|Volume VIII, Issue 2a
||September 8, 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.
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HOME ECONOMICS NOW OPEN AT THE WIG
Home ECOnomics brings together artists who embrace the origins of what Home Ec was—a progressive interdisciplinary study with an emphasis on science as it applied to the individual, family and community with the mission of improving the quality of life.
Curated by Danielle Giudici Wallis, Home ECOnomics will feature work by Kim Abeles, Stefani Bardin, Vaughn Bell, Adam Davis + Io Palmer, Catherine Page Harris, Carole Frances Lung, Monica Martinez, Maggie Orth, Alison Petty Ragguette, Phil Ross, Zoë Sheehan Saldaña, SPURSE, Lisa Tucker, and Amy M. Youngs.
The exhibition open Monday, September 8 and runs through November 22. A reception for the artists will be held Wednesday, September 10, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum and reception are free and open to the public.
COUNTER CULTURES ON DISPLAY
The Chaffey Review is pleased to present Counter Cultures: Challenging the Status Quo, welcoming artists, professors, and professionals celebrating cultures that creatively strive for social change through sheer defiance. The exhibition will be on display in the CAA Student Gallery (Rancho Cucamonga Campus) September 8 through November 1.
ASCC COFFEE NIGHT
Join us for Coffee Night and meet your ASCC reps and the clubs around campus! Voice your opinion about issues on campus and meet and chat with other students. Free Hot Cocoa, Coffee, Tea and Pastries. Rancho Cucamonga Campus, CAA Student Gallery on September 25. All coffee nights are held 5:00-7:00pm.
STUDENT INVITATONAL WORKSHOP
This workshop is presented by the Chaffey College Art Department with support from the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art. September 17, 12:30-1:30 pm in CAC-105, find out what the process is to apply for the 38th Annual Student Invitational exhibition, a competitive student exhibition that features the best and brightest within the Art, Digital Media, and Photo Departments. This informational workshop is perfect for students interested in applying for the program anytime within the next few years.
Join Student Activities, ASCC, and Financial Aid as the college celebrates Constitution Day on all three campuses. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787. Every year, colleges and universities nationwide hold programming to educate students on their constitutional rights and the early history of the United States government. Events will be held at Rancho Cucamonga Campus on Wednesday, September 17; Fontana Campus on Thursday, September 18; and Chino Campus on Monday, September 22.
All students are invited to check out the Transfer Fair in the Rancho Cucamonga Campus Center Quad on Thursday, September 18, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Representatives from CSU, UC, private and out-of-state colleges and universities will be available to provide information and answer students' questions. For more information, contact the Transfer Center at (909) 652-6233.
STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS
Student Activities and ASCC will once again offer a Food Pantry. The first distribution will be September 18 at 1:00 pm on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus. If you are able to donate food to your fellow students, Student Activities is accepting donations of non-perishable items and grocery store gift cards. For more information please contact Susan Stewart at 909-652-6591.
ASCC and Student Activities will hold their Annual Welcome Back events at all three campuses starting with Fontana on Thursday, September 18. Chino Campus Welcome Back will be on Monday, September 22. As part of the event, free lunch will be served to students while supplies last.
The Club of Secular Understanding will hold a panel discussion on Monday, September 22 in Wargin Hall 142 6:30-8:00pm. Some cannot imagine life without God. A brave few have not only done that, they have had the creativity of mind needed to help build new spaces and subcultures which actively reject religious influence. Join Pitzer College Professor, Phil Zuckerman, Chaffey College Professors Ryan Falcioni, Ph.D., Angela Cardinale, and Alexis Eklund in a fascinating conversation with moderator Michelle Dowd.
Rancho Cucamonga Campus Welcome Back/Club Rush will be held Wednesday, September 24 in the Campus Center Quad, 11:30am-2:00pm. Grab lunch and learn about the diverse clubs and activities available to Chaffey College students. Lunch will be served to students while supplies last.
CAREER CENTER SERVICES
The Career Center assists students with finding answers to their career questions: helping them discover who they are and how that affects their career/major choices, what careers are really like, what majors are best for their chosen fields, and how to land the jobs they want. To do this, the Career Center offers career assessments, career counseling and a variety of career workshops and resources designed to help students make educated major/career decisions as well as prepare them for their job search. Learn more by visiting www.chaffey.edu/careercenter or calling (909) 652-6511.
FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE - LIMITED QUANTITIES
Fall Flu shots available while supplies last. Students should bring $15 cash and Student ID for a "walk in" visit, no appointment needed: Rancho Cucamonga Campus, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm; Chino Campus, Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING AVAILABLE TO STUDENT
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 fall semester. Student Health Services is located in the MACC building, room 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 and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You must have a student ID to be seen. Call 909-652-6331 for more information.
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, 1:30-4:30pm and in Chino on Tuesdays, 1:30-4:00pm.
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Football, Soccer, Volleyball, and Water Polo 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.
RIDE THE BUS FOR FREE
Current Chaffey College students can ride any Omnitrans route for FREE 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 offers 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 2014-2015 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 NEW HOURS
The Panther Bistro and Panther Café Starbucks, located in the Michael Alexander Campus Center, are now open extended hours.
Panther Café Starbucks (Monday-Thursday: 7:00am-5:30pm, Friday: 8:00am-11:00am)—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 (Monday-Friday: 7:30am-5:30pm, Friday: 11:00am-1:30pm)—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.