|Volume VII, Issue 8
||December 2, 2013
| 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.
The definition of "persevere" is to persist despite obstacles. What obstacles have gotten in your way and how have you overcome them? 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.
COLLEGE CLOSED FOR WINTER RECESS
All college offices and campuses will be closed December 24 - January 1 for Winter Recess. The college will reopen Thursday, January 2, 2014. Spring semester begins Monday, January 13.
Chaffey College will hold final examinations December 12-18. For a complete list of final dates and times please refer to http://www.chaffey.edu/finals. If you have any questions regarding the time of your final examination, please consult your instructor.
RESUME WRITING WORKSHOP
Career Counselor Wendy Whitney 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. Thursday, December 5, 1:00-2:30 pm in MACC-208. For more information on this and other career workshops visit the Career Center in MACC.
The Music Department invites you to join them for two evenings of instrumental and choral holiday music. Friday, December 6, Patrick Aranda will direct the Chaffey College Community Concert Band and the Chaffey College Jazz ensemble. Saturday, December 7, Melanie Hagen-Ching will direct the Winter Choral Concert: Pilgrimage, Songs of Travel and Adoration. Both events will be held in the Chaffey College Theatre beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at the Box Office an hour before each performance.
WHAT DO EMPLOYERS WANT?
What do you need to know to get a job? How can you tell a prospective employer that you are the person they are looking for? It isn't easy to talk to someone you don't know, but this is a necessary talent for you to have in order to be successful in an interview! This workshop will cover those illusive "soft" skills and "hard" skills and how they play a very important part in getting and keeping a job - THE job you want! Career Counselor Linda Barlogio will help you learn about these skills and how you can develop the proficiency needed to get AND keep the job you want. Tuesday, December 10, 12:30-2:00 pm in MACC-208.
INTERVIEWING SKILLS WORKSHOP
Career Counselor Wendy Whitney 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. Wednesday, December 11, 2:00 pm in MACC-208. For more information visit the Career Center in MACC or call (909) 652-6511.
REGISTER FOR SPRING 2014
Spring 2014 registration for continuing students is November 13 – December 7. Please refer to MyChaffeyView for your assigned registration date.
The Theatre Department will hold auditions for the spring production of Molière's Tartuffe, Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in the Campus Theatre, room TA-5, at 3:30 pm. For more information, contact Kelly Ford at (909) 652-6062 or Kelly.Ford@chaffey.edu.
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.
FLU VACCINE NOW AVAILABLE
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 at Rancho Cucamonga Campus, MACC-202, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Chino Campus, Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Cost is $15 students, $20 employees.
CHRISTMAS TREES & WREATHS AVAILABLE
Panther Baseball is once again selling Christmas trees and wreaths to support the program and players. Holidays items can be purchased through http://olympicchristmastrees.com/chaffey-baseball. For more information email Coach Chris Walters at Christopher.email@example.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!
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.
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Men's and Women's Basketball 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.
CHAFFEY COLLEGE ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM
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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-5:30 pm) - 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.
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.