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Volume VIII, Issue 13 March 9, 2015

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.


FAST TRACK SESSION 2 REGISTRATION
Registration for Fast Track Session 2 opened today, Monday, March 9 for all students.  Session 2 courses will begin Monday, March 23.

DEADLINE FOR GRADUATION APPLICATIONS EXTENDED
The deadline to apply for participation in commencement has been extended to Friday, March 13.  Don’t wait, complete your application today!  Applications can be found at http://www.chaffey.edu/counseling/graduation.shtml.

SPRING BREAK
Students will enjoy a week break March 16-22.  Although no classes will be held, most offices will remain open during this time.  The libraries and success centers will be closed.  The college will resume regular operation Monday, March 23.

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ACTIVATE YOUR STUDENT EMAIL
Activate your Chaffey College Student Email today!  Stay connected to the college by receiving important communication from the college.   To access and activate your student email, log into MyChaffey (the new Portal) and click on the “Mail” icon on the left.


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SUPPLY PACKETS
ASCC will be distributing free supply packets to spring semester students. Packets are available while supplies last in Student Activities (Rancho Campus). Packets will also be available at Coffee Mornings at Fontana & Chino campuses.

CHECK OUT THE NEWmy chaffeyPORTAL
my chaffeyis your direct connection to Chaffey College services including:

    • MyChaffeyVIEW
    • Student Email (your new Chaffey College student email)
    • College Calendar
    • Moodle
    • Library
    • News

BOOK GRANTS AVAILABLE
Students enrolled in Fast Track Session 2 courses are may now apply for an ASCC Book Grant.  Students may take their registration receipt showing enrollment in at least one session 2 Fast Track course and payment of all fees to Student Activities (Rancho Campus) or the Bookstore (Chino or Fontana) to apply.  Eligible students may not have received a Book Grant in summer 2014, fall 2014, or spring 2015.  Applications must be submitted by Thursday, March 19 at noon.  Lists will be posted March 24 and all funds must be used by March 31.

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOPS
The Office of Financial Aid is hosting a series of information workshops on completing your FAFSA or Dream Act application.  Workshops are being held on all three campuses.  For a complete list visit http://www.chaffey.edu/finaid/workshops.shtml

BLOOD DRIVE
The Chaffey College Spring Blood Drive provided by Lifestream will be held Tuesday, March 10, 8:30 am 6:00 pm in Bookstore parking lot 7 (Rancho Campus).  For more information or to sign up, contact Sadie Anderson in Student Health Services at (909) 652-6331.

CAREER EXPO
Looking for a career that's right for you?  Join us at the Career Expo on Wednesday, March 11, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Rancho Cucamonga Campus Quad.  Live hands-on demonstrations, faculty representation and student participation.  For additional info, contact Maria Beck - Counselor (909) 652-6213.

DON’T STRESS

Student Health Services will be in the Rancho Quad Wednesday, March 11 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm  with information on avoiding and dealing with stress and safety and assault prevention.


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DAYYRIPPER:  THE GAME
One Book One College will host Daytripper: The Game Wednesday, March 11, 2:00 – 3:30 pm in Wargin Hall 102.  This interactive experience is based on this year’s college book.

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH PANEL PRESENTATION
Join ASCC Wednesday, March 11 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the Student Activities Lounge for dinner and a presentation by some of Chaffey’s esteemed faculty – Joanne Eisberg, Angela Cardinale, and Angela Sadowski.  We’ll be discussing the struggles faced previously and currently by America’s women..

RUN FOR OFFICE
nterested in running for a position in ASCC? Election petitions are now available in Student Activities.  Interested candidates must have a 2.25 cumulative GPA to run for and remain in office, be currently enrolled in 6 units (spring 2015) and have completed 6 units fall 2014.  Submit your election packet to Student Activities by noon on March 12.  Packet must include a candidate statement, release form, election rule agreement and 25 signatures from currently enrolled Chaffey College students.  For more information on eligibility please visit Student Activities.

