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
(updated March 20, 2017)
FAST TRACK 2
It's not too late to start the spring semester! Fast Track 2 classes start March 20th - registration is now OPEN. Need help with selecting classes that meet your goals? Stop by the Chaffey College GPS Centers - services available at all three campuses.
Check out the available classes starting 3/20 at http://www.chaffey.edu/openclass/SPOPENCLS.htm
2017 ASPEN PRIZE FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXCELLENCE
Chaffey College was named one of the Top 10 community colleges in the nation by The Aspen Institute.
Come celebrate with us:
Rancho Campus - Quad: March 20, 12:30-2 pm
Chino Campus: March 21, 11:30am - 1 pm
Fontana Campus: March 23, 11:30am - 1pm
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.
EOPS/HOUSE OF RUTH WORKSHOP SERIES
EOPS Celebrates Women's History Month with a House of Ruth Workshop Series. Chaffey students, faculty, and staff are welcome.
3/21 Rancho Campus AD-151 "Self-Care"
Please register by calling EOPS at 909-652-6349
Download the flyer
WOMEN IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
The Fontana Campus will host a Lunch & Learn, Wednesday, March 22nd (11am - 12:30pm) in FNAC-101
with the California Highway Patrol Inland Division. The focus of the talk will be on road safety, recruiting women to work in law enforcement, and general q and a with our local inland branch. Participants will be provided with a light lunch and giveaways from the California Highway Patrol- while supplies last.
THE OTHER SIDE OF IMMIGRATION FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
The Sociology Club is screening the documentary "The Other Side of Immigration" which explores the push and pull factors faced by immigrants from Mexico. Screening will be followed by a discussion. Thursday, March 23rd, 2:30-4:30 pm in FNAC200.
The Panther Pantry will be distributing food and supplies to students in need March 22nd and 23rd. Please bring your student ID or registration receipt as proof of current enrollment. Available while supplies last.
Rancho: March 22, 10am - 12 pm
Chino: March 22, 1-3 pm
Fontana: March 23, 10am - 12 pm
ASCC LA MUSEUM TRIP
Go to LA Saturday, March 25th, with ASCC to see some art! Stops include the Great Wall of Los Angeles and the Underground Museum. The tour and transportation to/from Los Angeles is FREE for current Chaffey students. Space is still available, RSVP is required. The bus will depart promptly at 10am from the Rancho Campus. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION
Do you have a business idea that you're waiting for the door to open? Come and pitch your business ideas, April 27th at 6pm for a chance at up to $1000! For more information or to sigh up for the event, please contact Professor Mayssoune Issa at email@example.com. Deadline to enter is March 27th! Sponsored by the Chaffey College Car Club and Automotive Technology.
GATEWAY TO PSYCHOLOGY
Do you want to learn more about specific careers and academic pathways in the field of psychology including educational counseling and school psychology? The Psychology Club will host a panel discussion Monday, March 27th, 5-7 pm in Wargin Hall 102. Special guests include Dr. Toks Oduwole and Dr. Greg Palatto.
Learn more about Impostor Syndrome and how it plays out in this year's college book, Eleanor & Park, Monday, March 27th at 12:30 pm in HS-127 (Rancho Campus).
IF YOU LIKED ELEANOR & PARK, YOU'LL LOVE...
Did you enjoy this year's college book, Eleanor & Park? There's no shame in being a fan of young adult novels! Come get suggestions for your next read, Wednesday, March 29th, 12:30 pm in CAA-218 (Rancho Campus).
(U)ntitled OPEN MIC
(U)ntitled OPEN MIC
every last Thursday of every month, 5 - 7pm, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art. Come early to sign up!
STARBUCKS EXTENDED HOURS
The Starbucks in the Dining Commons (Rancho Campus) has extended its hours until 7pm! Stop by for a drink or snack between classes.
STAY HEALTHY PANTHERS
Chaffey College Student Health Services offers a variety of informational booths at all three campuses. Stop by for important information on keeping you and your family healthy.
DANCE CONNECTION: 2017 CHAFFEY SPRING DANCE CONCERT
Chaffey College Dance Department presents Dance Connection 2017 headed by artistic director and full time faculty, Michele Jenkins. The annual spring dance concert celebrates the diversity of dance cultivating creativity and physical expression with an energetic mix of modern dance, contemporary and classical ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, musical theatre, and ballroom. With the choreographic and dance-performing talents of faculty, students, and guest artists, Dance Connection offers a dynamic and thought-provoking performance of varied dance styles filled with passion and kinetic intensity! Come and share the joy and inspiration of this annual favorite!
Dance Connection runs April 27, 28, and 29 at 7:30pm and April 30 at 2:00pm.
Tickets are $13 and available at the Chaffey Bookstore or the online box office at www.chaffey.edu/theatre_tickets.
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
The Brothers Forum meets every Tuesday 4:00 - 5:30pm in AD-151 (Rancho Campus) to help African American male students success in college.
For additional information contact Ray Austin via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
THE BREEZE IS ONLINE!
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 email@example.com for more info.
SUBMIT YOUR ART AND WRITING TO THE CHAFFEY REVIEW
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. For more information visit www.chaffeyreview.org.
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.
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-7:00pm, — 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.