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.
News & Announcements
APPS FOR LEARNING STUDENT CONTEST
Want to win a $100 Bookstore gift card and a $25 iTunes or Google Play gift card? Submit a short video of yourself showcasing an app that you use to help you succeed in college. Apps for learning contest runs February 14 to April 11.
Details at http://libguides.chaffey.edu/appsforlearning
WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? - LUNCH AND LEARN
"Who Do You Think You Are?" Black History Month Lunch and Learn, 2/22/2017, 12:00pm - 1:30pm, Fontana Lewis Center. DNA, Researching Family History and Free Lunch, RSVP at 909 652-7403
AFRICAN VILLAGE AND EL PUEBLITO
AMAN/AWOMAN Umoja and Puente presents:
African Village and El Pueblito.
Quilting - African Beading - Hair Braiding - Drumming
Story Telling - El Pueblito - Cultural foo
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
11:00am - 1:00pm
Rancho Campus Quad
Download the flyer
CHAFFEY COLLEGE SPRING 2017 BLOOD DRIVE & MARROW SCREENING
Student Health Services host LifeStream Blood Drive & Marrow Screening, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 8:30a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The bloodmobiles will be located in the bookstore parking lot 7. Call Ms. Anderson to sign up (909) 652-6331. A $5 giftcard for In-N-out gift card for donors (while supplies last)
CAI ASSESSMENT PILOT - GET PAID TO HELP CHAFFEY COLLEGE
Get PAID to Help Chaffey College by taking the CAI Assessment Pilot Test. 3 Weeks Only (Feb 6th- Feb 24th). First Come/First Serve- No Appointment Needed. Times available are: Mon/Thurs 1:30-3:30pm. Tues/ Wed/ Fri 8-10am.
All students MUST go to OpenCCC.net
to create/recover account before arriving to participate.
For more info contact the Assessment Center at 909-952-6239 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
COLLEGE CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS’ WEEKEND
All college offices will be closed February 17-20 in observance of Presidents’ Weekend. The college will resume normal operating hours Tuesday, February 21st.
ELEANOR & PARK PROGRAMMING
One Book One College is proud to present three events this month in support of this year’s college book, Eleanor and Park. Monday, February 13: Star-Crossed: A Velentimeline, 12:30-1:50pm in SS-110 (Rancho Campus); Wednesday, February 15: Alternative ‘80s: The Music of Eleanor & Park, 12:30-1:50pm in FNLC-120 (Fontana Campus); Thursday, February 16: Why Do We Fall in Love? A Cross-Discipline Discussion, 12:30-1:50 in FNAC-101 (Fontana Campus).
APPLY FOR AN ASCC SCHOLARSHIP
In an attempt to make it easier to apply for an ASCC Scholarships this semester, the whole process is now done through an online form. To apply, you must be an enrolled student for the Spring 2017 semester and have paid all fees. The ASCC scholarship applications are due on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 4pm. To see which ASCC scholarships you are eligible for, simply click on the link or image below and answer a few questions. Once you know which ASCC scholarships you are eligible for, you will also see what the essay and documentation requirements are and then you can decide which scholarships you’d like to apply for. ASCC SPRING 2017 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Northern California Tour
The Transfer Center is excited for our annual Nor Cal trip during spring break (March 13th-15th). Funding is available for 30 students who are seriously interested in learning more about UC Merced, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and Sacramento State. Please complete an application and personal statement and submit to the Transfer Center by February 16th. The application form can be found in the Transfer Center office SSA-120 or on our website: http://www.chaffey.edu/transfer/
The Panther Pantry will be distributing food supplies to Chaffey College students who need access to emergency food, February 2017:
February 22, 2017
February 23, 2017
February 22, 2017
Every Tuesday from 4:00 - 5:30pm
Beginning January 31, 2017 in room AD-151.
For additional information contact Ray Austin via email: email@example.com
Get your copy of our free newsprint magazine, The Breeze, in kiosks across campus or online at www.thebreezepaper.com
. Visit The Breeze in the newsroom in Wargin Hall 71 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Radiologic Technology Program
The Radiologic Technology program will be accepting new student applications February 1 - 28, 2017. For program information and application instructions, visit our website: www.chaffey.edu/radtec
The Chaffey Review Vol 15 Open Submission Call - Post-Truth - chaffeyreview.org
The Chaffey Review seeks out previously unpublished art, by both established and emerging artists, that is well crafted, has an intelligent sense of form and language, assumes a degree of risk, has consequences beyond the world of its speakers and narrators, and challenges individuals to embrace new and diverse ways of interpreting humanity.
Become an Entrepreneurial Technician with this FREE course!
Make it your TOP resolution in 2017 to learn the technicals of business with this FREE COURSE! Rolling out Jan 28th!
Every Saturday from 9am - noon.
REGISTRATION IS EASY - VISIT http://intechcenter.org/request-information/
or call 909-537-3217 to secure your seat!
Get on our waiting list for future sessions.
Man Up! is an exhibition of artworks that explore and upset our assumptions about masculine behavior and challenge accepted ideas about the representation of masculinity. The artists included in the exhibition explore masculinity as a set of performed behaviors and interrogate the relationship between masculinity, identity, gender, and sexuality.