BISTRO AT COLLEGE PARK
Chaffey College Hospitality management students will operate the Bistro at College Park restaurant on Thursday, Thursday, March 12 from 11:00 to 1:00.  Diners will be treated to lunch items for $5 (cash only).  Seating is limited.

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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.

CAMPUS SAFETY ESCORT SERVICE
Don’t walk alone!
Would you like someone to walk with you to your car at night? Call for a College Safety Escort by using a “blue” phone” or call (909)-652-6911.
Campus Safety Escort Hours
    Rancho Cucamonga Campus      Monday – Friday 6:30pm - 10:30pm
    Chino Campus                             Monday – Thursday 5:30pm - 10:30pm
    Fontana Campus                         Monday – Thursday 5:30pm - 10:30pm
          
Your safety is our number #1 priority!

FREE COFFEE AND SNACKS
ASCC invites you join them for a warm drink and snack.  Fontana Student Lounge: March 12th 9:00 – 11:00 am, in the Rancho Campus in the Wignall Museum Patio: March 26 5:00 -7:00 pm.

STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS
Student Activities and ASCC will once again offer a Food Pantry.  The next distribution will be March 12 at 1:00 pm on the Rancho Campus (Student Activities).  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

RESUME WRITING WORKSHOP
You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and your resume is often a prospective employer’s first glimpse of you.  The Career Center will be holding a Resume Writing workshop Friday, March 13, 12:30 – 2:00 pm in MACC-208.  Learn 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. Another workshop will be held on March 26 at 3:00 pm.  For more information, call (909) 652-6511 or stop by the Career Center in MACC (Rancho Campus).

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ASCC TO AWARD $100,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
ASCC and Student Activities will award over 125 scholarships this semester.  Applications and individual scholarship criteria is available online at http://www.chaffey.edu/stuactiv/scholarship/index.shtml.  Applications must be turned in by March 23 by 2:00 p.m.

SIGNS AND SYMBOLS
The CAA Student Gallery, (u)ntitled, and the ASL club are pleased to present Signs and Symbols.  For decades the Deaf community has used art as a way of expressing their unique experiences living in a hearing world.  Through the visual arts they detail not only their struggles and oppression, but their pride in being part of such a close knit community.  The exhibit runs through March 14

SAVAGE SENTIMENTALITY

The Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art’s spring exhibition, Savage Sentimentality presents a group show of artists of unique backgrounds and interests connected by a tenuous relationship to sentiment. The artists included allude to and/or embrace sentiment while simultaneously ravaging it, either with a brutish material response or vice versa - a subject matter that contradicts the sensitivity of material handling.

Savage Sentimentality will feature work by Raymie Iadevaia, Cole James, Quinton Jones McCurine, Annelie McKenzie, Mandy Lyn Perez, Jason Ramos, Ana Rodriguez, Emily Silver, Jason Stopa, and Emily Sudd.  The exhibition runs through March 14 and is free and open to the public
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METAMORPHOSES
The Chaffey College Theatre Arts Department is proud to present Metamorphoses directed by Kelly Ford, March 26-28 and April 3-4. Metamorphoses  comprises a string of myths, which touch on the themes of love, redemption and responsibility, and feature key characters like King Midas, Aphrodite, Cupid, and Bacchus. Tickets are available online at www.chaffey.edu/theatre_tickets

EOPS DREAM WORKSHOP
Are you an AB-540 student? Have questions about the CA Dream Act? "Dreamers—Motivating you to continue your education beyond what you ever imagined." Come to this informative workshop Friday, March 27 11:30-1:00 pm, HS-132.  Workshop topics include financial aid, scholarships, resources, alumni connections.  To RSVP call EOPS at (909) 652-6349.

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ALUMNI OF THE YEAR/ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME DINNER
Celebrate the success of our Alumni at the 2015 Alumni of the Year/Athletic Hall of Fame dinner on Tuesday, April 7.  Five amazing Chaffey College alumni will be recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to our community.  The event begins at 5:30 pm and will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario.  Contact the Chaffey College Foundation for special faculty, staff, and student ticket prices..

