:00 pm. The Bistro is operated by Chaffey College Culinary Arts students. Dine In and Take Out Lunches are available for $5 and $8.
FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE – LIMITED QUANTITIES
Student Health Services Flu Vaccine has finally arrived! Protect your health, don't risk missing class due to flu. No appointment needed, just walk in Rancho Cucamonga Campus, MACC-202, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Chino Campus, Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Cost $15 students $20 employees.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA CAMPUS LIBRARY AND SUCCESS CENTERS OPEN SUNDAYS
The Rancho Cucamonga Campus Library and Success Centers are open Sundays 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Whether you need a quiet place to study, access to computers or extra tutoring—the knowledgeable, helpful staff are there to help you.
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Baseball, Softball, Swim/Dive, and Track and Field will compete with teams from throughout the state this season. Chaffey College students with ID get in FREE to all home games. For a complete schedule visit www.chaffey.edu/athletics.
DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID?
Chaffey College Financial Aid TV (faTV) has the answers! Watch a short video on topics including: What is the FAFSA?, Am I dependent or independent?, What is a Pell Grant?, Can I receive financial aid at more than one college?, What is the BOG Fee Waiver? and more! Visit the faTV page at chaffey.financialaidtv.com.
Chaffey College now has a chat reference widget on its Chaffey College Library home page http://libguides.chaffey.edu/library Students can ask a question and receive an instant reply from a librarian. When it is offline, students will receive a reply via email. Try this new, quick way to get the answers regarding library research and services. Check it out!
If not parking on campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes.
SWIPE AND RIDE
Current Chaffey College students can ride any Omnitrans route at any time simply by swiping your Chaffey ID. An ID card can be obtained at any of the three Chaffey College campuses. The Bookstore will continue to sell full-fare, disabled and senior bus passes for non-students.
DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Chaffey College Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Knott's, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC. Tickets are available at all three Bookstore locations. More discounts coming soon!
It's never too late to apply for financial aid. The 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To stay eligible for federal student aid, fill out the FAFSA every year you're in school. Check out their website for video tutorials. Chaffey College School Code: 001163 Financial Aid is offering a series of workshops to help you complete your FAFSA and answer questions on the California Dream Act and Satisfactory Academic Progress. For a complete schedule visit: http://www.chaffey.edu/finaid/workshops.shtml.
EDUCATIONAL PLANNING WORKSHOPS
The Counseling Department is now offering Educational Planning Workshops. Arrange an appointment with a Counselor and develop your Student Educational Plan in a 2 hour workshop that is designed to outline your classes semester by semester towards your educational goals. Please contact the Counseling Department to see if you meet the criteria (909) 652-6200 or visit us soon!
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY REPS ON CAMPUS
Many university representatives will be on the Chaffey College campuses this semester. For a complete calendar, please visit www.chaffey.edu/transfer or stop into the Transfer Center in SSA (Rancho Cucamonga Campus). Transfer Center staff are at Fontana on Mondays from 1:30-4:30 and in Chino on Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00.
Chaffey College offers electronic transcripts for fast, easy transmission to participating colleges. Transcripts can be sent directly to community colleges, CSU, UC and private colleges saving mailing and processing time. You can even check the status of your request online. Transcripts can be ordered using the MyChaffeyView system.
All official transcripts should be submitted directly to the Admissions & Records Office and should no longer be submitted through other departments on campus. Please plan ahead so your transcripts are on file with Admissions & Records before you meet with your advisors or before submitting any forms that require transcripts on file. Effective April 1, 2013, ALL transcripts submitted to Chaffey College will be evaluated for units completed and will be posted to your Chaffey transcript. An official request for unit evaluation will no longer be required. Official transcripts will now be required for all course validation and challenge requests. Please submit all transcripts directly to the Admissions & Records Office.
CHAFFEY DINING COMMONS NEW HOURS
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.
Panther Café Starbucks (7:00 am-7:00 pm, 8:00 - 11:00 am on Fridays) - A full offering of Starbucks coffees, teas, freshly ground espresso, ice blended beverages, and hot mixed beverages; freshly baked pastries and bagels; grab & go sandwiches, salads, wraps, yogurt, and parfaits; juices & dairy; and grilled paninis.
Panther Bistro (7:30 am - 5:30 pm) - A wide array of hot and cold breakfast fare; full Chipotle style burrito bar; hand tossed pizza made from scratch; Asian Station with chicken teriyaki bowls; freshly prepared burgers, Phili cheese steaks, chicken sandwiches, garden burgers, and more from the grill; chicken strips, fries, and onion rings; $5 complete lunches; and numerous beverage, grab & go, vegetarian, and snack options.
Visit them at http://www.facebook.com/ChaffeyCollegeFoodservice for updates and promotions.
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NON-DISCRIMINATION AND PROHIBITION OF HARASSMENT POLICY
The Chaffey Community College District is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunity. The District affirms its commitment with policies that include fair and equitable treatment of students and employees, and prohibits discrimination in its admission, access, and treatment in College programs and activities, and application for and treatment in College employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.