For more information and updates on related programming, visit www.chaffey.edu/wignall
CAL POLY EOP PRESENTATION
Are you applying to a Cal State? Have you applied for EOP? Discover the benefits of EOP, ask questions, and learn how to apply at CSU! Sign up at (909) 652-6349.
FULL-DAY STATE PRE-SCHOOL SERVICES
The Chaffey College Child Development Center is currently enrolling three and four year old children for Full-day State Pre-school services. Please call 909-652-6875 for more information and eligibility requirements.
FONTANA SUCCESS CENTER CAREER SKILLS WORKSHOPS
The Fontana Success Center is holding a workshop series to prepare students for success in the workplace:
- Interview Skills - Study the Do’s and Don’ts of interviewing and
how to make a good impression.
- Interoffice Communication - Learn helpful strategies to interact
with your supervisor, coworkers, and clients.
- Business Letters and Emails - Improve your business etiquette
and writing skills while making a good impression on your professors, employers, and other professionals.
Register today using the Chaffey College Success Centers online appointment system at https://chaffey.mywconline.com/ . Workshops are held in FNFC-116, For workshop dates and more information, visit our website at http://libguides.chaffey.edu/fontanasc or call (909) 652-7408.
DENTAL CLINIC NOW OPEN
The Chaffey College Dental Clinic offers low-cost services for students. $10 Access Fee applies. The clinic will be open Tuesdays 9:30am - 1:30pm this semester. To make an appointment or get more information on what services are offered, please email email@example.com
THE DOCTOR’S IN!
Haven’t seen a doctor in years? Don’t put it off any longer. Take advantage of being a college student and get your FREE
health checkup today. Student Health Services provides free health exams for students enrolled in credit classes during the spring semester. Our clinic provides free consultations with licensed health care professionals, doctors, nurse practitioners, and registered nurses. Please call us today at (909) 652-6331 for more information, or to schedule a free and confidential appointment.
GRAB A SNACK – FORGET YOUR PENCIL?
The Panther Express at Rancho Cucamonga or the Campus Stores at Chino and Fontana are open with drinks, snacks, convenience foods, and a selection of school supplies including Scantrons, Green Books, pencils, and pens.
Click here for convenience store hours.
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 by the Transfer Center in SSA-120 (Rancho Campus).
PUBLIC SAFETY ESCORTS AVAILABLE
On campus after dark? Want someone to walk to or from your car with you? You don't have to walk alone! Call Campus Police at (909)652-6911 and request a Public Safety Escort. Escorts are available on all three campuses. Your safety is our #1 priority!
FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS
Are you challenged coping with the day to day expectations of your life? Are you battling depression, anxiety, or a recent loss? Don't struggle alone! Get help... FREE Confidential Mental Health Counseling services available for students enrolled in the spring semester. Student Health Services is located in MACC-202. Call to schedule an appointment at 909-652-6331.
Do you need a TB test for work or school? Student Health Services offers $5 TB tests for students. No appointment needed, walk in on Monday/Tuesday - 9 am to 3 pm
or Wednesday 9am-2pm
You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.
GUIDING PANTHERS TO SUCCESS (GPS) CENTERS
Looking for classes? Need assistance? Come visit us at the Guiding Panthers to Success (GPS) centers at any of the three campuses! Chaffey’s Success Guides can help new and returning students with registration, unit load planning, campus resources, and how to use MyChaffeyView. Also, if you are a new student, we can assist you with developing an Abbreviated Education Plan (1 semester plan). If you are a returning Chaffey student, we can do an audit of your progress based on your academic goals.
VSS-111: (909) 652-6466
CHMB-240: (909) 652-8120
FNFC-121: (909) 652-7460
CHAT WITH A LIBRARIAN
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!
You can now pay for your daily parking permits using your smartphone! Download the FREE Parkmobile app today. If not parking on campus, please respect our residential neighbors and refrain from parking in front of homes. Please be aware that the Carl's Jr adjacent to the Fontana Campus will tow cars from their lot.
For more parking tips visit https://www.facebook.com/notes/chaffey-college/parking-reminders-fall-2015/10153507105154334
DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC.
For more information visit the Box Office at book.chaffey.edu.
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 http://chaffey.financialaidtv.com/
It’s never too late to apply for financial aid. The 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!
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
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.
Panther Café Starbucks
(Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-1:30pm, — 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.
(Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-1:30pm, Friday: Closed) — A wide array of hot and cold breakfast fare; full Chipotle style burrito bar; hand tossed pizza made from scratch; freshly prepared burgers, Philly 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.
DOWNLOAD THE NEW CHAFFEY MOBILE APP
Chaffey College information is now at your fingertips. Download the NEW Chaffey College Mobile App.
Stay connected to the latest college news, get course information, grades, search college phone numbers and maps, and much more. Download the Chaffey College Mobile App at the Apple Store
or Google Play
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Tag us on Instagram #chaffeycollege
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, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, ancestry, religion, religious creed, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer), age, marital status, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam era veteran.