TRANSFER & EOPS SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
The $500.00 Ajmera Scholarship 2015 is intended for two Chaffey College students; one transferring student and one registered EOPS student who will be graduating at the end of the Spring 2015 semester. Applications for this scholarship must be returned to the EOPS Office or the Transfer Center by 2:00 pm, Friday, April 10.

GRADFEST 2015
Class of 2015 graduates are invited to come to the annual Gradfest.  Here’s your chance to get your cap and gown, connect with the Alumni Association, and take advantage of special grad-only discounts on other items including Chaffey College apparel, memorabilia, diploma frames, class rings, and more.   Gradfest is on April 14 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in the Quad on the Rancho Cucamonga Campus.

CBEST PREP
Need help preparing for the CBEST test? Low-cost CBEST Prep workshops will be held April 18 (math) and
April 25 (English) on the Rancho Campus. Cost for both sessions is $10 in advance or $20 at the door.
Proceeds benefit student scholarships and fieldwork expenses. For more information contact Professor Monica
Alexander at Monica.alexander@chaffey.edu

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HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS
The CARE Program will hold a series of personal development workshops this semester presented by The
House of Ruth. On April 22, House of Ruth will present information on sexual harassment from 12:00 – 1:00
pm in MACC-208. To sign up for these workshops or for more information please contact EOPS at (909)
652-6349. Workshops are free and open to all students.

ASSESSMENT PREP WORKSHOPS
Assessment Prep Workshops are now being offered by the GPS Centers!
In these workshops students will:
• Learn why it is important to study for the assessment test • Discover how the test works and what is on it
• Explore resources to help them study
• Create their own individualized study plan Studying can make a huge difference in where students place
  for English and Math!

Multiple workshops are offered each week. Students can sign up online at: http://www.chaffey.edu/counseling /asses_prep_workshops.shtml. They can also call to sign up: Chino GPS Center: (909) 652-8120, Fontana
GPS Center: (909) 652-7460, Rancho GPS Center (909) 652-6466

EOPS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FOSTER YOUTH
EOPS is now accepting applications for Foster Youth students ONLY. The EOPS/CARE office is located in the
MACC-205. Please contact our EOPS office at (909) 652-6349 or (909) 652-6358 for further information.

GUIDING PANTHERS TO SUCCESS (GPS) CENTERS
Looking for classes? Need assistance? Come visit us at the new 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.

Locations
Rancho Cucamonga: VSS #111 (909) 652-6466
Chino: CHMB #240 (909) 652-8120
Fontana: FNFC #121 (909) 652-7460

Spring Hours
Mon&Thur 8:00am-7:00pm
Tues&Wed 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-2:00pm

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FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE – LIMITED QUANTITIES
Student Health Services now offers the Flu Vaccine. Cost for students is $15 (cash), bring your student ID for a “walk in” visit. No appointment needed.  Rancho Cucamonga Campus MACC202 Mon-Thurs 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Chino Campus Mon - Wednesday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

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PANTHER ATHLETICS
Come cheer the Panthers on this season! Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Swim/Dive, and Track & 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 att http://chaffey.financialaidtv.com/.

CHAT REFERENCE
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!

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/transferor stop into the Transfer Center in SSA (Rancho Campus).  Transfer Center staff is on the Fontana Campus Mondays from 1:30-4:30 pm and in Chino on Tuesdays from 1:30-4:00 pm.

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 fall semester. Student Health Services is located in the MACC Bldg. office 202. Call
to schedule an appointment at 909-652-6331.

TB TESTING
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.

NEIGHBORHOOD PARKING
If you are 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.
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DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE BOOKSTORE
The Chaffey College Bookstore now offers discount tickets for Disneyland, Sea World, Legoland, Six Flags, Regal & AMC. Tickets are available at all three Bookstore locations. More discounts coming soon!

FAFSA
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!

TRANSCRIPTS
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 through the MyChaffey portal – link to MyChaffeyVIEW.

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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 (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, 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.

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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, 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.

 





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